All things come to those who wait

And we’ve all waited long enough for Mageia 5 RC: go grab it! While you wait for the download to complete, all restless and eager that you are to try this new release, let’s talk a bit about this release … Continue reading

Mageia at the Chemnitz Linux Days 2015

On Saturday 21st and Sonday 22nd of March, Mageia will be present at the Chemnitz Linux Days 2015 (Chemnitzer Linux-Tage, CLT 2015). As longstanding exhibitors we are glad to participate once again to one of the biggest free software community … Continue reading

Mageia at the Free Software Days in Lyon (JDLL 2015)

On Saturday 28th and Sunday 29th of March, the association for the development of free information technology of Lyon (France) organises a two-days event called Free Software Days (actually, it’s “Les Journées du Logiciel Libre”, in French), also known as … Continue reading

Bad luck or Valentine gift: Mageia 5 beta 3 is out!

The release date was a close call between Friday, the 13th and Valentine’s day… but finally, Mageia 5 beta 3 is available for tests. You will find more information about it on the Release Notes page. The road was long and strewn with … Continue reading

Fosdem 2015, looking back with pleasure.

It’s one week later, but we’re still full of inspiration from the great time we had at FOSDEM. We’ve been very privileged to be able to be there (again), to meet one another, to meet many interested visitors at our … Continue reading

FOSDEM is coming!

And Mageia will be there! FOSDEM 2015 will be this weekend (January 31-February 1), and we plan on being there! How about you? As the previous 4 years (here, here, here and here), we will have a booth in Building … Continue reading

Mageia 5 beta 2 is out! A story of badluck

After several delays the beta 2 version of Mageia 5 is finally out! You can find more information here. But, it seems that yet again we need to postpone the Mageia 5 release. Due to various difficulties with EFI boot, … Continue reading

Christmas rest for the braves

We planned initially to release Mageia 5 beta 2 around the 16th of December. We still have some work left to complete to release a proper beta 2 that would drive us through to the final release. Releasing development ISOs … Continue reading

It’s Christmas in FOSS-land!

Or Hannuka or Kwanzaa or the solstice or… you get the picture. Whatever holiday you celebrate, it’s here! And in the spirit of warmth and light and giving, Mageia is embarking on (what we hope will be) a yearly tradition … Continue reading

They make Mageia: David Walser

How should we call you ? Luigi or David and why using Luigi ? David. Luigi is my favorite video game character from growing up. When I first started using the internet in the mid-90’s, one of my first destinations … Continue reading

Let’s say goodbye to Mageia 3

It’s been a great run, but all good things must end. Or at least, upgrade to a greater thing. Since Mageia 3 was released in May 2013 our packaging and security teams have provided hundreds of updates (actually 1136 source packages … Continue reading

As Philae, Mageia 3 is running out of batteries…

As you all know, we can’t maintain Mageia releases forever. And it’s time to say goodbye to Mageia 3. After Wednesday the 26th of November, this release won’t benefit from any more security or bugfix updates. This will allow QA … Continue reading

The Long and Winding Road

Well, it’s been a long road, longer than we anticipated, but we’re almost there! Mageia 5 Beta 1 is now validated! What exactly does that mean? What took so long (a month and a half longer than originally planned)? RPM … Continue reading

Halloween the curse or buggy software?

As explained in a previous post, lots of updates occured especially dealing with rpm. And here we go. We are facing at the moment some nasty issues in installer. The graphical part of the installer is just crashing due to … Continue reading

Time time time, see what’s become of me?

As you may or may not know, we are scheduled to release the first beta for Mageia 5 on September 30th. Well… it looks like we’re not going to make it. Here at Mageia HQ, we try to provide a … Continue reading

Summer has come and passed…

…the lazy will never last. September 19th! That’s the last day when we will accept artwork submissions! We’re looking for a new default background that will be shipped with Mageia 5. We might also pick one or two runners up … Continue reading

We Need You! (to try and break stuff)

Guys, this one is coming from the heart. We keep talking about how Mageia is this and Mageia needs that and Mageia did this totally awesome thing. But you know what? That’s a little bit misleading. See, Mageia isn’t some … Continue reading

No vacation for the brave: Mageia 5 alpha 2 is out!

While many of us are having some well-deserved rest, the Mageia team is still on the deck and working on Mageia 5 development. This second development release is a big step towards Mageia 5, since most of the core packages … Continue reading

First step reached for Mageia 5: alpha 1 is available for tests

Time has come again for ISO testing! Here is the first step towards Mageia 5. Most of your favorite software has been updated to their latest versions. There is still a long road ahead, but all in all, this first alpha … Continue reading

Mageia 5 artwork call: important update

Due to a recent change in Flickr’s login and upload policies, it is no longer possible to use Facebook or Google accounts to access the group. Users must now sign up for and log in with a Yahoo account. While … Continue reading