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Fedora 26 Anaconda Installer Likely To Get Blivet-GUI

The Anaconda installer is never done evolving... The Anaconda installer will be updated, again, with Fedora 26 but hopefully won't see the major fallout during one of its earlier reworks when it was in very bad shape. This time around they are just looking to add Blivet-GUI.

19 October 2016 - Fedora 26 Anaconda - 10 Comments
Raspberry Pi Finally Well Supported By Fedora With 25 Beta

While Fedora has always supported ARM/AArch64 hardware well, they've missed out on the whole Raspberry Pi craze even as the ARMv7 hardware has been shipping for a while and there are plenty of Pi-focused Linux distributions out there. With Fedora 25, there's finally going to be good support for the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 devices.

18 October 2016 - Fedora 25 Pi - 22 Comments
Fedora 25 Wayland Tests A Success, On Track For Stable

Fedora 25 has been on track for using Wayland by default and that was better firmed up this week. It's looking almost definitive next month's Fedora 25 release will be the first tier-one desktop Linux distribution using Wayland by default on supported systems in place of the X.Org Server.

14 October 2016 - Fedora 25 - 85 Comments
Fedora Is Hosting A Wayland Test Day Tomorrow

The Fedora QA team is organizing a Fedora 25 Workstation Wayland Test Day for tomorrow, 13 October. This is to find any last-minute bugs with next month's Fedora 25 Workstation release still set to utilize this next-gen successor to X11 by default.

12 October 2016 - Fedora 25 Wayland - 16 Comments
Fedora 25 Is Still On Track To Use Wayland By Default

Back in August Fedora 25 switched to using Wayland by default in time for the project's alpha release. With next week's beta release, Fedora 25 is still using Wayland by default and it looks like it will remain that way unless any showstoppers appear.

7 October 2016 - Fedora 25 - 28 Comments
Fedora 24 Users: Don't Run "DNF Update" From The Desktop

Fedora 24 users are advised against currently updating your system using the common dnf update command when running GNOME, KDE, or any other graphical desktop. Due to an awkward bug being explored, it could leave your system in an unhappy state.

4 October 2016 - dnf update - 47 Comments
An Easy Way To Try Intel & RADV Vulkan Drivers On Fedora 24

Fedora 25 should have good support for the open-source Vulkan Linux drivers (particularly if it lands the next Mesa release) while Fedora 24 users can now more easily play with the latest Mesa Git RADV and Intel ANV Vulkan drivers via a new repository.

30 September 2016 - Copr Repo - 15 Comments
Fedora Now Has Bootable RISC-V Disk Images Available

Fedora has been making a lot of RISC-V build/packaging progress over the past few months while this weekend the milestone was announced that they are hosting clean, RPM-built, bootable disk images for this open-source RISC-V instruction set architecture.

25 September 2016 - Fedora RISC-V - 14 Comments
DNF 2.0 Is In Development On Fedora

While it may just feel like recently when DNF 1.0 was released and Fedora switched from Yum to DNF by default, DNF 2.0 is already in development and hitting Fedora Rawhide systems.

8 September 2016 - DNF2 - 1 Comment
Fedora Should Soon Have The Intel Vulkan Driver

While the Intel Vulkan Linux driver has been part of mainline Mesa for months and shipped in Mesa 12.0 with support for running Dota 2 and The Talos Principle, the Fedora packages don't yet enable the Vulkan driver but that should soon change.

2 September 2016 - Intel Vulkan Driver - 5 Comments
Fedora 25 Alpha Released With Wayland By Default

After originally being delayed, Fedora 25 Alpha made it out today for those wanting to test this initial development snapshot of this next version of the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution that is aiming to use Wayland by default.

30 August 2016 - Fedora 25 - 40 Comments
Fedora 25 To Run Wayland By Default

The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee has decided that Fedora 25 will indeed ship the Wayland display server by default in place of the X.Org Server.

19 August 2016 - Fedora 25 Wayland - 59 Comments
A Phoronix Alumnus Is Trying To Land His Dream Job At Red Hat

Several of you in the forums have occasionally asked about our intern last summer, Eric Griffith, whom many of you know through his numerous articles -- including some he continues to occasionally contributes as well as his presence within the Phoronix Forums. For those wondering what he's up to, he is now trying to become the Fedora Community Action and Impact Lead at Red Hat!

12 July 2016 - Eric Griffith - 20 Comments

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