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press release: OW2, the international open source community for infrastructure software, and Mandriva, the company that gave the world one of the most popular Linux distributions, announce today that Mandriva has joined the OW2 Consortium as a Corporate Member.
ostatic.com: Last week when Schulz posted his diagram of the general structure of the new Mandriva foundation, he used the name OpenMDV as a placeholder for the new community distribution. So, now, you too can help pick the name of the new Mandriva.
ostatic.com: Mandriva Open Source Relations Manager, Charles Schulz, today tried to clarify the foundation's vision of structure of community interaction and resulting products.
ostatic.com: There have been some rumors floating around that Mandriva was going to abandon the transition to RPM 5, a fork of the original Red Hat Package Manager. So today Per Øyvind Karlsen, Mandriva Project Leader, confirmed that Mandriva has no plans to do so.
gnuman.com: It’s been a bumpy road for Mandriva over the past few years and today we will take a look at the Tech Preview of the next release of Mandriva Linux codenamed Bernie Lomax.
ostatic.com: Members of Mandriva met in Paris today discuss the future of the struggling Linux distribution. Schulz blogged after the meeting to brief interested parties in the progress, stating it had been a "fantastic day."
ostatic.com: Mandriva is in the process of building a foundation and creating a community to help develop future versions of their desktop Linux distribution. Today, Charles Schulz posted on the Mandriva blog to announce the first "milestone."
mandrivachronicles.blogspot: Many Linux users have already proclaimed Mandriva deceased and buried it. But is this old Linux distro quite dead? Well, yes. Sort of. Mandriva became a zombie!
ostatic.com: Today Charles-H. Schulz posted a short message on Mandriva's official blog stating that he will be joining the Mandriva team to help them come back to life.
itwire.com: Mandriva SA, the French company that used to control development of the Mandriva GNU/Linux distribution, has become something of a joke.
ostatic.com: In a blog post today Mandriva COO Jean-Manuel Croset announced that the new strategy going forward will be to let "the distribution evolve in and under the caring responsibility of the community."
ostatic.com: ROSALabs, Mandriva's partner on their last desktop, has been working on their own Linux distribution and have recently announced their latest release. If you liked Mandriva 2011, then you'll probably like ROSA Marathon 2012.
ostatic.com: While waiting for the Mandriva management to decide the future direction of the distribution, the community is taking matters into their own hands and beginning the planning stages for the next release, assumed to be Mandriva Linux 2012.