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[QuickPost] Mageia 6 delayed due to a "nasty partitioning bug."

The Mandriva-based, community-powered, RPM-based distribution has been delayed due to a partitioning bug. The driving force behind the OS hopes the next release isn’t plagued by such issues. 21 more words


Installing php7 on Mageia 5

Some Linux distributions take their time to package new stuff! Although Mandriva was a Linux distro that was famous for bringing the cutting edge every new version , it’s successor is lagging behind ages in comparison. 1,101 more words

Meet during LinuxCon EMEA

After having talked on project-builder.org during the latest LinuxCon NA in Toronto, it’s now time to prepare for LinuxCon EMEA in Berlin.

I’l again talk about packaging, this time “ 104 more words


This is Balaji from Chennai, India. I am an IT professional and my journey with Linux started in 1998 when I obtained a copy of Redhat 5 from Chip Magazine. 101 more words


A Mag!cal D!stro called Mage!a

Ever since I got hooked on to Linux, I have noticed that Mageia Linux distribution (https://www.mageia.org/en/) was always listed among the top 10 distros on the Distrowatch website ( 382 more words


Mageia 6 Dev1

The first thing I noticed was it was not a live CD, it booted right into the installer. This is fine but with an over 4GB ISO I expected a live session. 97 more words


Time to Repartition the Hard Drive? (Maybe not...)

Figure 1: Attribution: Mageia 5 Installer Documentation – Partitioning with DrakX (http://doc.mageia.org/installer/5/en/content/doPartitionDisks.html)

It’s been a hairy few weeks. Looking at my WordPress folder on my laptop I see my last post was back in the middle of March! 1,246 more words