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.
With FESCo having decided not to schedule a mass rebuild for Fedora 25 due out at the end of the year, some developers are unhappy and feel its sacrificing quality over trying to push out a release on time.
Jan Kurik has passed along word that the Fedora 24 Beta has been delayed and thus the final milestones are also pushed back.
Fedora developers appear to be among those analyzing Intel's Clear Linux distribution for the performance optimizations made.
Fedora Linux has moved towards demoting 32-bit images and Fedora Cloud was the first official flavor of Fedora Linux that will no longer be spinning 32-bit install images post F23.
While Ubuntu 16.04 is being prepped for release, Fedora developers are preparing for their beta release of Fedora 24.
With trying out Fedora 24 Alpha this week and it going well, I decided to run a few benchmarks on the same system to see how the performance compared to Fedora 23.
Trailing the Fedora 24 Alpha x86 release by a few days is now the secondary architecture spins for POWER and AArch64 (64-bit ARM).
With testing Fedora 24 Alpha this week, I also spent some time test driving the GNOME on Wayland experience even though developers have already decided F24 will continue to use the X.Org Server by default.
Since Tuesday's release of Fedora 24 Alpha I've been having a wonderful time trying out this test release with all of the exciting changes building up for Fedora 24.
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