F23 NetworkManager Test Day August 20th!

Fedora 23 is scheduled to be released at the end of the October. Among many other improvements, this release will include a new version of NetworkManager, a service that manages network connectivity. We’ve been busy fixing bugs and adding functionality,… Continue Reading →

5tFTW: FUDCon in India, Summit in Boston, plus Quality Assurance, Release Engineering, and Env & Stacks

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links. Here are the five things… Continue Reading →

First LibreOffice 5.0 Bug Hunting Session starts Tomorrow

Berlin, May 21, 2015 – The first LibreOffice 5.0 Bug Hunting Session starts tomorrow at 08AM UTC, to catch bugs and regressions on the first beta of the software, available from this link: http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/pre-releases/. The session will last until May 24, 2015. On those dates, mentors will be available from 08AM UTC to 10PM UTC […]

All things come to those who wait

And we’ve all waited long enough for Mageia 5 RC: go grab it! While you wait for the download to complete, all restless and eager that you are to try this new release, let’s talk a bit about this release … Continue reading

First bug hunting session for LibreOffice 5.0

Berlin, April 17, 2015 – The LibreOffice community is getting ready for the next major release – planned for the end of July – with a bug hunting session focused on new features and fixes for bugs and regressions. The session will last 3 full days, from April 22 to April 24, 2015, and check […]

Behind the scenes at TDF: Quality Assurance (QA)

Towards the end of the year, The Document Foundation would like to share achievements in 2014 with our community and our generous donours, to whom we’d like to express our sincerest gratitude and thanks for their incredible and wonderful support and their invaluable contributions! As a start, Robinson Tryon, who is in charge of Quality […]

TDF announces the second and final LibreOffice 4.4 bug hunting session from December 19 to December 21

The Document Foundation (TDF) announces the second LibreOffice 4.4 bug hunting session, which will happen from December 19 to December 21, 2014, immediately after the availability of the first release candidate of the new major release (with the final release planned for the end of January 2015). Details of the second LibreOffice 4.4 bug hunting […]

Let’s say goodbye to Mageia 3

It’s been a great run, but all good things must end. Or at least, upgrade to a greater thing. Since Mageia 3 was released in May 2013 our packaging and security teams have provided hundreds of updates (actually 1136 source packages … Continue reading

LibreOffice 4.4 bug hunting session coming soon

The Document Foundation (TDF) announces the first LibreOffice 4.4 bug hunting session, which will happen immediately after the availability of the first beta of the new major release on November 21/23, 2014. Details of LibreOffice 4.4 bug hunting session are available on TDF wiki at https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/BugHunting_Session_4.4.0.0. The list of LibreOffice 4.4 new features that have […]

We Need You! (to try and break stuff)

Guys, this one is coming from the heart. We keep talking about how Mageia is this and Mageia needs that and Mageia did this totally awesome thing. But you know what? That’s a little bit misleading. See, Mageia isn’t some … Continue reading

No vacation for the brave: Mageia 5 alpha 2 is out!

While many of us are having some well-deserved rest, the Mageia team is still on the deck and working on Mageia 5 development. This second development release is a big step towards Mageia 5, since most of the core packages … Continue reading

First step reached for Mageia 5: alpha 1 is available for tests

Time has come again for ISO testing! Here is the first step towards Mageia 5. Most of your favorite software has been updated to their latest versions. There is still a long road ahead, but all in all, this first alpha … Continue reading

LibreOffice community working hard to make the next major release the best ever

Berlin, June 17, 2014 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces the second LibreOffice 4.3 bug hunting session, from June 20 to June 22. The community has already made a large collective effort to make LibreOffice 4.3 the best ever, based on automated stress tests and structured tests by Quality Assurance volunteers. Enterprise and individual LibreOffice […]

Get ready for LibreOffice 4.3 bug hunting session

The Document Foundation (TDF) announces the schedule of the first LibreOffice 4.3 bug hunting session, which will start with the availability of the first beta of the new major release in calendar week 21 (May 23 to May 25). Participating will be easy. Details of the bug hunting session are on TDF wiki (https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/BugHunting_Session_4.3.0), where […]

Goodbye to a good friend

It’s with great sadness that this month we said goodbye to one of our own. John Bowden (aka Led43) lost his battle with cancer on Saturday 8th March. John was one of life’s good guys. An enthusiastic supporter and contributor, … Continue reading

Take a (small) break before Mageia 4 beta 2 is out

As you may have seen on our planning, we are a bit late for Mageia 4 beta 2. We are working on fixing very last annoying bugs and testing the isos. The beta 2 release should be out very soon. … 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

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

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