Welcome to the Mandrake Linux Users Club Page!
Are you a happy Mandrake Linux user who would like to directly support your
favorite distribution while also receiving special membership privileges?
Then the Mandrake Linux Users Club is just for you!
In November 2001, MandrakeSoft introduced MandrakeClub -- a new concept of
offering special services and benefits to Club members which also helps the
distribution stay true to the Open Source spirit.
Over the past year, MandrakeSoft has developed a wide selection of great benefits
and services for Club members, including:
This impressive array of benefits and services make it a great value for
all Mandrake users, and there's lots more to come!
- Full access to commercial applications which are normally only
available in retail packs. Over 130 high-quality packages built & tested
for Mandrake Linux can be installed with a single mouse click. Applications
include easy-to-use web browser plugins, Java, powerful commercial applications
and demo versions, software drivers, and lots more
- Special download mirror list exclusively for Club members
- Club members can request and vote on new software packages with the
volunteer-run RPM voting system. Hundreds of great applications are
now available for the PC and PPC versions of Mandrake Linux.
- Special discounts on third-party products and services. Past
promotions have included TransGaming Kohan games, Hancom Office, Yopy, Win4Lin,
and many others
- Special offers for MandrakeOnline such as no advertising, plus
discounts and additional free account for "gold" (and higher) level members
- Special discounts for products and services at MandrakeStore
- Direct-trading program for MandrakeSoft stock, plus access to
real-time trading information
- Multilingual discussion forums and multilingual articles
- Access to MandrakeClub.com -- a place where your voice will
be heard plus access to special 'club-only' articles
- A huge database of all the software packages that are currently available for the Mandrake Linux distribution. More than 50,000 RPM packages -- over 100GBs of software (and still growing) -- is now available for all versions of Mandrake Linux!!!
In addition to the many benefits of Club membership, you will be helping to ensure
the continued development of the Mandrake Linux distribution. The more successful
the Club becomes, the better that MandrakeSoft can serve YOU the user.
To view a complete list of MandrakeClub benefits, please visit the MandrakeClub
website at www.mandrakeclub.com.
How are membership fees used?
- Membership fees are primarily used to directly fund the development
of the Mandrake Linux distribution. Membership fees also pay the salaries
of employees who often contribute directly or indirectly to "external"
Free Software projects such as the Linux kernel, KDE, GNOME, Prelude, and
- Fees may also be used for the development of community websites such
as MandrakeLinux.com, MandrakeUser.org, MandrakeForum.com and the development
of Internet services specifically for the benefit of Club members
Join the Mandrake Linux Users Club now by choosing a level of Membership