Besides the recent call to drop i686 from being a primary Fedora release architecture so that i686-specific issues wouldn't be release blockers, the Fedora Server SIG is planning to drop i686 entirely with Fedora 24.
While there is the new proprietary graphics driver PPA for Ubuntu Linux users to grab the latest NVIDIA (and eventually, AMD) binary blobs, for Fedora users there is this separate third-party repository to easily install the newest NVIDIA proprietary drivers.
Fedora's Flock conference started today with a keynote by Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller. Miller's keynote was about the state of the Fedora Project.
There are some Fedora packagers/developers working towards potentially getting Google's open-source version of the Chrome web-browser, Chromium, added into Fedora.
Fedora 23 Alpha has been released -- on schedule -- and is ready for those wanting to try out the next-gen Fedora Linux experience.
DNF 1.1.0 was released today as the newest version of the Dandified Yum for package management on Fedora systems.
Fedora 23 Alpha is coming next week. Here's a look at some of the new features to find with Fedora 23.
The alpha release of Fedora 23 is coming next week.
Fedora Linux developers are looking at further demoting i686 hardware support by making bugs pertaining to x86 32-bit not release blockers.
It looks like reworking the Fedup upgrade tool may still happen for Fedora 23. The upgrade to this upgrade tool would involve relying on DNF and systemd functionality to provide more reliable Fedora system upgrades.
Fedora developers are readying for the RPM 4.13 update -- which is packing new features -- by landing the RPM 4.13 Alpha (v4.12.90) into Rawhide.
The number of Fedora packages within their repository has seemed to plateau, but it's not necessarily a bad sign.
A new point release to DNF 1.0 is now available that addresses the feedback of the Fedora community now that Fedora 22 has been out there a while and forces Yum users over to using this next-generation package management solution.
All the way back to Fedora 13 has been work on supporting Btrfs system snapshots / rollbacks using this Linux next-generation file-system's CoW snapshot abilities. Those abilities were tied into a Yum plug-in for making a Btrfs snapshot whenever a Yum transaction would take place. Another alternative for Btrfs system snapshots on Fedora is by using Snapper.
While there's been some stability issues / kernel panics with the high-end Core i7 5775C "Broadwell" processor on Linux, I've found out that Fedora 22 yields a much better experience than Ubuntu 15.04/15.10.
It's been five months since I quit using Ubuntu Linux on my main production system and switched over to Fedora Workstation. Looking back, it was a fantastic decision.
At this week's Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee they evaluated the latest batch of proposed features for Fedora 23.
Back in March there was the announcement of Fedora looking for a diversity advisor as a volunteer position to help promote diversity within this popular Linux distribution. Unfortunately it looks like their initial search didn't yield any suitable applicants so they're back to looking for more people interested in that position.
Just a few hours after writing about some new Linux video project dubbed "PulseVideo", Pinos was announced as a new initiative by Fedora Workstation for improving Linux video support.
In cooperation with Imagination Technologies, the first Fedora image for the MIPS architecture is now out in testing.
Yet another feature being worked on for Fedora 23 is to make it easy to test cloud images locally from the Fedora Workstation/Server.
Last year there was talk of Btrfs potentially becoming the default file-system in Fedora 23 based upon Btrfs developer and Facebook employee Josef Bacik's plans to push it for Fedora 23 to replace EXT4 as the default file-system. However, it doesn't look like that will happen.
The latest proposed feature for Fedora 23 is to have a standardized passphrase policy for providing greater consistency when it comes to inputting passwords/passphrases throughout the system.
With Unicode 8.0 having been released last week, Fedora developers are planning on incorporating it into Fedora 23.
Vojtech Trefny has been working on blivet-gui for more than one year as a storage and partition manager for Fedora. Blivet-GUI's design was originally inspired by the popular GParted interface while using the Blivet back-end library for storage management that's used by Fedora's Anaconda Installer. Blivet-GUI is now in process of having an overhauled user-interface.
Fedora Atomic Host, the distribution's Project Atomic version for deploying containerized apps, wishes to dramatically change its release process with Fedora 23.
While Python 3 aimed to be the default Python version installed in Fedora 22 (that in turn was carrying over work from Fedora 21), that didn't pan out and now for Fedora 23 they once again have the Py3 goal.
The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee met today to discuss features proposed for Fedora 23.
Last week Fedy, formally Fedora Utils, quietly released version 4.0.1. Fedy, for those not in-the-know, is a graphical program for configuring and installing third-party applications and repositories on the Fedora desktop. Using Fedy, software like Adobe Flash, Android Studio, libdvdcss, Google Chrome, multimedia codecs, Steam, Skype, and the Oracle JRE are only a click away.
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