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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
Fedora Is Unsure About 256 Color Terminals

While Fedora releases tend to be ambitions on new Linux features and always living on the edge of the latest upstream code, the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee is taking additional time to decide whether to have 256 color terminal support by default in Fedora 18.

25 June 2012 - Unsure - 10 Comments
Fedora Discussion: "ARM Is A Dead End"

From time-to-time unique/crazy/odd discussions get born on the Fedora development mailing list -- such as talking nasty about Ubuntu's Unity, trying to make Fedora a rolling-release distribution, etc. The latest discussion that's been very active has been about whether ARM hardware is a dead-end.

15 June 2012 - Flame Bait - Add A Comment
Fedora's Hot Dog Marketing Strategy

With Fedora 17 having the codename of the Beefy Miracle, this week at LinuxTag in Berlin they're luring in new users with hot dogs. Meanwhile, the German-based openSUSE project continues to attract new followers with their beer.

24 May 2012 - Fedora 17 - 4 Comments
Fedora 18 Approves Controversial Feature

At the FESCo meeting on Monday, aside from Fedora reaffirmining their commitment towards the GCC compiler, the FESCo members also approved some new features for Fedora 18. One of the approved features has already sparked the grievance of Lennart Poettering.

15 May 2012 - procps-ng - 7 Comments
Fedora To Remain Monogamist Towards GCC

While FreeBSD 10 is preparing to fully switch to LLVM's Clang compiler and deprecate GCC, don't expect such a compiler change to happen in the Fedora camp in the foreseeable future. Fedora engineers have issued a statement reaffirming their commitment to GCC and stance on "alternative compilers" within this Red Hat distribution.

15 May 2012 - No Alternative Compiler - 16 Comments
Fedora 18 To Get User Mode Migration, Xfce 4.10

While Ubuntu developers were listening to Mark Shuttleworth talk about Ubuntu 12.10, also happening at the same time was a Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee meeting within the Fedora / Red Hat world. A new set of features were approved today for the Spherical Cow.

7 May 2012 - Approved - 7 Comments
Fedora 18 Might Be A Frankfurter Or Spherical Cow

After Red Hat Legal caused a delay in the Fedora 18 code-naming process, the list of possible code-names for this "Beefy Miracle" successor have been narrowed down to eight. As expected by now, all of the names are quite peculiar and the Fedora board is trying to decide whether to even continue this code-naming process.

19 April 2012 - Fedora 18 - 15 Comments

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