Fedora conferences this summer, writing release notes, brainstorming a better onramp, and a GSOC reminder

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the… Continue Reading →

LibreOffice online announced by Collabora

Collabora are working on LibreOffice online, an Open Source alternative to Google Docs and Office 365.

Managing your finances with GNUCash

Managing one’s finances is an unavoidable chore in life. You will need to employ it sooner or later — the sooner you try it, the better. Luckily, there is a great open source tool available for all your budgeting needs – GNUCash…. Continue Reading →

How to get Emoji to display on Fedora

Emoji, the cute Ideograms that are now part of Unicode are now used fairly widely in messaging, especially on mobile devices. However, if you receive a message from someone with an Emoji on it, or view a page online what… Continue Reading →

Maria Leandro: How do you Fedora?

Maria Leandro discusses how she uses Fedora with Open Source graphics software for photography and graphic design.

Terminal job notifications in Fedora 22 Workstation

GNOME 3.16’s Terminal job notifications let you know when a long-running background task is done. Fedora 22 Workstation includes this great new feature.

Help Fedora find a Diversity Advisor

Increased diversity is crucial to the future of open source. A range of contributors from varying backgrounds brings broader experience to the table, which makes for healthier projects — and ultimately better software. To make Fedora a more diverse community,… Continue Reading →

Using Fedora 22 Atomic Vagrant Boxes

One of the new offerings with the Fedora 22 release is a Vagrant box for the Atomic host. While we’re a few months away from the final release, we have an alpha out last week and test candidates for Fedora… Continue Reading →

Fedora 22 Workstation’s new notifications

Fedora 22 features an overhauled notification system. See what is new, improved and shiny with notifications in Fedora 22

Your chance to contribute in Fedora 22 development cycle through Test days

Fedora 21 released in December, and the next day the development team started planning for Fedora 22 release including starting feature planning and scheduling, and the Fedora 22 Alpha was released on March 10th. Now what Fedora 22 expecting from… Continue Reading →

GSoC, Alpha news (KDE, Xfce, other spins), Coprs

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the… Continue Reading →

Login screen in Fedora 22 Workstation uses Wayland

Fedora 21 Workstation added the ability to log in and run a Wayland session from the login screen (GDM), leaving the login screen itself running using the older X protocol. This is changing with a new feature in Fedora 22… Continue Reading →

Fedora 22 Alpha Released!

The Fedora 22 Alpha release has arrived, with a preview of the latest free and open source technology under development. Take a peek inside! Get Fedora 22 Alpha Workstation Get Fedora 22 Alpha Server Get Fedora 22 Alpha Cloud Get… Continue Reading →

Fedora 22 Alpha next week, upcoming Council meeting, conference videos, plus new ambassador and contributor tools

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the… Continue Reading →

Quick Containers with Fedora Dockerfiles

At this point, Docker needs little introduction. Running applications in a container is all the rage right now, and the Fedora Project has been working hard to make sure that it’s easy to use Fedora to run containers, and to… Continue Reading →

Firefox 36 available in Fedora 21 and Fedora 20

Last week, Mozilla released version 36 of the Firefox web browser, and the updated packages are now also available from the Fedora repositories. This new update provides a handful of new features, and over 3600 bugfixes, changes, and added support for… Continue Reading →

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