Fedora's DNF package manager that succeeded Yum officially in Fedora 22 is going to go through a phase of being rewritten in C.
The past few days Red Hat / Fedora developers have been rebuilding Fedora Rawhide packages with the GCC 6 compiler. Out of the 17,741 packages, 577 packages ran into issues relating to GCC 6 (~3% of the packages).
Fedora 24 is set to feature a new Live USB Creator and it will become a primary download method for those wishing to download a new Fedora release.
Back in January was a look at How Close Fedora Is To Switching To Wayland By Default while this week is an update about the issues still blocking Wayland from becoming the default for the next Fedora Linux release.
For users of Fedora 23 you will soon be able to enjoy Linux 4.4 as a stable release upgrade.
The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo) approved another round of features/changes for Fedora 24 at their weekly meeting.
More of the proposed Fedora 24 changes were mailed out this morning to the Fedora development list for discussion ahead of FESCo officially deciding on whether the changes will make the cut for the next Fedora Linux release.
More Fedora 24 features were approved at Friday's Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee meeting.
The default browser choice for Fedora Linux has once again come up again with some no longer even wanting Mozilla Firefox within the package repository.
At today's FESCo meeting, aside from working on the Fedora 25 release schedule, was also the approval of some new Fedora 24 features.
While Fedora 24 isn't even out the door for a few months, due to the recent delay they have decided to already begin plotting the Fedora 25 schedule.
The latest proposed feature for Fedora 24 is support for Google's Go 1.6 programming language.
A new spin and a new SIG of Fedora Linux have been proposed for the upcoming Fedora 24 release.
Yesterday we wrote that it looked like Fedora 24 would be delayed and today FESCo has indeed decided to delay the release and all milestones by two weeks, but it might be dragged out to at least three weeks.
While we are not even up to the alpha release yet of Fedora 24, there's a call to already push back the entire schedule by up to a few weeks.
While the Tegra X1 is the latest and greatest NVIDIA SoC out there currently, the Tegra K1 is still a beauty and still blows many other ARM boards out of the water. If you happen to have a Tegra K1 Chromebook, it's possible to get Fedora 23 Linux running on there with a bit of hacking.
Red Hat's Christian Schaller has written a blog post today about Fedora Workstation and the quest for stability and robustness.
Kevin Martin of the Fedora Project has written a status update and plan around the "Wayland-by-default" effort for Fedora 24.
A few more features have been proposed for the May release of Fedora 24.
DNF 1.1.5 is available today to mark the new year and provide a number of bug fixes for this package manager used on modern versions of Fedora Linux.
Fedora Rawhide -- the unstable, nightly grounds of Fedora Linux -- had enjoyed improvements in 2015 to ensure users of it have a better experience while more improvements are still planned for the year ahead.
With the releases this year of Fedora 22 and Fedora 23, Fedora stakeholders should be proud of themselves with the quality of Fedora releases/support continuing to go up while driving a lot of new innovation and success into Linux. About the only gripe I have with the latest Fedora releases is that they no longer ship with any fun codenames to talk about...
It shouldn't come as much of a surprise since Fedora tends to always ship the latest version of the GNU Compiler Collection at release time, but planning is now underway for landing GCC 6 into Fedora 24.
Jiri Eischmann of Red Hat's desktop team recently carried out a survey asking Fedora users what they use as their email client.
Going back many years, SELinux would receive much criticism over slowing down the system's performance and causing an assortment of other problems. In the early days of Fedora it would often be wise to disable Security Enhanced Linux, but in the past few years it's been in good shape. With modern hardware, is there much of a performance impact in keeping SELinux enabled?
A few days ago I wrote about building an Intel Skylake Xeon E3 v5 "Skylake" system and my experiences under Ubuntu. Here's a few notes about this Xeon E3 1245 v5 system when trying Fedora 23 Linux, along with some comparative performance benchmarks.
For roughly the past week on my primary development box I've been running Fedora 23 using the GNOME Wayland desktop.
It doesn't look like this proposal will end up panning out, but Fedora stakeholders are discussing the prospects of dropping Grubby in favor of just using grub2-mkconfig.
There's just over one month to go until the change checkpoint for Fedora 24. New features continue to be proposed.
Today marks the end-of-life for Fedora 21, the project's first release under the Fedora.Next initiative.
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