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Hours ago I wrote about the proposal to use Cinnamon as the default desktop in Fedora 19 rather than the GNOME Shell. While that proposal may seem a bit outlandish for the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution, here's another interesting proposal that may be a bit of a pipe-dream: a FreeBSD kernel option for Fedora 19 rather than the Linux kernel.
25 January 2013 - Fedora 19 - 19 Comments
A new Fedora 19 feature proposal has surfaced, which is rather interesting but sure to spark controversy: replace the default GNOME Shell desktop with Cinnamon.
25 January 2013 - Fedora 19 - 256 Comments
Another round of features for Fedora 19 have been proposed.
24 January 2013 - Fedora 19 - 7 Comments
Out of fears that Oracle is making MySQL a more closed software project and not being happy with the overall direction of this widely-used database software, Fedora developers are looking at replacing MySQL with MariaDB in Fedora 19.
21 January 2013 - No More MySQL? - 19 Comments
With Fedora 18 finally having been released last week, we're now onto extensively benchmarking this highly-anticipated but much-delayed Linux distribution. As a preview of what's to come, here's some early Intel Core i7 "Ivy Bridge" results on Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow" compared to the earlier Fedora 17 "Beefy Miracle" release.
21 January 2013 - Fedora 18
In earlier Fedora Linux releases there was generally a desire with having Btrfs become the default file-system. It's generally proposed to make the next-generation Linux file-system the default in Fedora, but every time in the end the idea has been dropped. With Fedora 19 due in mid-2013, Btrfs for Fedora is again being talked about.
17 January 2013 - Fedora Btrfs - 75 Comments
More features for Fedora 19, a.k.a. the the Schrödinger's Cat release, have been proposed.
16 January 2013 - Fedora 19 Features - 5 Comments
After a series of unfortunate delays, Fedora 18 was officially released this morning.
15 January 2013 - Fedora 18 - 21 Comments
Just days after Fedora 19 saw a set of new features proposed, some additional proposed features for this major Fedora Linux release have been voiced.
10 January 2013 - Fedora 19 - 5 Comments
After another delay last week, the long and drawn out release of Fedora 18 will finally happen next week.
9 January 2013 - Fedora 18 - 17 Comments
While Fedora 18 will see its final release soon and the x86/x86_64 Beta has been out since late November, only now is the Fedora 18 Beta shipping for ARM.
9 January 2013 - Fedora 18 ARM Beta - 1 Comment
Fedora 18 has been delayed by one week following a Go/No-Go meeting on Thursday.
5 January 2013 - Fedora 18 - 34 Comments
Fedora 18 hasn't even been released yet, but feature planning for Fedora 19 is well underway.
3 January 2013 - Fedora 19 - 3 Comments
Fedora is dedicating this week to testing and improving NetworkManager.
11 December 2012 - Fedora Test Days
Being hotly discussed this weekend within the Fedora development camp is in regards to the future direction of the Linux distribution.
9 December 2012 - Fedora's Future - 33 Comments
To adjust the rate at which how fast software updates are forced onto users, some Fedora and Red Hat developers have made a "Software Collections" proposal. The purpose of Software Collections is to allow users to install a package and choose between different versions of RPM-packaged software in parallel at run-time.
6 December 2012 - Software Collections - 5 Comments
It was decided at today's FESCo meeting to not disable the mounting of /tmp as a tmpfs file-system by default for the forthcoming Fedora 18 Linux release.
5 December 2012 - Fedora 18 - 23 Comments
While Fedora 18 isn't even being released until January of 2013, plans have already been decided to try to aim for the Fedora 19 release in late May of 2013.
28 November 2012 - Fedora 19 - 6 Comments
After an embarrassing number of delays that put the entire release in question, the Fedora 18 Beta of the "Spherical Cow" was finally released today.
27 November 2012 - Fedora 18 Beta - 30 Comments
The Fedora Project held a Thanksgiving Day Go/No-Go meeting for the long-delayed Fedora 18 Beta. The developers decided that the beta is finally in a condition where it's ready to ship.
23 November 2012 - Fedora - 9 Comments
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