Updates are available for Mageia 6 (security and bug fixes) and published on an ongoing basis.
Ye can instaw thir fae the Mageia Control Center.
Ye can subscreebe tae oor updates-announce annooncment leet tae be taud o thir.
Mageia releases ar supportit fer at least 18 mooths.
- Mageia 6 will be supported until January 16th, 2019.
- Mageia 5 was supported until December 31st, 2017. More details and advice are available on our wiki page and from our blog.
- Mageia 4 was supported until September 19th, 2015.
- Mageia 3 was supported until November 26th, 2014.
- Mageia 2 wis supportit ontil November 22nd, 2013.
- Mageia 1 wis supportit ontil 1st Dizember, 2012.
Gif ye need heelp, information or directions aboot the Mageia distreebution that ye instawed or aboot the wairk, ye can ettle tae reach us throoch:
- Communitie support forums in Ingils – see ither Mageia communitie forums fer support in yer leid;
- IRC channels whaur ye can tauk live wi ither Mageia uisers n contreebuters: #mageia or ither localised channels;
- oor Wiki (still rouch the nou, we'r wairkin oan it!);
- oor mailin-leets;
- local events: follae oor blog n calendair.
Mageia.Org dis no gie or endorse commercial/profeessional support or ither services aroond the distreebution. But thaur's organisations that provide sic services n mair.
Please check the commercial venders leet
Each release of Mageia software runs on most i586 and x86_64 computer systems available at the release time.
Ye can follae this haurdware needins leet:
- Processer: onie AMD, Intel or VIA processer;
- Memory (RAM): 512MB minimum, 2GB recommendit;
- Storage (HDD or SSD): 5GB for a minimal installation, 20GB for a casual setup; This includes a few GB for user files. If you need more than you should take that in account too. Custom installations on less space are possible but this requires intermediate linux knowledge.
- Bootable USB port or optical drive capable of using media with a storage capacity of at least 4GB used for installation. Smaller media capacity is used for network installation, but a reliable Internet connection is needed. More information at downloads page.
- Grapheecs caird: onie AMD/ATI, Intel, Matrox, Nvidia, SiS or VIA grapheecs caird;
- Soond caird: onie AC97, HDA or Sound Blaster soond caird.
Fer some kynds o haurdware (Wi-Fi chipsets, 3D grapheecs cairds) tae wairk richt, speceefic firmware or saffware micht be needit, this is available in ae specefic oanline repositrie cawed "nonfree" (leairn mair).
We micht set ae hardware compatibilitie leet/directerie up as well as ae haurdware certification process; but that's still in the plannin stage. Feel free tae jyn/contact oor Wab n QA teams gif ye'd lyk tae heelp in this regaird.
Ye can check n report bugs oan oor Bugzilla (bugs.mageia.org).