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More Changes Are In The Works For Fedora 22

Ahead of evaluation by the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo), more of the planned changes for Fedora 22 are being discussed on the Fedora developers' list. Here's some more of the likely Fedora 22 changes that haven't been covered by our earlier articles on F22 feature work.
20 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Features - 1 Comment

Python 3 Is Close To Becoming The Default In Fedora 22

For Python stakeholders using Fedora, the Fedora 22 release is preparing to ship Python 3 as the one and only Python implementation on the installation media.
20 January 2015 - F22 Python 3 - 42 Comments

A Proposal To Go 64-bit Only With Fedora 23

An ambitious proposal is seeking to make Fedora 23 -- the Linux distribution release due out around October -- 64-bit-only for both x86 and ARM architectures.
19 January 2015 - 64-bit Fedora 23 - 170 Comments

Fedora Workstation 22 To Have Better Wayland Support, Better Battery Life

Fedora 21 was just released last month but already there's a lot to get excited about for Fedora 22 when it's released around the middle of May.
19 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Workstation - 13 Comments

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

Fedora 22 To Use Libinput On X.Org, Change Console Font & Have Local DNS Resolver

Besides deciding to stick to Fedora 22's time-based release schedule, the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee also approved some new features for Fedora 22.
15 January 2015 - F22 Features - 5 Comments

Fedora's FESCo Makes A Bold Move To Try To Release Fedora 22 On Time

This morning I wrote about Unless Fedora 22 Is To Be Delayed, GCC 5 Might Not Make It due to needing a mass rebuild of all the Fedora packages and the time involved on the short time-line. The Fedora FESCo committee convened today and their outcome is a bit surprising.
14 January 2015 - No Rebuild - 20 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

Fedora 22 To Have Direct3D 9 Mesa State Tracker, Add Wine Support

For those doing Windows gaming with Wine on Fedora Linux installations, the experience will potentially be better for Fedora 22 if using the open-source Gallium3D Radeon or Nouveau drivers.
14 January 2015 - Gallium3D Nine - 24 Comments

Fedora 22 Looks To Have RPM-OSTree For Atomic Upgrades

With Snappy Ubuntu being out there for atomic upgrades in the cloud and on servers, Fedora 22 is looking to have RPM-OSTree for providing atomic upgrades and server-side composes.
13 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Atomic - 2 Comments

Fedora 22 Looks To Have A Default Local DNS Resolver

After it didn't pan out for Fedora 21, Fedora developers are now looking at having a default local DNS resolver used by Fedora 22 as one of its new features.
13 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Feature - 6 Comments

Fedora 22 Might Disable Root Remote Logins By Default

In the name of security, it's been proposed for Fedora 22 to disabler remote log-ins in the SSH daemon by default.
8 January 2015 - SSHD - 10 Comments

Fedora 22 Planned For Release In May

At yesterday's Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo) meeting, the release schedule for Fedora 22 was firmed up.
8 January 2015 - F22 - 3 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

Fedora 19 Reaches End Of Life State

If you're still running Fedora 19 for some reason, you better think about upgrading to Fedora 20/21 as F19 has now reached its end of life.
6 January 2015 - Fedora 19

Korora 21 Now In Beta With Cinnamon 2.4 & More

The first beta release of the Fedora-based Korora Linux distribution is now available that's powered by last month's Fedora 21.
3 January 2015 - Korora 21 - 2 Comments

Installing The AMD Catalyst Driver On Fedora 21

Installing the AMD Catalyst (fglrx) driver on the latest Fedora release can sometimes be a challenge due to Fedora catering towards the open-source graphics drivers.
2 January 2015 - Catalyst F21 - 26 Comments

Fedora 21 Gaming Benchmarks: X.Org vs. XWayland To End 2014

As some extra benchmarks over the holidays, here's some fresh numbers when running some OpenGL gaming tests on GNOME running natively on X.Org vs. GNOME on Wayland and the games running through XWayland.
29 December 2014 - XWayland vs. Xorg - 43 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

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