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Mageia 3 Beta 4 Surfaces For Easter

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Published on 31 March 2013 12:23 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems
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The fourth and final beta of Mageia 3 was released today.

Coming less than one month after Mageia 3 Beta 3 is this latest development update. Mageia 3 Beta 4 updates RPM package management to version 4.11, ships with the Linux 3.8.5 kernel, is still using GRUB as the default boot-loader, and continues playing with systemd's Journalctl over rsyslog by default.

More details on Mageia 3 Beta 4 can be found via the release announcement and release notes.

The final release of Mageia 3 is expected in early May.

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