New Firefox 49 features in Fedora

The latest release 49 of Firefox comes with some interesting new features. Here’s what they mean for Fedora users and how to enable them beyond default setup. Make a safe playground When you’re testing Firefox, you should create a new fresh profile. If something goes wrong, you… Continue Reading →

What’s new in 389 Directory Server 1.3.5

As a member of the 389 Directory Server (389DS) core team, I am always excited about our new releases. We have some really great features in 1.3.5. However, our changelogs are always large so I want to just touch on… Continue Reading →

GNOME 3.22 Released

The GNOME Community has just announced the official release of GNOME 3.22.  GNOME 3.22 — which is slated to be used as the desktop environment for Fedora Workstation 25 — provides a multitude of new features, including a the updated… Continue Reading →

Rust meets Fedora

What is Rust? Rust is a system programming language which runs blazingly fast, and prevents almost all crashes, segfaults, and data races. You might wonder exactly why yet another programming language is useful, since there are already so many of them. This article aims to… Continue Reading →

Ayoub Elyasir: How Do You Fedora?

We recently interviewed Ayoub Elyasir on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form… Continue Reading →

Smart light using Arduino on Fedora

The Internet of Things is a new concept to us. But if we think about it, Internet access is nothing new. We come across many “things” in day-to-day life. They help make our life easier each day. For example, take… Continue Reading →

Using Ansible to Provision Vagrant Boxes

Ansible is a great tool for system administrators who want to automate system administration tasks. From configuration management to provisioning and managing containers for application deployments, Ansible makes it easy. The lightweight module based architecture is ideal for system administration. One advantage is that when… Continue Reading →

PostgreSQL 9.5: A quick start on Fedora 24

PostgreSQL is one of the most popular object-relational database management system (shortened to ORDBMS) and is 100% open-source. It is not purely about relations anymore: PostgreSQL is more and more about NoSQL as well. The following article is a short tutorial to… Continue Reading →

Chomreabsuor Phnom Penh — FUDCon APAC is coming!

ជំរាបសួរ, or chomreabsuor, is what people in Cambodia say to each other when they meet. And it’s time for Fedorans to meet in Cambodia! Fedora’s FUDCon for the APAC region takes place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, held alongside the BarCamp ASEAN in November 2016. BarCamp ASEAN… Continue Reading →

Akinsola Akinwale: How Do You Fedora?

We recently interviewed Akinsola Akinwale on how he uses Fedora. This article continues our series on the Fedora Magazine that profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form to express your interest in… Continue Reading →

Building the Fedora Kernel

Whether it’s curiosity or testing a patch, there are lots of reasons for compiling a kernel. This is a brief tutorial for compiling a kernel for Fedora. Getting started with the kernel The Fedora kernel is just another package in… Continue Reading →

Batch file renaming and integrated archive support added to Nautilus

The Files application (aka Nautilus) is getting a major update in Fedora 25 Workstation. Fedora 25 is slated to include Nautilus 3.22, adding a new GUI interface for  batch renaming of files, and will also add integrated archive support. GNOME… Continue Reading →

Expanding Fedora t-shirt lineup: Ultimate Fedora woman’s shirt

One of the things that I love most about the Fedora Project is how we work hard to be more inclusive to everyone, to create a more diverse and better community. (By the way, have you considered helping out our… Continue Reading →

How to encrypt your Fedora file system

What is encryption? In cryptography, encryption is encoding information so that only authorized parties can read it. Encryption doesn’t necessarily prevent someone else from getting access to your data. However, if they do, it can prevent that data’s content from being read. Encryption… Continue Reading →

Welcoming our new Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator

Good news, everybody! I’m pleased to announce that we have completed our search for a new Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator, and he’ll be joining the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team to work with Fedora as of 3… Continue Reading →

Keeping Fedora beautiful: contribute your wallpaper!

The Fedora project searches also like on previous versions, for contributions to the supplemental wallpaper package. What are supplemental wallpapers? Supplemental wallpapers are the non-default wallpapers provided with Fedora. Fedora ships GNOME’s supplemental wallpapers by default. We collect an additional… Continue Reading →

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