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Posted by on May 18, 2012 in Software |

Mandriva SA Mandriva releases control of the community

Mandriva SA Mandriva releases control of the community

The community will be responsible for leading the future development of distribution, after the company behind the system, SA, went through serious financial difficulties .

The firm’s CEO, Jean-Manuel Croset said in the blog that “after reviewing all your messages, suggestions, ideas and comments, SA decided to transfer responsibility for the into a separate entity. This means that the future of will not be decided arbitrarily by the company, but try to let the evolves under the care of community responsibility. “

Croset said the company will continue to participate in the community, although it is unclear how the French company will continue considering your monetary problems.

Mandiva born from the merger of Mandrakesoft and Connectiva in 2005. Although the has been relatively well received by the company was never very clear way ahead, and the development community began to lose strength. Ubuntu’s popularity, meanwhile, has also affected Mandriva.

Link: Mandriva Linux will return to the community (via ITworld )

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