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    Acquisition of main Lycoris assets


    June 15th 2005 - Mandriva, formerly known as Mandrakesoft, the publisher of the popular Mandriva Linux distribution, today announced an agreement to purchase several assets from Lycoris, a major North American Linux distribution for home users. As part of this agreement, Lycoris' founder and CEO Joseph Cheek is joining Mandriva to develop a new and advanced Linux desktop product.

    http://www.mandriva.com/company/pres...corporate/2556

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    Are they going to change there name again

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    Interesting... I though they were going to go out of business when they filed for bankruptcy, and now they are buying out other distros.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ozar
    Interesting... I though they were going to go out of business when they filed for bankruptcy, and now they are buying out other distros.
    What's a little thing like being out of money to stop them from buying up distros? :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by budman7
    Are they going to change there name again

    Mandrivacoris.
    Sounds like a dinosaur. "Behold, the mighty MANDRIVACORIS!"
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    I know it was a joke, but surely they won't change the name again. That would be a really bad move at this point in time. Hopefully, Mandriva will get their act together and create a top notch distro.

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    I hope the change the name, I hate mandriva

    how about Mancis? (pronounced man-kiss)

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    Yeah... or slip in the Lycoris founder and CEO's name: Joseph Cheek

    The new name could be simply: Mancheek

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    now they just have to make their distro closed-source and start distributing commercially,and you have M$ vol.2 (except their OS doesn't suck as bad as windows,but does anyway)

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