Mageia 2 is out

Posted by trishf42 on May 23, 2012 5:12 AM EDT; By Trish Fraser
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Mageia is very happy to announce the release of Mageia 2, our100% community-driven Linux distribution with users and contributors from countries all over the world.

Mageia 2 has been released today, May 22nd, and is now available for download from the Mageia website,

The Mageia blog announcement says: "We're the Mageia community, and we're very happy to announce the release of Mageia 2! We've had a great time building our community and our new release, and we hope you enjoy using it as much as we enjoyed making it."

Mageia has featured in the 10 Major Distributions list at Distrowatch since soon after the release of Mageia 1 on June 1st 2011, and has grown steadily in popularity since its initial release. The distribution's popularity has moved steadily closer to #1 since Mageia 1, and has been standing at #3 for the last month.

Read the release announcement here:

The release notes at give the full information on what is included.

Mageia 2 is available as Live CDs, install DVDs and a netinstall CD, and is available in various languages for easy download, from FTP, HTTP, or torrents.

Version choice and download links are available here:

Mageia is supported by a nonprofit organisation, managed by a Board, governed by a Council of recognized and elected contributors made up of teams of international contributors from many different parts of the world.

Our work adds to the excellent work of the wider Linux and Free Software ecosystem. Our goal is to provide a high quality, stable, reliable and enjoyable Linux distribution user experience, for regular users, developers, and businesses.

Contact information:,

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