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Several discussion mailing lists are available for users, in several languages. If you need a mailing list for a new language, please contact us.

Discussion forums and blogs


An IRC channel dedicated to the Mandriva Linux distribution is available: #mandriva on irc.freenode.net. There are other channels specific to certain topics or languages as well; if your questions are more relevant to one of these, the users in #mandriva will guide you.


  • alt.os.linux.mandriva is a Usenet newsgroup which deals specifically with issues related to the Mandriva Linux distribution.

  • Many Linux-related newsgroups exist on Usenet. You can search for specific topics with the Google-groups search engine