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Using LLVM As The Compiler Within Fedora?

For those wanting to see another polarized discussion taking place within the Fedora camp, similar to the Fedora rolling-release discussion, drop by the mailing list.
16 February 2012 - Polarized Discussion - 31 Comments

Fedora 17 Is Still Trying For Btrfs By Default

The Fedora / Red Hat developers working on the Beefy Miracle are tentatively moving ahead with their plan to use Btrfs as the default Linux file-system for Fedora 17 and beyond.
7 February 2012 - Tentative - 14 Comments

Unity: Very Intrusive & A Nightmare To Maintain

Along with the discussion around a rolling-release version of Fedora Linux, having been discussed recently has been the possibility of providing Ubuntu's Unity desktop as an alternative desktop environment for Fedora. This is obviously a topic that gets some riled up.
3 February 2012 - Unity Desktop - 16 Comments

Compiz Is Likely To Get The Boot From Fedora 17

While Fedora 17 has a massive amount of features to look forward to, updates to Compiz is likely not on the agenda. In the coming days, Compiz and its related packages for this compositing window manager are likely to be removed from the Fedora 17 package-list.
3 February 2012 - Bye-Bye Compiz - 38 Comments

Another Week, Another Round Of Fedora 17 Features

At this week's Fedora Engineering Steering Committee, another round of features were approved for the Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle) release.
30 January 2012 - Beefy Miracle - 4 Comments

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

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