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Mageia 4.1 Comes Out As A Surprise Release

Operating Systems

Published on 20 June 2014 07:51 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems
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Mageia 4.1 is out today as an unscheduled maintenance release to the Mandriva-forked Linux distribution.

Mageia 4.1 rounds up all of the stable package updates and bug/security fixes since the Mageia 4 release several months back. Also warranting the ISO re-spins is that there's an important upstream syslinux bug-fix that prevented the earlier ISOs when burnt to a DVD from booting up on some older systems. Of course, Mageia 4.1 also rolls in the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug-fix too.

The Mageia 4.1 ISOs and other information pertaining to this Mageia 4 refresh can be found from Mageia.org.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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