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Running the Fedora kernel regression tests

When a new kernel is released, users often want to know if it’s usable. The kernel has a set of test cases that can be run to help validate it. These tests are run automatically on every successful build. They… Continue Reading →

Never leave IRC again with ZNC

IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is an online chat protocol that has existed since 1988. IRC is a network of large chat rooms. Each room lets members of a community talk with each other from all corners of the world. Those new to IRC may… 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 →

Fedora August 2017 elections beginning

UPDATE (2017-Aug-11): The FAmSCo and FESCo elections described below have been rescheduled. Read this Magazine article for details. Twice a year, a new version of Fedora is released. The entire Fedora community is a part of the process, from packaging… Continue Reading →

Fedora 26 Atomic/Cloud Test Day June 20th

Now that the Fedora Beta has been officially released the Fedora Atomic Working Group and Fedora Cloud SIG would like to get the community together next week to find and squash some bugs. We are organizing a test day for… Continue Reading →

Announcing the Release of Fedora 26 Beta

The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Fedora 26 Beta, the next big step on our journey to the exciting Fedora 26 release in July. Download the prerelease from our Get Fedora site: Get Fedora 26… Continue Reading →

Share Fedora: Measuring Success

Last week the Fedora community was asked to share ideas about difficult conversations. Opensource.com collected many great responses. This week the blogging challenge continues with ideas on how to measure success.

Share Fedora: Difficult Conversations

Last week the Fedora community was asked to share ideas for maintaining existing community. Opensource.com collected many great responses. This week the blogging challenge continues with ideas on how to have difficult conversations. These kinds of conversations happen in every… Continue Reading →

Share Fedora: Maintaining Existing Community

Last week the Fedora community was asked to share ideas for encouraging new contributors. Opensource.com collected many great responses. This week the blogging challenge continues with ideas on how to maintain existing community.  his is another critical issue for Fedora on a regular… Continue Reading →

Gitlab, Pelican and Let’s Encrypt for a secure blog

SSL security allows users to trust the authenticity of a site’s content. While you can host an SSL blog on both GitHub and GitLab pages, only GitLab supports SSL for custom domains. This article shows you how to use Pelican and Let’s Encrypt to produce… Continue Reading →

Hello, Modern Paste!

Fedora offers a pastebin service for its users and contributors. A pastebin lets you save text on a website for a length of time. This helps you exchange data easily with other users. For example, you can post error messages for help with… Continue Reading →

Submissions now open for the Fedora 26 supplemental wallpapers

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 26 Supplemental Wallpapers, and will remain open… Continue Reading →

FCAIC in the House, part II

As you may remember from part I, I became the cake-man (that’s FCAIC or Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator) about three months ago.  It has been an exciting adventure moving from an engineering role into one where I work… 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 →

Kanika Murarka: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Kanika Murarka on how she 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 →

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