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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
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
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
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
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, 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
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
The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee met today to discuss features proposed for Fedora 23.
10 June 2015 - Approved Features
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
There's a few more features being talked about this week for inclusion into Fedora 23.
5 June 2015 - Fedora 23 Features
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
Announced today are the Fedora 22 releases for alternative architectures of POWER and IBM Z systems.
2 June 2015 - Fedora 22
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
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
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
Fedup right now is the command for handling in-place Fedora upgrades from release-to-release and it's been around since Fedora 17. However, with the Fedora 23 release due out in late 2015, that utility will likely be replaced with a new version to handle upgrading to new releases.
28 May 2015 - Fedora Upgrader
Today's Fedora 22 day!
26 May 2015 - Fedora 22
Fedora 22 is shaping up quite well across the Fedora Workstation, Server, and Cloud offerings. Out of curiosity, this week I ran some initial comparison tests of Fedora Server 21 vs. Fedora Server 22.
23 May 2015 - Fedora Server 21 vs. Fedora Server 22
While yesterday there was risk of Fedora 22 being delayed beyond next week, this next Fedora Linux release was cleared today for being released next Tuesday.
22 May 2015 - Fedora 22
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