Author Archives: Anne Nicolas

ALCASAR, an open source Network Access Controller based on Mageia

“ALCASAR is a free Internet Access Controller for private or public consultation networks. It authenticates and protects users’ access regardless their connection type, or equipment (PC, smartphone, game console, TV sets, etc.).” I met the ALCASAR guys in 2012, during … Continue reading

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Mageia servers are down

Edit: The servers are now all back online, thanks again to the guys from the Lost Oasis datacenter for their generous hosting and support. We call it “the famous release syndrome”! Part of Mageia servers are down at the moment. … Continue reading

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Bad luck or Valentine gift: Mageia 5 beta 3 is out!

The release date was a close call between Friday, the 13th and Valentine’s day… but finally, Mageia 5 beta 3 is available for tests. You will find more information about it on the Release Notes page. The road was long and strewn with … Continue reading

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They make Mageia: David Walser

How should we call you ? Luigi or David and why using Luigi ? David. Luigi is my favorite video game character from growing up. When I first started using the internet in the mid-90’s, one of my first destinations … Continue reading

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As Philae, Mageia 3 is running out of batteries…

As you all know, we can’t maintain Mageia releases forever. And it’s time to say goodbye to Mageia 3. After Wednesday the 26th of November, this release won’t benefit from any more security or bugfix updates. This will allow QA … Continue reading

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