Jun 27 2013

Farewell, Ron…

Yesterday, we have learned the sad news about the death of Ron van Pomeren, aka Arvi Pingus. He was deeply involved in the Dutch Mandriva community, as well as in international forums, and lately he was very interested in the development of our association. More important, for many of us he was a friend, even …

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Jun 22 2013

FISL14 РNós Vamos!

OpenMandriva Association (OMA) will be at FISL 14 (3 to 6 of July), the largest open source event in South America. We are teaming up with the OpenMandriva Brazilian community to present the Association and the Distribution to participants. We will be represented by Bernhard Rosenkr√§nzer aka bero (head of OMA Technical Committee), Kate Lebedeff, …

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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 pr√§sentiert das “Get it ready” Projekt. Es ist nun m√∂glich, eine vorinstallierte OpenMandriva-basierende virtuelle Maschine f√ľr 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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May 07 2013

A Conversation with… Ga√ęl Duval

1. Talk a bit of the origins of the Mandrake, the name, the image, the values, the motivations? It started as a personal project in 1997. I was an enthusiastic user of Linux on i386, and an early user of KDE at its alpha stages. Naturally came to mind the idea to release a new …

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May 06 2013

What’s the name Sir Knight

Thy name is…. OpenMandriva. So it was fast? hmmm. Let me introduce a little: As you know OpenMandriva Association (OMA) started a quest to find a¬†name for it’s Linux distribution, that involved the Community and then a¬†voting of the Knights in the OMA and all the Cooker Active Developers. The persons involved in the voting …

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Apr 27 2013

The Quest for the Holy Grail – The Order

The list is closed. No more arms in this armory. The process for this quest was approved by council and will be concluded next week. After listening the general community and asking for contribution, the OMA will take the following steps: Clear the list from problematic names; OMA Members + Active Contributors to OMA Cooker …

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Apr 20 2013

The Quest for the Holy Name

Hello sir knights The quest is beginning. Check the¬†name list at the wiki and contribute to it. Please add more than names, add arguments for choosing the names. Any name with no details, arguments or fancy panties will not enter battlefield. to arms…Hola caballeros La b√ļsqueda comienza. Vea la lista de nombres en el wiki …

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Apr 16 2013

We all are the Community!

We all are the Community! Short story. Facts and statement. OpenMandriva Association (OMA) was founded by community members to continue development of desktop Mandriva Linux, which Mandriva S.A. company could not develop anymore due to their business strategy change. All contributors (including cooker members) and interested parties were invited to join OMA – in this …

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