Category Archives: alpha

Good things come to those who wait… Mageia 6 dev1 is here.

After the delays caused by upgrading the major parts of the base system and switching to the Plasma 5 Desktop Environment, we are very happy to announce that the first development milestone of Mageia 6 has been released and is ready … Continue reading

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Bad luck or Valentine gift: Mageia 5 beta 3 is out!

The release date was a close call between Friday, the 13th and Valentine’s day… but finally, Mageia 5 beta 3 is available for tests. You will find more information about it on the Release Notes page. The road was long and strewn with … Continue reading

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Mageia 5 beta 2 is out! A story of badluck

After several delays the beta 2 version of Mageia 5 is finally out! You can find more information here. But, it seems that yet again we need to postpone the Mageia 5 release. Due to various difficulties with EFI boot, … Continue reading

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The Long and Winding Road

Well, it’s been a long road, longer than we anticipated, but we’re almost there! Mageia 5 Beta 1 is now validated! What exactly does that mean? What took so long (a month and a half longer than originally planned)? RPM … Continue reading

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Halloween the curse or buggy software?

As explained in a previous post, lots of updates occured especially dealing with rpm. And here we go. We are facing at the moment some nasty issues in installer. The graphical part of the installer is just crashing due to … Continue reading

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