Monthly Archives: July 2017

Known issues with upgrades from Mageia 5 to Mageia 6

Since the release of Mageia 6 last week, there have been several reports about issues with upgrades from Mageia 5, particularly for users upgrading from KDE 4. While that is not surprising due to the complex nature of the upgrade … Continue reading

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Dandifying Mageia, Part 2

In our previous blog post on “dandifying Mageia” (nearly a year ago!), we introduced DNF in Mageia 6 to the world. Since then, we’ve been keeping pace and tracking upstream development in Cauldron. By working closely with upstream and being … Continue reading

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Announcing Mageia 6, finally ready to shine!

The whole Mageia community is extremely happy to announce the release of Mageia 6, the shiny result of our longest release cycle so far! It comes with many new and exciting features, a new range of installation media and the … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup 2017 – week 27

Cauldron The last Council meeting on Tuesday was focused around the go/no go on releasing Mageia 6, rather unsurprisingly. While there was lots of discussion about blockers and update paths, one issue that stood out was ISO size. It is … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup 2017 – week 25 & 26

Cauldron The ISO testing for the final release is coming along well, the majority of the remaining blocking bugs were closed recently, the last remaining big issue was with LibreOffice only installing properly in English, however, that has been fixed … Continue reading

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