Distribution Reviews by Distribution: Mageia

Mageia 7 Review

July 1, 2019, noon

Mageia is a direct descendant of the defunct Mandriva Linux distribution which was previously known as Mandrake Linux. It retains and continues development of the system tools created by its predecessor, such as the urpmi CLI package manager, and the Mageia Control Center, an integrated set of modular system configuration GUI tools similar to -- but not nearly as comprehensive or suited to enterprise use -- as openSUSE's YaST.

It uses a regular, when-ready, …