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Fedora Looks To Replace MySQL With MariaDB

Out of fears that Oracle is making MySQL a more closed software project and not being happy with the overall direction of this widely-used database software, Fedora developers are looking at replacing MySQL with MariaDB in Fedora 19.

21 January 2013 - No More MySQL? - 19 Comments
Intel Graphics See Some Gains On Fedora 18

With Fedora 18 finally having been released last week, we're now onto extensively benchmarking this highly-anticipated but much-delayed Linux distribution. As a preview of what's to come, here's some early Intel Core i7 "Ivy Bridge" results on Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow" compared to the earlier Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle" release.

21 January 2013 - Fedora 18 - Add A Comment
There's Talk Again About Btrfs For Fedora

In earlier Fedora Linux releases there was generally a desire with having Btrfs become the default file-system. It's generally proposed to make the next-generation Linux file-system the default in Fedora, but every time in the end the idea has been dropped. With Fedora 19 due in mid-2013, Btrfs for Fedora is again being talked about.

17 January 2013 - Fedora Btrfs - 77 Comments
Fedora 18 On ARM Is Now In Beta

While Fedora 18 will see its final release soon and the x86/x86_64 Beta has been out since late November, only now is the Fedora 18 Beta shipping for ARM.

9 January 2013 - Fedora 18 ARM Beta - 1 Comment
Fedora Being Talked About For "Software Collections"

To adjust the rate at which how fast software updates are forced onto users, some Fedora and Red Hat developers have made a "Software Collections" proposal. The purpose of Software Collections is to allow users to install a package and choose between different versions of RPM-packaged software in parallel at run-time.

6 December 2012 - Software Collections - Add A Comment
Fedora 18 Will Stick To Using Tmpfs

It was decided at today's FESCo meeting to not disable the mounting of /tmp as a tmpfs file-system by default for the forthcoming Fedora 18 Linux release.

5 December 2012 - Fedora 18 - 23 Comments
Fedora 18 Beta Finally Ready For Release

The Fedora Project held a Thanksgiving Day Go/No-Go meeting for the long-delayed Fedora 18 Beta. The developers decided that the beta is finally in a condition where it's ready to ship.

23 November 2012 - Fedora - 9 Comments
Fedora 19 Codename Has Been Determined

While Fedora 18 isn't even seeing the light of day until 2013 under the codename of Spherical Cow, the codename for its successor has already been determined.

16 November 2012 - Fedora 19 - 5 Comments
Fedora 19 Will Have Another Unique Codename

After the codename proposal period for Fedora 19, the list of potential codenames for this next Fedora Linux release have been narrowed down by Red Hat and now it's time to vote for the official name.

8 November 2012 - Voting - 8 Comments
It's Time To Test Out GNOME 3.6

Fedora is running a GNOME test-day today to help sort out any remaining GNOME 3.6 desktop issues and they have kindly requested your help.

8 November 2012 - Fedora - 17 Comments
Fedora 18 Is Delayed Into 2013

There was another go/no-go meeting today for the Fedora 18 Beta and it was decided to delay the release for a seventh time. The Fedora 18 Beta was decided to be delayed by two weeks (compared to the normal one week delays) and the final F18 release will be set-back into 2013.

7 November 2012 - Fedora 18 - 28 Comments
Fedora 18 Is Challenged By Yet Another Delay

Yesterday I wrote about how Fedora 18 wasn't looking too good in terms of being delayed five times already and is still facing some problems with incomplete features. Today the situation was worsened by yet another delay.

1 November 2012 - Fedora 18 - 8 Comments
Fedora 19 Might Replace Rsyslogd With Journald

While Fedora 18 is still more than one month away and we don't even know the Fedora 19 codename yet, one F19 feature is being talked about already. Fedora 19 might replace rsyslog with systemd's journald as the default process for system logging.

17 October 2012 - Journald - 8 Comments
Fedora 19 Continues With Unique Names

Aside from generally releasing late another de facto tradition for the Fedora Project has been unique codenames for each release. It looks like the Fedora 19 codename will continue in this manner.

17 October 2012 - Fedora 19 - 1 Comment
Fedora 19 Might Be A Prime Rib Or Crop Circle

It's time to begin proposing codenames for Red Hat's Fedora 19 release. While the codename proposal process just began this morning, as usual, there's already a variety of funky codenames being shared.

9 October 2012 - Codenames - 8 Comments

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