DNF is a next-generation successor to Yum that is expected to be deployed with Fedora 22 Linux.

DNF Linux & Open-Source News

Mageia 9 Alpha 1 Released With A Smaller Footprint, Many Updates   Operating Systems   2022-11-12
CentOS Hyperscale SIG Continues Adapting CentOS Stream For Large Scale Deployments   Operating Systems   2022-10-07
Fedora 39 Looks To Use DNF5 By Default For Better Performance & Improved User Experience   Fedora   2022-09-06
OpenMandriva Lx ROME Technical Preview Released For This Rolling-Release Linux Distro   Operating Systems   2022-07-26
AMD Is Hiring To Improve Its Linux Graphics Driver Installation Experience   Radeon   2022-07-12
CentOS Hyperscale SIG Continues Adapting CentOS Stream For Large Scale Infrastructure   Red Hat   2022-07-07
Fedora 37 Looks To Better Manage Its 175MB+ Of Linux Firmware Blobs   Fedora   2022-07-01
Fedora 37 Will Not Deprecate Legacy BIOS Support   Fedora   2022-05-04
Linux NTFS, Ryzen 7 5800X3D, Mesa 22.1 & Other April Open-Source Excitement   Phoronix   2022-05-01
Fedora Planning To Introduce Major Package Management Changes Next Year   Fedora   2022-04-13
CentOS Hyperscale SIG Updates systemd & Linux Build, Eyeing Btrfs Transactional Updates   Red Hat   2022-04-04
Hyperscalers Have Been Making CentOS 9 Stream More Attractive With New Features   Red Hat   2022-01-10
Microsoft Releases Updated CBL-Mariner Linux Distribution   Microsoft   2021-12-17
More Features Begin Lining Up For Fedora 36   Fedora   2021-11-29
Microsoft's Internal Linux Distribution "CBL-Mariner" Continues Maturing   Microsoft   2021-07-12
CentOS Hyperscale Workstation Sees Experimental OS Builds, More Changes Coming   Red Hat   2021-06-30
openSUSE Leap 15.3 Released - Built Using Same Binary Packages As SUSE Linux Enterprise   SUSE   2021-06-02
Fedora Cloud 35 Looking To Use The Btrfs File-System By Default   Fedora   2021-05-26
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.4 Beta Released With New Features, Improvements   Red Hat   2021-03-31
Mageia 8 Released - Flips On AMDGPU For Older GCN GPUs, Better ARM Support   Operating Systems   2021-02-26
CentOS Hyperscaler Is Sounding Quite Promising For The Modern Enterprise   Red Hat   2021-02-09
Fedora 34 Cleared For Btrfs Zstd Compression By Default, DNF/RPM Copy-On-Write   Fedora   2021-01-19
Fedora Workstation 34 Looking To Employ Btrfs Zstd Transparent Compression By Default   Fedora   2020-12-30
DNF/RPM Copy-On-Write Eyed For Fedora 34 To Speed Up Package Installation   Fedora   2020-12-23
openSUSE Leap 15.2 Hits RC Phase With GNOME 3.34 + KDE Plasma 5.18, Sway   SUSE   2020-05-29
Microsoft To Support GPU Acceleration, Linux GUI Apps On WSL2   Microsoft   2020-05-19
Apple Using Rust, exFAT, Ryzen Laptops, Ubuntu 20.04 Advances + Other Hits From March   Phoronix   2020-03-31
Fedora 33 Plans To Ship With Latest MinGW For Best Experience In Compiling Software For Windows   Fedora   2020-03-18
Fedora 32 Beta To Be Released Next Week   Fedora   2020-03-14
Red Hat Pushing DNF 5 Into Development For Improving The Package Manager   Red Hat   2020-03-05
OpenMandriva 4.1 Released With Clang'ed LTO+PGO Packages, Linux 5.5 + More   Operating Systems   2020-02-01
OpenMandriva Lx 4.1 Beta Adds Clang-Built Kernel Option, Experimental Zypper   Operating Systems   2020-01-10
Clear Linux Defined Linux Performance These Past Few Years   Clear Linux   2019-12-29
From Botched Releases To Exciting New Features, Fedora Saw A Lot Of Changes During The 2010s   Fedora   2019-12-24
Fedora 31 Will Be Released Next Week Tuesday   Fedora   2019-10-24
Fedora 31 Release Held Up By Installer + DNF Bugs   Fedora   2019-10-17
Fedora 31 To Ship With Golang 1.13, Limiting Scriplet Usage Still Being Debated   Fedora   2019-07-23
Mageia 7 Sets Sail With Linux 5.1, KDE Plasma 5.15.4 Desktop   Operating Systems   2019-07-01
Mageia 7 Release Candidate Ships With Linux 5.1 Kernel, KDE Plasma 5.15.4, Mesa 19.1   Operating Systems   2019-06-02
Looking Ahead To Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 News During Red Hat Summit 2019 Week   Red Hat   2019-05-06
Oracle Linux 8 Beta Released - Based On RHEL 8   Red Hat   2019-05-01
Mageia 7 Beta 3 Arrives With KDE Plasma 5.15.4 + Linux 5.0   Operating Systems   2019-04-17
Fedora 30 Beta Released With GNOME 3.32, Many New Features   Fedora   2019-04-02
Yum vs. DNF Is Still Causing Headaches For Fedora Logistics   Fedora   2019-03-15
Fedora Forms Process For Retiring Packages With Open Security Issues   Fedora   2019-02-26
Fedora 30 Might Enable DNF's "Best" Mode By Default   Fedora   2019-02-15
Fedora 31 Is Already Planning Ahead For Python 3.8   Fedora   2019-02-13
Fedora 31 Should Be Out Around The End of November   Fedora   2019-02-12
Fedora 30 Will Get Bash 5.0 But Yum's Death Sentence Postponed To F31   Fedora   2019-02-11
OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Beta Brings Installer Improvements, Dnfdragora GUI Package Manager   Operating Systems   2019-02-09
Fedora's FESCo Approves Of A "Sane" Approach For Counting Fedora Users Via DNF   Fedora   2019-02-05
Fedora Making Progress On New Privacy-Minded System For Counting User Statistics   Fedora   2019-01-29
Fedora 30 Might Finish Removing The Old Yum Package Manager   Fedora   2019-01-28
Fedora 30 Planning To Use Wayland-Enabled Firefox By Default   Fedora   2019-01-25
Some Radeon ROCm Packages Pending Review For Fedora   Fedora   2019-01-21
Fedora Still Needs Help Testing The New Zchunk Metadata Support   Fedora   2019-01-17
Deepin Desktop Option Approved For Fedora 30   Fedora   2019-01-14
Fedora Planning A Per-System Unique Identifier For DNF To Count Users   Fedora   2019-01-07
Fedora Rawhide Users Can Now Test The Experimental Zchunk Metadata Support   Fedora   2018-12-25
OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Alpha 1 Ships With RPM4, DNF, AMD Zen Optimizations   Operating Systems   2018-12-24
Mageia 7 Beta Finally Rolls Along For Testing   Operating Systems   2018-12-07
Zchunk File Format For Compressed Yet Efficient Deltas Nears 1.0 Release   Linux Storage   2018-10-31
Elementary's Pantheon Desktop Update Proposed For Fedora 30   GNOME   2018-10-29
Fedora Toolbox: Allowing A Mutable Development Stack On Fedora Silverblue   Fedora   2018-10-23
Fedora 29 Is Blocked From Release Due To 11 Open Bugs   Fedora   2018-10-18
Fedora 29 Is Now Under Its Final Freeze For Release Later This Month   Fedora   2018-10-09
OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Alpha Surfaces   Operating Systems   2018-09-06
Fedora 29 Is Shaping Up To Be A Very Exciting Release   Fedora   2018-07-25
Yum Won't Be Dropped For Fedora 29   Fedora   2018-07-16
OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Is Approaching With DNF/RPM4, KDE Plasma 5.13, Linux 4.17~4.18   Operating Systems   2018-07-06
Feral's GameMode Is On Its Way To Fedora   Fedora   2018-07-06
Fedora 29 To Change DNF's Repository Metadata Compression To Zchunk   Fedora   2018-07-02
Yum Set To Be Retired In Fedora 29   Fedora   2018-06-27
Fedora 29 Aims To Offer Up Modules For Everyone   Fedora   2018-06-23
Systemd Introduces "Portable Services" Functionality, Similar To Containers   systemd   2018-05-25
OpenMandriva Lx 4.0 Being Prepared With zSTD-Enabled Linux 4.16, Clang Pre-7.0, GCC 8   Operating Systems   2018-05-06
DNF 3.0 Development Has Started For Linux Package Management   Fedora   2018-03-22
OpenMandriva Switching Back From RPM5 To RPM4   Operating Systems   2018-03-05
Experimenting With Fedora Atomic Workstation, But Still Rough Around The Edges   Fedora   2018-02-09
DNF Package Manager Is Now Available On Clear Linux   Clear Linux   2018-01-31
Fedora Makes Progress On Their New Modularity Concept   Fedora   2018-01-18
Fedora Linux Can Finally Offer AAC Audio Codec Support   Fedora   2017-10-12
Fedora's Yum Could Soon See Retirement   Fedora   2017-09-02
Fedora Will Soon Decide The Fate Of Its i686 Kernel   Fedora   2017-08-08
Mageia 6 Officially Released, Now Defaults To GRUB 2 & KDE Plasma 5   Operating Systems   2017-07-16
Fedora 27 Is Hoping For A Unified Database For DNF   Fedora   2017-07-13
NVIDIA Releases TensorRT 2; TensorRT 3 Being Prepped For Volta   NVIDIA   2017-06-27
Mageia 6 Reaches Release Candidate Phase   Operating Systems   2017-05-24
Fedora Linux Had A Heck Of A Year, Finally Hitting Wayland-By-Default   Fedora   2016-12-26
DNF 2.0 Package Manager Released   Fedora   2016-12-20
Mesa 13 Lands In Fedora 25   Mesa   2016-12-08
Early Fedora 26 Features To Talk About: PHP 7.1, OpenSSL 1.1 & More   Fedora   2016-10-11
Fedora 24 Users: Don't Run "DNF Update" From The Desktop   Fedora   2016-10-04
An Easy Way To Try Intel & RADV Vulkan Drivers On Fedora 24   Fedora   2016-09-30
DNF 2.0 Is In Development On Fedora   Fedora   2016-09-08
Mageia To Offer DNF, But Will Keep Using URPMI By Default   Operating Systems   2016-09-05
Fedora 24 Alpha Is Looking Great, Running Well   Fedora   2016-03-31
Linux 4.4 Is Now In Stable For Fedora 23 Users   Linux Kernel   2016-03-03
Fedora's DNF Is Slowly Being Ported From Python To C   Fedora   2016-02-24
Intel Skylake Vulkan Support Appears To Be Working Out Pretty Well   Intel   2016-02-17
DNF 1.1.5 Fixes A Number Of Bugs   Fedora   2016-01-04
Changes To Look Forward To With Next Week's Fedora 23   Fedora   2015-10-31
DNF 1.1 Adds MIPS Support, New Options   Fedora   2015-08-10
Some Of The Changes To Be Found In Next Week's Fedora 23 Alpha Release   Fedora   2015-08-08
Upgrading Fedora Easily To Mesa 10.7/Git   Mesa   2015-07-30
More Reliable Upgrades Hoped For With Fedora 23   Fedora   2015-07-29
DNF 1.0.2 Has Many Bug Fixes, Minor Enhancements   Fedora   2015-07-22
Fedora 23 Moving Ahead With Its Python 3 Plans   Fedora   2015-06-11
Phoronix Test Suite 5.8 Milestone 5 Brings Near Final "Belev" Experience   Phoronix Test Suite   2015-05-28
Fedora's "Fedup" To Be Replaced In Fedora 23   Fedora   2015-05-28
The One Problem I Have So Far With Fedora's DNF Package Manager   Fedora   2015-05-13
DNF 1.0 Released, Declared Stable Package Manager For Fedora   Fedora   2015-05-11
DNF Package Manager: "Getting More & More Stable"   Fedora   2015-04-10
Fedora Server 22 Is Using The XFS File-System By Default   Fedora   2015-04-07
Details Of DNF Succeeding Yum In Fedora 22 Still Being Discussed   Fedora   2015-04-07
The Tremendous Features Of Fedora 22   Fedora   2015-02-26
Fedora 22 Is Running Fairly Well So Far   Fedora   2015-02-12
DNF Plugins Extend The Functionality Of Fedora's Yum Successor   Fedora   2015-01-29
The Last Batch Of Feature Proposals For Fedora 22   Fedora   2015-01-23
More Changes Are In The Works For Fedora 22   Fedora   2015-01-20
Python 3 Is Close To Becoming The Default In Fedora 22   Fedora   2015-01-20
The Most Exciting Fedora News Of 2014   Fedora   2014-12-27
Fedora 22 Will Likely Make Apps In The Software Center Have AppData   Fedora   2014-11-07
Fedora Might End Up Disabling Delta RPMs By Default   Fedora   2014-10-06
DNF Seems To Be Working Well As Yum's Future Replacement   Fedora   2014-09-24
DNF Makes It A Step Closer To Replacing Yum On Fedora   Fedora   2014-08-28
Yum's Successor, DNF 0.6, Brings Sought After Features   Fedora   2014-08-12
The Latest Fedora Debate: DNF Can Remove Systemd, RPM   Fedora   2014-06-23
Approved: Fedora 22 Will Replace Yum With DNF   Fedora   2014-06-19
Fedora 22 Moves Ahead With Plan To Replace Yum With DNF   Fedora   2014-06-12
DNF 0.5.1 Improves Its CLI Output   Fedora   2014-05-02
DNF 0.5 Yum Replacement Now Supports Groups   Fedora   2014-04-23
DNF 0.4.18 Boasts Distro-Syncing, Objectified Groups   Fedora   2014-03-17
A Number Of Fedora 21 Features Were Just Approved   Fedora   2014-03-12
Fedora 21 Being Planned For Mid-October Release   Fedora   2014-03-05
DNF Continues Evolving For Fedora's Yum Replacement   Fedora   2014-02-24
DNF 0.4.13 Has New Package Management Features   Fedora   2014-02-07
Fedora Users Still Have Mixed Feelings Over DNF   Fedora   2014-01-06
Fedora's Yum Replacement Ready For User Testing   Fedora   2014-01-02
Fedora 21 Likely Switching To Hawkey Package Management   Fedora   2013-12-18
DNF - Next-Gen Yum Supports Plug-Ins, New Features   Fedora   2013-12-03
Fedora's Next-Gen Yum (DNF) Gets An API   Free Software   2013-11-09
DNF - Next-Generation Yum - Keeps Pushing Forward   Free Software   2013-10-30
DNF Package Manager Yum-Replacement Moves Ahead   Fedora   2013-09-16
FreeBSD Still Working On Next-Gen Package Manager   BSD   2013-05-19
DNF Still Advancing As Experimental Yum For Fedora   Fedora   2013-05-18
The Top Features Of Fedora 18 "Spherical Cow"   Fedora   2012-08-07
Fedora 18 Will Get 256 Color Terminals   Fedora   2012-07-09
DNF: The New Package Manager Of Fedora 18   Fedora   2012-06-22
Fedora 18 Will Preview A New Package Manager   Fedora   2012-06-18