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Fedora 17 Moves Forward With Unified File-System

Fedora 17 is moving forward with plans whereby the entire base operating system will live within /usr by condensing several common directories that have been long-standing to Linux distributions.
27 January 2012 - /usr/ - 28 Comments

A Rolling-Release Version Of Fedora Is Discussed

A discussion erupted this morning among Fedora developers about having a version of Fedora Linux that operates on a rolling-release model similar to Arch Linux, Gentoo, and openSUSE Tumbleweed.
24 January 2012 - Rolling-Release - 14 Comments

Fedora 17 Goes On A Diet, But With More Features

Fedora 17, codenamed the Beefy Miracle, has yet another new round of features. One of the items though includes this beefy release having DIET.
23 January 2012 - DIET

Fedora 17 Gets Beefier: Another Round Of Features

Fedora 17, which is codenamed the Beefy Miracle, has just picked up another round of features.
16 January 2012 - New Features - 5 Comments

Fedora 17 Has More Features: GIMP 2.8, GCC 4.7, oVirt, Etc

Fedora 17 (a.k.a. the Beefy Miracle) already has an impressive list of new features coming, but several more features have been added to their planned list.
10 January 2012 - Fedora 17 - 3 Comments

Fedora 17 Will Feature Multi-Touch Excitement

The Fedora Engineering Steering Committee has approved the multi-touch feature for Fedora 17.
19 December 2011 - X Multi-Touch - 2 Comments

New Features Approved For Fedora 17

There was a FESCo (Fedora Engineering Steering Committee) meeting held today where several new features were approved for the Fedora 17 feature list.
12 December 2011 - Awesome - 12 Comments

MATE (GNOME 2 Fork) For The Fedora Desktop?

There's a lively discussion taking place right now between Fedora developers and other contributors that concerns the MATE desktop environment, which is the fork of the GNOME2 desktop. Review requests have begun for MATE packages in Fedora and the question has been raised whether this desktop alternative could be a feature of Fedora 17 or Fedora 18, but not everyone is happy.
9 December 2011 - Discussion - 38 Comments

Debating A Software Center For Fedora

There's an active discussion on the Fedora mailing list concerning a "software center" for Fedora Linux.
26 November 2011 - The Need? - 53 Comments

Red Hat Releases Fedora 16 "Verne"

Red Hat and the Fedora Project community this morning have officially announced the release of Fedora 16. This release, which is codenamed "Verne", offers up a significant number of original improvements in the Linux desktop and server space.
8 November 2011 - Verne Codename - 9 Comments

FUDCon India 2011 Coverage From Pune

Besides the Ubuntu Developer Summit taking place last week in Orlando, happening halfway around the world was FUDCon India 2011. This event in Pune, India was another Fedora conference for users and developers.
7 November 2011 - FUDCon 2011

Ubuntu Must Love The Fedora 17 Beefy Miracle

For those that were concerned about Fedora 17 being codenamed the Beefy Miracle, fear not as Ubuntu has your back... At least Canonical's community manager, Jono Bacon, is in support of this next-generation Fedora codename.
4 November 2011 - Screenshots - 3 Comments

Fedora Keynote: The Biggest Enemy Is Yourself

While the Ubuntu Developer Summit is happening right now in the United States, over in India there is FUDCon, the Fedora conference.
4 November 2011 - FUDCon India - 7 Comments

GNOME Shell Now Works With Software Rendering!

There's some great news today: it's now possible to run the GNOME Shell with Mutter but not having to rely upon any GPU hardware driver! Software rendering is now working with GNOME Shell rather than any fall-back thanks to improvements with Gallium3D's LLVMpipe.
3 November 2011 - YES! - 18 Comments

Fedora 16 Release Candidate 1 Arrives Late

Following a delay of a few days due to un-cleared blocker bugs, Fedora 16 Final Release Candidate 1 was made available on Saturday morning for those interested in testing the Verne release.
29 October 2011 - Weekend Release - 3 Comments

Fedora To Implement Security Changes

In wake of Kernel.org, The Linux Foundation, and WineHQ being compromised, the Fedora Project has mandated new security changes.
12 October 2011 - Fedora Project - 14 Comments

Fedora 17 Has A Tasty Codename: Beefy Miracle

Last week Mark Shuttleworth announced Ubuntu 12.04 LTS would be codenamed Precise Pangolin while this evening Red Hat's Jared Smith has announced the codename for Fedora 17, which will be released around the same time next spring.
10 October 2011 - Beefy Miracle - 5 Comments

F17 Might Be The Beefy Miracle To The Precise Pangolin

Yesterday there was the announcement by Mark Shuttleworth that Ubuntu 12.04 is codenamed Precise Pangolin. But what will its friendly competition be called? The voting is taking place right now for the Fedora 17 codename. Beefy Miracle is again a contender for the next release of this Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution.
6 October 2011 - Fedora - 1 Comment

Fedora 16 Beta Arrives With Continued Work

Fedora 16 Alpha was released back in August, but today it has been replaced by Fedora 16 Beta.
4 October 2011 - New Features - 11 Comments

Fedora 17 Could Be Called Hugo Or Shakespeare

It's time for Fedora contributors to go crazy again... a.k.a. Red Hat is looking for codename proposals for Fedora 17, which will be their first community Linux release in 2012 to succeed the soon-to-be-released Fedora 16. Here's some of the names that have been proposed thus far.
13 September 2011 - Codenames - 7 Comments

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