Ryan Lerch

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 →

Critical Firefox update (40.0.3) available now for Fedora

Mozilla just released a new update to Firefox — the default web browser in Fedora — that resolves a pair of high priority security issues. These updates are now available in the Fedora 21, Fedora 22 and prerelease Fedora 23… Continue Reading →

Update on Wayland support in Fedora

Fedora developer Christian Schaller recently posted an update on the state of Wayland in Fedora Workstation, and it is looking promising. One of the newest features outlined by Christian that is in the works for Fedora (and could appear in… Continue Reading →

Display and control your music on Fedora Workstation

Many Fedora users listen to music through their laptops and desktops. In fact Fedora offers a wide range of media players, such as Rhythmbox, Banshee, and GNOME Music. Some of these players, like GNOME Music, provide notifications that appear when… Continue Reading →

17 alternatives to your default image viewer on Fedora

Is the default image viewer in your desktop environment just not working the way you want? need more features (or maybe something simpler) from an image viewer? Well, you are in luck, as there is no shortage of choices when… Continue Reading →

Fedora users in APAC are heading to Pune, India

Every year, Fedora users and developers in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region meet up at the annual FUDCon (Fedora Users & Developers Conference) to learn how to do get more out of Fedora, and plan the future of our OS…. Continue Reading →

Stream music from your phone to Fedora Workstation

Have you ever had an awesome song on your phone, and want to listen to it on your desktop without moving the file over? Or want to easily listen to your preferred streaming music service easily on your computer? Fedora… Continue Reading →

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