Mandriva 2009 has been released on 9th,October 2008. The Mandriva 2009 comes with redesigned installer and new KDE 4.1? as default desktop. The 2009 version includes kernel 2.6.27, X.Org 7.3, GNOME 2.24, KDE 4.1.2 (and 3.5.10 in / contrib), Mozilla Firefox 3 and Open Office 3.0.? More details can be found at? Release Notes.
As usasl this release also contains the 3 Editions
the One is an installable live CD integrated with latest proprietary drivers and also available free of charge
the Powerpack will include support, services, a wider range of packages, and many third-party proprietary applications such as (but not necessarily including) LinDVD, Scilab and 03 Spaces.
the Free will be a pure free / open source software edition, without any of the non-free packages bundled with other editions, available for free download.
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