Getting involved with the Fedora kernel

There are countless ways to contribute to open source projects like Fedora. Perhaps one of the most obvious ways to contribute is by helping with the Linux kernel in Fedora. At Flock 2016, I gave a talk about the state… Continue Reading →

Julita Inca Chiroque: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Julita Chiroque Inca on how she 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… Continue Reading →

Building Fedora Rawhide images with Imagefactory

Introduction ImageFactory is a tool, built on Oz, that is suitable for generating various types of operating system and cloud images. These images can be generated in a variety of different formats. Those include the Docker image format and the qcow2 image… Continue Reading →

Flock 2016 in Krakow – Recap

The fourth annual Flock conference for Fedora contributors took place from August 2nd-5th in Krakow, Poland. Over 200 developers and enthusiasts from different continents met to learn, present, debate, plan, and celebrate. Although Fedora is the innovation source for a major Red Hat… Continue Reading →

Alfonso Savio: How Do You Fedora?

We recently interviewed Alfonso Savio on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series here on the Fedora Magazine where we profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. If you’re interested in being… Continue Reading →

Container technologies in Fedora: Docker

Welcome to the second article in our series of articles about container technologies in Fedora! This article will deal with Docker, a tool used to automate containerization of software using features of the Linux kernel. What is Docker? Docker is… Continue Reading →

Performance profiling with perf

Performance plays an important role in any computer program. It’s something which makes a user stay with your software. Imagine if your software took minutes to start even on a powerful machine. Or imagine it showed visible performance drops when doing some important work…. Continue Reading →

How to install a GNOME Shell extension

What is a GNOME Shell extension? GNOME Shell extensions are add-ons that extend GNOME Shell. These extensions modify GNOME Shell either by adding functionality (i.e. Caffeine or TwitchLive_Panel), or modifying core functionality (e.g. CoverFlow). These extensions are typically provided and maintained by… Continue Reading →

Siddharth Sharma: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Siddharth Sharma on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine where we profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. If you are interested in being… Continue Reading →

Luis Motta: How Do You Fedora?

We recently interviewed Luis Motta on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine where we profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. If you are interested in being… Continue Reading →

Getting involved with Fedora Quality Assurance

Fedora is a large project with several different teams and groups working on the distribution every day. Quality assurance, abbreviated to QA, is an important and fundamental part of what goes into making a release of Fedora successful. To make… Continue Reading →

Flock: conference preview for Fedora contributors

This year, the Polish city of Kraków hosts the fourth annual Flock conference. Flock is a working conference for contributors to Fedora. Each year, Fedora contributors come together to discuss new ideas for Fedora, and work to make those ideas a reality…. Continue Reading →

Dale Raby: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Dale Raby on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine where we profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. If you are interested in being… Continue Reading →

How to set the hostname on Fedora

A Fedora system has a hostname that helps it identify and distinguish itself on a network. Sometimes this name appears as part of a fully qualified domain name (FQDN). A FQDN includes not just the system’s name, but the Internet domain, separated by periods (.). Hostname… Continue Reading →

Now Available: The Ultimate Fedora T-Shirt!

If you’ve been involved in free and open source projects like Fedora for very long, you know one of the most sought-after “swag” items is a t-shirt with your projects’ logo. Until now, the easiest way to get a Fedora T-shirt… Continue Reading →

Fedora 22 end of life

As of July 19, 2016, Fedora 22 has reached its end of life for updates and support. No more updates, not even security fixes, will be provided for Fedora 22. Fedora 23 will be maintained with updated packages until approximately… Continue Reading →

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