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Fedora 20 To Move Towards Journal, GNOME 3.10

Following the weekly Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee meeting, another large batch of Fedora 20 features were approved. This includes a ruling on the controversial syslog migration to systemd's journal, upgrading the desktop environments, and other proposed work for the F20 development cycle.

25 July 2013 - Approved Features - 5 Comments
Fedora 20 Might No Longer Install Syslog

Beginning with Fedora 20, the Linux distribution is considering no longer installing rsyslog by default but would replace it with use of the systemd journal as the Fedora logging solution.

16 July 2013 - Replaced By Journald - 42 Comments
Fedora 20 Will Have A Security/Performance Change

With Fedora 19 being released soon, the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee has begun evaluating potential changes/features for Fedora 20. One of the features that was approved today is a build change for the RPMs that can yield greater code security but at the potential cost of performance.

26 June 2013 - Fedora 20 - 4 Comments
Fedora 19 Beta Released With Lots Of New Work

The first beta of Schrödinger's Cat, or more widely known as Fedora 19, is now available for testing. As usual, there's lots of new upstream improvements incorporated into this latest Fedora Linux build.

28 May 2013 - Fedora 19 Beta - 62 Comments
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
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
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 - 118 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 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
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

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