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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
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 an addition six months for base systems such as the kernel or Apache. Mandriva 2010 was released November 3, 2009 and reached its end of life May 3, 2011. The following incremental updates, 2010.1 and 2010.2, were released July 8 and December 23 respectively. Both have reached the end of their desktop support and have only six months of base support remaining, ending January 8, 2012.