Mageia 2 Alpha Takes Flight With New Features
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 28 November 2011 at 03:29 PM EST. Add A Comment
Mageia 2 Alpha 1 is now available with an updated Linux kernel, systemd, and other features.

Key highlights for Mageia 2 Alpha 1 is a Linux 3.1 kernel with the back-ported ASPM patches, systemd integration (still not finalized yet), KDE SC 4.7.3, GNOME 3.3.2, new artwork and other enhancements.

For those wanting to try out this Mandriva-derived Linux distribution check out this Mageia blog posting or read the release notes.
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