Friday, November 16, 2012
Mageia 3 Alpha 3
Anne Nicolas has announced the availability of the third alpha release of Mageia 3: "Finally the bug hunt was successful and the alpha 3 release is now available for tests. We hope you will enjoy this new one. Upgrade from Mageia 2 is now possible and we need your feedback to make it smooth for final Mageia 3. Major new features: the first stage of the installer will now automatically pass the right URL to stage2; RPM has been upgraded to 4.10.1; urpmi has been re-factored and cleaned, various bugs have been fixed; base system - Linux kernel 3.6.5, systemd 195, Perl has been upgraded to 5.16.1; graphical environments - KDE 4.9.2, Qt 5 beta, GNOME 3.6.1, LibreOffice 3.6...." See the release announcement and release notes for further details. Download the installation DVD images (live CD and DVD images with KDE and GNOME are also available): Mageia-3-alpha3-i586-DVD.iso (3,864MB, MD5, torrent), Mageia-3-alpha3-x86_64-DVD.iso (3,884MB, MD5, torrent).