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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

Fedora 19 Alpha Arrives With Many New Features

The first alpha/development release of Fedora 19 "Schrödinger's Cat" is now available after having been challenged by a delay.
23 April 2013 - Fedora 19 Alpha - 9 Comments

Fedora Is Testing Out Radeon, Nouveau, Intel Graphics

Fedora developers are running another "Graphics Test Week" and are seeking your help in evaluating the open-source Intel, Radeon, and Nouveau graphics drivers.
22 April 2013 - Fedora Help Needed - 17 Comments

Fedora 19 Alpha Cleared For Release Next Week

After already being challenged by one delay, the first Alpha release of Fedora 19 is cleared for release next Tuesday.
19 April 2013 - Fedora 19 - 7 Comments

Benchmarking Fedora 18 Updates

With Fedora's more liberal updating of packages in their supported Linux releases, here's a look at benchmarks of Fedora 18 in its stock configuration versus where it's at today with all stable updates.
16 April 2013 - Fedora 18 Updates - 3 Comments

Fedora 19 Alpha Gets Its First Delay Due To UEFI

After a badly-delayed Fedora 18, Fedora 19 has already received its first release set-back.
12 April 2013 - Fedora 19 - 70 Comments

Fedora 19 Readies AMD "RadeonSI" Driver

Fedora 19 will be one of the first desktop Linux distributions shipping with accelerated Radeon HD 7000 series graphics support.
29 March 2013 - Fedora 19 - 22 Comments

Fedora Linux Looks To Improve Its Boot Experience

A proposal has been voiced for improving the boot experience of Fedora Linux.
12 March 2013 - Fedora Booting - 6 Comments

A Proposal Made To Revamp Fedora Linux

A proposal has been submitted for comments that would revamp the way Red Hat's Fedora Linux distribution is developed.
5 March 2013 - Revamp Fedora - 15 Comments

Upstream X/Wayland Developers Bash Canonical, Mir

Canonical's decision to develop Mir, their own display server not derived from X11 or Wayland, hit many as a big surprise today. Canonical previously committed to Wayland in a future Ubuntu release but now it turns out that for months they have secretly been rolling their own solution behind closed doors.
4 March 2013 - Canonical - 116 Comments

Fedora 19 Won't Be Released Until This Summer

At today's Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee, more of the proposed Fedora 19 features were talked about and the Fedora 19 release schedule was ratified. Fedora 19 will not be officially released now until the end of June.
6 February 2013 - Fedora 19 - 7 Comments

Fedora 18 For ARM Officially Released

One month after Fedora 18 was released for x86/x86_64 hardware, the "Spherical Cow" is now officially available for select ARM-based devices.
5 February 2013 - Fedora 18 ARM

Fedora Will Indeed Replace MySQL With MariaDB

All of the recent features talked about for Fedora 19 were basically approved, including the replacing of the Oracle MySQL server with that of the forked MariaDB edition.
4 February 2013 - Plus Other Changes - 8 Comments

The Last Round Of Fedora 19 Feature Proposals

Tonight is the deadline for submitting new feature proposals to be considered for the release of Fedora 19.
29 January 2013 - Fedora 19 - 2 Comments

Fedora 18 vs. Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 13.04 Benchmarks

As the next chapter after the Fedora 17 vs. Fedora 18 benchmarks for the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution, here are benchmarks comparing Fedora 18 to Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04 on two separate PCs.
29 January 2013 - Fedora vs. Ubuntu Linux Benchmarks - 10 Comments

Fedora 19 Features: GLIBC 2.17, GNOME 3.8, MATE 1.6

Aside from new systemd functionality, several other features have been proposed in the past few days for integration into Fedora 19.
28 January 2013 - Fedora 19 - 10 Comments

Systemd Dreams Up New Feature, Makes It Like Cron

Lennart Poettering and Kay Sievers at Red Hat hope to work on a handful of new systemd features as part of the Fedora 19 development cycle. One of the features includes work to make systemd have its own time-based job scheduler that's similar in nature to cron.
28 January 2013 - Systemd - 121 Comments

FreeBSD Kernel May Come As Option In Fedora 19

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

Fedora Proposal To Use Cinnamon Desktop By Default

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

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