[Mageia-discuss] Mageia 2 alpha 1 is out
solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Nov 26 01:07:16 CET 2011
The i386 live CD works much better (unfortunately GNOME 3 seems a chore
On Fri, 25 Nov 2011 23:23:01 +0100
Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Nov 2011 22:35:57 +0100
> Anne nicolas <ennael at mageia.org> wrote:
> > Hi there
> > Mageia 2 alpha 1 is finally available on public mirrors. Thanks
> > everybody for the hard work.
> > http://blog.mageia.org/en/2011/11/25/mageia-2-alpha1-ready-for-testing/
> > Isos are being synced on all mirrors (see http://mirrors.mageia.org/mirrors)
> > As usual we need your feedbacks. Testers welcome!
> I've just tested the x86-64 GNOME Europe-America live CD, and it felt
> like going back to 2000. First it didn't try to recognize or configure
> my keyboard, so I ended up with an American layout on my AZERTY
> keyboard. Second it logged me into IceWM (!) and when I logged out
> didn't propose me anything else than either IceWM or drak3d. I know
> that GNOME 3 is "slimmer" and "more streamlined" but I didn't expect it
> to completely hide itself from the list of available desktops.
> (ah, and in the boot menu, it says "Mageia 1" instead of "Mageia 2")
> Gonna give a test to the i386 live CD, just in case it's usable...
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