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Switching From Evdev/Synaptics Drivers To Libinput On X.Org

With Fedora 22 switching to libinput as its X.Org input driver and others beginning to look at utilizing xf86-input-libinput that uses a shared input library with Wayland, there's some details end-users and developers need to know about the migration.

19 January 2015 - xf86-input-libinput - 14 Comments
Unless Fedora 22 Is To Be Delayed, GCC 5 Might Not Make It

While Fedora developers have been trying hard for Fedora 22 to be released on time and be stricter about time-based releases with Fedora releases currently being notorious for delays, there's already some challenges with the fresh Fedora 22 plans for releasing in mid-May.

14 January 2015 - Fedora 22 GCC5 Controversy - 4 Comments
More Fedora 22 Changes Include A New Default Console Font

There's more Fedora 22 changes now seeking approval for the first Fedora Linux release of 2015. One of the changes would be changing the default console font to one that better supports some languages along with smiley faces and some other glyphs for the terminal.

7 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Features - 7 Comments
The Most Exciting Fedora News Of 2014

Nearly the entire year of Fedora's development was focused around the drawn out Fedora 21 release that finally shipped earlier this month and the larger Fedora.Next initiative, but what topped the year?

27 December 2014 - Fedora Linux - 1 Comment
Fedora Doesn't Yet Enable F2FS File-System Support

While F2FS is a promising open-source file-system looking to live up to its name as being the Flash-Friendly File-System, one major distribution not yet willing to enable it within its kernel is (surprisingly) Fedora.

21 December 2014 - F2FS - 34 Comments
New Features Proposed For Fedora 22

Beyond the potential feature of Fedora's X.Org input stack using libinput, there's been several other features proposed for the next Fedora Linux release.

14 December 2014 - Fedora 22 - 2 Comments
Fedora Might Shift To A Tick-Tock Release Cadence

Inspired by Intel's tick-tock model of processor development cycles in flipping between architecture and manufacturing advancements, Fedora Linux developers are currently considering a similar model in flipping between feature releases.

4 December 2014 - Tick-Tock - 25 Comments
Fedora 21's Performance Is Close To Ubuntu 14.10

Fedora 21 is due out in a few days and as such I've been busy extensively testing and benchmarking this first Fedora Linux update in a year. To not much surprise given the close package versions to Ubuntu 14.10, Fedora 21 isn't performing very differently from the Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn.

4 December 2014 - Fedora 21 - 5 Comments
Fedora 21 vs. Ubuntu 14.10 Performance Benchmarks

With the official Fedora 21 release due out soon and the release candidate being available this weekend, I ran some basic performance benchmarks comparing the speed of Fedora 21 64-bit to that of Ubuntu 14.10 on an Intel Xeon workstation.

30 November 2014 - Intel Xeon Tests - 3 Comments

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