Jul 1, 2016

Mageia 6 staging1 is now available for download

Mageia 6 sta1 first stabilization snapshot released for public testing and available for download, before last stable Mageia 6 to arrive, expected in the next few months. Mageia 6 sta1 fully switched from KDE 4 to Plasma 5 and brings GRUB 2 is now the default bootloader.

Mageia 6 staging1 released
Mageia 6 sta1 ships with the following package: Linux Kernel 4.6.3, Glibc 2.22, Plasma 5.6.4, GNOME 3.20.3, MATE 1.14.1, Cinnamon 3.0.1. Mageia 6 sta1 snapshot brings LibreOffice office suite, Mozilla Firefox 45 ESR and Chromium 51.0 web browsers, Mozilla Thunderbird 45 email client.

in Mageia 6, the developers intend to update linux branch kernel 4.6 to the 4.7 in order to get a longer support cycle and better support of new hardware furthermore, all package in Mageia 6 sta1 will likely be the major versions shipped with Mageia 6.

as they inform today from their official blog :
We have already entered version freeze, so the package versions seen here will likely be the major versions shipped with Mageia 6, although we aim to update to the 4.7 kernel branch for better support of new hardware and a longer support cycle. We hope that this will offer the perfect blend of freshness and stability.

Download Mageia 6 sta1

Mageia 6 sta1 ISOs are available for testing here and Mirror links



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