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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
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, which is codenamed the "Spherical Cow", was officially released today in alpha form.
18 September 2012 - New Fedora Cow - 13 Comments
While it was delayed twice, Fedora 18 Alpha is now ready for release.
13 September 2012 - Fedora 18 - 7 Comments
There was another Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee meeting this week where the state of some Fedora 18 items were brought up.
5 September 2012 - Fedora 18
Developers behind the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project have announced a major new release of their Linux operating system that brings forward several new features in OLPC OS version 12.1.0.
31 August 2012 - OLPC - 4 Comments
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
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
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 - 5 Comments
While the feature freeze is now in effect for Fedora 18, the Spherical Cow has been fed some feature freeze exceptions to enrich this forthcoming Linux distribution.
20 August 2012 - New Features - 5 Comments
With Fedora 18 entering its feature freeze and branching today, here's a rundown of some of the most interesting features to be found in this next Fedora release.
7 August 2012 - Fedora 18 - 6 Comments
The feature freeze and branching of Fedora 18 is scheduled to occur tomorrow. The FESCo meeting happened today where a few of the last features were approved for the Spherical Cow release.
6 August 2012 - Fedora 18 - 6 Comments
We're nearing the point of the Fedora 18 feature freeze, but another large list of features were approved today for the next major release of Fedora Linux.
30 July 2012 - Fedora 18 Features - 3 Comments
On Monday another round of features were approved for inclusion into Fedora 18, the Spherical Cow.
24 July 2012 - New Features - 1 Comment
The open-source OpenCL acceleration within Mesa/Gallium3D isn't even in a good enough state to be accepted in the usually bleeding-edge Fedora Linux distribution.
23 July 2012 - Not Ready - 11 Comments
The Fedora Advisory Board is still deciding what to do about future codenames for Fedora Linux.
20 July 2012 - Undecided - 4 Comments
For those not liking the GNOME Shell, KDE, Xfce, or one of the other desktop environments already available on Fedora 17, Ubuntu's Unity is now available.
18 July 2012 - Unity - 69 Comments
A round of new Fedora 18 features were approved at today's FESCo meeting.
16 July 2012 - KDE 4.9 - 5 Comments
At today's FESCo meeting it was approved that Fedora 18 will aim for 256-color terminal support by default.
9 July 2012 - Approved - 31 Comments
Fedora 17, the latest release that is cooked with an odd codename, has just been released for IBM System z.
29 June 2012 - IBM System Z - 9 Comments
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