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After having used Ubuntu Linux on my main production system for about the past six years or so, I'm back to using Fedora as my main OS. So far the Fedora 21 experience has been going excellent.
1 February 2015 - Fedora 21 - 8 Comments
With the upcoming Fedora 22 release due out in May, DNF is positioned to replace Yum as the default package manager.
29 January 2015 - dnf-plugins-extras
There's been many changes and additions for Fedora 22 talked about so far and with this week marking the system wide change proposal deadline we have a last look at some of the new work that's hoping to be done for the May release of Fedora 22.
23 January 2015 - Fedora 22 - 2 Comments
Earlier this month it didn't look like GCC 5 would be added to Fedora 22 unless the release was delayed and at least week's FESCO meeting, the committee decided not to delay Fedora 22. After this week's FESCo meeting, GCC 5 will now be added as the Fedora 22 compiler while still aiming for a mid-May release.
22 January 2015 - GCC 5 Fedora 22 - 7 Comments
Ahead of evaluation by the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo), more of the planned changes for Fedora 22 are being discussed on the Fedora developers' list. Here's some more of the likely Fedora 22 changes that haven't been covered by our earlier articles on F22 feature work.
20 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Features - 1 Comment
For Python stakeholders using Fedora, the Fedora 22 release is preparing to ship Python 3 as the one and only Python implementation on the installation media.
20 January 2015 - F22 Python 3 - 42 Comments
An ambitious proposal is seeking to make Fedora 23 -- the Linux distribution release due out around October -- 64-bit-only for both x86 and ARM architectures.
19 January 2015 - 64-bit Fedora 23 - 170 Comments
Fedora 21 was just released last month but already there's a lot to get excited about for Fedora 22 when it's released around the middle of May.
19 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Workstation - 13 Comments
With Fedora 22 switching to libinput as its X.Org input driver and others beginning to look at utilizing xf86-input-libinput that uses a shared input library with Wayland, there's some details end-users and developers need to know about the migration.
19 January 2015 - xf86-input-libinput - 14 Comments
Besides deciding to stick to Fedora 22's time-based release schedule, the Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee also approved some new features for Fedora 22.
15 January 2015 - F22 Features - 5 Comments
This morning I wrote about Unless Fedora 22 Is To Be Delayed, GCC 5 Might Not Make It due to needing a mass rebuild of all the Fedora packages and the time involved on the short time-line. The Fedora FESCo committee convened today and their outcome is a bit surprising.
14 January 2015 - No Rebuild - 20 Comments
While Fedora developers have been trying hard for Fedora 22 to be released on time and be stricter about time-based releases with Fedora releases currently being notorious for delays, there's already some challenges with the fresh Fedora 22 plans for releasing in mid-May.
14 January 2015 - Fedora 22 GCC5 Controversy - 4 Comments
For those doing Windows gaming with Wine on Fedora Linux installations, the experience will potentially be better for Fedora 22 if using the open-source Gallium3D Radeon or Nouveau drivers.
14 January 2015 - Gallium3D Nine - 24 Comments
With Snappy Ubuntu being out there for atomic upgrades in the cloud and on servers, Fedora 22 is looking to have RPM-OSTree for providing atomic upgrades and server-side composes.
13 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Atomic - 2 Comments
After it didn't pan out for Fedora 21, Fedora developers are now looking at having a default local DNS resolver used by Fedora 22 as one of its new features.
13 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Feature - 6 Comments
In the name of security, it's been proposed for Fedora 22 to disabler remote log-ins in the SSH daemon by default.
8 January 2015 - SSHD - 10 Comments
At yesterday's Fedora Engineering and Steering Committee (FESCo) meeting, the release schedule for Fedora 22 was firmed up.
8 January 2015 - F22 - 3 Comments
There's more Fedora 22 changes now seeking approval for the first Fedora Linux release of 2015. One of the changes would be changing the default console font to one that better supports some languages along with smiley faces and some other glyphs for the terminal.
7 January 2015 - Fedora 22 Features - 7 Comments
If you're still running Fedora 19 for some reason, you better think about upgrading to Fedora 20/21 as F19 has now reached its end of life.
6 January 2015 - Fedora 19
The first beta release of the Fedora-based Korora Linux distribution is now available that's powered by last month's Fedora 21.
3 January 2015 - Korora 21 - 2 Comments
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