Download Mandrake LINUX

This is a discussion on Download Mandrake LINUX within the Tech Board forums, part of the Community Boards category; Which one to download from here? mandriva-linux-free-2009.1-dual.iso OR mandriva-linux-free-2009.1-i586.iso Code: ftp://ftp.gtlib.gatech.edu/pub/mandrake/official/iso/2009.1/ And what are the differences between these two?...

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    Anirban Ghosh
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    Download Mandrake LINUX

    Which one to download from here?

    mandriva-linux-free-2009.1-dual.iso
    OR
    mandriva-linux-free-2009.1-i586.iso

    Code:
    ftp://ftp.gtlib.gatech.edu/pub/mandrake/official/iso/2009.1/
    And what are the differences between these two?

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    The dual iso is dual architecture (32 and 64 bit). i586 means 32 bit Pentium compatible architecture. For more information, read the README file in the link you posted.

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    Anirban Ghosh
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    Okay thanks a lot

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    Anirban Ghosh
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    please tell if GCC compiler is included in this ISOs?

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    I don't know. If it's not, it's pretty easy to install using Mandriva's package manager though.

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