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Mageia 2 Inches Along with Another Alpha

Jan 14, 2012, 06:01 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Susan Linton)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"Anne Nicolas announced the release of Mageia 2 Alpha 3 today. With plans of using the latest of major software packages, the alpha ships with some of the latest packages available. The release plans include KDE 4.8, GNOME 3.4, Linux 3.3, MariaDB 5.5, and systemd.

"Right on time, Alpha 3 of Mageia 2 was released today. In a blog post to the Mageia Blog, Anne Nicolas announced the release as she urged users to test and report bugs. Unfortunately, it seems the live CD images are delayed a couple of days due to the Dracut migration. Dracut is a replacement for mkinitrd that will allow more flexibility when switching root partitions. Full DVD torrents and network install images are available, but no dual ISO will be coming at all this time."

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