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

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

LibreOffice QA volunteers: armed and ready

The current budget of the the Document Foundation reserved some funds to provide the most active members of the LibreOffice QA team with TDF-owned netbooks. These netbooks where specifically selected to be configured with a platform the volunteer does not use on his primary machine, thereby allowing these volunteers to have multiple native platforms at […]

LibreOffice QA Team launch a Bug Triage Contest

The competition will run from June 20th to July 5th, 2013 Berlin, The Document Foundation announce a Bug Triage Contest to prepare for the announcement of LibreOffice 4.1. The event will last two weeks during the availability of the first release candidate of the office suite, from June 20th to July 5th, 2013. Details of […]

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

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

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

Mageia 3 beta 4 is waiting for your tests

After all the delays in our Mageia 3 planning,  we’re very pleased to be able to announce the beta 4 release. Packagers and the QA team have worked hard to fix as many bugs as possible. We are now one … Continue reading

The LibreOffice community organises a 6 day Test Marathon to help preparing the new 4.0 version of LibreOffice

Berlin, December 7 2012 – The Document Foundation announces the LibreOffice 4.0 Test Marathon. During 6 days, from December 14 to 19, users and supporters around the world will be testing the first beta of the upcoming LibreOffice 4.0. The final version of LibreOffice 4.0 will be released in February 2013. By organising this big [...]

Send bugs ad patres for Mageia 3 alpha 3!

Finally the bug hunt was successful and this alpha 3 release is now available for tests. We hope you will enjoy this new one. Upgrade from Mageia 2 is now possible and we need your feedback to make it smooth … 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

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

LibreOffice 3.6 Bug Hunting Party – July 6 & 7

TDF announces the LibreOffice 3.6 Bug Hunting Party to improve the quality and stability of the best free office suite ever Berlin, June 29, 2012 – The Document Foundation (TDF) announces the LibreOffice 3.6 bug hunting party, to be held in a virtual environment on July 6 and 7, 2012. Volunteer bug hunters will gather [...]