Anurag Bhandari

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Nov 22 2013

First OpenMandriva Lx final release is here!

OpenMandriva Lx 2013

The OpenMandriva Community is proud to announce our first release, OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0 ! OpenMandriva Lx is an exciting free Desktop Operating System that aims to cater to and interest first time and advanced users alike. It has the breadth and depth of an advanced system but is designed to be simple and straightforward in …

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Oct 19 2013

OpenMandriva Lx Beta Up For Grabs

OpenMandriva Lx 2013

After months of bug fixing and stabilizing the Alpha, we are happy to announce the availability of OpenMandriva Lx’s first ever Beta. We’ve put a lot of work into stabilizing the package base and building a solid base for future versions. After this release, work on the new ideas we’ve been collecting can start — …

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Aug 28 2013

Web Server Migration

In an Infra team meeting a few months back, it was agreed upon on replacing Cherokee with nginx as our webserver, owing to lack of documentation, no support for .htaccess, and difficulty in creating rewrite rules. Most of us preferred nginx over apache for its performance and caching. All this time, we had been testing …

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Jul 26 2013

OpenMandriva.org is up and running again!

As most of you might have noticed, OpenMandriva.org was down for around 48 hours, starting July 23rd. Thankfully, things are back up and running once again. The outage was caused due to an apparent loss of connection between our web server and its gateway, though the root cause has not been determined yet. The Infra team is …

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May 24 2013

Mandriva Wiki Archives

As you all know wiki.mandriva.com will cease to exist in the coming couple of months, Mandriva guys were kind enough to pass on its data and content to OpenMandriva for archiving purposes. I’m happy to inform that these wiki archives are now hosted on our own servers. For now, only English and French wikis have …

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Apr 04 2013

Infrastructure delays and current progress

It’s no mystery that there have been some delays on the infra front during the last few days. So I thought it prudent to publish an explanation. As per our last published development schedule, the Infra Team was on par for the first two weeks. But things got a bit slow as team members couldn’t …

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Mar 05 2013

OpenMandriva’s Web Development is On a Roll

Lots been going on within the infra team lately. We recently got a couple of brand new servers, courtesy Mr. Leonid Reiman, and have been busy at work configuring them in order to get them ready to host the main website and all associated webservices. Thanks to all infra team members, we are in a very …

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Jan 24 2013

OpenMandriva Association “Get a face!” Competition

Get a face!

The OpenMandriva Association is moving forward, and now is the time to have a new logo/image. We are starting a competition to find the best logo for the Association. The competition will be open for 30 days, ending on 22nd of February. The theme of this competition is based on our core values: freedom, openness …

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