Anne Nicolas has announced the availability of second beta version of Mageia 2 Linux on 15th Mar, 2012. This version include KDE 4.8.1, GNOME 3.3 and Linux Kernel 3.3-rc7 with many other new updates. This version is specially for testing and bug fixing.
Originally Mageia is forked from Mandriva but later became independent Linux operating system. This distribution is from France and community based project which is non-profit organization.
Here is the announcement of first beta release of Mageia 2.