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OpenMandriva Lx 2014 Alpha 2 Released

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Published on 01 March 2014 01:45 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems
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The release of OpenMandriva Lx 2014 has been pushed back with the beta now moving to the RC1 date and a second alpha release having been made on Friday.

OpenMandriva Lx 2014 Alpha 2 is based upon the Linux 3.12 kernel with a few extra patch-sets, support for using the SquashFS multi-threaded decompressor for its LiveCD has been added, the ARMv7 hard-float version of OpenMandriva now has the Razor-Qt desktop, the 64-bit ARM (AArch64) version is starting to take form, and the X.Org Server has been upgraded to version 1.15 whiele Mesa is at version 10.0.2.

Those wishing to find out more details on the fresh OpenMandriva Lx 2014 Alpha 2 version codenamed "Phosphorus" can visit the OpenMandriva.org blog.

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