How to change the Plymouth bootup theme

When starting Fedora, users are greeted with a neat graphical bootup sequence. The underlying software that displays the bootup graphics is called Plymouth, and the great thing is that it can be customized with different themes. In Fedora, the default… Continue Reading →

Configure software repositories in Fedora

Your Fedora system gets its software from repositories, or repos. Each of these repos can have any number of software apps available for you to install and use. The official Fedora repos contain thousands of free and open source apps. Some repos… Continue Reading →

An update on ongoing Meltdown and Spectre work

Last week, a series of critical vulnerabilities called Spectre and Meltdown were announced. Because of the nature of these issues, the solutions are complex and requires fixing delicate code. The fixes for Meltdown are mostly underway. The Meltdown fix for… Continue Reading →

Submit Wallpaper for Fedora 28 Supplemental Wallpaper!

Each release, the Fedora Design team works with the community on a set of 16 additional wallpapers. Users can install and use these to supplement the standard wallpaper. Submissions are now open for the Fedora 28 Supplemental Wallpapers, and will… Continue Reading →

Vipul Siddharth: How Do You Fedora?

We recently interviewed Vipul Siddharth 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 →

KPTI — the new kernel feature to mitigate “meltdown”

A new set of vulnerabilities were disclosed recently. As part of mitigating “meltdown”, the kernel introduced a new feature called Kernel Page Table Isolation (KPTI). This was a big change to come in late in the typical kernel development cycle… Continue Reading →

Protect your Fedora system against Meltdown

You may have heard about Meltdown, an exploit that can be used against modern processors (CPUs) to maliciously gain access to sensitive data in memory. This vulnerability is serious, and can expose your secret data such as passwords. Here’s how to… Continue Reading →

Best of 2017: articles for System Administrators

It has been a full year here at the Fedora Magazine, and now it is over, we are looking back at some of the awesome content from our contributors. Here are some of the best articles from our contributors that… Continue Reading →

Best of 2017: command line & terminal articles

It has been a full year here at the Fedora Magazine, and now it is nearing its end, we are looking back at some of the awesome content from our contributors. We feature many articles throughout the year that are… Continue Reading →

Best of 2017: articles for desktop users

It has been a full year here at the Fedora Magazine, and now it is nearing its end, we are looking back at some of the awesome content from our contributors. We feature many articles throughout the year that are… Continue Reading →

Improve your code searching skills with pss

Searching a code base is a part of every day developer activities. From fixing a bug, to learning a new code base or checking how to call an api, being able to quickly navigate your way into a code base… Continue Reading →

Debugging with GNOME Builder

GNOME Builder 3.26 ships a number of new features, including improved symbol searching, inline documentation and integrated debugging. Prior to this, developers could code and compile their program in Builder, but would need to switch to a separate debugger (either… Continue Reading →

Getting started with Jitsi

The Jitsi community offers a fully open source video conferencing solution, built using HTML5. There are other video conferencing solutions available, so why use this one? One reason is that Jitsi is fully free and open source. It relies on HTML… Continue Reading →

Fedora Classroom Session: Fedora QA 102

Fedora Classroom sessions continue next week with a session on Fedora QA. The general schedule for sessions appears on the wiki. You can also find resources and recordings from previous sessions there. Here are details about this week’s session on Friday, December 22… Continue Reading →

Make a DIY digital jukebox: Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of a DIY digital jukebox project. Part 1 of this project addressed how to tweak the system to provide optimal audio performance. With a minimal installation of Fedora Server, the system focused on doing one thing: playing… Continue Reading →

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