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Will H.264 Codec Support Come To Fedora? Nope.

Following Mozilla's decision this week to support H.264 via system codecs in Firefox, it's been brought up within the Fedora camp whether H.264 support will finally be instated. To no surprise, don't be holding your breath waiting on H.264 within the Fedora repository.
21 March 2012 - Fedora H.264 - 82 Comments

Fedora 18 Picks Up New Features, Rejects Systemd-Journal

There's still two months prior to the official Fedora 17 release -- Fedora 17 Beta isn't even out yet -- but besides coming up with a new codename, we have our first technical glimpse at new features to Fedora 18, which will be released by Red Hat and the community in Q4'2012.
20 March 2012 - Fedora 18 - 9 Comments

Naming Fedora 18, The Beefy Miracle Successor

There's two months until Fedora 17, which is codenamed the Beefy Miracle, is officially released. However, already getting underway is the codename proposal period for Fedora 18. What will succeed the Beefy Miracle?
20 March 2012 - Fedora 18 - 5 Comments

Fedora Wants Your Help To Improve GNOME's Shell

The Fedora Project is seeking your help to improve the GNOME Shell and its extensions.
14 March 2012 - Testing! - 35 Comments

Fedora, Red Hat Working On "Project Lumberjack"

There's new Fedora-hosted work going on: Project Lumberjack. This initiative is about improving system logging on Linux.
1 March 2012 - New Linux Logging - 8 Comments

Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle" Is On The Alpha Menu

Fedora 17, which is codenamed the Beefy Miracle, is now up to its alpha milestone with many new features for this exciting Red Hat sponsored release.
28 February 2012 - Fedora 17 - 7 Comments

Fedora Clarifies Stance On Forks Like Cinnamon, Mate

The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee has clarified their stance on how the Fedora Project should view software forks. In particular, forks with much talk these like the Cinnamon and Mate desktop environments.
28 February 2012 - Fedora Project - 22 Comments

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

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