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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
Compiz Being Re-Retired From Fedora

Compiz was already being dropped from Fedora as there was no package maintainer at the beginning of the year for this OpenGL compositing window system on Fedora and there was not much interest from Fedora users. Compiz is needed for the Unity desktop on Fedora, among other potential use-cases, but now it's being retired once again.

5 October 2012 - Compiz Dropping - 17 Comments
It's Time To Test The Radeon/Intel/Nouveau Drivers

The Fedora Project is once again organizing test days to happen for the Nouveau, Radeon, and Intel open-source Linux graphics drivers to just not improve the driver support for Fedora Linux but to benefit upstream as well.

25 September 2012 - Fedora X Test Days - 18 Comments
Fedora 18 Is Delayed Again

The Fedora 18 Alpha release has been delayed by another week, which is also pushing back all other "Spherical Cow" milestones as well.

30 August 2012 - Spherical Cow - 6 Comments
Fedora 17 Doesn't Change The Apple MacBook Pro

Following yesterday's OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion vs. Ubuntu Linux benchmarks and the OS X vs. Linux power consumption results after that, some wondered whether Ubuntu was to blame for the poor Linux showing on the Apple hardware. Unfortunately, Ubuntu isn't alone and here's some fresh data from Fedora 17 on the MacBook Pro.

24 August 2012 - Fedora 17 Data - 23 Comments
Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow" Has Been Delayed

A Go/No-Go meeting today was held today concerning the Fedora 18 Alpha release. It was decided the F18 Alpha needs to slip by one week, which is already pushing back the final release of the Spherical Cow.

22 August 2012 - Fedora 18 - Add A Comment

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