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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 Alpha "Spherical Cow" Released

Fedora 18, which is codenamed the "Spherical Cow", was officially released today in alpha form.
18 September 2012 - New Fedora Cow - 13 Comments

Fedora 18 Alpha Is Declared Ready For Release

While it was delayed twice, Fedora 18 Alpha is now ready for release.
13 September 2012 - Fedora 18 - 7 Comments

Some Fedora 18 Features Are Still Uncertain

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

OLPC Releases OS With GTK3, Text-To-Speech, Sugar

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

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 - 5 Comments

Fedora 18 Granted Some Feature Freeze Exceptions

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

The Top Features Of Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow"

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

Fedora 18 Picks Up Last Features - There's No Btrfs

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

Fedora 18 To Get MATE Desktop, Samba 4, Etc

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

Fedora 18 Is Hot, Supports Network Teaming, SecureBoot

On Monday another round of features were approved for inclusion into Fedora 18, the Spherical Cow.
24 July 2012 - New Features - 1 Comment

Open-Source OpenCL Isn't Even Ready For Fedora

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

Fedora Still Doesn't Know About Future Names

The Fedora Advisory Board is still deciding what to do about future codenames for Fedora Linux.
20 July 2012 - Undecided - 4 Comments

Ubuntu's Unity Desktop Comes To Fedora 17

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

Fedora 18 To Support KDE Plasma Workspaces 4.9

A round of new Fedora 18 features were approved at today's FESCo meeting.
16 July 2012 - KDE 4.9 - 5 Comments

Fedora 18 Will Get 256 Color Terminals

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 "Beefy Miracle" Comes To IBM Mainframes

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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