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Fedora 25 Is Still On Track To Use Wayland By Default

Back in August Fedora 25 switched to using Wayland by default in time for the project's alpha release. With next week's beta release, Fedora 25 is still using Wayland by default and it looks like it will remain that way unless any showstoppers appear.

7 October 2016 - Fedora 25 - 28 Comments
Fedora 24 Users: Don't Run "DNF Update" From The Desktop

Fedora 24 users are advised against currently updating your system using the common dnf update command when running GNOME, KDE, or any other graphical desktop. Due to an awkward bug being explored, it could leave your system in an unhappy state.

4 October 2016 - dnf update - 47 Comments
An Easy Way To Try Intel & RADV Vulkan Drivers On Fedora 24

Fedora 25 should have good support for the open-source Vulkan Linux drivers (particularly if it lands the next Mesa release) while Fedora 24 users can now more easily play with the latest Mesa Git RADV and Intel ANV Vulkan drivers via a new repository.

30 September 2016 - Copr Repo - 15 Comments
Fedora Now Has Bootable RISC-V Disk Images Available

Fedora has been making a lot of RISC-V build/packaging progress over the past few months while this weekend the milestone was announced that they are hosting clean, RPM-built, bootable disk images for this open-source RISC-V instruction set architecture.

25 September 2016 - Fedora RISC-V - 14 Comments
DNF 2.0 Is In Development On Fedora

While it may just feel like recently when DNF 1.0 was released and Fedora switched from Yum to DNF by default, DNF 2.0 is already in development and hitting Fedora Rawhide systems.

8 September 2016 - DNF2 - 1 Comment
Fedora Should Soon Have The Intel Vulkan Driver

While the Intel Vulkan Linux driver has been part of mainline Mesa for months and shipped in Mesa 12.0 with support for running Dota 2 and The Talos Principle, the Fedora packages don't yet enable the Vulkan driver but that should soon change.

2 September 2016 - Intel Vulkan Driver - 5 Comments
Fedora 25 Alpha Released With Wayland By Default

After originally being delayed, Fedora 25 Alpha made it out today for those wanting to test this initial development snapshot of this next version of the Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution that is aiming to use Wayland by default.

30 August 2016 - Fedora 25 - 40 Comments
Fedora 25 To Run Wayland By Default

The Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee has decided that Fedora 25 will indeed ship the Wayland display server by default in place of the X.Org Server.

19 August 2016 - Fedora 25 Wayland - 59 Comments
A Phoronix Alumnus Is Trying To Land His Dream Job At Red Hat

Several of you in the forums have occasionally asked about our intern last summer, Eric Griffith, whom many of you know through his numerous articles -- including some he continues to occasionally contributes as well as his presence within the Phoronix Forums. For those wondering what he's up to, he is now trying to become the Fedora Community Action and Impact Lead at Red Hat!

12 July 2016 - Eric Griffith - 19 Comments
I Am Super Excited About Fedora 24

Fedora 24 is due to be released in a few minutes and I am super excited to see this (belated) release happen! This is yet another exciting release since the changes introduced a few releases ago with Fedora.Next. I do intend to certainly upgrade to this latest release.

21 June 2016 - Fedora 24 - 22 Comments
PHP 7.0 Is Being Planned For Fedora 25

The upcoming release of Fedora 24 isn't shipping with PHP 7.0 but for Fedora 25 later in the year is when they plan to migrate to PHP7 for its speed improvements and more.

14 June 2016 - Fedora 25 PHP 7 - 4 Comments

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