Category Archives: Mageia

It’s Christmas in FOSS-land!

Or Hannuka or Kwanzaa or the solstice or… you get the picture. Whatever holiday you celebrate, it’s here! And in the spirit of warmth and light and giving, Mageia is embarking on (what we hope will be) a yearly tradition … 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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Let’s say goodbye to Mageia 3

It’s been a great run, but all good things must end. Or at least, upgrade to a greater thing. Since Mageia 3 was released in May 2013 our packaging and security teams have provided hundreds of updates (actually 1136 source packages … 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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The Long and Winding Road

Well, it’s been a long road, longer than we anticipated, but we’re almost there! Mageia 5 Beta 1 is now validated! What exactly does that mean? What took so long (a month and a half longer than originally planned)? RPM … Continue reading

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