A new Fedora 19 feature proposal has surfaced, which is rather interesting but sure to spark controversy: replace the default GNOME Shell desktop with Cinnamon.
Another round of features for Fedora 19 have been proposed.
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.
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.
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.
More features for Fedora 19, a.k.a. the the Schrödinger's Cat release, have been proposed.
After a series of unfortunate delays, Fedora 18 was officially released this morning.
Just days after Fedora 19 saw a set of new features proposed, some additional proposed features for this major Fedora Linux release have been voiced.
After another delay last week, the long and drawn out release of Fedora 18 will finally happen next week.
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.
Fedora 18 has been delayed by one week following a Go/No-Go meeting on Thursday.
Fedora 18 hasn't even been released yet, but feature planning for Fedora 19 is well underway.
Fedora is dedicating this week to testing and improving NetworkManager.
Being hotly discussed this weekend within the Fedora development camp is in regards to the future direction of the Linux distribution.
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.
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.
While Fedora 18 isn't even being released until January of 2013, plans have already been decided to try to aim for the Fedora 19 release in late May of 2013.
After an embarrassing number of delays that put the entire release in question, the Fedora 18 Beta of the "Spherical Cow" was finally released today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Following word that the state of the Fedora 18 release is looking poor and the F18 Beta saw its sixth delay, there's now talk of turning Fedora into a rolling-release Linux distribution.
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.
The release of Fedora 18 has already been delayed five times and it's still uncertain when this next Fedora Linux release will actually ship.
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.
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.
Fedora 18 is continuing in the long-standing Fedora tradition of suffering from multiple release delays per cycle.
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.
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