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Mageia Releases Fixed ISOs

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Yesterday, the Mageia project announced the released of updated Mageia 3 classic installer images. A little bug in the first set could cause unsuspecting users to be running development branch instead of stable.

A strange little bug found its way into the original images that resulted in systems being updated to Cauldron, the developmental branch of Mageia (similar to Rawhide with Fedora). This only cropped up if the user configured online update media at the beginning of their classic DVD install.

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