LINUX OUTFIT Mandriva launched Mandriva Flash 2010 today.
The gizmo is a USB key that boots up your PC. The system is completely operational, needs no installation and fits into your pocket.
It has 6GB of spare disk space and can install Mandriva 2010 on your home system. You can use it to surf the Internet and manage your emails in complete security on any PC that has a USB port.
On the drive is the Mandriva Linux 3D workstation along with the complete Linux system, including Mozilla Firefox, Mozilla Thunderbird, Skype, Google Toolbar, and the OpenOffice suite.
What is new about the flash drive is the 'Mandriva Smart Desktop' which Mandrive says offers better access to data files by indexing photos, documents, emails and videos whilst safeguarding personal data. Mandriva Flash 2010 will set you back $59.90. µ
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