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Having more choices is essential for a project’s survival and expansion. Mandrake/Mandriva was once the most widely used desktop distribution. It can still make a huge comeback.
Dear Mageia users, the time has come to say goodbye to the Mageia 2 Linux operating system, as on November 22, 2013 it will reach end of life (EOL).
According to this post, OpenMandriva Lx will be seeing the light of day pretty soon: on November 22!
ostatic.com: Wallpaper contests are among my favorite things and today the OpenMandriva bunch announced the latest for their upcoming Lx release. The theme is "The Flavor of Freedom," so warm up your GIMP, Inkscape, or whatever you use and get your submissions in.
ostatic.com: Last week when I wrote about the OpenMandriva Lx Beta delay I was a bit frustrated because I couldn't find any kind of release schedule for OpenMandriva Lx. Well, apparently I wasn't the only one because a long time contributor asked the technical committee for one. The answer was a bit disappointing I'm sure.
ostatic.com: Since last week's server issues over at the OpenMandriva camp, the beta has been delayed a bit as well as overshadowing what would have been an anniversary announcement. In the meantime, over at the openSUSE project, YaST Developer Lukas Ocilka blogged today that the migration of YaST to Ruby is complete.
ostatic.com: I'd been wondering when some news was going to come out of the OpenMandriva camp, but today's tidbit wasn't what I hoped. Instead of a developmental release to test, Anurag Bhandari posted to announce that the OpenMandriva network was back up and running.
mandriva.com: Recent news regarding United States governmental agencies collecting and monitoring data across the Internet were pretty well known for years among the tech community. There have been extensive discussions about this topic inside Mandriva, and we felt we needed to stress that these concerns are extremely important to us and should be the same to you.
datamation.com: Mandriva Linux is a newbie-centric distribution that has become less of a highlight in the news over the past few years. At one time, Mandriva was considered the de facto Linux distribution for anyone looking to switch from Windows to Linux. Today, Linux has evolved into a complex ecosystem, and selecting Mandriva isn't as black and white as it once was.
mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Although not many people talked about this, there was an official alpha released and I decided to install it to a VM to see what it offers. These are my findings:
ostatic.com: While the rest of Linuxdom was reading of the Debian 7.0 and Mageia 3 releases, the OpenMandriva gang have been hard at it trying to get their new distribution some attention.
mandriva.com: Mandriva S.A. , the leading European Linux based software vendor, is unveiling the new milestone in its corporate strategy. Mandriva S.A. will now invest in Formula One racing.
ostatic.com: Well the public has had its say and now it's up to the committee. Seven finalists were chosen by the public, now all they can do is wait.