Back in August Fedora 25 switched to using Wayland by default in time for the project's alpha release. With next week's beta release, Fedora 25 is still using Wayland by default and it looks like it will remain that way unless any showstoppers appear.
The beta of Fedora 25 will be released on-time next week.
Fedora 24 users are advised against currently updating your system using the common dnf update command when running GNOME, KDE, or any other graphical desktop. Due to an awkward bug being explored, it could leave your system in an unhappy state.
Fedora 25 should have good support for the open-source Vulkan Linux drivers (particularly if it lands the next Mesa release) while Fedora 24 users can now more easily play with the latest Mesa Git RADV and Intel ANV Vulkan drivers via a new repository.
Today is a big day along the Fedora 25 schedule and stepping towards its official debut in November.
Fedora has been making a lot of RISC-V build/packaging progress over the past few months while this weekend the milestone was announced that they are hosting clean, RPM-built, bootable disk images for this open-source RISC-V instruction set architecture.
While it may just feel like recently when DNF 1.0 was released and Fedora switched from Yum to DNF by default, DNF 2.0 is already in development and hitting Fedora Rawhide systems.
Fedora 26 was originally talked about for a May release, but the schedule approved Friday by the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee puts it for an early June debut.
While the Intel Vulkan Linux driver has been part of mainline Mesa for months and shipped in Mesa 12.0 with support for running Dota 2 and The Talos Principle, the Fedora packages don't yet enable the Vulkan driver but that should soon change.
After originally being delayed, Fedora 25 Alpha made it out today for those wanting to test this initial development snapshot of this next version of the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution that is aiming to use Wayland by default.
The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee has decided that Fedora 25 will indeed ship the Wayland display server by default in place of the X.Org Server.
It looks like Fedora 25 will be continuing the trend set by most Fedora Linux releases: delays.
Fedora developers have been working to come up with a schedule for Fedora 26 to succeed the November release of Fedora 25.
Today marks the Fedora 25 Alpha release that also means it's time for the software string freeze and Bodhi activation point. If all goes well, Fedora 25 will be released three months from yesterday.
A sharp-eyed Phoronix reader noticed that Google's Chromium web-browser is finally in the process of appearing in Fedora's production repositories.
The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo) has approved nearly all of the recently proposed features for the upcoming Fedora 25 Linux release.
There are some new feature proposals to talk about for Fedora 25, which will be officially released around November.
Several of you in the forums have occasionally asked about our intern last summer, Eric Griffith, whom many of you know through his numerous articles -- including some he continues to occasionally contributes as well as his presence within the Phoronix Forums. For those wondering what he's up to, he is now trying to become the Fedora Community Action and Impact Lead at Red Hat!
The nearly finished Fedora Media Writer is looking to take on a greater role with Fedora 25 in making it easier to write Fedora images out to USB sticks.
There are more change proposals were sent out this morning on the Fedora developer list with plans for these features in Fedora 25.
While Fedora 24 made great inroads on their Wayland support plans for running GNOME by default off this next-generation technology compared to X11, the Firefox package in Fedora currently relies upon Wayland.
Fedora 24 is now officially available!
Fedora 24 is due to be released in a few minutes and I am super excited to see this (belated) release happen! This is yet another exciting release since the changes introduced a few releases ago with Fedora.Next. I do intend to certainly upgrade to this latest release.
With Fedora 24 set to ship today, here are some benchmarks I carried out yesterday comparing Fedora 23 to Fedora 24 on a Core i5 6600K "Skylake" system with HD Graphics.
After being challenged by multiple delays this release cycle, Fedora 24 was given the go-ahead to be released next week.
The upcoming release of Fedora 24 isn't shipping with PHP 7.0 but for Fedora 25 later in the year is when they plan to migrate to PHP7 for its speed improvements and more.
Today was a Go/No-Go meeting and the Fedora stakeholders have determined the final release must slip by another week.
It's now easier having basic H.264 support on Fedora Linux with there now being an official way thanks to cooperation with Cisco.
Following this morning's release of the Fedora 24 Beta I immediately fired it up on a few test systems.
After being challenged by some delays, the beta of Fedora 24 is now available.
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