Author Archives: Patricia Fraser

Mageia at RMLL – and a roundup

Please join us at RMLL!  RMLL  (also known as LSM, Libre Software Meeting) is one of Mageia’s important annual events and 2018 is no different. It’s the premier world meeting for Libre Software, upon the principles of which our distro … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 2018 – Week 22

Just a quick and simple roundup, and then back to work: It’s been a busy week, as usual! 378 packages came into Cauldron, 15 into Mga6 testing. Work is still going on to get the Mga5 -> Mga6 upgrade happening … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 2018 – Weeks 20 & 21:

Now that we’re starting to recover from the Grand Update, the mad flow of security and bugfix updates is resuming (see below), and tmb warns of more Spectre-related updates coming: Spectre… “the gift that keeps giving…” https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Spectre-V3-V4-Vulnerabilities Upstream kernel 4.14 … Continue reading

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Issues with the Grand Update?

Most of us will have updated our systems by now, and most of the updates have been as smooth as silk. But! So far there have been two reports of problems with the Grand Update, both caused by having 32-bit … Continue reading

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The Grand Update – brace yourselves!

In the remaining hours before the hdlists are regenerated, and we can all update our Mageia 6 systems with more than 400 packages (update – that’s 405 SRPMs, meaning 1362 rpms per arch), here’s some info – very important info … Continue reading

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