Monthly Archives: October 2013

New release date for Mageia 4 beta 1

Following the existing planning, Mageia 4 Beta 1 should be released on 2013/10/31. It looks like witches and pumpkins are playing a part in this release. Due to a nasty bug discovered on rpm itself, we have made an early … Continue reading

Posted in alpha, packager, QA, release | 7 Comments

Servers downtime

Many of our servers are currently unreachable. The reason is still unknown, but we expect that the problem will be fixed tomorrow, when someone is available at the data-center. Update: servers are back online.

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They make Mageia – Manuel Hiebel (leuhmanu)

Hi Manuel, can you introduce yourself? Where are you from? What is your job? I am Manuel Hiebel (aka leuhmanu), I’m 22 years old and live in Alsace, France. I’m currently doing an internship after a two-year university degree in … Continue reading

Posted in bugsquad, Mageia, QA | 5 Comments

Mageia update advisories web site

When bugfix or security updates for Mageia releases are published, an update advisory email is sent to a mailing list. A new website to list those updates is also now available : The advisories published before June 2013 are … Continue reading

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Final alpha release for Mageia 4 is ready for tests

As the alpha-ship leaves port for it’s final voyage, we are very happy to announce the final alpha release for Mageia 4! There is still some work to do to make it stable and finalise feature, but this will be … Continue reading

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