Category Archives: release

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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No vacation for the brave: Mageia 5 alpha 2 is out!

While many of us are having some well-deserved rest, the Mageia team is still on the deck and working on Mageia 5 development. This second development release is a big step towards Mageia 5, since most of the core packages … Continue reading

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First step reached for Mageia 5: alpha 1 is available for tests

Time has come again for ISO testing! Here is the first step towards Mageia 5. Most of your favorite software has been updated to their latest versions. There is still a long road ahead, but all in all, this first alpha … Continue reading

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