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Emergency Updates about the direction of Mageia – edit – check the date

Considering the complete lack of bugs in urpm and in the RPM packageformat, which we’ve grown tired of, The Executive Committee hasapproved the switch to Debian package manager, apt. We will rebuild Cauldron to adopt the .deb package to have … Continue reading

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8 in beta2

We are happy to announce the release of Mageia 8 Beta 2. After a  long time since the beta 1, we look forward to hearing your feedback and thoughts so that we can continue to get Mageia 8 ready for … Continue reading

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Mageia 8 is on its way

The road to get Mageia 8 is winding, slow but steady. The current situation is that major packages have been updated to latest versions, such as: – basesystem with systemd 246, glibc 2.31, GCC 10.2, LLVM 10.0.1, urpmi 8.123, DNF 4.2.23 … Continue reading

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We are very sad to announce that José Jorge, who used the login zezinho, passed away on September the 11th

José was 46 years old, father to 3 children. He, and his 16 year old son, who was accompanying him on a bicycle ride, died September the 11th after being struck by a car. José was a major contributor to … Continue reading

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Mageia infra maintenance

On Sunday September 29th, 2019, starting around 12.00 UTC there will be maintenance on the infra in order to upgrade it to Mageia 7. That means Mageia websites, gitweb, svnweb, wiki, forum, mailinglists, mails to @mageia.org, … will be shut … Continue reading

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