Russian companies are ready to take on the development and support for Mandriva

Companies “Linux-center”, “Penguin Software”, “ROSA” and Mandriva.ru issued a joint statement which declared their readiness to assume responsibility for developm[t:tag slug=razvitie]development and support of the operating system Mandriva, in connection with a possible bankruptcy process of software development center in Mandriva of France. These companies are willing to develop and maintain the distribution, form the product line brand, to provide its technical support and distribution in Russia. The free software model allows the use of all your past achievements Mandriva.

In 2007-2011, Russia had established a full-scale infrastructure development, development and support of free software, marketed under the brand Mandriva. It involved such companies as “Linux-center” and “Penguin Software” (technical support), “ROSA” (development) and Mandriva.ru (distribution). In 2011, Russian companies have already published a number of assemblies based on Mandriva, including Mandriva / ROSA Desktop 2011, ROSA Desktop 2011 Extended Editon and EduMandriva 2011.

Among the most interesting and innovative components of the distribution, developed by the initiative and by the specialists of “ROSA”, www.rosalab.ru / blogs / zayavlenie-kompanii-rosa-o-situatsii-vok \ “> noted the following components:

Scope - product of the integrated service users (including automated Center Tracking and monitoring of the decision);

Sync - cloud technology and service synchronization and data storage;

TimeFrame - fast search tool for documents, images and video clips, conveniently visualized in chronological order;
RocketBar - fast and easy way to launch applications and switch between them;

SimpleWelcome - visual choice of applications grouped by functional purpose;
StackFolder - fast and easy user access to most used folders and files;

Recycled file manager Dolphin.
Reworked login manager KDM.

A single graphical theme ROSA includes a set of icons, a common theme for QT / GTK applications, a set of cursors, subject to GRUB, Plymouth, KDE Splash.

13 January 2012

Mandriva company teetering on the brink of shutdown
Command and control combat drones the U.S. transferred from Windows to Linux

• "ROSA" opens the source code of free software development ROSA ABF »»»
The company “ROSA” announces the beta release of the development of free software ROSA ABF.
• WebMoney has released an application to control the purse strings on computers running the Linux operating system »»»
Now, for users of Linux are available all the WebMoney
• The decision on the fate of Mandriva postponed until January 23 due to the emergence of potential buyers from Russia »»»
The French company Mandriva announced the immediate offer to purchase third-party companies face.
• Mandriva company teetering on the brink of shutdown »»»
Rafael Jadot (Raphaël Jadot), one of the oldest developers of Mandriva, reported on the immediate financial difficulties of Mandriva.
• "United Russia" supported the development of Russia's Linux »»»
“United Russia” supported the creation of Russia’s Linux Chairman of the