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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 →

Keep your desktop awake with the Caffeine shell extension

The Fedora Workstation has a number of features in the GNOME desktop environment to conserve power and increase security. These are both important considerations for desktop and laptop users. One of these features is the automatic screensaver lock function. By default, if idle for… Continue Reading →

bc: Command line calculator

If you run a graphical desktop environment, you probably point and click your way to a calculator when you need one. The Fedora Workstation, for example, includes the Calculator tool. It features several different operating modes that allow you to… Continue Reading →

Behind the new Fedora Developer Portal

Are you looking for projects that could use your help? Fedora Developer Portal is a great project to start with, even if you’ve never contributed before. One of the easiest ways to contribute, but still valuable, is tell the authors what’s… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Fedora 24 Workstation

Fedora 24 Workstation is the latest release of our free, leading-edge operating system. You can download it from the official website here. There are several new and noteworthy changes in Fedora Workstation. GNOME 3.20 The default environment comes courtesy of the GNOME community…. Continue Reading →

Flock 2016 schedule is now out

The Flock 2016 schedule is now available! You can see all the sessions and speakers here on Each year, the Fedora community holds several premier events in different regions of the world. One of these is Flock, a conference for Fedora… Continue Reading →

Fedora 24 Beta released!

The Fedora 24 Beta is here, on schedule for our planned June final release. Download the prerelease from our Get Fedora site: Get Fedora 24 Beta Workstation — a reliable, user-friendly, and powerful operating system for your laptop or desktop computer Get… Continue Reading →

Photography with the Fedora Design Suite

If you’re like most people, then computers are a tool for doing what matters to you. You probably use your computer to do many other things you’re interested in — like photography, for instance. Fedora turns out to be perfect… Continue Reading →

Files: Connect to a Windows file share

Welcome back to our mini-series of articles on the Files app, also known as Nautilus. Files is part of the GNOME desktop, which ships in the Fedora Workstation edition. Previously we covered sorting to show your recent work at the top… Continue Reading →

Stickers on sale at UnixStickers!

You might have seen our recent article on Fedora stickers from UnixStickers. The company makes high quality stickers that promote a variety of projects and communities, at reasonable prices. Fedora is proud to partner with UnixStickers. This way you can use our… Continue Reading →

Files: Connect to a server with SSH

Welcome back to our mini-series of articles on the Files app, also known as Nautilus. Files is part of the GNOME desktop, which ships in the Fedora Workstation edition. Previously we covered sorting to show your recent work at the top… Continue Reading →

Files: Find recent content easily

The Fedora Workstation features the GNOME desktop environment, which makes computing easy and beautiful. GNOME includes the Files app for organizing and managing your personal data. This is the first in a series of articles that shows you how to use this… Continue Reading →

Fedora stickers available on UnixStickers

Have you been looking for Fedora stickers? We have good news for you. Fedora stickers now available Fedora has partnered with UnixStickers to bring you high-quality stickers that show your love for Fedora. Now you can mark your gear with… Continue Reading →

Flock 2016: Kraków, Poland

The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the 2016 Flock conference, coming August 2-5, 2016 in Krakow, Poland. At Flock, Fedora contributors gather to promote and discuss ideas to improve our distro, community, and userbase, and promote our core values: Freedom, Friends, Features, First…. Continue Reading →

Pagure: DIY git project hosting

Pagure is a new, full featured git repository service for the web, written in Python. It is similar to other popular git forges like Github and Gitlab, allowing open source contributors to share and collaborate on code and content. By the… Continue Reading →

Beginner’s guide to IRC

IRC, short for Internet Relay Chat, is a great way for individuals and teams to communicate and work together. Although there are new apps like Slack that mimic it, IRC itself has been around for decades. It’s a time-tested system with a… Continue Reading →

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