Author Archives: Donald Stewart

Weekly roundup 2017, week 38

Firstly a short apology for the lack of blogs recently. With summertime and other commitments, Mageia has sadly had less time from some contributors recently. Cauldron Since it has been 8 weeks since the last update, there have been massive changes to … Continue reading

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Mageia supports the Public Money, Public Code campaign

Open Source software, or more specifically, the ideals behind it go far beyond Mageia or the wider GNU/Linux Community. Being a part of this is something that Mageia has always been very proud of, and when possible, we have given … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup 2017 week 28 – 30

So this is the first roundup since the release of Mageia 6, so there are a few more weeks in here than normal. Cauldron As expected, Cauldron has been flooded with large updates, and despite their best efforts, everything seems … Continue reading

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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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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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