Mageia 6 Has Been Running Months Behind Schedule, But It's Still Coming
Written by Michael Larabel in Operating Systems on 20 February 2017 at 09:43 AM EST. 5 Comments
OPERATING SYSTEMS --
Samuel Verschelde of the Mandrake/Mandriva-forked Mageia Linux distribution has put out a blog post concerning the state of Mageia 6.

The last Mageia 6 test release was in June of last year and their next Mageia 6 "stabilization snapshot" has been repeatedly delayed for months.

This next test release of Mageia 6 isn't ready to ship yet, delayed most recently by a nasty partitioning bug. They are hoping to get Mageia 6 Stabilization Snapshot 2 shipped soon. Once that happens, they are going to focus on their remaining blocker bugs to then be able to finally ship Mageia 6 officially.

With Mageia 7 they hope that release won't take as long and will focus on improving critical parts of the stack.

More details via the Mageia.org blog.

About The Author
Author picture

Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.

Related Operating Systems News
Popular News