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Fedora 23: Python 3 Default Approved; Netizen Spin Rejected

At this week's Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee they evaluated the latest batch of proposed features for Fedora 23.
2 July 2015 - Fedora 23 Changes

Fedora Is Still Looking For A Diversity Advisor

Back in March there was the announcement of Fedora looking for a diversity advisor as a volunteer position to help promote diversity within this popular Linux distribution. Unfortunately it looks like their initial search didn't yield any suitable applicants so they're back to looking for more people interested in that position.
1 July 2015 - Volunteer For Diversity

Pinos Is For Linux Video What PulseAudio Is For Audio

Just a few hours after writing about some new Linux video project dubbed "PulseVideo", Pinos was announced as a new initiative by Fedora Workstation for improving Linux video support.
30 June 2015 - Fedora Workstation Pinos

Fedora For MIPS Is Now Out In Testing, Supports The Creator CI20

In cooperation with Imagination Technologies, the first Fedora image for the MIPS architecture is now out in testing.
30 June 2015 - Creator CI20

Fedora 23 Looks To Make It Easy To Test Cloud Images

Yet another feature being worked on for Fedora 23 is to make it easy to test cloud images locally from the Fedora Workstation/Server.
24 June 2015 - Fedora 23 Test Cloud

JavaScript Developers Will Appreciate The Latest Fedora 23 Proposals

Developers have proposed a number of changes for Fedora 23 concerning JavaScript-related packages.
24 June 2015 - JavaScript Packages

Btrfs By Default Will Likely Not Be Pursued For Fedora 23

Last year there was talk of Btrfs potentially becoming the default file-system in Fedora 23 based upon Btrfs developer and Facebook employee Josef Bacik's plans to push it for Fedora 23 to replace EXT4 as the default file-system. However, it doesn't look like that will happen.
23 June 2015 - Fedora 23 Btrfs

Fedora 23 Looks To Have A Standardized Passphrase Policy

The latest proposed feature for Fedora 23 is to have a standardized passphrase policy for providing greater consistency when it comes to inputting passwords/passphrases throughout the system.
23 June 2015 - Fedora 23 Feature

Fedora 23 Is Planning For Unicode 8.0

With Unicode 8.0 having been released last week, Fedora developers are planning on incorporating it into Fedora 23.
23 June 2015 - Fedora 23 Unicode 8

Fedora's Blivet Partition Manager Is Getting A New GUI

Vojtech Trefny has been working on blivet-gui for more than one year as a storage and partition manager for Fedora. Blivet-GUI's design was originally inspired by the popular GParted interface while using the Blivet back-end library for storage management that's used by Fedora's Anaconda Installer. Blivet-GUI is now in process of having an overhauled user-interface.
18 June 2015 - Blivet-GUI

Fedora Atomic Host Looks To Move From Six Month Cadence To Two-Week Releases

Fedora Atomic Host, the distribution's Project Atomic version for deploying containerized apps, wishes to dramatically change its release process with Fedora 23.
18 June 2015 - Fedora Atomic

Fedora 23 Moving Ahead With Its Python 3 Plans

While Python 3 aimed to be the default Python version installed in Fedora 22 (that in turn was carrying over work from Fedora 21), that didn't pan out and now for Fedora 23 they once again have the Py3 goal.
11 June 2015 - Python 3 By Default

Fedora 23 Will Get System Firmware Updates & Default Local DNS Resolver

The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee met today to discuss features proposed for Fedora 23.
10 June 2015 - Approved Features

Fedy Fedora Utils 4.0.1 Released As Full GTK3 App To Configure Fedora

Last week Fedy, formally Fedora Utils, quietly released version 4.0.1. Fedy, for those not in-the-know, is a graphical program for configuring and installing third-party applications and repositories on the Fedora desktop. Using Fedy, software like Adobe Flash, Android Studio, libdvdcss, Google Chrome, multimedia codecs, Steam, Skype, and the Oracle JRE are only a click away.
8 June 2015 - Fedora Configuration

System Firmware Updates & Frappe Are The Latest Talk For Fedora 23

There's a few more features being talked about this week for inclusion into Fedora 23.
5 June 2015 - Fedora 23 Features

"PulseAudio Is Still Awesome"

Paul Frields, the manager of Fedora Engineering and former Fedora Project Leader, has written a blog post today about how "PulseAudio is still awesome." While this common Linux sound server has a bit of a bad reputation, he wanted to share how great it's been doing and working out for his needs.
4 June 2015 - PulseAudio

Fedora 22 Is Now Ready For POWER & IBM Z Systems

Announced today are the Fedora 22 releases for alternative architectures of POWER and IBM Z systems.
2 June 2015 - Fedora 22

Fedora 23 May Feature Cinnamon Desktop Spin & "Netizen" Version

Fedora 23 might be featuring some new ISO spins of the Linux distribution, including one with the Cinnamon Desktop and a "Netizen" spin focused on "Internet citizenship and citizen engagement."
1 June 2015 - Netizen + Cinnamon

Fedora's Security Team Continues Closing Old Vulnerabilities

The Fedora Security Team is in the middle of a quest to close all critical and important CVEs / security vulnerabilities present in Fedora and EPEL packages that originate from 2014 and prior.
30 May 2015 - Fedora CVEs

Future Plans For Changing Fedora's Installer

Over the last couple weeks there has been an "Anaconda Wishlist" thread occurring on Fedora's desktop mailing list. The thread, and the associated Workstation Working Group meeting, are directed at the future of the Fedora Anaconda Installer.
29 May 2015 - Fedora Anaconda Installer

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