Author Archives: Rémi Verschelde

Mageia 5 EOL postponed

As the upgrade path from Mageia 5 to Mageia 6 is harder than anticipated, many users are still on Mageia 5 today. We have therefore decided to prolong the support of Mageia 5 until December 31st, 2017 (instead of October 31st, 2017 as announced … 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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Web services shut down preventively

Our sysadmins decided to preventively shut down most of our web services which were still running on end-of-life Mageia versions, as their potential vulnerability to remote attacks was publicised in third party communities. The migration of those services to Mageia 5 servers … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup – 2017, week 10

Cauldron This week saw a huge milestone for Mageia 6: the release of our second stabilisation snapshot, “sta2“. It is the product of 8 months of work since the previous milestone, sta1, and the quality has improved a lot! The … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup – 2017, week 9

Given how well-received last week’s roundup was, we are continuing to deliver news about what is happening in Mageia. Cauldron Tests by the QA team showed that the infamous partitioning bug (mga#20074) we have been fighting with for several months … Continue reading

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