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Mageia

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

Mageia 2 Beta 1

Downloads

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

Tutorials: Introduction to the sugar interface

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

Adding Sugar 0.95.1 to Mageia Beta 1

updated----Satellit 21:26, 10 March 2012 (EST)

Initial request to include task-sugar: https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1969
  • Install Mageia Beta 1-i586-DVD.iso
Install Gnome from i586
  • Choose Gnome
  • Setup eth0
  • Updates at end of install
Error:retrieving failed aria2..
  • Reboot
  • Boots to Login Screen Gnome is default
  • Choose "Gnome Classic" from gdm
  • Tools/System Tools/Magia Control Center
Configure media sources for install and update
Check these Mirror Lists:
Enabled/ Updates
                CD-ROM Core Media  <==(Uncheck this)
X               Core Release     
x         x     Core Updates     
                NonFree Updates  
                Tainted Updates  
(OK)
  • Exit Magia Control Center
  • Enter terminal
su
password
urpmi task-sugar
Webkit dependency
1-) libwebkit-girl3.0-1.7.5-1.mga2.i586
2-) libwebkit-girl1.0-1.7.5-1.mga2.i586
What is you choice (1 or 2)
1
installs 93 rpms
  • System Settings/Details
Gnome 3.3.5
Forced Fallback Mode:  turn to ON
  • log out
  • Log in to sugar on gdm bar dropdown menu
About my Computer
Build:            Mageia release 2 (Cauldron) for i586
Sugar:            0.95.1
Firmware:         Virtualbox
Wireless Firmware N/A
  • jabber.sugarlabs.org works
Frame
  • fix so cursor raises frame at sides and bottom of screen
Move bottom slider fully left
restart
Activities
Terminal          35 ok
Calculate         38 ok
image Viewer      17 ok
Log               26 ok
Chat              73 ok
JukeBox           23 ok
Etoys            113 ok
Browse           131 ok  have to go to frame top bar and stop browse  (no Top control bar with stop) {cairo context}
Activities Update
Browse           132 ok  have to go to frame top bar and stop browse  (no Top control bar with stop) {cairo context}
Chat              74 ok  
Log               27 ok
Pippy             46 ok
Write             78 no failed to start
Turtle Art       131 ok

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:Community/Distributions/Mageia

Download

http://mageia.org/en/downloads/
https://distrib-coffee.ipsl.jussieu.fr/pub/linux/Mageia/iso/1/
Readme and iso contents http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Talk:Community/Distributions/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