Mr. Donald Stewart has announced the release of Mageia 8. As a major release, Mageia 8 introduces new features and brings other enhancements and package updates.

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Mageia 8 is coming with different desktop environments, Plasma, GNOME, and Xfce. The Xfce live is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit varieties. While the other two live ISOs are available for 64-bit only. The classical installers are available for both 32-bit and 64-bit systems.

Mageia 8 also includes the new artwork planned for Mageia 8, along with other community contributed background images.

The main package updates included in Mageia 8 are as follows:

  • Kernel – 5.10.16 LTS
  • glibc – 2.32
  • gcc – 10.2.1
  • rpm – 4.16.1.2
  • Chromium – 88 (x86_64-only)
  • Firefox – 78.7 (ESR)
  • LibreOffice – 7.0.4.2
  • Plasma – 5.20.4
  • GNOME 3.38.3
  • Cinnamon 4.8.3
  • Xfce 4.16
  • dnf 4.6.0

For further reading, please proceed to the official Mageia 8 release announcement.

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Mageia 8 Xfce Edition screenshots



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