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Ryan Lerch

Fedora Developer Portal updated

Since the Fedora Developer Portal started last year, it has been the go-to place for information on setting up and using Fedora as a platform for development. This week, the Fedora Developer Portal team announced the release of the refreshed… Continue Reading →

Recording a quick screencast on Fedora Workstation

Learn how to make a screencast on Fedora Workstation using the built-in feature to capture high-quality, short videos of your screen.

Screenshot everything with Shutter on Fedora

Is your screenshot tool not enough for what you need? Check out Shutter, the lightweight and powerful screenshot utility available in Fedora Workstation.

How to take screenshots on Fedora Workstation

Fedora Workstation ships with a simple yet capable screenshot utility. It allows the user to take quick screenshots of your desktop, particular windows, or an arbitrary portion of the screen. The Screenshot utility (gnome-screenshot) application is designed to be a… Continue Reading →

Fedora 24 wallpaper preview coming in Alpha

With the release of Fedora 24 Alpha just around the corner, it will be the first time for many to get a good look of how the final wallpaper for Fedora 24 will look on their desktop. Masha Leonova from… Continue Reading →

Try out the additional backgrounds for Fedora 23

Every release the Fedora Design team collaborates with the Fedora community to release a set of 16 additional backgrounds to install and use on Fedora. The Fedora Design team takes submissions from the wider Fedora Community, then votes on the… Continue Reading →

Introducing the Fedora Cinnamon Spin

Fedora 23 features the brand new Cinnamon Desktop Spin for users craving a more traditional user interface. The Fedora 23 Cinnamon Desktop Spin features version 2.8.3 of the Cinnamon Desktop which by default features a taskbar and applications menu at the… Continue Reading →

Fedora 23 Server for z Systems available now

Fedora 23 Server for z Systems (i.e. the s390x architecture) is now released and available for download. This release provides the new features and updates in Fedora 23 Server, but built specifically for the s390x architecture. Refer to the Release… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Fedora 23 Workstation

Fedora 23 Workstation is now released. It’s a reliable, user-friendly, and powerful operating system aimed at home users, hobbyists, students, and software developers. Fedora 23 Workstation features the latest GNOME 3.18 release courtesy of the GNOME community. This release of… Continue Reading →

Linux Voice looks back at Fedora Core 1

Linux Voice magazine periodically releases older issues of their magazine under a CC-BY-SA license so the entire Linux community can read, share and use the articles they publish (they also donate 50% of their profits to the Free Software community).

What is an init system?

Back in Fedora 15, Fedora introduced a piece of core software called systemd. systemd is a collection of tools for a range of different tasks. Its primary purpose is initializing, managing and tracking system services and daemons in Fedora, both during startup and… Continue Reading →

Open source photography workflow tips

Professional photographer Riley Brandt recently published an awesome article outlining a photography workflow — discussing tools for advanced techniques including colour management and processing RAW files. The good news is that the majority of the tools and applications that Riley… Continue Reading →

6 great monospaced fonts for code and terminal in Fedora

Because they spend most of their days looking at them, most sysadmins and developers are pretty choosy when it comes to choosing a monospaced type face for use in there terminal emulator or text editor. Here are five great monospace… Continue Reading →

Linux Foundation launches new video series World without Linux

Just in time for the 24th Birthday of the Linux Kernel, the Linux Foundation has released the first episode in a new web video animation series that shows us what a world without Linux might be like.

Track the night sky with Stellarium on Fedora

Ever looked up at the night sky and tried to identify specific celestial bodies out of the millions you can see? Stellarium is an awesome open source planetarium application available in Fedora to help you identify and track objects in the… Continue Reading →

Test drive GNOME 3.18 in Fedora 23 Beta

Earlier today, the GNOME project announced the release of GNOME 3.18, the next version of the default desktop environment available in Fedora Workstation. The best and easiest way to try out GNOME 3.18 for yourself is to use the freshly… Continue Reading →

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