The Alpha 2 version of Mandriva 2009.0 was released. The official stable version will be released in the autumn of 2008.
The newest think is KDE 4, Gnome 2.23.4, drivers for NVIDIA and ATI video adapters. The urmpi package manager has new features. It can find unused packages. The packages that are in the dependencies of others can be easily removed using the command: urpme –auto-orphans
Who’s interested can visit the wiki here.