Mageia 5 Officially Released, Finally Supports UEFI Systems
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 19 June 2015 at 10:06 PM EDT. 3 Comments
OPERATING SYSTEMS --
More than one year since the last release, Mageia 5 is officially out today after being delayed.

Mageia 5 is described in the release announcement as "maybe our best release so far" and features improvements to the installer as well as new features to the desktop, etc. With Mageia 5 finally comes support for UEFI systems.

Mageia 5 is powered by the Linux 3.19 kernel, X.Org Server 1.16, Qt 5.4, GTK+ 3.14.8, etc. It features relatively recent versions of desktops sans the latest and greatest KF5+Plasma 5 and GNOME 3.16 but instead ships KDE 4.14.3, GNOME 3.14, Cinnamon 2.4.5, MATE 1.8, Xfce 4.12, LXQt 0.9, and Plasma 5.1.2.

More details on Mageia 5 can be found via the blog post release announcement.
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