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MuyComputerPRO inform our partners, there has been no solution to the financial problem of Mandriva, and WIN project control back to the community , as published by the firm’s CEO, Jean-Manuel Croset in the official Mandriva blog. It thus ending nearly two years of agony for those who have passed the French company, a developer of GNU / Linux most prominent market since its inception in 1998.
In the brief statement, Jean-Manuel Croset states that “ Mandriva SA has decided to transfer responsibility for the Mandriva Linux distribution to an independent “, adding that they “ intended to leave the distribution evolve under the joint responsibility of the community “. Of course, contribute directly to the new address, said the manager.
rumors of sale of the company by a critical financial situation began appearing in the summer of 2010, and from that moment was incessant drip of news about the bad times for which passed the French company. Already in 2012 there was talk of an attempt to refloat the ship with foreign capital, but nothing came to oppose the operation an important sector of ownership.
thus avoiding bankruptcy since earlier this year, officials have had enough of Mandriva, and pass the ball a split community, which lost some of its greatest assets due to fork Mageia, purely Community , which does seem to look ahead with optimism. A project (Mageia) that was promoted precisely because of the lack of communication between the company and their community.
Mandriva launched in 2011-shortly after MuyComputer-analyze it, which could well be the last edition of the system GNU / Linux, former banner of the movement towards the “big public. “
as this seems the ultimate end of Mandriva from MuyLinux we recommend not to despair by this outcome, because there are different degrees of credibility still three possibilities to take into consideration :
Mageia, which will soon launch its second version is the best option.
ROSA, the Russian distro which has nurtured Mandriva 2011, is an option.
Mandriva community to respond and revive the project is …
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