Mageia 5 Has Been Delayed

Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 23 December 2014 at 09:02 AM EST. 9 Comments
Mageia 5 has already experienced delays in getting out the earlier development releases while another development delay was just confirmed and will push back the final release of this Mandriva-derived distribution.

The beta of Mageia 5 was released a month and a half late but finally made it out in November. The second beta of Mageia 5 was expected by now, but that too has been delayed. The Mageia developers are battling EFI and installer issues that have prevented Mageia 5 Beta 2 from shipping.

With the pressing bugs and due to the holidays in now deciding to take a break, Mageia 5 Beta 2 has been delayed to 6 January 2015. This delay will also push back the release candidate and postpone the official release.

The plans for the official/stable release date of Mageia 5 have yet to be determined but will be figured out once the second beta ships so the developers can see how much more work is needed on the distribution. More details via the Mageia Blog.
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