Category Archives: QA

News from our package manager “urpmi”

News from our package manager “urpmi” :Inherited from the Mandriva distribution, Mageia’s default package manager is URPMI. It offers a wide range of features to manage software repositories, install, update and remove applications packaged in rpm format. This standardized format … Continue reading

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The first step towards Mageia 8 – Alpha 1 is available for testing

We are happy to announce the release of the test images of Mageia 8. These are available to early testers to help with the development towards a stable final release of Mageia 8. There have been large scale updates of all packages as well as … Continue reading

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Chronicle in May

It’s been a very long time since you’ve heard from us on this blog. Now it’s time to give you some fresh news, because no matter what it seems, a lot of work has been done since then. Organization Many … Continue reading

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Mageia 6 End of Life – Time to Upgrade

As you know, Mageia 7 was released this summer, followed shortly after by Mageia 7.1. It is time to say goodbye to Mageia 6 – updates have stopped, including security updates.As usual, before the upgrade, do a backup of your data and documents.You have a couple of ways to install Mageia … Continue reading

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Mageia 7.1, Mageia 7 with Ryzen 3000 hardware support

The timing for Mageia 7, just prior to the recent release of the new AMD Ryzen 3000 series of CPU’s, didn’t play nicely. Namely, there was an issue with the system starting up on these new CPU’s that prevented any … Continue reading

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