Fedora News Archives
Early Features Begin Receiving Approval For Fedora 29

Today was another weekly Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo). We had been looking forward to this meeting for a decision on the GNOME auto-suspend by default behavior but there wasn't a quorum and that topic was then diverted until next week. But there were also early Fedora 29 features approved this week.

6 April 2018 - Fedora 29 Features - 10 Comments
What Would You Like To See Out Of Fedora Server In The Future?

Stemming from the Fedora Server special interest group planning to update their product requirements with a plan to retire the concept of "server roles", Red Hat / Fedora Server SIG is looking for feedback about what you would like to see from Fedora Server.

26 March 2018 - Fedora Server Dreams - 19 Comments
Fedora 28 Beta Has Been Delayed

It's time for the Fedora 28 release dance and to place your bets if F28 will be released on time or is another Fedora release challenged by release delays.

22 March 2018 - Fedora 28 - 15 Comments
Fedora Might Begin Having A Release Manager

Fedora developers are now discussing the possibility of naming a release manager each development cycle as a person in charge of wrangling together each release and seeing that the "Rawhide" development state is kept in better condition. Who knows, this also might actually help Fedora's longtime trouble of delivering releases on time.

15 February 2018 - Fedora Release Manager? - 8 Comments
Fedora's Power Tweaks Dropped The Power Use On A ThinkPad By ~30%

Over the past few months Hans de Goede of Red Hat has been focusing on Linux power improvements, in particular to extend the battery life of laptops running Fedora Linux. As indicated by his presentation this past weekend at FOSDEM 2018, he's making great strides in that effort.

6 February 2018 - Fedora - Extending Battery Life - 24 Comments
Fedora 28 Planning For VA-API 1.0 Support

The latest work by Fedora developers on feature work for Fedora 28 is shipping with VA-API 1.0 support for updated capabilities around the Video Acceleration API.

30 January 2018 - Video Acceleration API - 5 Comments
Fedora 28 Taking To Modularizing Their Anaconda Installer

When talking about the Fedora/RedHat Anaconda installer it still brings back bad memories from the Anaconda fallout a few years ago when they went through some painful transitions that also led to release delays. In 2018, Fedora/RedHat developers are taking up the initiative of modularizing the Anaconda installer.

5 January 2018 - Modular Installer - 5 Comments
Fedora Rawhide Flips On New SATA Power Management Policy

If you are running Fedora Rawhide (their daily/development packages) and using an Intel mobile chipset, be forewarned that they are enabling the SATA link power change that runs the slight risk of potentially causing disk corruption.

25 December 2017 - Power Savings - 5 Comments
Here's How Fedora Plans To Reapproach Their Modular Server Plans

Earlier this month the Fedora Modular working group decided to throw in the towel on Fedora Modular Server 27 and instead to do a "classic" server edition. We now have more details on how the eventual re-architected Modular Server should look for F28.

19 December 2017 - Fedora Modular Server Redo - 8 Comments
Fedora Linux Had Another Innovative Year

Fedora Linux this year picked up support for more multimedia codecs, continued innovating on both the Linux desktop/workstations and servers, the Fedora/RedHat developers continued a lot of upstream improvements throughout the Linux landscape, their Wayland support continues to be solid, and they continued shipping the latest and greatest packages in their distribution releases.

15 December 2017 - Fedora 2017 - 18 Comments

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