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Flock 2016: Kraków, Poland

The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the 2016 Flock conference, coming August 2-5, 2016 in Krakow, Poland. At Flock, Fedora contributors gather to promote and discuss ideas to improve our distro, community, and userbase, and promote our core values: Freedom, Friends, Features, First…. Continue Reading →

Fedora looks back and ahead on Women in Computing

This past week, the Community Operations (CommOps) team wrote a report on the Fedora Community Blog about some of Fedora’s most recent activities working towards improving outreach and increasing the diversity of the Project. Over the past year, there have… Continue Reading →

Email clients in Fedora

Email is used by the vast majority of Internet users. Although increasingly users access their mailboxes through web browsers, desktop client applications are still popular. Their biggest advantage is desktop integration. They can send notifications about incoming messages, work offline, call… Continue Reading →

Fedora 24 schedule, DevConf.cz, looking back at 2015, and modularization

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 →

Future Fedora upgrades

Most users are interested in Fedora upgrades. Each release brings improvements, and frequent releases are a hallmark of open source software. Releases of Fedora happen twice a year, and many users take advantage of improvements by upgrading to each new release. There are several… Continue Reading →

Five Things in Fedora This Week (Christmas Eve Edition!)

Fedora Election results Fedora’s leadership structure is a mix of appointed and elected positions, with many of the appointed ones selected by other project members active in a particular area. For example, on the top-level Fedora Council, we have two… Continue Reading →

2015 Elections Retrospective by Fedora CommOps

The results are in! The Fedora Elections for the F23 release cycle of FESCo, FAmSCo, and the Council concluded on Tuesday, December 15th. The results are posted on the Fedora Voting Application and announced on the mailing lists. You can… Continue Reading →

Fedora OpenID login: New and improved

Short history of Fedora OpenID In March 2013, we introduced an entirely new and rewritten OpenID provider: FAS-OpenID. This has since become the basis for logging in to almost every web service the Fedora Infrastructure runs as well as some… Continue Reading →

Elections (Vote Now!), Atomic, OpenQA, Let’s Encrypt, and GNOME shortcut key design

Don’t Forget to Vote! The 2015 November / December Fedora Elections officially began last Monday, and voting closes today (December 14th) at 23:59:00 UTC. Watch the timezone —  that’s a lot sooner than midnight in many parts of the world…. Continue Reading →

Farewell F21, Elections, Wayland by Default, Vacations — and then F24!

Final Farewell for Fedora 21 Fedora produces new releases approximately every six months — targeted at May and October. We always have two currently-supported releases, the latest and “n minus one”. We also have a one-month overlap after a new… Continue Reading →

Creating a laser light show with Fedora

Every day, people are making all kinds of incredible software powered by Fedora. The Fedora user community is broad and diverse, and sometimes, we hear about things that we never imagined possible. Rochester Institute of Technology student and Fedora user… Continue Reading →

Five Things in Fedora This Week: HyperKitty, Elections, DevConf.cz, Wayland, and Python 3

HyperKitty is here! What’s HyperKitty, you may ask? It’s a cute name for something that’s not actually particularly feline (and while we hope you’ll think it’s hyper-good, it’s not hyperactive). It’s a new, modern web interface for all the Fedora… Continue Reading →

Fedora 21 End Of Life on December 1st

With the recent release of Fedora 23,  Fedora 21 will officially enter End Of Life (EOL) status on December 1st, 2015. After December 1st, all packages in the Fedora 21 repositories will no longer receive security, bugfix or enhancement updates,… Continue Reading →

Help port Python packages to Python 3

This upcoming weekend, a group of Fedora developers are convening for the Python 3 Fedora Activity Day (FAD) to make more progress on porting Python 2 packages to Python 3. If you want to lend a hand, jump into the #fedora-python… Continue Reading →

Never leave IRC again with ZNC

IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is an online chat protocol that has existed since 1988. IRC is a network of large chat rooms. Each room lets members of a community talk with each other from all corners of the world. Those new to IRC may… 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 →

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