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Paul W. Frields

Protect your wifi on Fedora against KRACK

You may have heard about KRACK (for “Key Reinstallation Attack”), a vulnerability in WPA2-protected Wi-Fi. This attack could let attackers decrypt, forge, or steal data, despite WPA2’s improved encryption capabilities. Fear not — fixes for Fedora packages are on their… Continue Reading →

Upgrade Fedora Workstation to Fedora 27 Beta

In case you missed the news, Fedora 27 Beta was released last week. If you’re running Fedora Workstation, it’s easy to upgrade to the Beta release. Then you can try out some of the new features early. This article explains… Continue Reading →

Announcing the release of Fedora 27 Beta

From the desk of Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller: The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Fedora 27 Beta, the next big step towards our exciting Fedora 27 release in November. Visit Get Fedora to download the… Continue Reading →

Troubleshooting SELinux

SELinux is one of the most powerful security features in your Fedora system. It’s like a valet key for your computer services, only allowing them to access approved data. SELinux has outgrown its early-days reputation for difficulty. Now it has… Continue Reading →

Keep DNF automatic updates rolling in Fedora 26

DNF Automatic is an optional Fedora component you can configure for automatic updates of packages. DNF Automatic is provided by the (aptly named) dnf-automatic package. This package has been available in previous releases of Fedora as well as in Fedora 26…. Continue Reading →

Move status icons to your GNOME top bar

The GNOME desktop environment comes installed with Fedora Workstation. GNOME hackers have continued to refine it over several years. However, not all third party software providers update their apps accordingly. Some software providers still make use of outdated status bar icons for… Continue Reading →

Fedora August 2017 election change

UPDATE (2017-Aug-14): The Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo) voting also had to be rescheduled due to a candidate listing error. It will run during the same time as the FAMSCo voting period listed below. You can read more information here. As… Continue Reading →

What’s New in Fedora 26 Workstation

Fedora 26 Workstation is the latest release of our free, leading-edge operating system. You can download it from the official website here right now. There are several new and noteworthy changes in Fedora Workstation. GNOME 3.24 Fedora Workstation features the newest version of the… Continue Reading →

Add power to your terminal with powerline

A while ago, Fedora Magazine posted this interview with Rackspace architect Major Hayden where he mentioned the powerline utility. If you often use a terminal, you too might find powerline useful. It gives you helpful status information, and helps you stay… Continue Reading →

EasyTAG: Organize your music on Fedora

Audio files in formats such as MP3, AAC, and Ogg Vorbis have made music ubiquitous and portable. With the explosive growth of storage capacity, you can store huge libraries of music. But how do you keep all that music organized? Just tag… Continue Reading →

Flock 2017 registration and submissions open

Planning is heavily underway for the annual Fedora contributors conference, Flock 2017. The conference is in Cape Cod, Massachusetts USA from August 29 – September 1, 2017. If you’re a contributor, or want to become one, here are some ways you can… Continue Reading →

How to make a Fedora USB stick

The Fedora Media Writer application is the quickest and easiest way to create a Fedora USB stick.

Fedora at the Red Hat Summit 2017

This week is the huge, annual conference where Red Hat comes together with its customers, partners, and key communities. One of the main features of the Partner Pavilion here is the gigantic Community Central area. Anchoring that space are the Fedora and CentOS booths, back to… Continue Reading →

Keybase on Fedora: crypto for everyone

Keybase is a service that makes a security web of trust usable for everyone. It uses encryption to provide secure communications — including chat, file sharing, and publishing documents. But it extends encryption into a social context, like Github or Gitlab… Continue Reading →

How to boot an earlier kernel on Fedora

Fedora regularly offers an updated stable kernel for its users. This is just one of many reasons Fedora is a way to get the newest technology now. On rare occasions, though, a new kernel can bring an issue with it. You… Continue Reading →

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