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A Look At BCache vs. LVM Cache For HDD+SSD Linux Systems

For those thinking about potentially running a Linux system with a combination of SSD and HDD so that the solid-state drive would be able to act as a performance cache for commonly used data, BCache and LVM-cache/dmcache are two of the commonly used solutions.
22 March 2015 - BCache v. LVM Cache - 9 Comments

Fedora Is Looking For A Diversity Advisor

While there's the OPW (now known as Outreachy) and other initiatives to try to encourage women and other less represented groups to participate in open-source communities, the Fedora Project is attempting to take things a step further by pursuing a Diversity Advisor.
18 March 2015 - Fedora Diversity Advisory - 35 Comments

Fedora 22 Alpha Officially Released

Just as planned the alpha release of Fedora 22 is now available.
10 March 2015 - Fedora 22 - 37 Comments

Fedora 22 Alpha Will Be Released Next Tuesday

Fedora 22 is shaping up well for boasting many new features while also making it out on time... While it looked like Fedora 22 Alpha might be delayed, the developers managed to get the blocker issues taken care of and today decided they're ready to release F22 Alpha on time next week Tuesday.
6 March 2015 - Fedora 22 Alpha - 5 Comments

Xfce 4.12 Might Make It For Fedora 22

An exception is being sought to add Xfce 4.12 for Fedora 22 past the change submission deadline.
4 March 2015 - Xfce 4.12 In Fedora 22? - 3 Comments

The Tremendous Features Of Fedora 22

With Fedora 22 having entered its alpha freeze this week along with the software string freeze and change checkpoint deadline, here's a recap of some of the towering features of this six-month update to Fedora 21 and the second release under the Fedora.Next strategy.
26 February 2015 - Fedora 22 Features - 26 Comments

F22 Switch From Evdev & Synaptics To Libinput

Those installing the latest development snapshot of Fedora 22 will now experience a difference in the default X.Org input driver.
23 February 2015 - Fedora 22 Feature - 19 Comments

Exciting GNOME Changes For Fedora 22 Workstation Pushed This Week

Matthias Clasen at Red Hat has landed some of the exciting Fedora 22 Workstation improvements this week that relate to the GNOME Shell environment.
21 February 2015 - Fedora 22 Features - 28 Comments

Fedora 22 Is Running Fairly Well So Far

While Fedora 22 isn't being released for several more months, so far it's running quite well.
12 February 2015 - Fedora 22 - 8 Comments

Changes I Made When Installing Fedora 21 On My New Ultrabook

Last weekend I wrote how I switched back to Fedora as the Linux distribution on my main production system. That experience continues going well on the new X1 Carbon ultrabook and have no regrets. One of the questions emailed in and tweeted were readers wondering how I'm getting along with GNOME 3.14 and what tweaks took place.
8 February 2015 - Fedora 21 Ultrabook - 20 Comments

I Switched (Back) Over To Fedora As My Main OS & It's Going Great!

After having used Ubuntu Linux on my main production system for about the past six years or so, I'm back to using Fedora as my main OS. So far the Fedora 21 experience has been going excellent.
1 February 2015 - Fedora 21 - 93 Comments

DNF Plugins Extend The Functionality Of Fedora's Yum Successor

With the upcoming Fedora 22 release due out in May, DNF is positioned to replace Yum as the default package manager.
29 January 2015 - dnf-plugins-extras

The Last Batch Of Feature Proposals For Fedora 22

There's been many changes and additions for Fedora 22 talked about so far and with this week marking the system wide change proposal deadline we have a last look at some of the new work that's hoping to be done for the May release of Fedora 22.
23 January 2015 - Fedora 22 - 2 Comments

GCC 5 Will End Up Coming To Fedora 22

Earlier this month it didn't look like GCC 5 would be added to Fedora 22 unless the release was delayed and at least week's FESCO meeting, the committee decided not to delay Fedora 22. After this week's FESCo meeting, GCC 5 will now be added as the Fedora 22 compiler while still aiming for a mid-May release.
22 January 2015 - GCC 5 Fedora 22 - 7 Comments

More Changes Are In The Works For Fedora 22

Ahead of evaluation by the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo), more of the planned changes for Fedora 22 are being discussed on the Fedora developers' list. Here's some more of the likely Fedora 22 changes that haven't been covered by our earlier articles on F22 feature work.
20 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Features - 1 Comment

Python 3 Is Close To Becoming The Default In Fedora 22

For Python stakeholders using Fedora, the Fedora 22 release is preparing to ship Python 3 as the one and only Python implementation on the installation media.
20 January 2015 - F22 Python 3 - 42 Comments

A Proposal To Go 64-bit Only With Fedora 23

An ambitious proposal is seeking to make Fedora 23 -- the Linux distribution release due out around October -- 64-bit-only for both x86 and ARM architectures.
19 January 2015 - 64-bit Fedora 23 - 170 Comments

Fedora Workstation 22 To Have Better Wayland Support, Better Battery Life

Fedora 21 was just released last month but already there's a lot to get excited about for Fedora 22 when it's released around the middle of May.
19 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Workstation - 13 Comments

Switching From Evdev/Synaptics Drivers To Libinput On X.Org

With Fedora 22 switching to libinput as its X.Org input driver and others beginning to look at utilizing xf86-input-libinput that uses a shared input library with Wayland, there's some details end-users and developers need to know about the migration.
19 January 2015 - xf86-input-libinput - 14 Comments

Fedora 22 To Use Libinput On X.Org, Change Console Font & Have Local DNS Resolver

Besides deciding to stick to Fedora 22's time-based release schedule, the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee also approved some new features for Fedora 22.
15 January 2015 - F22 Features - 5 Comments

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