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Fedora 29 Might Finally Switch To Liberation Fonts 2

Back in 2012 was feature work to upgrade Fedora from using the Liberation Fonts to Liberation Fonts 2. That change at the time for Fedora 19 was then diverted due to the updated fonts causing some fuzzy/blurred rendering. That issue has been fixed now following an update to F18 at the time and with Fedora 29 they are looking at once again trying Liberation Fonts 2 by default.

24 July 2018 - Fedora + Liberation Fonta 2 - 12 Comments
Yum Won't Be Dropped For Fedora 29

There had been plans drafted to finish dropping Yum 3 in Fedora now that DNF is quite mature as the next-generation package manager, but that isn't happening now until at least Fedora 30.

16 July 2018 - Yum Still Around - 20 Comments
Yum Set To Be Retired In Fedora 29

While DNF has been serving as the "next-gen Yum" by default since Fedora 22, Yum 3 has still been present in releases since. But with Fedora 29 they are looking to deprecate and remove Yum.

27 June 2018 - Bye Bye Yum - 15 Comments
Fedora Atomic Workstation To Be Renamed Fedora Silverblue

Back in early May was the announcement of the Silverblue project as an evolution of Fedora Atomic Workstation and trying to get this atomic OS into shape by Fedora 30. Beginning with Fedora 29, the plan is to officially rename Fedora Atomic Workstation to Fedora Silverblue.

19 June 2018 - Fedora Silverblue - 19 Comments
Binutils 2.31 Slated For Fedora 29

To little surprise given that Fedora Linux always strives to ship with a bleeding-edge GNU toolchain, for the Fedora 29 release this fall they are planning to make use of the yet-to-be-released Binutils 2.31.

14 June 2018 - Binutils 2.31 - 2 Comments

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