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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Apr 16 2013

“Nudge, nudge, wink, wink. Know what I mean?*”

Yes. You know what I mean. We know you are willing to talk, make questions, participate. So OpenMandriva Association has the pleasure to invite you to our Mailing Lists and IRC channels. You can bore us to death with your questions, c’mon. “Nudge, nudge, wink, wink. Know what I mean?“* You can find us @: …

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Apr 14 2013

Association. Comments on some definitions

Hello everybody On April 10th, a common TC (Technical committee, for now = all active developers) + Council meeting took place. Logs will be posted. Here is the agenda and summary. Best, OMA secretary — Agenda point: Technical committee, council and all-active-developers (“cooker”) definitions and their relations. Suggestions to discuss. This occasion is used to once …

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Apr 12 2013

Meet our Face!

At last we have a face! OpenMandriva Association is proud to announce that after some weeks of discussion, voting and analysis this is our new logo. Using the Magnificent 7 we opened the discussion to Association members and Council, moved in the direction of what is best and complies with our values & objectives. In …

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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 22 2013

Council meeting#6 report and new Build System

Hello Folks, Here are the minutes of the last council meeting. Thanks to Loomio (a great free/opensource decision-taking platform coming from New-Zealand), it has been more easy for us to quickly and efficiently take decisions, despite the fact we have members from all around the world. (Thank you Loomio team!) In a nutshell: All decisions …

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Mar 13 2013

The Magnificent 7

Vote for a Face! has ended, and public has pronounced its favorites. Now is time for OpenMandriva Association (OMA) to choose the Final Logo for the Association. As per the statistics, 243 people registered for voting, out of which 23 were detected as double votes. Besides that, only 200 people finished their voting. The results …

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Mar 06 2013

Vote for a Face!

After checking all the proposals (imgur gallery and proposal list), some were left behind because they didn’t comply with the competition rules. But, fortunately, a great majority is in, and now we are calling you to vote. We want to hear your opinion. Only after that we shall pick the 5 most voted proposals and …

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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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Feb 23 2013

“Get a face!” Competition at the finish line

View the entire set of logo submissions in the imgur album titled Get a Face!. First of all, we would like to thank everyone who participated and submitted their proposals to the OpenMandriva Association. Now the next phase shall commence, starting with the verification of proposals that are valid and compliant, including making sure these …

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