Mandriva 2011 Alpha 1 released

Written by rugyada Tuesday, 15 February 2011 10:30


Mandriva 2011 Alpha 1 released

Eugeni Dodonov announce Mandriva 2011 Alpha 1 release.

A last-minute issue delayed x86_64 iso release, it should be available in the coming days.


The announce in Mandriva Blog:

I am pleased to announce to you that the iso of Mandriva 2011 Alpha 1 just went out, and should be available in devel/isos/2011 directory on your favorite mirror shortly!

As promised some weeks ago, the Mandriva 2011 Alpha1 is following the lead of Mandriva 2011 Technical Preview, sorting out some of the issues we noticed in it. Besides all the features present in the Technical Preview, this Alpha1 version also brings you:

…among many others, available either on the iso, or via repositories. The list of packages to be present on the final version is not completely settled yet, so make sure to give your voice on what you prefer to have in Mandriva 2011.

Besides those items, the following are also worth mentioning:

Of course, it is needless to mention that it is an Alpha version, and there are still many things to be done before the final release.

And of course, if your favorite application was not updated to the latest version, of there is something that you think should be improved – please, feel tell us about it. Or, even better, be invited to contribute to Mandriva community, helping us to improve the distribution – either by reporting bugs, or triaging them, or even by becoming a package maintainer or developer yourself.

P.S.: A last-minute issue was discovered in x86_64 iso which prevented its boot in some occasions. The updated x86_64 iso should be available in the coming days. 


From Mandriva Blog