Troubles with the mailing-lists server

As some of you may know, part of our mailing-lists are still hosted on zarb.org server and we thank them for that. This server is having an issue at the moment and is unreachable. So for now following mailing-lists are … Continue reading

Modification in Mageia 3 planning

Due to the delay of the Mageia 3 alpha 2 release, the alpha 3 release will be postponed until  2012 Nov. 12th. It will give more time for development, bug fixing and QA. The final release of Mageia 3 is … Continue reading

After a nice bug hunting, Mageia 3 alpha 2 is out!

After some days spent on bug hunting with QA team, alpha 2 isos are finally ready to be tested. Alpha 2 comes with a full set of isos. As usual you will find 2 DVDs using classical installer and a … Continue reading

Mageia 3 alpha 2 a bit delayed

While Mageia 3 alpha 2 is planned for tomorrow, we can already announce some delay (a few days): some issues   to be solved on isos so that we can release a full set including live CDs and DVDs. Stay … Continue reading

Wow! Where did the time go? We’re 2!

Back in September 2010, when Mageia was born, we had big dreams for our baby distro.  It’s great to be able to say: our dreams are coming true! What’s happened since our first birthday? We released Mageia 2 and have started … Continue reading

Try Mageia 3 alpha 1!

Here we go again! Mageia 3 is on the way, and here is the first alpha release. Alpha 1 is now available for download. We are now waiting for your tests. You will find, as usual, DVD and dual isos. … Continue reading

Last run for Mageia 2: test beta 3!

For some days the suspense was at its height. We are now happy to deliver this beta 3  release which is the very last beta version for Mageia2. Lots of work has been done on release blocking bugs, final design is nearly all integrated and we now wait for all your feedback. Beta 3 comes with all the […]

Mageia 2 is approaching: test Mageia 2 beta 1

We are now entering last run for Mageia 2 release: first beta is now available for tests. Beta step is essential as it will focus on fixing bugs and improving integration for all distribution. This is now also the main focus for our packagers team. They are waiting for your reports! Get more information on […]

Here comes Mageia 2 Alpha3!

The third development release, Mageia 2 Alpha3 is now available for tests. This is the last alpha version so we really need your input now. More information on Alpha3: alpha3 release notes; in particular, check our known issues and what you can test and report; development roadmap specifications download links Thanks to everyone for their hard work […]

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 […]