Mageia is a GNU/Linux-based, Free Software operating system. It is a community project, supported by a nonprofit organisation of elected contributors.
Our mission: to build great tools for people.
Further than just delivering a secure, stable and sustainable operating system, the goal is to set up a stable and trustable governance to direct collaborative projects.
To date, Mageia:
Why choose Mageia?
We all work together to make the best distribution we can, and to help each other. We're a really welcoming and inclusive bunch of people, so it's a great place to be supported while you learn, whether it's to use Mageia or to help make it. Come and join us, and make some of the best friends you'll ever meet check out the different ways to do that on our Community page. You can also link up with us on Google+, Facebook or Twitter.
Mageia's bug reporting system is open to everyone, as are the mailing lists, Forums and IRC. Your feedback is welcomed, and we want it to be easy for you to have your voice heard and follow what is happening. And access to our fully tested and prompt security updates is free of charge for everyone.
What's new in Mageia 5.1?
This release is a respin of Mageia 5, incorporating all updates to allow for an up to date installation without the need to install almost a year and a half worth of updates. If you are currently running Mageia 5 then there is no need to install Mageia 5.1 as it is the same as your system, provided that updates have been installed.