Category Archives: release

Made it to a byte – announcing the release of Mageia 8

Everyone at Mageia is very excited to announce the release of Mageia 8. Mageia 8 comes with new exciting features, major updates to your favourite programmes as well as support for recent hardware. The release is available to download directly, or … Continue reading

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Announcing Mageia 8 RC1

We look forward to hearing your thoughts and feedback so that we can continue workingto get Mageia 8 ready for release. Mageia 8’s new artwork has also been integrated, the community has made some really nice images, here is the new signature background, as … Continue reading

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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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More Progress for Mageia 8 – Beta 1 is available for testing

We are happy to announce the release of Mageia 8 Beta 1. After the good feedback from Alpha 1, there have been some improvements and fixes for this release, we look forward to hearing your feedback and thoughts so that … 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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