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Two and half years ago, Mageia was forked off of Mandriva Linux, and the group behind it put out stable releases in June 2011 and May 2012; now, Mageia 3 is available for download for desktops and servers. Mageia 3 is the work of more than 100 people worldwide, and the distro’s features include kernel 3.8, GRUB as the default bootloader, sytemd 195, KDE 4.10.2, GNOME 3.6, Xfce 4.10, Libreoffice 4.0.3, and updates to RPM 4.11 and urpmi. However, the most attractive new feature for many users has to be Steam for Linux, which is available in the repositories. We haven’t take Mageia for... Read more...
HotHardware guest post by:  Jesse Litton The new version of the most popular desktop Linux distribution (according to DistroWatch statistics) is now available, and as always:  completely free to use, redistribute, fold, spindle, and mutilate.  The announcement e-mail can be found here. (Ubuntu 10.10 LiveCD) New/updated features: Linux Kernel 2.6.35 Improved CPU power savings and turbo support.. Improved GPU power management. Network code optimizations (RPS/RFS) for multicore CPUs. Defragmentation of working memory. Virtualization improvements. Direct I/O support for Btrfs file system.... Read more...