Mageia is a GNU/Linux-based, Free Software operating system. It is a community project, supported by a nonprofit organisation of elected contributors.

Our mission: to build great tools for people.

Beyond just delivering a secure, stable and sustainable operating system, the goal is also to become and maintain a credible and recognised community in the free software world.

To date, Mageia:


is the French, Paris-based legal structure supporting the Mageia project.

Mageia licence

Our contributions are based on our licence.

Code of conduct

In our community we use Code of conduct.


Our privacy policy is important to us.


We all dedicate ourselves to our values.

Mageia history archive

For historical records you can find a list of Mageia founders and a Mageia project announcement from back in september 2010.

Media & artwork