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Talk Of Fedora As A Rolling-Release Distribution

Following word that the state of the Fedora 18 release is looking poor and the F18 Beta saw its sixth delay, there's now talk of turning Fedora into a rolling-release Linux distribution.
2 November 2012 - Fedora Rolling - 11 Comments

Fedora 18 Is Challenged By Yet Another Delay

Yesterday I wrote about how Fedora 18 wasn't looking too good in terms of being delayed five times already and is still facing some problems with incomplete features. Today the situation was worsened by yet another delay.
1 November 2012 - Fedora 18 - 8 Comments

Fedora 18 Isn't Looking Too Good, Anaconda Problems

The release of Fedora 18 has already been delayed five times and it's still uncertain when this next Fedora Linux release will actually ship.
31 October 2012 - Anaconda - 37 Comments

Fedora 19 Might Replace Rsyslogd With Journald

While Fedora 18 is still more than one month away and we don't even know the Fedora 19 codename yet, one F19 feature is being talked about already. Fedora 19 might replace rsyslog with systemd's journald as the default process for system logging.
17 October 2012 - Journald - 8 Comments

Fedora 19 Continues With Unique Names

Aside from generally releasing late another de facto tradition for the Fedora Project has been unique codenames for each release. It looks like the Fedora 19 codename will continue in this manner.
17 October 2012 - Fedora 19 - 1 Comment

Fedora 18 Is Now One Month Behind Schedule

Fedora 18 is continuing in the long-standing Fedora tradition of suffering from multiple release delays per cycle.
16 October 2012 - Yet Again - 34 Comments

Fedora 19 Might Be A Prime Rib Or Crop Circle

It's time to begin proposing codenames for Red Hat's Fedora 19 release. While the codename proposal process just began this morning, as usual, there's already a variety of funky codenames being shared.
9 October 2012 - Codenames - 8 Comments

There's Still Interest In A Fedora Software Center

It's a topic that has been brought up before, but there's still a number of users and developers interested in seeing a "Software Center" / "App Store" for Fedora Linux.
8 October 2012 - Ubuntu Software Center? - 8 Comments

Compiz Being Re-Retired From Fedora

Compiz was already being dropped from Fedora as there was no package maintainer at the beginning of the year for this OpenGL compositing window system on Fedora and there was not much interest from Fedora users. Compiz is needed for the Unity desktop on Fedora, among other potential use-cases, but now it's being retired once again.
5 October 2012 - Compiz Dropping - 17 Comments

It's Time To Test The Radeon/Intel/Nouveau Drivers

The Fedora Project is once again organizing test days to happen for the Nouveau, Radeon, and Intel open-source Linux graphics drivers to just not improve the driver support for Fedora Linux but to benefit upstream as well.
25 September 2012 - Fedora X Test Days - 18 Comments

Fedora 18 Alpha "Spherical Cow" Released

Fedora 18, which is codenamed the "Spherical Cow", was officially released today in alpha form.
18 September 2012 - New Fedora Cow - 13 Comments

Fedora 18 Alpha Is Declared Ready For Release

While it was delayed twice, Fedora 18 Alpha is now ready for release.
13 September 2012 - Fedora 18 - 7 Comments

Some Fedora 18 Features Are Still Uncertain

There was another Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee meeting this week where the state of some Fedora 18 items were brought up.
5 September 2012 - Fedora 18

OLPC Releases OS With GTK3, Text-To-Speech, Sugar

Developers behind the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project have announced a major new release of their Linux operating system that brings forward several new features in OLPC OS version 12.1.0.
31 August 2012 - OLPC - 4 Comments

Fedora 18 Is Delayed Again

The Fedora 18 Alpha release has been delayed by another week, which is also pushing back all other "Spherical Cow" milestones as well.
30 August 2012 - Spherical Cow - 6 Comments

Fedora 17 Doesn't Change The Apple MacBook Pro

Following yesterday's OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion vs. Ubuntu Linux benchmarks and the OS X vs. Linux power consumption results after that, some wondered whether Ubuntu was to blame for the poor Linux showing on the Apple hardware. Unfortunately, Ubuntu isn't alone and here's some fresh data from Fedora 17 on the MacBook Pro.
24 August 2012 - Fedora 17 Data - 23 Comments

Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow" Has Been Delayed

A Go/No-Go meeting today was held today concerning the Fedora 18 Alpha release. It was decided the F18 Alpha needs to slip by one week, which is already pushing back the final release of the Spherical Cow.
22 August 2012 - Fedora 18 - 5 Comments

Fedora 18 Granted Some Feature Freeze Exceptions

While the feature freeze is now in effect for Fedora 18, the Spherical Cow has been fed some feature freeze exceptions to enrich this forthcoming Linux distribution.
20 August 2012 - New Features - 5 Comments

The Top Features Of Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow"

With Fedora 18 entering its feature freeze and branching today, here's a rundown of some of the most interesting features to be found in this next Fedora release.
7 August 2012 - Fedora 18 - 6 Comments

Fedora 18 Picks Up Last Features - There's No Btrfs

The feature freeze and branching of Fedora 18 is scheduled to occur tomorrow. The FESCo meeting happened today where a few of the last features were approved for the Spherical Cow release.
6 August 2012 - Fedora 18 - 6 Comments

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