Mandriva Fork Mageia to See Alpha this December

In light of continuing financial troubles, exiting developers and managers, and the uncertain future of desktop development, a group of former employees and developers–with community supporters–came together to fork Mandriva in order to preserve and further the beloved system. Things have been quiet since the initial announcement of Mageia, until recently. Some details of the plan and a roadmap have now emerged.

One of the first important aspects to be ironed out was the formation of the various development and management teams. Some of these teams include Packaging, Distro Developers, Translators, Documentation, and QA team, Triage team, and many others. Each of these teams are still accepting help, but many familiar names have already registered. In fact, development is underway and a new alpha is plannned for December.

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