Category Archives: packager

Dandifying Mageia, Part 2

In our previous blog post on “dandifying Mageia” (nearly a year ago!), we introduced DNF in Mageia 6 to the world. Since then, we’ve been keeping pace and tracking upstream development in Cauldron. By working closely with upstream and being … Continue reading

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Weekly roundup 2017 – week 14

Infrastructure So sadly the big news this week is the outage of two of our servers for needed upgrades. The status of the services that are down can be read here. Our sysadmins have been hard at work, already pushing … 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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Our warm thanks to a long time contributor and friend

It is with a heavy heart that we address our warmest thanks to our friend Thomas Spuhler for his Mandriva and Mageia contributions over the last decade. After fighting colon cancer for over a year, he finally had to surrender … Continue reading

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