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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

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

Fedora 19 Feature Talk: Cloud, Java 8, Yum, Syslinux

Another round of features for Fedora 19 have been proposed.
24 January 2013 - Fedora 19 - 7 Comments

Fedora Looks To Replace MySQL With MariaDB

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

Intel Graphics See Some Gains On Fedora 18

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

There's Talk Again About Btrfs For Fedora

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 - 77 Comments

More Fedora 19 Feature Talk: BIND10, GCC 4.8, E17, Etc

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

Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow" Officially Released

After a series of unfortunate delays, Fedora 18 was officially released this morning.
15 January 2013 - Fedora 18 - 21 Comments

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