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Mageia v.7.1 is Released -- July 2019

Contributed by admin on Aug 07, 2019 - 11:53 AM

News of the recent release of Mageia v.7.1. Mageia7 was released in July 2019, but was soon followed by v.7.1 with significant fixes. You are encouraged to upgrade to Mageia7.1.

"Everyone at Mageia is very happy to announce the release of Mageia 7. We all hope that the release works as well for you as it has during our testing and development.

There are lots of new features, exciting updates, and new versions of your favorite programs, as well as support for very recent hardware. The release is available to download directly, or as a torrent from here.

There are classical installer images for both 32-bit and 64-bit architectures, as well as live DVD’s for 64-bit Plasma, GNOME, Xfce, and 32-bit Xfce." ...

Visit the Mageia website for more info:

Kitchener-Waterloo LinuxFest (KWLinuxFest) 2020?

Contributed by admin on May 01, 2019 - 10:32 AM

Is KWLinuxFest 2019 on or any future plans?

As of this writing, there will be no KWLinuxFest for 2019. However, there are rumblings that a KWLinuxFest 2020 may find its way back to the region for sometime in 2020. Stay tuned for any developments on this item.


(CA) *** CANCELLED ***Kitchener-Waterloo LinuxFest (KWLinuxFest)

Contributed by admin on May 06, 2018 - 10:36 AM

It is with great regret and also due to unforeseen circumstances the KW LInuxfest 2018 planned for May 12th is now cancelled for this year. It is hoped that plans for a KW Linuxfest 2019 will work next year.


(CA) Kitchener-Waterloo LinuxFest (KWLinuxFest) (27 Jan 2018, CFP 01 Nov. 2017)

Contributed by admin on Aug 27, 2017 - 08:50 AM

If you are a resident of the Region of Waterloo (Ontario, CA) or its surroundings, be advised that KW LinuxFest 2018 has been announced and will take place on Saturday, 27 January 2018. This will be the 3rd conference of its kind in the Region of Waterloo where it saw its début in January 2015. The CFP ("Call For Papers") has been announced with a deadline date of 01 November 2017. If you are a resident of the region or otherwise and would have a topic of significance with regards to Linux or any topic related to any opensource project, feel free to submit through the official KWLinuxFest 2018 website. ...

(FR) Mageia v.6 Released (July 16, 2017)

Contributed by admin on Aug 27, 2017 - 07:18 AM

Just in case you have missed it, the latest version 6 of Mageia was been released July 16. This release is the newest in the long line of Mageia releases since its appearance in September 2010. Mageia Linux was forked from the then Mandriva Linux where the vast majority of the previous Mandriva developers decided it was time to set out on their own path and remove itself from the then Mandriva corporate umbrella. Thus was born Mageia Linux.

Mageia has since gained praise as a solid Linux distribution based mostly around the KDE, now Plasma windows manager. ...

So where is Mageia 6?

Contributed by admin on Feb 23, 2017 - 11:36 AM

So where is Mageia 6? Mageia's Samuel Verschelde blogs about the status of upcoming Mageia v.6. Long delayed, Samuel explains issues with blockers and QA with the latest beta's. Read more about this item here:

Mageia Linux Blog Article: "Happily Announcing Mageia 5.1"

Contributed by admin on Jan 06, 2017 - 03:26 AM

From a recent article on the Mageia Linux Blog site, new Mageia ISO's for version 5.1. This version incorporates all of the updates applied to version 5.0 over the last half year or so. This is just to tide us over while we await the upcoming Mageia v.6.0 which is presently at the testing phase. No clear release date for Mageia v.6.0 has been announced as of yet.

Visit the Mageia Linux Blog site to read the full details.

Mageia Linux v.5 Makes its Debut

Contributed by admin on Aug 08, 2015 - 01:54 PM

Mageia v.5 is out. With a longer wait than usual, but worth the wait, the 5th version of this Linux distribution is out. Mageia Linux continues with strong community support and strong download numbers. A big round or congratulations go to the Mageia team who have again put out a most viable option to those who would like to work at their computers without constraints of daily virus or malware/spyware checks. This installation is still one of the best on the Linux distribution list and if you need support at the installation phase, the Mageia community will gladly help. Visit the Mageia Linux website for more information.