Mageia

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Linux Distribution ported from Mandriva 2010.2
Many contributors from Mandriva are building this Distribution.

Mageia_5_beta3

Updated 02/15/2015
https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Mageia_5_beta3
  • Release Notes
https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Mageia_5_Release_Notes
  • Download
http://www.mageia.org/en/5/
http://ftp.cc.uoc.gr/mirrors/linux/mageia/iso/cauldron/Mageia-5-beta3-LiveDVD-KDE4-x86_64-DVD/Mageia-5-beta3-LiveDVD-KDE4-x86_64-DVD.iso
http://ftp-stud.hs-esslingen.de/pub/Mirrors/Mageia/iso/cauldron/Mageia-5-beta3-LiveDVD-GNOME-x86_64-DVD/Mageia-5-beta3-LiveDVD-GNOME-x86_64-DVD.iso
http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/mageia.org/pub/mageia/iso/cauldron/Mageia-5-beta3-x86_64-DVD/Mageia-5-beta3-x86_64-DVD.iso

Mageia 3

  • Updated 03/31/2013
Download:http://www.mageia.org/en/downloads/
  • beta 4
http://mirrors.kernel.org/mageia/iso/cauldron/Mageia-3-beta4-i586-DVD/Mageia-3-beta4-i586-DVD.iso
http://mirrors.kernel.org/mageia/iso/cauldron/Mageia-3-beta4-x86_64-DVD/Mageia-3-beta4-x86_64-DVD.iso
http://blog.mageia.org/en/2013/03/10/mageia-3-beta-3-is-finally-out/
Release Notes: https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Mageia_3_beta3
Errata:https://wiki.mageia.org/en/Mageia_3_Errata#Live
http://www.mageia.org/3/
http://www.mageia.org/en/about/
http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=mageia
http://distrowatch.com/?newsid=07685

Install Sugar

Update 03/11/2013

  • NOTE: Sugar-emulator 0.98.3 and task-sugar 0.96.0 offered but show up as white screens
add programs - search sugar or task-sugar

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Mageia 2

Great News;
Mageia-2 has task-sugar 0.95.1 and sugar-emulator 0.95.3. [1]
Ranked 2 in Distrowatch [2]
(Mageia is the independent fork of Mandriva built by a majority of the Mandriva developers.)
Runs GNOME 3.4.1 Shell on ACER ASPIRE ONE N450 netbook
Runs GNOME 3.4.1 in Gnome-classic in VirtualBox

Downloads

[2] http://www.mageia.org/en/2/
http://www.mageia.org/en/downloads/

Install Sugar

  • Updated March 10 2013
Do not update Mageia (Gtk2.0 => Gtk3.0 will cause browse to fail)
  • add programs - search sugar
Choose task-sugar and sugar-emulator

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  • Sugar: About my Computer

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  • Problems:
Sugar Jabber connection fails if anything is changed in the sugar control panel
Known Bug in sugar 0.95.x
Update of Mageia: (Gtk2.0 => Gtk3.0) will cause browse to fail.

Tutorials: Introduction to the Sugar Interface

A series of annotated screen shots describing basic Sugar-desktop operations and how to do them.

Web Site

Blog

Reviews

Mailing list

Mirrors

http://mirrors.kernel.org/mageia/
http://mirrors.kernel.org/mageia/iso/cauldron/

IRC

Make a Live CD/USB

Port of liveusb-creator (git) https://github.com/saispo/mageia-usbdumper
http://saispo.org/mageia-usbdumper-est-la (FRENCH)

dd install to USB

example
dd if=mageia-livecd-1-KDE4-europe1-americas-cdrom-i586.iso of=/dev/sd(x)  (x)=your device name eg: /dev/sdb;/dev/sdc....etc
1419264+0 records in
1419264+0 records out
726663168 bytes (727 MB) copied, 273.084 s, 2.7 MB/s

Mageia 1

First release 06/01/2011

Initial Release Notes

Talk:Mageia

Download

Updated 04/11/2013
End of Life:http://blog.mageia.org/en/2012/12/02/mageia-1-eol
http://mageia.org/en/downloads/
https://distrib-coffee.ipsl.jussieu.fr/pub/linux/Mageia/iso/1/
Readme and iso contents Talk:Mageia
Detailed info on install methods: http://www.mageia.org/wiki/doku.php?id=mageia_installation_media
http://ftp.fi.muni.cz/pub/linux/mageia/
http://ftp.fi.muni.cz/pub/linux/mageia/distrib/1/i586/install/images/

Notes

Cauldron

Not available after release (Development Builds)
Task-sugar added 08/15/2011: https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1969
Mageia 1 06/01/2011 released
beta2-dvd 25/04/2011
Alpha Release 15/02/2011
Beta Release 02/21/2012

Bugs

https://bugs.mageia.org/
https://bugs.mageia.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=Mageia

RPMS

Notes

It is hoped that sugar will be available here, as it is based on Mandriva 2010.2

ToolKit