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*** openmamba END OF LIFE announcement ***

The openmamba project officially closes after ten years of life. Website, services and repositories will continue to be available for an indeterminate period. The maintainer and founder of the project wishes to thank all the people that in the years have

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openmamba milestone4 (beta) and rolling updates

The development of the rolling distribution of openmamba keeps going since the release of the openmamba milestone3. It’s time to give some updates: milestone4 milestone4 release enters a beta phase. Packages repositories of this milestone release are available and will be synchronized periodically with upstream repositories

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openmamba milestone3

After some months in pre-release state, installation media of the milestone3 stable version are available for download with release 3.0.1. Users of existing pre-release milestone3 installations have already received system updates, while those who want to make new installations or use

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Linux Day 2015 – Ivrea (Italy)

24 ottobre 2015 At the LinuxDay 2015 held at Ivrea (Italy) there will be a talk about openmamba milestone3: features of the new O.S. release installation and usage   On Saturday, October 24th 2015, from 9:30 am to 06:00 pm, you are all

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Migration from MySQL to MariaDB

Following today updates available in rolling release and shortly in milestone3, MySQL database engine will be replaced by MariaDB. MariaDB is a drop-in replacement of MySQL thus providing full compatibility, better performance and most important it is based on the

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Pepper-flash plugin for Chromium

Following the recent Chromium updates for openmamba milestone3 and rolling users, it is necessary to install the pepper-flash plugin in order to see the web pages requiring the flash plugin. You may do this by simply running the Pepper-flash plugin from Google Chrome

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openmamba adds support for the new Raspberry Pi 2

The new snapshot of the diskimg-raspberrypi image adds support for the new Raspberry Pi 2. The image needs to be uncompressed and transferred on a microSD with an appropriate command, afterwards is it sufficient to insert the microSD card in any Raspberry

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New openmamba installation interface

Since this week people going to install openmamba will find a new installation interface based on the Calamares distribution independent framework. Some graphical and funzional aspects still need to be completed but the procedure is already working and provides new

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openmamba disk images now available

openmamba is now also available as downloadable “disk images”. The “diskimg-livecd” images let you install a live, portable and installable of openmamba on a USB pendrive. In a few minutes have the latest openmamba running on your 32 or 64 bits PC, notebook

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