Mageia 5 Released with UEFI Support

Mageia team announced release of Mageia 5, the latest stable release of free and open source GNU/Linux distribution, initially forked from Mandriva Linux. Mageia 5 is result of one year of continuous development effort. The development team believes that Mageia 5 is the best release so far as it brings a lot of impressive features and remove a number of bugs.



Following are major new features introduced in Mageia 5
  • Provide support for UEFI systems.
  • Mageia Installer now comes with RAID support and GRUB 2 integration
  • All packages have been updated and built fine using new tool chain in Mageia 5
  • Updated software packages
    • LibreOffice 4.4.2.2
    • Firefox ESR 31.7.0 and will updated to Firefox ESR 38.x soon
    • Linux Kernel 3.19.8
    • X.org 1.16.4
    • Qt 5.4.0 and GTK+ 3.14.8
    • KDE 4.14.3
    • GNOME 3.14
    • Cinnamon 2.4.5
    • MATE 1.8.0
    • XFCE 4.12
    • LXQt 0.9.0
    • Plasma 5.1.2

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