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Fedora 21 Gaming Benchmarks: X.Org vs. XWayland To End 2014

As some extra benchmarks over the holidays, here's some fresh numbers when running some OpenGL gaming tests on GNOME running natively on X.Org vs. GNOME on Wayland and the games running through XWayland.
29 December 2014 - XWayland vs. Xorg - 43 Comments

The Most Exciting Fedora News Of 2014

Nearly the entire year of Fedora's development was focused around the drawn out Fedora 21 release that finally shipped earlier this month and the larger Fedora.Next initiative, but what topped the year?
27 December 2014 - Fedora Linux - 1 Comment

Fedora Doesn't Yet Enable F2FS File-System Support

While F2FS is a promising open-source file-system looking to live up to its name as being the Flash-Friendly File-System, one major distribution not yet willing to enable it within its kernel is (surprisingly) Fedora.
21 December 2014 - F2FS - 34 Comments

Fedora 21 Released For POWER & AArch64 Hardware

While Fedora 21 was officially released last week, coming out today is the release of Fedora 21 for the PowerPC and ARM AArch64 architectures.
17 December 2014 - F21 POWER - 4 Comments

Elasticsearch & wxPython 3 Proposed For Fedora 22

Last week I wrote about new features being proposed for Fedora 22 and today there's two more system wide changes to talk about.
17 December 2014 - Fedora 22 - 2 Comments

Fedora 22 Will Not Be Released Before 19 May 2015

Now that Fedora 21 was finally released last week, you may be wondering when Fedora 22 is tentatively planned for release...
15 December 2014 - Fedora 22 Schedule - 8 Comments

New Features Proposed For Fedora 22

Beyond the potential feature of Fedora's X.Org input stack using libinput, there's been several other features proposed for the next Fedora Linux release.
14 December 2014 - Fedora 22 - 2 Comments

Fedora 21 Officially Released

Fedora 21 was officially released just a few minutes ago.
9 December 2014 - Fedora 21 - 15 Comments

LiveUSB-Creator Is Ready For Fedora 21

Fedora's liveusb-creator utility is ready for this week's arrival of Fedora 21.
8 December 2014 - liveusb-creator - 8 Comments

Fedora 21 Is Coming In Just Two Days With Big Improvements

After one year of waiting, Fedora 21 is still on track to be released this Tuesday, 9 December.
7 December 2014 - Fedora 21 - 5 Comments

Fedora Might Shift To A Tick-Tock Release Cadence

Inspired by Intel's tick-tock model of processor development cycles in flipping between architecture and manufacturing advancements, Fedora Linux developers are currently considering a similar model in flipping between feature releases.
4 December 2014 - Tick-Tock - 25 Comments

Fedora 21 Is Cleared For Release Next Week

Fedora 21 has cleared its final Go/No-Go meeting so that it can be released next week.
4 December 2014 - F21 - 1 Comment

Fedora 21's Performance Is Close To Ubuntu 14.10

Fedora 21 is due out in a few days and as such I've been busy extensively testing and benchmarking this first Fedora Linux update in a year. To not much surprise given the close package versions to Ubuntu 14.10, Fedora 21 isn't performing very differently from the Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn.
4 December 2014 - Fedora 21 - 5 Comments

Fedora 21 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 Performance Benchmarks

With the official Fedora 21 release due out soon and the release candidate being available this weekend, I ran some basic performance benchmarks comparing the speed of Fedora 21 64-bit to that of Ubuntu 14.10 on an Intel Xeon workstation.
30 November 2014 - Intel Xeon Tests - 3 Comments

Fedora 21 Release Candidate 1 Awaits Your Testing

The first release candidate to Fedora 21 is now available for testing ahead of its official release next month.
28 November 2014 - Fedora 21 RC1 - 14 Comments

Fedora Will Begin Upgrading The X.Org Server As A Distribution Update

While Fedora is working to migrate over to Wayland by default, the X.Org Server won't disappear anytime soon for legacy X11 application support and other purposes. With Fedora 21 and going forward, Fedora is likely to be getting in-place X.Org Server updates upon new releases.
17 November 2014 - xorg-server - 8 Comments

Fedora 21 Is Doing Its Final Freeze Tomorrow

It looks like Fedora 21 will go into its final freeze tomorrow and hopefully allow Fedora 21 to be released as planned in early December.
17 November 2014 - F21 - 12 Comments

Fedora 23~25 Might Switch Away From Firefox

While no imminent switch is planned, Red Hat's Fedora Linux distribution in a few releases may move away from Mozilla Firefox as the default web browser.
16 November 2014 - Firefox - 53 Comments

Fedora Looks To Make /usr World-Readable

Fedora developers are looking at requiring all files that be placed in /usr world-readable.
14 November 2014 - World-Readable - 17 Comments

Fedora 22 Will Likely Make Apps In The Software Center Have AppData

If your packaged Fedora application is to be included in Fedora 22's "Software Center", it almost certainly is going to need to be supplying AppData.
7 November 2014 - AppData - 48 Comments

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