2010.0 Development

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This page exposes the development plans and the release schedule for the next Mandriva Linux release, Mandriva 2010. The links included in this page help you get more precise information about each pre-release (changelog, known bugs, new functionalities) and check the upcoming events.


Initial wishlists

Mandriva 2010 was partly based on suggestions submitted to Mandriva Ideas.

Technical specifications

The specifications are stored in SVN to allow better management: Specifications in svn. Specs are still in progress.

Details of development releases

You can read the Errata page here; it contains information on known problems with Mandriva Linux 2010 and, where available, how to fix, avoid or work around them.

In plus, you can also read the Release Notes page here; it contains information about Mandriva Linux 2010 new features and major changes, changes to supported hardware and drivers and other technical informations for experienced users.

Development planning: 2010 planning and delivery

Antoine Ginies will be the release engineer for all Mandriva Linux 2010 editions. The following editions are planned for each pre-release:

  • Free : x86-32 and x86-64 DVDs, dual x86-32 / x86-64 Mini CD - 100% free / open source software
  • One : KDE and GNOME x86-32 CDs, including proprietary drivers

Here is the planning schedule for pre-releases, debug weeks and final release :

Release name
Planned Date (DD/MM/YY)
Real Date (DD/MM/YY)
Patch review week 8 to 14/06/09
Alpha 1 18/06/09 19/06/09
Alpha 2 04/08/09 31/07/09
Beta 20/08/09 22/08/09
triage, bug, debug week 31/08 to 04/09/09
Release Candidate 1 17/09/09 19/09/09
triage, bug, debug week 28/09 to 02/10
Release Candidate 2 08/10/09 10/10/09
Internal release 22/10/09 ---
Official public release 03/11/2009 04/11/2009
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