Author Archives: Rémi Verschelde

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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Back from FOSDEM 2017 with new ideas and momentum!

Even though we could not have an official Mageia stand this year, the Mageia community was well represented at FOSDEM 2017 (Free and Open Source Developers’ European Meeting) in Brussels. We had an official talk by Anne and Samuel in … Continue reading

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Mageia meet-up and talk at FOSDEM 2017

FOSDEM (Free and Open Source Developers’ European Meeting) has always been Mageia’s event of choice to get together with the community of contributors (and yes, in the Mageia world users definitely count as contributors too). This year’s edition, like always … Continue reading

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