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Experiences with Mageia

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Hosted by Frank Bell on 2013-08-15 is flagged as Explicit and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Mageia. 1.
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Duration: 00:28:50


Frank Bell describes his recent experiences with Mageia v. 2, including upgrading online to v. 3, as well as his overall impressions of Mageia.

Links from the show:

Mageia website:

Mageia Wiki:

About the online version upgrade (from the release notes):

About the Mageia Repositories, including "tainted" repos (from the release notes):

Mageia Forum thread on the "no MP4 audio" in VLC:

About Drak3D:



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Comment #1 posted on 2013-08-17 04:45:17 by Jason

Thanks for the overview

I haven't used this distro since it was called Mandrake but I remember really liking it. I was wary of it being rpm based since I'd gotten tired of "rpm hell" on Redhat 5 & 6. But it worked well with my hardware and was pretty stable.

I've used PCLinuxOS off and on which is a derivative but I think I'll give Mageia a whirl now that I'm back on OpenSuse (just can't stay away from rpm I guess). Thanks again!

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