After a bit of a delay Mageia 3 Alpha 3 was released yesterday. This offering brings several improvements, new security checks, and upgrades, but unfortunately for the impatient, no new artwork. Mageia is asking for testers, particularly of the installer and upgrade process, and bug reports to help make Mageia 3 as rock solid as possible.
Those testing this release will find that the migration to systemd is complete, but Legacy GRUB is still the default. GRUB 2 is available for the testing, but there's still more work needed there. btrfs is now supported and the move to /usr is complete.
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