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

Mageia and you at the 15th LSM

The 15th Libre Software Meeting is coming up! LSM (in French RMLL for « Rencontres mondiales du logiciel libre ») is a non-commercial cycle of conferences, round tables and workshops based on Libre Software and its uses. Its aim is … Continue reading

Pulling Mageia 4.1 out of the hat

While most of the world is turned towards Brazil to enjoy the World Cup, Mageia has been preparing its own major worldwide event: Mageia 4.1 has been released! If you were not expecting it, you might wonder what this unnanounced … Continue reading

Mageia 5: Time to rock your artistic skills!

Mageia delivers a Linux experience that is beautiful as well as functional, and Mageia 5 will be no exception. At the Artwork team (now part of the Atelier Team) we take our visual aspect very seriously. With your help and input, we always seek to produce a look and feel … Continue reading

A brief word on the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug

With the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug still making headlines around the world we thought you would like to know the status of Mageia 3 and 4. All the following updates included a Heartbleed fix backported from openssl-1.0.1g openssl-1.0.1e-1.5.mga3.i586.rpm dated 7 April … Continue reading

Goodbye to a good friend

It’s with great sadness that this month we said goodbye to one of our own. John Bowden (aka Led43) lost his battle with cancer on Saturday 8th March. John was one of life’s good guys. An enthusiastic supporter and contributor, … Continue reading

New year, new resolutions and a new Mageia – here’s Mageia 4!

Right on time, and just in time for the first day of FOSDEM 2014, we have the great pleasure of announcing Mageia 4. We’re still having a grand time doing this together, and we hope you enjoy this release as … Continue reading

We won the battle against bugs and the war almost!

Finally Mageia 4 RC release is out! After many nights working on remaining nasty bugs, the isos are now available in your favourite public mirrors. Thumbs up QA team for the patience and determination for a really long journey until … Continue reading

Meet Mageia team during FOSDEM 2014

  The Mageia team will attend FOSDEM 2014, on 1st and 2nd of February 2014 in Brussels. We will have a booth in K building, first floor. It’s a great opportunity to meet you, speak about our favorite distribution, the coming Mageia … Continue reading

Our friends, bugs are among us

A very happy new year for all the Mageia community and once again many thanks for  the amazing job done, for more than 3 years now. Mageia RC was planned to be released yesterday but we still have some nasty bugs … Continue reading

Mageia 4 beta 2 is out for Christmas

Credits: http://xkcd.com Finally Mageia 4 beta 2 release is available for testing. Lots of effort was put into fixing the remaining blocking bugs. This is not yet finished but we are proud of the current results. Lots of work was … Continue reading

Take a (small) break before Mageia 4 beta 2 is out

As you may have seen on our planning, we are a bit late for Mageia 4 beta 2. We are working on fixing very last annoying bugs and testing the isos. The beta 2 release should be out very soon. … Continue reading

Second Call: Artwork needed for Mageia 4

Mageia 4 is nearly in place… now all it needs is a beautiful face! We still need original artwork to serve as the official wallpaper for Mageia 4, as well as for installer elements, website motif, CD/DVD labels, and so … Continue reading

Farewell Mageia 2

It’s that time again. Time for us to say farewell to an old friend. It really doesn’t seem very long since we bid farewell to Mageia 1 but it is time for us to wave a fond goodbye to Mageia … Continue reading