Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring released

Posted in Release, Products, Mandriva at 3:27 pm by Adam

Mandriva is proud to announce the release of its latest distribution, Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring. This new release brings features like full support for the Asus Eee, easy synchronization with Windows Mobile 5 and later, Blackberry, and Nokia devices, a new parental control utility, the Elisa multimedia center, Codeina for easy installation of necessary media codecs, PulseAudio by default and much more. Software updates include KDE 3.5.9 (with 4.0.2 available from the official repositories), GNOME 2.22, OpenOffice.org 2.4, Linux kernel, X.org 7.3, Compiz 0.7, and more.

If you just can’t wait, you can download the One (live / install CD) or Free (traditional installer, 100% free / open source software) editions of Mandriva Linux 2008 Spring right here. Direct BitTorrent download links can be found here, as the mirrors are likely to be overloaded for several days. The commercial edition, Powerpack, featuring exclusive commercial applications, is available immediately for direct download, and can be pre-ordered in boxed form (delivery will begin in two weeks), at the Mandriva Store. A large amount of information on the new release is also available at the Mandriva Wiki:

Main 2008 Spring page
2008 Spring Release Tour: a graphical guide to what’s new in 2008 Spring
2008 Spring Release Notes
2008 Spring Errata
2008 Spring Reviewer’s Guide: a useful read if you plan to review 2008 Spring


  1. A.Faith Blog » Linux Kernel 2.6.25 Stable - Noutăţi said,

    April 9, 2008 at 4:57 pm

    […] Vor urma acest trend şi cei care se ocupă şi de *BSD & Solaris? Mandriva deja a anunţat suportul pentru acest kernel, o dată cu Mandriva Linux 2008.1 Spring Edition, afişând şi un screenshot în […]

  2. anonymous said,

    April 9, 2008 at 9:47 pm

    Wow, very polished and systematic. Documentation is also good.

  3. anonymous said,

    April 9, 2008 at 10:04 pm

    Which Mandriva ONE CD do you recommend for a newbie? i18n, int or asia? GNOME or KDE?

  4. FOSS-fuzz » ארכיון הבלוג » שוחררה גרסת האביב של מנדריבה 2008 said,

    April 10, 2008 at 12:33 am

    […] הראשי כבר עודכן, הבלוג הרשמי כבר בישר ואפילו באתר של מנדריבה ישראל כבר מופיעה הידיעה אז […]

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  8. kumar said,

    May 1, 2008 at 1:34 pm

    i have used mandriva 2007.when i updated my system to duelcore amd 4200+ with msi motherboard and sata 160 gb hd i was unable to install mandriva 2007. it does not find any mediam to get installed. just make sure i used a usb pen drive with my system and mandriva 2007 locates it and try to install with out any problem. i just like to know is there any solution of it or getting mandriva 2008 will solve this problem. considering that mandriva 2007 might not have proper sata hd support but 2008 does.


  9. Midhryn said,

    May 20, 2008 at 6:16 pm

    on vient de m’offrir mandriva powerpack spring 2008 mais aprés install tt ok sauf le son impossible à avoir Help
    j’avais le mandriva 2008 free impeccable mais là la version payant n’a pas de son ?????
    PS j’ai un toshiba A110

    merci d’avance

  10. Gnothi said,

    June 1, 2008 at 12:57 am

    When I start the 2008 Spring download, the ISO filename says “KDE”. That isn’t what I want.

    Where may I direct download (FTP or HTTP) the GNOME version of 2008 Spring?

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