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Getting started with Inkscape on Fedora

Inkscape is a popular, full-featured, free and open source vector graphics editor available in the official Fedora repositories. It’s specifically tailored for creating vector graphics in the SVG format. Inkscape is great for creating and manipulating pictures and illustrations. It’s also… Continue Reading →

FCAIC in the House

The who in the where? On 3 October I officially1 started my new role as the Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator2 (abbreviated to FCAIC, pronounced “F-cake”). The job is like many other roles called “Community Manager” or “Community Lead.”… Continue Reading →

Announcing the Release of Fedora 25 Beta

The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Fedora 25 Beta, the next big step on our journey to the exciting Fedora 25 release in November. Download the prerelease from our Get Fedora site: Get Fedora 25… Continue Reading →

Deploy containers with Atomic Host, Ansible, and Cockpit

In the course of my job at Red Hat, I work with Docker containers on Fedora Atomic host every day. The Atomic Host from Project Atomic is a lightweight container OS that can run Linux containers in Docker format. It’s been modified for efficiency, making it… Continue Reading →

What’s new in PostgreSQL 9.5

Fedora 24 ships with PostgreSQL 9.5, a major upgrade from version 9.4 that is included in Fedora 23. The new version 9.5 provides several enhancements and new features, but also brings some compatibility changes, as it has been very common between… Continue Reading →

GNOME 3.22 Released

The GNOME Community has just announced the official release of GNOME 3.22.  GNOME 3.22 — which is slated to be used as the desktop environment for Fedora Workstation 25 — provides a multitude of new features, including a the updated… Continue Reading →

Rust meets Fedora

What is Rust? Rust is a system programming language which runs blazingly fast, and prevents almost all crashes, segfaults, and data races. You might wonder exactly why yet another programming language is useful, since there are already so many of them. This article aims to… Continue Reading →

Using Ansible to Provision Vagrant Boxes

Ansible is a great tool for system administrators who want to automate system administration tasks. From configuration management to provisioning and managing containers for application deployments, Ansible makes it easy. The lightweight module based architecture is ideal for system administration. One advantage is that when… Continue Reading →

Chomreabsuor Phnom Penh — FUDCon APAC is coming!

ជំរាបសួរ, or chomreabsuor, is what people in Cambodia say to each other when they meet. And it’s time for Fedorans to meet in Cambodia! Fedora’s FUDCon for the APAC region takes place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, held alongside the BarCamp ASEAN in November 2016. BarCamp ASEAN… Continue Reading →

Akinsola Akinwale: How Do You Fedora?

We recently interviewed Akinsola Akinwale on how he uses Fedora. This article continues our series on the Fedora Magazine that profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form to express your interest in… Continue Reading →

Batch file renaming and integrated archive support added to Nautilus

The Files application (aka Nautilus) is getting a major update in Fedora 25 Workstation. Fedora 25 is slated to include Nautilus 3.22, adding a new GUI interface for  batch renaming of files, and will also add integrated archive support. GNOME… Continue Reading →

Expanding Fedora t-shirt lineup: Ultimate Fedora woman’s shirt

One of the things that I love most about the Fedora Project is how we work hard to be more inclusive to everyone, to create a more diverse and better community. (By the way, have you considered helping out our… Continue Reading →

How to encrypt your Fedora file system

What is encryption? In cryptography, encryption is encoding information so that only authorized parties can read it. Encryption doesn’t necessarily prevent someone else from getting access to your data. However, if they do, it can prevent that data’s content from being read. Encryption… Continue Reading →

Welcoming our new Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator

Good news, everybody! I’m pleased to announce that we have completed our search for a new Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator, and he’ll be joining the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team to work with Fedora as of 3… Continue Reading →

Keeping Fedora beautiful: contribute your wallpaper!

The Fedora project searches also like on previous versions, for contributions to the supplemental wallpaper package. What are supplemental wallpapers? Supplemental wallpapers are the non-default wallpapers provided with Fedora. Fedora ships GNOME’s supplemental wallpapers by default. We collect an additional… Continue Reading →

Julita Inca Chiroque: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Julita Chiroque Inca 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… Continue Reading →

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