Mandriva Linux Powerpack 2009 offers more than just the distribution: a selection of the best open source software with added exclusive software. With these exclusive applications, nothing is easier than playing your favorite Windows games, listening to your audio files and watching videos without worrying what format they're in. As well as this additional software, you get support which lets you get the best out of your distribution. Powerpack is the all-in-one edition for all Linux users, beginners as well as advanced users.
Mandriva's work to simplify your desktop
Mandriva Linux 2009 offers a redesign of its core utilities: the installer and the Control Center. A new design, improved ergonomics, and new features combine to make system administration even easier.
Mandriva includes the best of open source software
Discover the latest advances in the free software desktop with KDE 4: it will revolutionize your work and everyday desktop experience.
A complete desktop solution, support included
Powerpack lets you get the most from your distribution: extra commercial applications to make your experience even better, installation and configuration support
* Processor: Any Intel®, AMD or VIA processor.
* RAM: 512MB minimum, 1GB recommended.
* Hard disk: 2GB minimum, 6GB recommended.
* Graphics card: NVIDIA®, ATITM, Intel®, SiS, Matrox,VIA. 3D desktop functionality requires an NVIDIA GeForce (up to 8800), ATITM Radeon 7000 to HD 3870, or Intel® i845 to x4500HD.
* 3D acceleration is supported on most capable hardware. For more details, check the hardware compatibility database.
* Sound cards: All Sound Blaster, AC97 and HDA compatible cards are supported. Note: Creative Labs X-Fi cards are not currently supported.
* DVD drive required.
* SATA, IDE, SCSI, SAS: most controllers are supported in non-RAID mode, and some are supported in RAID mode.