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 recognized community in the free software world.
To date, Mageia:
- started in September 2010 as a fork of Mandriva Linux,
- gathered hundreds of careful individuals and several companies worldwide, who coproduce the infrastructure, the distribution itself, documentation, delivery and support, using Free Software tools;
- released eight major stable releases in June 2011, in May 2012, in May 2013, in February 2014, in June 2015, in July 2017, in June 2019 and in February 2021