While Fedora 24 made great inroads on their Wayland support plans for running GNOME by default off this next-generation technology compared to X11, the Firefox package in Fedora currently relies upon Wayland.
Fedora 24 is now officially available!
Fedora 24 is due to be released in a few minutes and I am super excited to see this (belated) release happen! This is yet another exciting release since the changes introduced a few releases ago with Fedora.Next. I do intend to certainly upgrade to this latest release.
With Fedora 24 set to ship today, here are some benchmarks I carried out yesterday comparing Fedora 23 to Fedora 24 on a Core i5 6600K "Skylake" system with HD Graphics.
After being challenged by multiple delays this release cycle, Fedora 24 was given the go-ahead to be released next week.
The upcoming release of Fedora 24 isn't shipping with PHP 7.0 but for Fedora 25 later in the year is when they plan to migrate to PHP7 for its speed improvements and more.
Today was a Go/No-Go meeting and the Fedora stakeholders have determined the final release must slip by another week.
It's now easier having basic H.264 support on Fedora Linux with there now being an official way thanks to cooperation with Cisco.
Following this morning's release of the Fedora 24 Beta I immediately fired it up on a few test systems.
After being challenged by some delays, the beta of Fedora 24 is now available.
With FESCo having decided not to schedule a mass rebuild for Fedora 25 due out at the end of the year, some developers are unhappy and feel its sacrificing quality over trying to push out a release on time.
Jan Kurik has passed along word that the Fedora 24 Beta has been delayed and thus the final milestones are also pushed back.
Fedora developers appear to be among those analyzing Intel's Clear Linux distribution for the performance optimizations made.
Fedora Linux has moved towards demoting 32-bit images and Fedora Cloud was the first official flavor of Fedora Linux that will no longer be spinning 32-bit install images post F23.
While Ubuntu 16.04 is being prepped for release, Fedora developers are preparing for their beta release of Fedora 24.
With trying out Fedora 24 Alpha this week and it going well, I decided to run a few benchmarks on the same system to see how the performance compared to Fedora 23.
Trailing the Fedora 24 Alpha x86 release by a few days is now the secondary architecture spins for POWER and AArch64 (64-bit ARM).
With testing Fedora 24 Alpha this week, I also spent some time test driving the GNOME on Wayland experience even though developers have already decided F24 will continue to use the X.Org Server by default.
Since Tuesday's release of Fedora 24 Alpha I've been having a wonderful time trying out this test release with all of the exciting changes building up for Fedora 24.
While it was delayed, the alpha release of Fedora 24 is now available.
Yesterday I posted some of benchmarks of Fedora 23 with available stable updates along with enabling the Rawhide Nodebug repository for easy access to the Linux 4.6 Git kernel. Those numbers weren't terribly interesting, but is it any better on the power consumption front with these kernel upgrades for a Lenovo ThinkPad ultrabook?
A new working group is being formed that's focused on making Fedora more modular and to define a base module from which new derivatives of Fedora can be constructed.
Here are some tests of Fedora 23, Fedora 23 with all available stable release updates that currently takes it to Linux 4.4 and Mesa 11.1, along with enabling the Fedora Rawhide Nodebug repository where an early Git snapshot of Linux 4.6 is present.
It took a year, but the Fedora Project has announced that it has now found a Diversity Advisor to sit on the Fedora Council.
Fedora 24 is continuing in Fedora Linux's trend of being delayed multiple times during the release cycle.
Fedora developers have decided this summer's release of Fedora 24 will ship with the recently released Linux 4.5 kernel.
Fedora developers are trying to ensure that Qt applications still integrate well with the Fedora Workstation desktop, which is powered by GNOME with the GTK tool-kit.
Today is the alpha freeze for the upcoming Fedora 24 Linux distribution update.
While many developers worked very hard in trying to make GNOME 3.20 default to using Wayland rather than an X.Org Server for Fedora 24, this isn't going to happen.
For those interested in the performance of Fedora Linux, here are some recent curiosity-driven benchmarks I completed this week.
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