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Server failure

As you may have noticed, our servers are down. Investigations are underway. The wiki, build system, bug tracker and mirror list are offline. We’ll keep you informed of any developments here. [Update Monday April 8 at 15:00] The servers have … Continue reading

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About backdoor security alert for xz

You may have been alerted by the announcement that the xz software has been modified to introduce a backdoor (CVE-2024-3094). This software is a file compression utility. It is widely used in Mageia, since RPM packages are compressed using this … Continue reading

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The release of beta2 brings Mageia 9 stable closer to reality

We are proud to announce the second beta of Mageia 9. Since the release of beta 1 in February 2023 the Mageia team has worked to solve a number of stubborn issues and provide security fixes and new updates. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Mageia at GUADEC 2021

In my recent blog post I shared that GNOME’s GUADEC 2021 is going to be online due Covid19-pandemic. Nevertheless, I am pleased to let you know that my workshop about Mageia GNOME has been accepted! This workshop will give an introduction … Continue reading

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IRC channels migration

Since the start of the Mageia.Org project we have used several IRC channels as discussion rooms. The main advantage of this technology is that anyone can get in contact with us without any registration beforehand. Those channels were hosted on … Continue reading

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