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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

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

DNF: The New Package Manager Of Fedora 18

As mentioned earlier this week, Fedora 18 will feature a new package manager. Here's a redux with some additional information on DNF.
22 June 2012 - Spherical Cow - 8 Comments

Beefy Miracle Is Now Lean Enough For ARM Release

The general availability release of Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle" for ARM hardware is now available.
20 June 2012 - Fedora 17 - 3 Comments

Fedora 18 Will Preview A New Package Manager

During today's FESCo meeting, the engineering and steering committee approved a number of new features for Fedora 18, a.k.a. the Spherical Cow.
18 June 2012 - Approved - 56 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 - 52 Comments

Fedora 17: Beefier Than Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

Proper and extensive benchmarks of Fedora 17 against Ubuntu 12.04 LTS are forthcoming, but here's a preview of some results.
8 June 2012 - Let's See - 35 Comments

Booting Fedora 17 In Less Than Three Seconds

It's possible to optimize the Fedora 17 boot process to boot the system in less than three seconds. One developer went from a boot time of 15 seconds down to just 2.5 seconds.
31 May 2012 - Tweaks - 13 Comments

Fedora 17 Released With Its Quirky Announcement

As expected, Fedora 17 was officially released today.
29 May 2012 - It's Here - 4 Comments

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