Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

LINUX IS 'CHEEP' BUT NOT CHEERFUL

Time for the annual installation of Linux. As last year it's Mandriva, formerly Mandrake. Unlike Windows and OSX, there are dozens of Linuxes - distributions they are called - which come in all sizes and with different graphic user interfaces, although Gnome and KDE are the two most popular - actually one too many.

Already a subscriber? Login here or activate your digital account

Alternatively sign up for a four week free trial