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Future Of Fedora Spins Is Questioned With Fedora.Next

Red Hat's Fedora Linux distribution is in the process of being revitalized and will see some major changes this year. We still won't see Fedora 21 come until at least August and there's already lots of questions over the future of Fedora under this new "Fedora.Next" shift. How Fedora's various "spins" will be handled also has yet to be determined given a new mailing list thread.
29 January 2014 - Fedora.Next - 40 Comments

Fedora's Future Is Still Causing Lots Of Drama

For those in need of some open-source drama to get your Friday morning started, there continues to be a lot of dissenting views shared between Fedora users and developers over the future of the Linux distribution with the ongoing "Fedora.next" initiative.
24 January 2014 - Fedora.Next - 18 Comments

Fedora 22 To Push For Requiring Packages To Have AppData

Fedora 22 will require applications that want to show up within the Linux distribution's software center to have an AppData file shipped by the program.
23 January 2014 - Fedora 22 - 17 Comments

Fedora Rawhide Is Good For RadeonSI Users

For Fedora users depending upon the RadeonSI Gallium3D driver -- the open-source support for the Radeon HD 7000 series GPU and newer -- it's a much better experience running Fedora "Rawhide" if you don't mind living in a rolling development world.
17 January 2014 - Fedora Rawhide - 7 Comments

Fedora's Copr Continues Mining New Features

Fedora's Copr project that tries to make it "easy and cool" to have third-party package repositories like Ubuntu's Launchpad PPA or the openSUSE Build Service, is continuing to march forward with new versions.
14 January 2014 - Fedora Copr - 2 Comments

Fedora Developers Open EPEL 7 For Business

The Fedora development community has already begun assembling their Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) that support Red Hat's forthcoming Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
12 January 2014 - RHEL 7 Packages - 1 Comment

Benchmarks Of Fedora 20 Updates + Linux 3.12 Kernel

Last month with the release of Fedora 20 I began delivering many benchmarks of the popular Linux distribution. For those curious how the performance is now with Fedora's rather liberal update policy, here are some fresh benchmarks, including from the Linux 3.12 kernel that was sent down as an update.
9 January 2014 - Fedora 20 Updates

Fedora 21 Won't Be Released Before August

While hat wearing Linux users are excited at large this morning about Red Hat partnering with CentOS, there's some unfortunate news if you're hoping for a new Fedora Linux release in the next few months.
8 January 2014 - Fedora 21 - 10 Comments

Fedora Users Still Have Mixed Feelings Over DNF

While DNF isn't the default package manager on Fedora Linux installations until at least Fedora 22, there's still many mixed reservations about this intended replacement to Yum.
6 January 2014 - Yum Replacement - 34 Comments

Fedora's Yum Replacement Ready For User Testing

DNF, the next-generation yum package manager spearheaded by the Fedora project, is now ready for end-user testing ahead of its expected use out-of-the-box by Fedora 22.
2 January 2014 - Fedora DNF Yum - 15 Comments

Fedora 21 Likely Switching To Hawkey Package Management

With Fedora 20 out the door, the latest feature to talk about for Fedora 21 is that they will be switching over to the Hawkey package management library.
18 December 2013 - Fedora 21 Feature - 3 Comments

Fedora 20 Officially Released

Fedora 20 "Heisenbug" has been officially released today after being challenged by multiple delays but bringing with it many new features.
17 December 2013 - Fedora 20 Release - 42 Comments

Fedora 20 Will Be Released Next Week

After being pressed by repeated delays Fedora 20 "Heisenbug" has been given the go-ahead to be officially released next week.
12 December 2013 - Fedora 20 - 29 Comments

Fedora Decides On Headless Java, Third-Party Repos

The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee is back in the season of evaluating features for the next Fedora Linux release.
11 December 2013 - Fedora 21 Features - 5 Comments

Fedora 20 Ends Up With Yet Another Delay

Delays are very common within the Fedora camp and while the Fedora developers had preemptively moved up the final release after a number of one-week delays already got into the schedule, it was decided yesterday to push back the final release by one week.
6 December 2013 - Release Delayed - 1 Comment

DNF - Next-Gen Yum Supports Plug-Ins, New Features

DNF 0.4.9 has been released as the latest version of the open-source Fedora-focused package management solution poised to eventually replace yum for Red Hat package management needs.
3 December 2013 - DNF 0.4.9 Release

Exciting Features For Fedora 20 "Heisenbug"

Assuming there's no major last minute snafus, Fedora 20 will be released in two week's time. Due to the multiple delays that hit Fedora 20 and not all features being completed in time, here's a look at some of the most exciting features that were finished and will be found in this next major release of the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution.
30 November 2013 - Fedora 20 Linux - 13 Comments

Fedora Will Better Secure Its Packages

The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo) has voted in favor of making a change to its packaging system that affects the compiler flags for how the RPM packages are built and will further improve the security of Fedora packages.
28 November 2013 - -Werror=format-security - 1 Comment

Fedora 20 GNOME Bug Could Reveal Your Password

There's a peculiar new bug affecting the soon-to-be-released Fedora 20 that could reveal a user's password when switching between users with the GNOME desktop.
26 November 2013 - Fedora 20 GNOME Bug - 30 Comments

Fedora 20 Beta Is Finally Out & With Great Features

While it's been challenged by delays, Fedora 20 "Heisenbug" Beta was released today. Fedora 20 hopes to ship officially next month and this is one of the last chances to test out this next Fedora Linux release to make a meaningful difference in tracking down any lingering bugs.
12 November 2013 - Fedora 20 Beta - 15 Comments

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