Mandriva joins the CompatibleOne consortium

French Linux provider, Mandriva, has announced that it has joined the industry consortium CompatibleOne – a research project working on the development of a free cloud infrastructure using open standards and interoperable open source technologies. Its members include companies such as Bull and Inria. According to Mandriva, cloud systems carry a risk to customers of […]

Mandriva 2010.x Reaches End of Desktop Support

Today the Mandriva Security Team sent out a message to users that versions 2010.1 and 2010.2 have reached the end of their desktop support. “They will be supported in Base support mode for additional 6 months.” The usual lifecycle for Mandriva desktop system is one year for most userland software such as KDE or Firefox […]

And now, our first RC of Mandriva 2011 is at your reach!

Hi folks, as told yesterday, Mandriva 2011 RC1 images were waiting just the final testing and retouches to become available. And now I am glad to tell you that they should be already available on your favorite mirror! Please forgive us for the delay, but we believe that it would be better to take some […]

Mandriva 2011 RC1 is at the door..

..and waiting to be released in the coming hours! as promised some weeks ago, we told you that Mandriva 2011 RC1 should be expected this week. The images are built and are undergoing an internal testing right now, and unless any critical issues are discovered, they will be pushed to the mirrors in the coming […]

Mandriva 2011 beta3

Hi folks, as was previously announced in cooker mailing list, Mandriva and Rosa teams has decided that additional time would be needed to finish the stabilization of Mandriva 2011 and Rosa 2011 desktop editions. Therefore, as was promised last week on cooker mailing list, I am gladly presenting to you Mandriva 2011 beta3 version, which […]

Mageia RC available for last tests

Here it is! This is the last development release before the first stable version of Mageia. Again we are in time, thanks to the hard work of all the community. You can choose and download your favourite edition. This release is mainly about bug fixes and translation updates. Live CDs should be available in the […]

Mandriva & Zarafa announce partnership

French Linux solutions provider Mandriva and messaging and collaboration specialist Zarafa have announced a new partnership in which Mandriva will provide Zarafa’s Collaboration Platform on its Mandriva Enterprise Server 5 (MES5). Under the partnership, Mandriva is to offer Zarafa dedicated packages that also include support for Mandriva Enterprise Server 5. Read more at H-online

Try Mageia 1 Beta1 right now!

As has been stated in the Mageia roadmap, Mageia 1 Beta1 is now available for tests. The first Mageia stable release is planned for 1st of June (which is now quite near!). Our focus is always on improving distribution content but also lots of work was done on localisation support (locales, main applications, Asian locales). […]

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5.2 is out

Mandriva Enterprise Server 5.2 – the simple, high-performance and accessible Linux server – is now available. MES 5.2 features a broader set of drivers to support more devices during the installation process and an updated Linux kernel (version 2.6.33). It highlights advanced virtualization on top of KVM or Xen, a user-friendly software setup and configuration […]

Mandriva Linux 2010.2 torrents now available

The Mandriva BitTorrent infrastructure has been re-implemented recently. The torrents for Mandriva Linux 2010.2 are now available from the download section of the Web site, including private torrents of the Mandriva Powerpack 2010.2. The process of widening the number of permanent seeders is being worked on. In case you can provide some bandwidth from a […]

Starting with Mageia: download it!

As promised, the first ISO of Mageia, Alpha 1 (code name Cantine) should be available soon on a mirror near you (or rather, on a mirror on the same planet as you): 32 bits DVD iso and 64 bits DVD iso (live CD will come for next releases). Another piece of good news, we have […]

Mandriva & Mageia Release Their Alphas

The first Alpha release of Mandriva 2011 is now available along with the first alpha release of its newest offspring, Mageia Linux. This is the first-ever ISO release of Mageia Linux since this free software project was formed last year by many Mandriva developers after the uncertain future of Mandriva’s parent company. The Mandriva 2011 […]

Mandriva 2011 Alpha 1

Hi all, I am pleased to announce to you that the iso of Mandriva 2011 Alpha 1 just went out, and should be available in devel/isos/2011 directory on your favorite mirror shortly! As promised some weeks ago, the Mandriva 2011 Alpha1 is following the lead of Mandriva 2011 Technical Preview, sorting out some of the […]

Mandriva Newsletter January 2011

Mandriva Newsletter January 2011 : Discover every quarter the core of the Mandriva activity, news, product and event services, practical resources, etc … In this issue: * Mandriva Linux 2010.2 * Mandriva Enterprise Server 5.2 * Mandriva Pulse 2 v 1.3.0 * Mandriva at FOSDEM 2011 * Mandriva Brazil and the Classmate PC * Mandriva […]

Mandriva 2011 Technology Preview

Hi all, due to a huge number of big changes in Mandriva 2011 so far, combined with rpm5 migration both in the repositories and inside the build system, we have decided to shift the release dates for Mandriva 2011 by two weeks, to give us a better time period to fit the remaining pieces. Therefore, […]

Mandriva Team will be present at the FOSDEM 2011

Mandriva will participate to the FOSDEM 2011 (Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting). The FOSDEM is a conferences series which are held each year during a week-end. This year, the FOSDEM is taking place on the 5th and 6th February, 2011, at Brussels. The FOSDEM 2011 is an opportunity to: – get in […]

The brand new Mandriva Linux 2010.2 is here!

Mandriva announces the launch of the new version of Mandriva Linux 2010.2 based on its new product strategy, a one-year period between major releases. Additionally, Mandriva will also release updated versions of its products on a periodic time on a 6-month basis. Mandriva Linux 2010.2 is the first product following this new strategy. It is […]

How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On Mandriva 2010.1 Spring

New tutorial added to HowtoMatrix database. How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On Mandriva 2010.1 Spring How To Set…

Mandriva Provides an Educational Solution for Schools and OEMs

Mandriva has announced on January 18th a new OEM distribution, designed for Intel ClassMate PC and several others educational netbooks, which was integrated with Mandriva-Mythware Educational Solution educational application. Mandriva-Mythware Educational Solution is a distribution based on the same kernel as its famous big brother, Mandriva Linux. It’s a tool designed to be used as […]

Mageia Alpha 0 Still on Track for January Release, Joins OIN

Initial release of Mandriva fork Mageia is still on track for release later this month. Numerous preparations continue behind the scenes to facilitate this highly anticipated release. A previous report of an earlier packagers’ meeting outlined some of the procedures and personnel in place and still needed to begin the process of building Mageia software. […]