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Fedora 21 Aims To Have LBZIP2 Replace BZIP2

Fedora developers are eyeing the independent lbzip2 compression implementation to become the default bzip2 on the next release of this Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution.
5 April 2014 - bzip2 - 12 Comments

Fedora 21 Will Have Java 8, Other Additions

Besides approving Mesa 10.1 for Fedora 20, the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee approved today several features/changes to be found in Fedora 21.
2 April 2014 - Fedora 21 - 1 Comment

Mesa 10.1 Will Be Added To Fedora 20

Good news for users of the open-source Linux graphics driver users... Mesa 10.1 will be added to Fedora 20 stable.
2 April 2014 - Mesa 10.1 - 5 Comments

Fedora 21 Picks Up More Features, KDE Plasma To Be A Product In F22

There were more features approved for inclusion into Fedora 21 and already talk of making a KDE Plasma Fedora product for the Fedora 22 release given its popularity.
26 March 2014 - Fedora Updates - 17 Comments

Fedora 21 Will Likely Make Java 8 The Default Runtime

The latest Fedora 21 feature being talked about that will likely happen for this next Linux distribution release is shipping Java 8 as the default Java run-time environment.
26 March 2014 - Java 8 - 8 Comments

Fedora 21 Gets U-Boot, Xorg, jQuery Changes

At another Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee meeting on Wednesday, another promising round of Fedora 21 features were approved.
20 March 2014 - Fedora 21

Fedora Rawhide Users Can Now Chew On RadeonSI GL 3.3

The latest Fedora Rawhide packages, which is the unstable version of the Linux distribution that will end up being forked for Fedora 21 in several months, now has OpenGL 3.3 support exposed with the open-source AMD RadeonSI Gallium3D driver.
20 March 2014 - Updates - 4 Comments

DNF 0.4.18 Boasts Distro-Syncing, Objectified Groups

The DNF next-generation successor to Yum in the Fedora packaging world is out with a new version.
17 March 2014 - DNF - 6 Comments

Mesa 10.0 Lands As A Fedora 20 Stable Update

A few days ago I mentioned Mesa 10.0 would likely be a Fedora 20 stable update and today that's finally been cleared with Mesa 10.0 landing to replace the original Mesa 9.2 packages of F20 from last year.
16 March 2014 - Mesa 10.0 - 7 Comments

MATE 1.8 Is Looking To Come To Fedora 20

Besides GNOME 3.12 being worked on for Fedora 20, it looks like MATE 1.8 will also end up landing as a stable release update.
15 March 2014 - MATE 1.8 - 8 Comments

A Number Of Fedora 21 Features Were Just Approved

The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee has approved a batch of new features for Fedora 21 with its much anticipated debut in Q4'2014.
12 March 2014 - Fedora 21 - 21 Comments

Fedora To Have A "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" For Contributors

Fedora contributors from certain nations may face scrutiny by Fedora's legal department if they reveal their nationality, country of origin, or country of residence; the issue comes down to US export restrictions.
5 March 2014 - Fedora - 34 Comments

Fedora 21 Being Planned For Mid-October Release

We have known for a while now that Fedora 21 won't be released before August, but it looks like the actual release that's now being planned won't happen until the fourth quarter.
5 March 2014 - Fedora 21 - 7 Comments

Fedora 21's Schedule Is Closer To Being Figured Out

Fedora developers and other contributors to this Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution are in the process of figuring out new requirements around "Fedora.next" so that they can finally come up with a Fedora 21 release schedule.
25 February 2014 - Fedora 21 - 1 Comment

It's Now Easier Trying Out Xfce 4.11 On Fedora Linux

Those users of the lightweight Xfce desktop environment on Fedora Linux, it's now easier trying out the very latest development packages for this GTK-based desktop.
24 February 2014 - Fedora 20 - 1 Comment

DNF Continues Evolving For Fedora's Yum Replacement

Version 0.4.15 of the next-generation package management solution for Fedora to ultimately replace Yum, DNF, is now available.
24 February 2014 - DNF - 10 Comments

GNOME 3.12 Might Come To Fedora 20, Packages Available

With Fedora 21 not being released until at least August, some developers are working on possibly shipping the GNOME 3.12 packages in Fedora 20 as a stable release update.
21 February 2014 - GNOME 3.12 - 34 Comments

DNF 0.4.13 Has New Package Management Features

DNF 0.4.13 was released on Thursday as the latest work on the next-generation, yum successor in the Fedora world.
7 February 2014 - DNF 0.4.13

Future Of Fedora Spins Is Questioned With Fedora.Next

Red Hat's Fedora Linux distribution is in the process of being revitalized and will see some major changes this year. We still won't see Fedora 21 come until at least August and there's already lots of questions over the future of Fedora under this new "Fedora.Next" shift. How Fedora's various "spins" will be handled also has yet to be determined given a new mailing list thread.
29 January 2014 - Fedora.Next - 40 Comments

Fedora's Future Is Still Causing Lots Of Drama

For those in need of some open-source drama to get your Friday morning started, there continues to be a lot of dissenting views shared between Fedora users and developers over the future of the Linux distribution with the ongoing "Fedora.next" initiative.
24 January 2014 - Fedora.Next - 18 Comments

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