Category: OpenMandriva Lx

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 12 2013

The Flavor of Freedom Wallpaper Contest: The winner is…

Hey there! 🙂 The wallpaper contest is over, and time to announce the winners! Spread the word, feel the freedom with these beautiful pictures, selected by yourselves!! The top 10 (actually 11 ;), see the scores) will be included by default in distribution, and all the rest will be available in extra-package. Thank you for …

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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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Nov 04 2013

OpenMandriva Lx 2013: last steps until final product

Last week, OpenMandriva Technical Committee (board of development team) published the release plan decided by the development team (aka Cooker). Friday 8 November: Release Candidate 1 Friday 15 November: Release Candidate 2 Friday 22 November: FINAL product In each case, the process is this one: 7 days before releasing, an iso is built under the …

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Oct 31 2013

The Flavor of Freedom: Wallpaper Contest [part 2]

OpenMandriva wallpaper contest

Giving stars to visual freedom spices Time has come to pick up the winners from the Flavor of Freedom contest. How to vote? It’s pretty easy, just send the last digit of your certificate key to the hashed hexadecimal address at the third page of… Hey, just kidding 🙂 Wallpapers contest is for fun, voting …

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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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Aug 08 2013

OpenMandriva Lx progress schedule

Nicolas Pomarède, long time community member (user/contributor) of Mandrake/Mandriva, asked some questions to the Technical Committee of OpenMandriva. Bernhard Rozenkränzer (bero), coordinator of the distribution development, answered him. Q (N.P.): So, back to the distribution, where are we now? Could we have an updated schedule? Not something like “we’re doing QA [Quality Assurance]” or “we …

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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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