Reorganizing Mageia 4 schedule

After Mageia 4 beta 1 release, we had a council meeting as usually happens every 2 weeks. Due to the delay of beta 1 release, it was decided to reorganize our schedule. The date of the final release will not … Continue reading

A long way to the mirrors: Mageia 4 beta 1 is finally out

  Finally we did it! Mageia 4 beta 1 has been, for sure, the most difficult release we had to face since the beginning of Mageia project. Lots of good and bad reasons here and again some improvements to be … Continue reading

Some more time again for the first beta version of Mageia 4

It seems witches and pixies decided to spend more time with us. We are, at the moment, working on finalizing the isos for this beta 1 version after a huge amount of work on some critical bugs in the installer … Continue reading

Contributor and evangelist: Bruno Cornec

Hi Bruno, can you introduce yourself? What is your job? Do you have any particular hobbies? BC: My name is Bruno Cornec. I’ve worked at HP for 13 years now, and have multiple hats there. My day job is to be an … Continue reading

New release date for Mageia 4 beta 1

Following the existing planning, Mageia 4 Beta 1 should be released on 2013/10/31. It looks like witches and pumpkins are playing a part in this release. Due to a nasty bug discovered on rpm itself, we have made an early … Continue reading

Servers downtime

Many of our servers are currently unreachable. The reason is still unknown, but we expect that the problem will be fixed tomorrow, when someone is available at the data-center.
Update: servers are back online.

They make Mageia – Manuel Hiebel (leuhmanu)

Hi Manuel, can you introduce yourself? Where are you from? What is your job? I am Manuel Hiebel (aka leuhmanu), I’m 22 years old and live in Alsace, France. I’m currently doing an internship after a two-year university degree in … Continue reading

Mageia update advisories web site

When bugfix or security updates for Mageia releases are published, an update advisory email is sent to a mailing list. A new website to list those updates is also now available : https://advisories.mageia.org/ The advisories published before June 2013 are … Continue reading

Final alpha release for Mageia 4 is ready for tests

As the alpha-ship leaves port for it’s final voyage, we are very happy to announce the final alpha release for Mageia 4! There is still some work to do to make it stable and finalise feature, but this will be … Continue reading

Help make Mageia 4 beautiful!

We’ve been very proud of the artwork and the look and feel of Mageia since the beginning; and now that Mageia 4 Alpha 2 is out, it’s time for us to get ready to make Mageia 4 the most gorgeous … Continue reading

Mageia 4 alpha 2 is waiting for your tests!

We tried to do it and we finally release on time this second alpha for Mageia 4. This is a “real” alpha, meaning there was a lot of breakages and fun in testing. But thanks to packagers and QA team, … Continue reading

A proper alpha..

Mageia 4 Alpha 1 is finally here! Some of it is at least, we’ve released the live isos today which you should find on your nearest mirror. It has been a proper alpha release this time with 5 rebuilds along … Continue reading

It’s not just Friday..

Today is a day to send thanks to those who toil away in the background. They’re overworked and under appreciated. Often never thought of until something goes wrong but always there, protecting, providing and helping us do what we do … Continue reading

Mageia 4 already!

The time has come again. After some time working on the post-mortem for Mageia 3 release, the time has arrived for a new schedule for the next release, Mageia 4. Here it is! We included some extra important dates from … Continue reading

New isos available for Mageia 3 (classical installer)

Despite the care we take to test isos for new versions of Mageia, we missed a potentially huge bug… It concerned the isos using the classical installer. If the user chose to add online media at the beginning of the … Continue reading

Mageia at LSM

As part of our European Tour, Mageia will be attending LSM (or RMLL in French), the 14th Libre Software Meeting to be held in Brussels from July 6th-11th at the Université Libre de Bruxelles. We plan to have our first … Continue reading

They Make Mageia – the Sysadmin team : Installation and configuration of software on Mageia servers

In the Mageia project the sysadmin team is responsible for the setup and maintenance of all the Mageia infrastructure, for users and contributors alike. To help people understand what this team does, and to share some ideas with other sysadmins, … Continue reading

All grown up and ready to go dancing: Mageia 3′s out!

We still can’t believe how much fun it is to make Mageia together, and we’ve been doing it for two and a half years. For people who can’t wait, get it here; release notes are here. To upgrade from Mageia … Continue reading

Mageia European tour 2013

Mageia will be present at the major European Linux events this year, as we have done in previous years. We have already attended FOSDEM, where we held our general assembly. In the coming weeks, the tour will go on. The … Continue reading

Mageia Days – meeting each other in person

On a daily basis, the Mageia community uses a variety of communication tools such as mailing-lists, IRC and forums. In addition to our online presence, we think we definitely need to have direct meetings so that Mageia people can meet … Continue reading