Category Archives: Mageia

Time to Make Mageia 9 Beautiful – The Artwork Drop is Open

As with every release, the artwork for Mageia 9 will come from you, the great community that supports and makes Mageia possible. The Development of Mageia 9 is progressing quickly, with many major updates and key features getting ready for … Continue reading

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So you are not good enough to contribute?

This blog post is especially written for those among us who could free up some time to contribute, but refrain from doing so because they think they are not good enough.The last section is for former and current packaging apprentice … Continue reading

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PwnKit (polkit’s pkexec exploit) – CVE-2021-4034

The update fixing the issue for Mageia 8 was released Wed, 26 Jan 2022 10:31 UTC (05:31 EST). For anyone still running Mageia 7 (or older releases), the recommendation is … As root run “chmod 0755 /usr/bin/pkexec”.That will mean pkexec … Continue reading

Posted in Mageia, QA, security, Updates | 1 Comment

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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Get involved with Mageia, become a Packager

With Mageia 8 just released and development for Mageia 9 getting underway in Cauldron, the unstable branch of Mageia, now is a great time to get involved with packaging. We are starting to look at the features that we want … Continue reading

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