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Fedora's Flock 2015 Videos Posted

If you're curious what's on the horizon within the Fedora Linux camp, the videos from this year's Flock conference are now available online.

27 August 2015 - Flock 2015 - 2 Comments
Fedora 23 Alpha For AArch64/POWER

The alpha release for Fedora 23 was released two weeks ago while today it's been released for the non-primary AArch64 (64-bit ARM) and POWER architectures.

25 August 2015 - Fedora 23 Alpha - Add A Comment
Fedora's Rawhide Might See Some Changes

Rawhide, the name of Fedora's development version and repository, may be restructured and improved as part of an initiative following discussions last week at the distribution's Flock conference.

20 August 2015 - Fedora Rawhide - 7 Comments
Fedora 24 Server Plans To Drop i686 Support

Besides the recent call to drop i686 from being a primary Fedora release architecture so that i686-specific issues wouldn't be release blockers, the Fedora Server SIG is planning to drop i686 entirely with Fedora 24.

19 August 2015 - Fedora Server 24 - 6 Comments
The State Of Fedora Linux In 2015

Fedora's Flock conference started today with a keynote by Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller. Miller's keynote was about the state of the Fedora Project.

12 August 2015 - State of Fedora - 9 Comments
Fedora 23 Alpha Released

Fedora 23 Alpha has been released -- on schedule -- and is ready for those wanting to try out the next-gen Fedora Linux experience.

11 August 2015 - Fedora 23 Alpha - 2 Comments
More Reliable Upgrades Hoped For With Fedora 23

It looks like reworking the Fedup upgrade tool may still happen for Fedora 23. The upgrade to this upgrade tool would involve relying on DNF and systemd functionality to provide more reliable Fedora system upgrades.

29 July 2015 - Fedora 23 Upgrades - 10 Comments
DNF 1.0.2 Has Many Bug Fixes, Minor Enhancements

A new point release to DNF 1.0 is now available that addresses the feedback of the Fedora community now that Fedora 22 has been out there a while and forces Yum users over to using this next-generation package management solution.

22 July 2015 - DNF 1.0.2 - 3 Comments
Doing Fedora Snapshots/Rollbacks With Btrfs & Snapper

All the way back to Fedora 13 has been work on supporting Btrfs system snapshots / rollbacks using this Linux next-generation file-system's CoW snapshot abilities. Those abilities were tied into a Yum plug-in for making a Btrfs snapshot whenever a Yum transaction would take place. Another alternative for Btrfs system snapshots on Fedora is by using Snapper.

20 July 2015 - Fedora Btrfs Rollbacks - 6 Comments
Fedora Is Still Looking For A Diversity Advisor

Back in March there was the announcement of Fedora looking for a diversity advisor as a volunteer position to help promote diversity within this popular Linux distribution. Unfortunately it looks like their initial search didn't yield any suitable applicants so they're back to looking for more people interested in that position.

1 July 2015 - Volunteer For Diversity - 12 Comments
Btrfs By Default Will Likely Not Be Pursued For Fedora 23

Last year there was talk of Btrfs potentially becoming the default file-system in Fedora 23 based upon Btrfs developer and Facebook employee Josef Bacik's plans to push it for Fedora 23 to replace EXT4 as the default file-system. However, it doesn't look like that will happen.

23 June 2015 - Fedora 23 Btrfs - 18 Comments

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