Mr. Filip Koma has announced the release of Mageia 9 Alpha. The Mageia 9 Alpha gives a glimpse of features that can be expected in the upcoming stable release and mainly targets developers and testers.

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Mageia 9 Alpha release includes both 64-bit and 32-bit flavors. The 64-bit release features Plasma, GNOME, and Xfce desktop editions. At the same time, the 32-bit flavor comes with Xfce Desktop.

Also, Mageia 9 Alpha introduces a new tool in the Control center to remove unused kernels. The process of removing unused kernels will be automated in the final release.

Following are the package updates in Mageia 9 Alpha release.

  • Kernel - 6.0.5
  • glib - 2.36
  • gcc - 12.2.1
  • rpm - 4.18.0
  • Chromium - 106
  • Firefox ESR - 102.5
  • LibreOffice - 7.4.2
  • Plasma - 5.25.9
  • GNOME 43.1
  • Xfce 4.17
  • LXQt 1.2.0

For further information, read Mageia 9 Alpha release announcement in projects website.

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