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Nov 08 2013

OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0 RC1 available for download

OpenMandriva Lx 2013

The OpenMandriva Association is glad to announce the release of OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0 RC1! RC1 brings many bugfixes since our beta release. The kernel version has been updated to 3.11.6, with several new patches focused on performance (such as BFS, BFQ, and UKSM). We’ve also provided up-to-date and stable user-space libraries and drivers with high …

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Jun 19 2013 virtual machines

OpenMandriva proudly announces the “Get it ready” project. Now you can download a pre-installed virtualbox OpenMandriva virtual machine ready to run in your system. C’mon, get it ready at Mirror: Have fun! OpenMandriva präsentiert das “Get it ready” Projekt. Es ist nun möglich, eine vorinstallierte OpenMandriva-basierende virtuelle Maschine für Virtualbox herunter zu laden …

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Jan 03 2013

[Imported] OpenMandriva is officially incorporated!

OpenMandriva is officially incorporated! Originally posted on 3 January 2013 by cschulz That’s it, folks, that’s the real deal. The statutes we had submitted to the French authorities have been approved, which means that the OpenMandriva Association is now fully incorporated and functional. Translation from the French Authority registration Act: « Statement to the prefecture …

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Dec 10 2012

[Imported] Soon: the forum will be closed – the new one will be launched

Soon: the forum will be closed – the new one will be launched! Originally posted on 10 December 2012 by JCVanier The Mandriva Forum will soon be closed and a new forum will be launched. Since Mandriva SA decided to turn over the distribution to a Foundation, the forum and the wiki, currently hosted by …

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Oct 30 2012

[Imported] OpenMandriva to be 1901 French Association

OpenMandriva to be 1901 French Association Originally posted on 30 October 2012 by JAPatricio After long discussion and analysis of different options, OpenMandriva will be a French Association de Loi 1901, a standard french NGO. This means that the total freedom and independence of the project is guaranteed. A lawyer will be working on the formal and legal …

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Oct 15 2012

[Imported] Foundation name : OpenMandriva

Foundation name : OpenMandriva Originally posted on 15 October 2012 by JCVanier Hello to all. Finally, the name of the foundation is now fixed : OpenMandriva. That matches both : the result of the poll done and the wish of Mdv SA Thus, the parentage remains clear for everyone. Please, notice that is only the …

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Sep 19 2012

[Imported] Release the Alpha Dog

Release the Alpha Dog Originally posted on 19 September 2012 by JAPatricio Per Øyvind Karlsen, the project leader for Mandriva Linux 2012 Development, just announced the release of the first Mandriva Linux 2012 Alpha, codenamed – Tenacious Underdog. The new Alpha offers: Faster, smaller and much improved installer; Text mode Installer; A slimmer and much …

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Sep 10 2012

[Imported] We are moving on

We are moving on ! Originally posted on 10 September 2012 by JCVanier Following the preceding post, an online meeting has occurred last Thursday (sept 6, 2012). The main discussions led to better define the shapes of the new foundation. On the agenda the following subjects was enrolled: discussion of the governance schema, the membership …

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Aug 16 2012

[Imported] Status update on the foundation

Status update on the foundation Originally posted on 16 August 2012 by cschulz It’s been a while that I haven’t blogged and I felt it would be useful to keep all of you up to date with our progress towards an independent foundation. We have been quiet these past weeks, but we’ve worked out quite …

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Jul 25 2012

The Road to the Foundation – Episode 3: The Name Bootstrap

The Road to the Foundation – Episode 3: The Name Bootstrap Originally posted on 25 July 2012 by cschulz As we are on the road to the foundation, we need to work on a lot of things: the infrastructure, the governance, the migration of the existing community support platforms, the development tools, etc. Unfortunately, halfway …

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