Mandriva Releases Limited Edition 2005 with Advanced Multimedia and Development Capabilities

Mandriva has released Limited Edition 2005, a new version of its operating system that blends the most up to date popular open source applications. The release includes Firefox 1.0.2, with specific customisations resulting in advanced multimedia, internet and development capabilities. Some of the other important applications included are Linux kernel, KDE 3.3.2 (with some backports from version 3.4, including kpdf), GNOME 2.8.3, GCC 3.4.3, The GIMP 2.2, Cdrecord 2.01.01a21 (with DVD+R dual-layer support). Limited Edition 2005 is the only Linux system to allow the seamless installation and running of 32-bit applications on 64-bit platforms. It also offers enhanced hardware support for removable devices, including the ability to boot from USB keys. The release is available exclusively online by Mandriva and can be purchased as a DVD set on Mandriva Store.