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Fedora 20 Moves Ahead With Wayland Tech Preview

If all goes according to plan by Red Hat engineers operating in conjunction with Intel, Fedora 20 will be the first tier-one Linux distribution with decent support for Wayland and a usable desktop environment having its own compositor.
9 September 2013 - Fedora 20 - 119 Comments

Fedora 20 Will Be Named After A Software Bug

Fedora codenames have been rather peculiar or silly in recent history with names like Beefy Miracle for the Linux distribution. The Fedora 20 codename is also unique.
3 September 2013 - Codenames - 1 Comment

Fedora 21 Will Try To Abandon Non-KMS GPU Drivers

There's hope that Fedora 21 will do away with non-KMS graphics drivers by default. A whole set of conventional (UMS) X.Org drivers are set to be retired in this first Fedora Linux release of 2014.
27 August 2013 - Fedora 21 Features - 55 Comments

Fedora 20 Will Likely Have Another Goofy Codename

It's time to vote for another Fedora codename, this time for Fedora 20, and it's likely to be yet another weird/goofy codename to succeed recent names like Beefy Miracle and Spherical Cow.
22 August 2013 - Goofy or Weird - 5 Comments

Fedora 20 Goes For No Default Sendmail, Syslog

There was a Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee meeting yesterday where more features of Fedora 20 were approved.
15 August 2013 - Fedora 20 Changes - 34 Comments

Fedora Flock Presentation Recap

Happening this past weekend was Flock, the new Fedora Contributor Conference. Flock is a new take on Fedora's FUDCon conference from the past. For those that couldn't make it out to Charleston, South Carolina, there's slides and video recordings from the Fedora / open-source presentations.
12 August 2013 - Fedora Flock - 2 Comments

The Performance Impact Of Fedora 19 Updates

With Fedora more liberally pushing down package updates compared to Ubuntu Linux and other fixed-release distributions, how has the performance evolved since the release of "Schrödinger's Cat" in early July? Here's some benchmarks showing how the Fedora 19 performance has evolved with a newer kernel and other changes.
10 August 2013 - Performance Changes - 9 Comments

Fedora 20 To Move Towards Journal, GNOME 3.10

Following the weekly Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee meeting, another large batch of Fedora 20 features were approved. This includes a ruling on the controversial syslog migration to systemd's journal, upgrading the desktop environments, and other proposed work for the F20 development cycle.
25 July 2013 - Approved Features - 5 Comments

Features Approved This Week For Fedora 20

There's been some Fedora 20 feature proposals to date, including a controversial change, while on Thursday a list of newly-proposed features was published.
19 July 2013 - Fedora 20 Features - 24 Comments

Enlightenment E17 Stands A Chance For Fedora 20

Fans of the Enlightenment desktop / window manager may finally see the lightweight solution packaged for Fedora 20.
18 July 2013 - Enlightenment 0.17 - 8 Comments

Fedora 20 Might No Longer Install Syslog

Beginning with Fedora 20, the Linux distribution is considering no longer installing rsyslog by default but would replace it with use of the systemd journal as the Fedora logging solution.
16 July 2013 - Replaced By Journald - 42 Comments

Fedora 20 Gets A Bunch Of Features Proposed

In the past few days there have been a number of proposals for new features in Fedora 20, some more exciting than others. Here's a look at the Fedora 20 proposals to date.
11 July 2013 - F20 Proposal - 5 Comments

Fedora 19 Officially Released

On Tuesday morning, Fedora 19 Linux was officially released.
2 July 2013 - Fedora 19 - 80 Comments

Fedora 20 Will Have A Security/Performance Change

With Fedora 19 being released soon, the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee has begun evaluating potential changes/features for Fedora 20. One of the features that was approved today is a build change for the RPMs that can yield greater code security but at the potential cost of performance.
26 June 2013 - Fedora 20 - 4 Comments

The Best Features Of Fedora 19, Schrödinger's Cat

Fedora 19, codenamed Schrödinger's Cat, should finally be released next week. For those still contemplating whether or not to try out the new release candidate, here's a look at some of the best Fedora 19 features.
25 June 2013 - Fedora 19

Fedora 19 Release Candidate 1 Is Ready

The hope is to officially release Fedora 19 next week while out quietly today is the release candidate.
25 June 2013 - Fedora 19 RC1 - 41 Comments

Fedora 19 Installer Comes For Google Nexus 4

An installer has come about to easily install Fedora 19 for ARM on the unlocked Google Nexus 4 smart-phone.
5 June 2013 - Fedora 19 On ARM - 8 Comments

Fedora 19 Beta Released With Lots Of New Work

The first beta of Schrödinger's Cat, or more widely known as Fedora 19, is now available for testing. As usual, there's lots of new upstream improvements incorporated into this latest Fedora Linux build.
28 May 2013 - Fedora 19 Beta - 62 Comments

DNF Still Advancing As Experimental Yum For Fedora

DNF is the experimental fork of the Yum package manager that premiered in Fedora 18. While much hasn't been heard of this experimental Yum replacement since its debut, work on it has still been progressing and is turning out to be in great shape, is slowly approaching feature-parity with Yum, and is faster.
18 May 2013 - DNF Package Manager - 16 Comments

Fedora's Account System Faces Security Issue

Two years after the Fedora Account System (FAS) upped its security, an announcement has been made today that they have discovered a security vulnerability in their system that dates back to 2008.
9 May 2013 - Fedora

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