Fedora News Archives
Future Plans For Changing Fedora's Installer

Over the last couple weeks there has been an "Anaconda Wishlist" thread occurring on Fedora's desktop mailing list. The thread, and the associated Workstation Working Group meeting, are directed at the future of the Fedora Anaconda Installer.

29 May 2015 - Fedora Anaconda Installer - 10 Comments
Fedora's "Fedup" To Be Replaced In Fedora 23

Fedup right now is the command for handling in-place Fedora upgrades from release-to-release and it's been around since Fedora 17. However, with the Fedora 23 release due out in late 2015, that utility will likely be replaced with a new version to handle upgrading to new releases.

28 May 2015 - Fedora Upgrader - 15 Comments
Fedora 22 Marches Closer To Release

Fedora 22 is scheduled to be released next week but for that to happen there's still a number of blocker bugs that need to be addressed. The second release candidate of Fedora 22 Final is now available for those wishing to stress this major update of the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution.

21 May 2015 - Fedora 22 Linux - 13 Comments
The Current Open-Source OpenCL Experience On Fedora

With the open-source OpenCL news this week about Beignet working on OpenCL 2.0 support and Intel Cherryview now supporting OpenCL, I decided to see how the open-source OpenCL support is shaping up for the soon-to-be-released Fedora 22.

15 May 2015 - Open-Source OpenCL - 4 Comments
GNOME 3.16 On Fedora 22: Wayland vs. X.Org

In complementing this morning's early Fedora 22 Workstation benchmarks, here's some numbers in looking at Fedora 22's GNOME Shell 3.16 desktop under an X.Org Server as well as Wayland.

14 May 2015 - XWayland - 24 Comments
Fedora 21 vs. Fedora 22 Benchmarks

For those curious how the performance of Fedora 22 is shaking out, here's some early benchmarks comparing the Fedora Workstation 21 and Fedora Workstation 22 (with all updates as of the final freeze) in various workloads.

14 May 2015 - Preliminary Data - Add A Comment
The One Problem I Have So Far With Fedora's DNF Package Manager

DNF 1.0 was released this week ahead of the Fedora 22 debut later this month where it will replace Yum by default as the package manager. In my testing of DNF on Fedora 22 and earlier releases, it's worked out quite well, but there's one issue that still nags me about Dandified Yum.

13 May 2015 - DNF vs. Yum - 9 Comments
F2FS Is Working Fine These Days With Fedora's Kernel

A Phoronix reader recently asked whether Fedora developers have yet enabled F2FS file-system support within their packaged kernel. While I didn't mention it before, yes, they ended up enabling support for the Flash-Friendly File-System.

10 May 2015 - Flash-Friendly File-System - 2 Comments
RPM Fusion Starts Rolling Out For Fedora 22

For early adopters of Fedora 22 that have been missing out on the packages provided by the third-party RPM Fusion repository, they have started rolling out their support for this next Fedora Linux release.

9 May 2015 - RPM Fusion Fedora 22 - 13 Comments
Mono 4 Is Planned For Fedora 23

Aside from the other features proposed thus far for Fedora 23, the update of the popular Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution due out in late 2015, you can add Mono 4.0 to the list.

4 May 2015 - Mono 4 - 20 Comments
Making It Easier To Deploy CUDA On Fedora

While Fedora 21 ships with decent OpenCL support, if you're running the binary NVIDIA graphics driver on Fedora Linux and wishing to use CUDA-accelerated programs, it's a little bit easier today thanks to a new third-party package repository.

28 April 2015 - Fedora 21 - Add A Comment
Fedora 22 Beta Released

The beta of Fedora 22 is now available for testing and evaluating of its many new features ahead of the official Fedora 22 debut in May.

21 April 2015 - Fedora 22 - Add A Comment
Fedora 22 Beta To Be Released Next Week

The release of the Fedora 22 Beta was delayed last week due to outstanding blocker bugs. Fortunately, those issues have been cleared up and F22 Beta can now be pushed out next week.

16 April 2015 - Fedora 22 Beta - 5 Comments
Future Fedora Releases Likely To Be More Atomic-Like

Paul Frields, the manager of the Fedora Engineering team at Red Hat, has written an interesting blog post about the future of Fedora. In particular, how Fedora is currently assembled and how that will likely change over the next few releases.

3 April 2015 - Project Atomic - 31 Comments

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