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Justin W. Flory

Find Fedora at FOSDEM 2017!

It’s that time of year again for a new iteration of FOSDEM! FOSDEM, or the Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting, is held every year in late January or early February in Brussels, Belgium. FOSDEM 2017 is taking… Continue Reading →

Upgrading Fedora 24 to Fedora 25

Fedora 25 was just officially released. You’ll likely want to upgrade your system to the latest version of Fedora. Fedora offers a command-line method for upgrading Fedora 24 to Fedora 25. The Fedora 24 Workstation also has a graphical method…. Continue Reading →

How to play Minecraft in Fedora

Few games are as notorious as the block-breaking sandbox game, Minecraft. Listed as the second best-selling video game of all-time with over 107.8 million copies sold to date, Minecraft is as popular with children as it is adults. It supports… 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 →

Upgrading Fedora 23 Workstation to Fedora 24

Fedora 24 just became available and is officially released. You’ll likely want to upgrade your system. If you’ve upgraded from past Fedora releases, you may be familiar with the dnf upgrade plugin. This method is the recommended and supported way… Continue Reading →

Contributing to Fedora Quality Assurance

Every day, people from all over the world work together to create and support new releases of Fedora. One of the many important tasks is QA, or quality assurance. The QA sub-project in Fedora helps test software updates and new versions… Continue Reading →

Fedora teaches future makers in school

Education is an important field for open source software to target. Today’s generation will define the future to come, and the lessons of open source software are important to teach to professors and students, including children, teens, and young adults. There… Continue Reading →

Fedora announces Google Summer of Code 2016 participants

This year, Fedora recently announced the ten students who will be working on Fedora through the summer as part of the Google Summer of Code (also known as GSoC). Fedora originally announced its participation as an organization early last month…. Continue Reading →

Open source, a black box, and radioactivity

There are many stories about teaching open source in schools and universities. The teachers representing free and open source software come up with creative ways of teaching the lessons of open source to students. The Rochester Institute of Technology is… Continue Reading →

Work on Fedora for Google Summer of Code 2016

Google Summer of Code is a yearly program ran by Google that focuses on bringing more students into open source software development. Students work with an open source organization over a three month period during their break from school. Google… 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 →

What is a Fedora “Year in Review”?

The past year was a bustling year for Fedora. Fedora 22 and 23 were released, and with their releases, all of the different sub-projects of Fedora have been doing their share of contributing to the overall success of Fedora. However,… Continue Reading →

Mumble returns to Fedora

Mumble is a popular, free and open source VoIP (Voice over IP) client used by various communities across the world. Mumble is particularly well-known among gaming communities, especially games that take advantage of its positional audio feature. Mumble is useful… 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 →

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 →

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