Continuing in this week's alpha coverage of Fedora 21 are some performance benchmarks comparing it to Fedora 20 and the recent openSUSE 13.2 beta.
Since yesterday I've been testing the Fedora 21 alpha release and it's running quite nicely. I've also been trying out the latest release of DNF on Fedora 21 and it's been working out well as a drop-in replacement to Yum.
As anticipated, Fedora 21 in alpha form was just released this morning.
Fedora 21 in alpha form is finally expected for release today. With Fedora 20 having been released last December and the Fedora 21 release getting continually dragged on due to delays, here's a recap of some of the major changes being worked on for this next Fedora release.
The alpha release of Fedora 21 is finally happening next week! Fedora 21 Alpha was originally scheduled to ship in early August.
Another week with a F21 Alpha Go/No-Go meeting, another delay. We're now starting to wonder whether Fedora 21 final will make it out in 2014.
Jaroslav Reznik of Red Hat announced today that Fedora 21 has slipped by yet another week.
DNF 0.6.1 was released today and this updated open-source package manager picked up a few more features as it's still in pursuit of replacing Yum on Fedora systems.
Today was another FESCo meeting but fortunately no further Fedora 21 delay was announced today, but it could happen with the F21 alpha change deadline being today and the developers trying to get an approved build.
For those curious about what's going on with "Fedora.Next" in revolutionizing the Fedora Linux distribution, Matthew Miller -- Fedora's new Project Leader -- is presenting at LinuxCon Chicago today covering the ongoing working for the Red Hat sponsored distribution.
Ruth Suehle and Tom Callaway are presenting at LinuxCon 2014 Chicago tomorrow about many different Raspberry Pi hacks and other Linux capabilities of these low-cost, low-performance single board computers.
Fedora 21 won't even see its alpha release until September now, it's been delayed by a month compared to when it originally shipped, and there's no guarantee that this is even the last delay to be seen by this long-awaited release.
The Fedora ARM team has been doing a great job at testing and seeing a wide-range of ARM development boards and other consumer devices will work with the upcoming Fedora 21 release.
Aleš Kozumplík announced the release of DNF 0.6 today with the version bump coming as a result of some user sought after functionality.
Josh Boyer of the Fedora kernel team spoke today at the Flock conference in Prague.
While Fedora 21 will be arriving later than anticipated, on the plus side is that the 64-bit ARM support is coming along well and the (indirect) delay gives developers extra time for polishing up this first Fedora Linux release with great AArch64 support.
A Fedora Security Team has been setup to clean up vulnerabilities and other security-related issues present within the popular Linux distribution.
Due to many of the Fedora 21 changes/features not being ready in time, the release schedule has been pushed back by three weeks.
Users of Fedora 21/Rawhide, Arch Linux, or other bleeding edge distributions where DRI3 is in play with the Intel Linux graphics driver, be forewarned about possible regressions.
In aiming towards an on-time release of Fedora 21, developers have spun the first test candidate for the upcoming development release.
The latest Fedora Copr repository established provides a "kernel playground" whereby currently out-of-tree and/or experimental kernel features are enabled for developers and enthusiasts to try out.
The Linux 3.16 kernel is set to debut with a fair amount of new ARM hardware / SoC enablement, which in turn will soon benefit Fedora ARM users seeing as they are likely to lock onto this new version for the Fedora 21 release.
The Fedora Project has out a new process for integrating "simple patches" into the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution.
Red Hat's Christian Schaller has provided an update concerning the Wayland display server state with the upcoming Fedora 21 Workstation release.
The Fedora 21 changes freeze is coming up in two weeks!
Now that systemd is running along nicely within the Fedora camp, the latest heated topic is over DNF with it expected to replace Yum in Fedora 22.
The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee has gone ahead and improved the feature request of replacing Yum with DNF for the Fedora 22 release likely to happen in the first half of 2015.
Last week it looked like Fedora 21 might be delayed to allow more time for some ongoing work within the Fedora Server Working Group. Fortunately, a delay has been avoided for now.
The feature proposal is moving forward for replacing the Yum package manager with the next-generation DNF solution for Fedora 22.
Fedora 20 was released last December and the Fedora 21 schedule puts the next release as no earlier than mid-October, but there's already a call for delaying this next version of Fedora Linux.
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