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

Planned maintenance on Mageia servers this weekend

An important set of Mageia servers will be taken offline this weekend for maintenance. Ielo.net, a French network provider, has been sponsoring the Mageia project by providing hosting for our servers since the beginning of the project. The room in … Continue reading

New release date for Mageia 3

After some thought and discussions it was decided to delay the Mageia 3 final release until the 18th of May. We still have some release blocker bugs to fix, meaning bugs which cannot be fixed after release through updates. They … Continue reading

We are nearly there! Mageia 3 RC is out

We are now 2 weeks from the end of the trip! (at least we hope we will have no delay). Mageia 3 RC release is now available for the very last tests. We need your feedback more than ever. Mageia … Continue reading

Mageia 3 beta 4 live ISOs are now available

Just a short post to let you know the Live ISOs for Mageia 3 beta 4 are now being uploaded. Sorry for the long wait for these. We hope they will be worth waiting for! As always please test them … Continue reading

Let’s have a round-the-world party!

Mageia 3 release is coming up in around one month – who wants to join in the celebrations around the world? We’ll be emailing everyone who registered on the Mageia Communities page on the wiki, but if you’re not on … Continue reading