Mageia 2 Alpha 2 is ready to test

Here’s the next milestone on the way to Mageia 2 – Alpha 2 ISOs are ready for download. More than ever we need you to test, test, test and report bugs. Check the wiki links for: alpha2 release notes; in particular, check our known issues and what you can test and report; development roadmap specifications download […]

Mageia 2 Alpha 1 – ready for testing!

We’re all excited today! We’re at the first milestone on our way to Mageia 2 – Alpha 1 ISOs are ready for download. Now it’s time for everyone to test, test, test and report bugs – so that Mageia 2 will be in great shape for release in May. You will find more info on […]

New roadmap for Mageia 2 published

The Mageia project has announced that version 2.0 of its Mandriva Linux community fork will be delayed. In a post on the Mageia Blog, the developers say that they have decided to postpone the final release of Mageia 2 following more details about the release dates for other major projects, such as GNOME and KDE, […]

Happy Birthday Mageia!

Yesterday, September 18, was Mageia’s first birthday. It was one year ago that a fork of Mandrake Linux was announced. From the start Mageia decided to take a new tack in distribution development. They synthesized the community and professional models of development in way no other had quite done before and it’s paying off. Mageia […]

Mageia 2 Release Details Revealed

After an extensive discussion with the community on the Mageia developmental mailing list, Anne Nicolas revealed the results concerning Mageia release and support cycles as well as the release schedule for Mageia 2. The consensus was to use basically the same cycle used in Mageia 1. Three proposals where given for discussion: Proposal 1: 6 […]

Spotlight on Linux: Mageia 1

Mageia represents the magic one can find if they harness the power of community with a good codebase and selfless coordinators and developers. Mageia is a fork of Mandriva Linux, a worthy distribution in its own right. Most forks happen because of differences in opinion of the way the code or project is headed. Perhaps […]

Mageia: Is It A Kind Of Magic?

I like to keep my promises. But sometimes I break them. Few months ago I promised to dump Mandriva Linux. I was not happy with it and did not want to return to it. But later I had another review of it, because I had an opportunity to try another flavour, new release. This time […]

Mageia 1

Mageia 1 is a GNU/Linux distribution for your computer, released by the Mageia community. What is in it? Plenty! See the release notes for an extensive exposé. Mageia in context Mageia began in September 2010 as a fork of Mandriva Linux. It is supported by a not-for-profit organisation, governed by a body of recognized and […]