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Justin W. Flory

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 →

Introducing the Fedora Community Blog

Today, the Fedora Project is proud to announce the launch of a new publication platform for Fedora contributors: the Fedora Community Blog. The Fedora Community Blog intends to better connect the different projects, groups, and efforts going on in the… Continue Reading →

Upgrading from Fedora 22 to Fedora 23

Fedora 23 is now hitting the streets and is officially released. You’ll likely want to upgrade your system. If you’ve upgraded from past Fedora releases, you’re likely familiar with the fedup tool. However, Fedora 23 features a new release method using some of… Continue Reading →

In Summary: Flock to Fedora 2015

Flock is the annual contributor’s conference for Fedora team members. It’s where contributors come together, discuss new ideas, work towards making them a reality, and promote the values of sharing free software. Every year, Flock alternates between a North America and Europe… Continue Reading →

Run a Minecraft server using Spigot

Minecraft is one of the most popular video games in the world today, with over 70 million purchased accounts. After playing single-player for a while, the next step most players look into is multiplayer. There are thousands of servers for… Continue Reading →

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