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Mandriva Fork Mageia 5.1 Lets Users Install the Linux OS on NVMe-Based Drives

Dec 05, 2016, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

While Mageia 6 is still in development, the current stable version of the GNU/Linux distro, Mageia 5, just got its first major maintenance update on the second day of December 2016, after approximately 18 months since the release of Mageia 5. Mageia 5.1 is a respin ISO image that contains up-to-date packages and technologies. Taking a quick look at the Mageia 5.1 release, we can notice that it's being powered by the Linux 4.4.32 LTS kernel and includes various updates packages, among which we can mention the LibreOffice 4.4.7 office suite, Nvidia 367.57, 340.96 and 304.131 graphics drivers, as well as the KDE4 4.14.5 and GNOME 3.14.3 desktop environments.

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