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Fedora 21 Still Aims To Get Rid Of Lots Of Old GPU Drivers

Fedora 21 when released late in 2014 will effectively retire support for a lot of old graphics card drivers.
29 May 2014 - X.Org Drivers - 10 Comments

KDE Plasma-Next + KF5 Is Looking Nice

With the release yesterday of a Fedora 20 image with KF5 + Plasma-Next as the next-generation KDE stack, I decided to finally give it a whirl.
22 May 2014 - KDE Frameworks 5 - 31 Comments

KDE Frameworks 5 Will Come To Fedora 21

While Fedora Linux continues to be mostly centered around GNOME, KDE stakeholders continue advancing the Fedora KDE spin and intend to make KDE Frameworks 5 available via Fedora 21.
21 May 2014 - KDE Frameworks 5 - 4 Comments

How-To Install AMD Catalyst 14.4 On Fedora 20 With Linux 3.14

Yesterday there was a guest post by a reader on Phoronix about the troubles in using the AMD Catalyst driver on Fedora Linux. While it involves more steps than most users would like, another Phoronix reader has written in this morning with the approach for getting the Catalyst 14.4 driver to work on Fedora 20 -- even with the Linux 3.14 kernel where the Catalyst driver doesn't yet have any mainline support.
21 May 2014 - How-To - 10 Comments

AMD Catalyst On Fedora 20 Is Left In An Awkward State

Fedora 20 users wishing to run AMD's proprietary Catalyst driver may have a difficult time ahead.
20 May 2014 - Catalyst - 27 Comments

Robyn Bergeron Steps Down As The Fedora Project Leader

While Jono Bacon leaving Canonical and his role as the Ubuntu Community Manager is shaking up the Ubuntu camp, within the Fedora camp, Robyn Bergeron has announced she is stepping down from the role as the Fedora Project Leader.
20 May 2014 - Lead - 1 Comment

Fedora 21 Gets Proposals For Review Board 2, Web Assets

Developers have proposed adding even more features to Fedora 21, which is the next Fedora release shipping before the end of the year. There's already a lot of features under development and it's going to be a heavy release with nearly one year since Fedora 20, but even more work is on the way.
14 May 2014 - Fedora 21

DNF 0.5.1 Improves Its CLI Output

As the first point release to the recent DNF 0.5 debut, which introduced support for groups, there is DNF 0.5.1 that is less verbose with its text output.
2 May 2014 - DNF 0.5.1 - 7 Comments

BerkeleyDB 6 Is Being Added For Fedora 21

Another Wednesday brings another Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee meeting where new features for Fedora 21 were approved.
30 April 2014 - Fedora 21

Fedora 21 To Get A Playground, New Features

Another Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee meeting took place on Wednesday where another round of features were approved for the Fedora 21 Linux release.
24 April 2014 - Fedora 21 - 3 Comments

DNF 0.5 Yum Replacement Now Supports Groups

DNF, the next-generation replacement to Yum on Red Hat systems, now has support for groups and environments.
23 April 2014 - DNF - 4 Comments

Fedora 21 Gets GNOME 3.12, PHP 5.6, Mono 3.4

Following today's Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo) meeting is another round of fresh features for Fedora 21 that will premiere late into the year.
16 April 2014 - Fedora 21 - 9 Comments

Fedora Workstation Is Making Me Quite Excited

With the ongoing rework happening within the Fedora camp, there's emerging Fedora Workstation, Fedora Cloud, and Fedora Server "product" working groups. The work happening within Fedora Workstation is quite exciting and rejuvenating the project.
16 April 2014 - Fedora Workstation - 22 Comments

Fedora 21 To Evaluate Remote Journal Logging, 64-bit ARM Emulation

Yesterday on Phoronix we covered 12 new feature proposals for Fedora 21 and following that story yesterday were a handful of new feature proposals for this next major Fedora release.
15 April 2014 - Fedora 21 - 16 Comments

Fedora 21 Gets Proposals For Many More Features

It's certainly looking like Fedora 21 will premiere with a massive amount of features, perhaps the most ever. Fedora 21 already has a ton of features but another large batch of proposals have been submitted for this next major Linux distribution release due out at the end of 2014.
14 April 2014 - Fedora 21 - 6 Comments

Fedora 21 Receives Another Helping Of Features

Another round of features have been approved by the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee for this year's Fedora 21 release.
10 April 2014 - Fedora 21

Fedora 21 Looks To Have A "Playground" Repository

Fedora developers are working towards having a "playground" repository be part of the Fedora 21 release as a staging area for new packages.
8 April 2014 - Staging Area

Our Favorite Features So Far For Fedora 21

While Fedora 21 is still within planning and early development stages, there's already a number of changes that have us looking forward to this next Fedora Linux release toward the end of 2014.
6 April 2014 - Fedora 21 - 9 Comments

Fedora 21 Aims To Have LBZIP2 Replace BZIP2

Fedora developers are eyeing the independent lbzip2 compression implementation to become the default bzip2 on the next release of this Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution.
5 April 2014 - bzip2 - 12 Comments

Fedora 21 Will Have Java 8, Other Additions

Besides approving Mesa 10.1 for Fedora 20, the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee approved today several features/changes to be found in Fedora 21.
2 April 2014 - Fedora 21 - 1 Comment

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