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Fedora Is Beginning To Spin Workstation & Live Images For POWER

If you are running the likes of the Raptor Blackbird for a POWER open-source desktop and wanting to run Fedora on it, currently you need to use the Fedora "server" CLI installer and from there install the desired packages for a desktop. But moving forward, Fedora is beginning to spin Workstation and Live images for PPC64LE.

15 September 2019 - Fedora Workstation For PPC64LE - 6 Comments
Red Hat Introduces "Packit-as-a-Service" For Fedora

Packit-as-a-Service has been announced as a GitHub integration app and leveraging the Packit project to provide for upstream CI testing to ensure different software projects continue to build and function fine on Fedora Linux.

1 July 2019 - Packit-as-a-Service - 3 Comments
Fedora's AAC Support Finally Seeing Audio Quality Improvements

Fedora's version of the FDK-AAC library that they began shipping in 2017 to finally provide AAC audio support strips out what was patented encumbered functionality. But that gutting of the code did cause some problems like audio playback glitches that are now being addressed.

26 June 2019 - FDK-AAC - 1 Comment
Fedora 31 Looking At No Longer Building i686 Linux Kernel Packages

Not to be confused with Ubuntu's varying stance on dropping 32-bit packages beginning with their next release later this year, Fedora 31 now has a proposal pending to discontinue their i686 kernel builds but they will still be keeping with their 32-bit packaging.

25 June 2019 - Fedora 31: No i686 Kernels - 76 Comments
Fedora's GRUB2 EFI Build To Offer Greater Security Options

In addition to disabling root password-based SSH log-ins by default, another change being made to Fedora 31 in the name of greater security is adding some additional GRUB2 boot-loader modules to be built-in for their EFI boot-loader.

24 June 2019 - Built-In GRUB2 Modules - 3 Comments

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