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.
- OpenMandriva Delayed, Mageia Releases Beta
- DistroRank Weekly rankings posted - 4/4/13
- Emmabuntüs 2 celebrated Software Freedom Day
- Bytemark donation boosts reliability of Debian's core infrastructure
- Moving to Arch from Ubuntu!
- Ubuntu “Raring Ringtail” hits beta, disables Windows dual-boot tool
- Three Ubuntu Linux versions will reach end of life in May
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.
ostatic.com: Last month OpenMandriva announced a contest to solicit community contributed logo proposals. The entry deadline has come and gone and the next phase has begun. Let's take a look at some of the proposals.
ostatic.com: It's at times like these that make me wish I had been the source of my son's artistic abilities, but alas, those must have come from his father's side. Since my images rarely resemble what I'm attempting, OpenMandriva is going to have to rely upon you to design and create their new logo.
ostatic.com: Charles-H. Schulz has posted of the news that "OpenMandriva Association is now fully incorporated and functional." He's quite excited by the news reflected not just in his words, but the number of his posts that appeared in my feeds. I found three posts just by accident.
ostatic.com: Today Charles-H. Schulz blogged to share that "the statutes of the "OpenMandriva Association" have been sent to the French authorities and the incorporation process has thus started."
ostatic.com: The second alpha of upcoming Mandriva 2012, announced on November 6, reflects some progress while other issues remain. Mageia ran a contest for artwork during the version 2 developmental phase, and it was such a success, they're doing it again for 3. So, test Mandriva and draw some pretty pictures for Mageia.
dedoimedo.com: ROSA is a Mandriva-based distribution forged in Russia, offering five years of support in the manner of Ubuntu. I think this is officially only the second such release for desktops, excluding the CentOS family. Definitely interesting.
h-online.com: In a post on the Mandriva Project's Community Blog, Jean-Claude Vanier has announced that the foundation for the Mandriva Linux distribution will be called "OpenMandriva".
mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Breaking news! Mandriva is not dead. Or maybe it was and came back to life, not as a zombie (Bernie Lomax) this time, but as a modest, yet persistent dog that simply refuses to give up the race. Yes, the Alpha 1 of Mandriva 2012 has recently been released.
ostatic.com: Two popular distributions have released alphas of their next versions. Fedora 18 Alpha "offers a preview of some of the best free and open-source technology currently under development" and Mandriva 2012 Alpha sports "quality closer to what one would expect from a RC."
computerworlduk.com: The new management at Mandriva believes that a community-centric approach is the way to save the company from bankruptcy and rebuild lost trust. Do they have it right?