The Mandrake Linux 9.0 PowerPack Edition is the full-featured versatile solution designed for personal computing. PowerPack provides everything needed so that you can quickly and easily have a robust system to fulfill a wide range of computing tasks.
Including office productivity, Internet activities, server tasks, multimedia, software and web development, etc.
MandrakeSoft has selected and integrated the best Open Source applications in order to make your computing experience more productive than ever.
The included support plan ensures a smooth and painless start with your Mandrake system. Additionally, with free unlimited access to MandrakeOnline, your Linux system will always be up-to-date with the latest security and software package releases.
Desktop and personal server functionalities enabled
7 CDs packed with thousands of the best Open Source applications
Sun Staroffice 6.0
2 printed manuals
2 supplementary electronic documentation guides
60 days of online support provided via MandrakeExpert
Advanced System Maintenance
The Mandrake Control Center provides a single convenient location to access all the important hardware and system configuration utilities. It includes an extensive selection of graphical utilities and wizards for quickly and easily setting up many popular services, including the Apache web server, Postfix email server, Shorewall firewall utility, and many others. The Mandrake Control Center also provides new utilities for backing up important data and for scheduling jobs that must be run periodically.
Webmin 0.99 provides the ability to safely configure your system remotely through a secure web interface -- even through the Internet.
Many of the latest printers are supported with the Common Unix Printing System (CUPS).
Hot-plug support provides the ability to plug in new hardware devices and have them automatically recognized and configured while the system is running.
URPMI, combined with RPMDrake and MandrakeUpdate, provide everything needed to easily install and uninstall software packages either with a few typed commands or with a few clicks of the mouse. The Software Management System solves software dependencies automatically and performs system security updates through Internet.
URPMI performs dramatically faster than ever and now has a distributed mode which can securely and remotely update a large number of networked computers at once.
Comprehensive set of compelling applications
Office and Internet
StarOffice 6.0 is a full-featured office suite that includes a word processor, spreadsheet and presentation applications. StarOffice 6.0 is available in 19 different languages, it can read and write most types of Microsoft Office documents such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint files.
Take your choice of several full-featured web browsers such as Mozilla 1.1, Konqueror 3.02 and Galeon 1.2.5.
Mozilla-mail, Kmail 3.0.3 and Evolution 1.0.8 are world-class email clients that now support email encryption for enhanced privacy and security.
Make the most of the Internet with handy utilities such as instant messengers compatible with AOL, Yahoo and MS, along with a selection of IRC utilities.
The GIMP 1.2.3 is the latest version of this world-class image editing application.
A large selection of scanners are supported which can be easily utilized with XSane and The GIMP.
Kontour is a vector drawing application similar to Corel Draw and Adobe Illustrator.
Gphoto and XawTV lets you use digital cameras with Mandrake Linux.
XMMS 1.2.7 is a premier multimedia application which supports many sound and video formats such as MP3, OGG and MPEG-video.
Grip 3.0.1 is an easy-to-use program for ripping audio CDs.
Cdrecord 1.11 and XCDRoast are available for burning CD-Rs and DVD-Rs.
Xine 0.9.13 is a video player for viewing unencrypted DVDs.
GCC 3.2 features C, C++, Fortran 77, Objective C, Java and Ada 95 compilers.
PHP 4.2.3, Perl 5.8.0 and Python 2.2.1 scripting languages are also available.
Gtk+ 2.0 and Qt 3.0 libraries - along with KDE and GNOME libraries - are available for developing graphical applications.
Java bytecode can be run with Kaffe 1.0.7.
Kdevelop 2.1.3 is an Integrated Development Environment.
Choose from a large selection of editors such as the popular Vim 6.1, Emacs 21.2 and XEmacs 21.4