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Mandriva has opened its download doors for business the latest version of its desktop Linux operating system.

Mandriva Linux 2007 is bundled with loadsasoftware, including Skype, Kaspersky anti-virus, a desktop DVD player, a music player, some computer games, virtualization software and, in one edition, an in-house developed firewall.

Mandriva, the French company formerly known as Mandrakesoft, says the key new feature of 2007 is the AIGLX and Xgl 3D-accelerated desktop. Users may need to search the support forums for pointers on drivers.

Mandriva Linux comes in three flavors - Discovery, PowerPack and PowerPack+ targeting Linux beginners, advanced computer users and small businesses. There are many charging options, varying from free to €179 for a fully-armed PowerPack.

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