Category: Announcement

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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Nov 15 2013

Here comes OpenMandriva Lx 2013.0 RC2!

OpenMandriva Lx 2013

And here it comes! A week after RC1, OpenMandriva 2013.0 Lx RC2 is out on schedule! It’s been mostly bugfixing and polishing at this stage. Nothing much different from RC1. You’ll notice, though, that we’ve only got one launcher for RC2, KickOff. If you want SimpleWelcome, you can install rosa-launcher, if you want Homerun, you …

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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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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 26 2013

The Flavor of Freedom: Wallpaper Contest

OpenMandriva wallpaper contest

“To live is not necessary. Necessary is to create.” (Fernando Pessoa) OpenMandriva Lx is in the Cooker but we need to add more flavor to it—some spicy, juicy new wallpapers. We need the help of our fellow community to build the best looking wallpaper we can get. The theme for the competition is “The Flavor …

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Jul 31 2013

Building Community Pods

We are setting up the Community Pods for our Association. This is a crucial organizational matter. Community Pods are autonomous groups in the community that contribute to the fulfillment of the OMA mission, and therefore are officially recognized and are part of the organization. More information here. We are looking for contacts and initiatives. If …

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Jul 30 2013

Beta release postponed

OpenMandriva

After some discussions and infrastructure issues we have decided to postpone the release of our Beta for some more days. We are working on the setup of a release branch in ABF at the same time we are finishing some fixes that we believe will provide a better experience for the community. So don’t despair, …

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Jun 19 2013

OpenMandriva.org 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 http://downloads.openmandriva.org/images/ Mirror: ftp://distro.ibiblio.org/unity/images/OpenMandrivaLx/2013.0/ 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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Jun 18 2013

OpenMandriva new Alpha is ready for Bug Hunting

OpenMandriva Lx 2013

A new version of OpenMandriva Lx is ready for Bug Hunting. There is still a lot of work to do, some already identified bugs to fix and artwork to implement. You can get the Alpha (i586 or x86_64) at http://downloads.openmandriva.org and just give it a test drive. Let us know if you find any bugs …

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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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