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Fedora This Week

Five Things in Fedora This Week — general updates of goings-on around the project. Aimed at both contributors and end-users, with a slant towards explaining jargon rather than just throwing out acronyms.

Fedora 24 schedule, DevConf.cz, looking back at 2015, and modularization

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the… Continue Reading →

Five Things in Fedora This Week (Christmas Eve Edition!)

Fedora Election results Fedora’s leadership structure is a mix of appointed and elected positions, with many of the appointed ones selected by other project members active in a particular area. For example, on the top-level Fedora Council, we have two… Continue Reading →

Elections (Vote Now!), Atomic, OpenQA, Let’s Encrypt, and GNOME shortcut key design

Don’t Forget to Vote! The 2015 November / December Fedora Elections officially began last Monday, and voting closes today (December 14th) at 23:59:00 UTC. Watch the timezone —  that’s a lot sooner than midnight in many parts of the world…. Continue Reading →

Farewell F21, Elections, Wayland by Default, Vacations — and then F24!

Final Farewell for Fedora 21 Fedora produces new releases approximately every six months — targeted at May and October. We always have two currently-supported releases, the latest and “n minus one”. We also have a one-month overlap after a new… Continue Reading →

F23, Developer Portal, internships, G11N, and conferences!

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything that goes on. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each…. Continue Reading →

F23 is Go! Plus, internships, Atomic job opening, a Fedora book, and … systemd total conversion.

Fedora 23 release is GO! After last week’s schedule adjustment, and a last minute panic where we discovered that the installer wasn’t actually showing help when you pressed the help button (thanks everyone who scrambled to fix that!), we’re on… Continue Reading →

Fedora 23 pushed back for one week

Rather than the full Five Things in Fedora This Week, I’ve just got one — as you may have seen by now, while we hoped to sign off on the Fedora 23 final release yesterday for availability next week, the… Continue Reading →

F23, FUDCon LATAM in review, distro collaboration panel, “unbundling”, and all-in with Ansible

Fedora 23 Beta Of course, last week marked the release of Fedora 23 beta. So far, reports are good, and I’m really happy using it on my system. (I’ve heard at least one “even better than F22 final release”!) If… Continue Reading →

5tFTW: Fedora 23 beta, conference reports and annoucements, and Atomic testing

Fedora 23 Beta coming on Tuesday Fedora Program Manager Jan Kuřík announced yesterday that Fedora 23 beta is “GO” for next week. I’m running Fedora 23 Workstation on my main desktop system (and posting this 5tFTW from there), and everything… Continue Reading →

5tFTW returns! Flock, FUDCon, Bodhi 2, F23, and a big thread about how we package software

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything that goes on. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each…. Continue Reading →

F23 Alpha is Go, fun at Flock, Firefox, Rawhide, and more

Fedora 23 Alpha — release set for Tuesday We had a late-breaking problem with the cloud image and some drama with desktop wallpaper and with booting KDE on ARM, but the various groups involved in release logistics wrangled solutions and… Continue Reading →

Kdbus, F23 update, FUDCon Pune report, and… is Fedora slowing down?

Get on the kdbus! If you’ve poked around the running processes on a modern Linux system, you’ve seen something called dbus. You can read more about this on the dbus website, but the basic summary is that it’s a system… Continue Reading →

Schedules for Flock and F23, Atomic & Workstation, DNF — and a Fedora job opening!

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each. Here are the… Continue Reading →

Flock, unified globalization, weak dependencies, end of life vs. end of world…

Last chance for Flock registration Flock is our big, annual contributor conference, where we get together to talk about what we’re working on and what we want to do in future releases, and also actually get in rooms together to… Continue Reading →

Goodbye F20, F23 development, and Fedora Hubs

Fedora 20 End-of-Life Imminent The Fedora Project keeps three versions of the OS active at any given time — the current release, the release before that, and a new one in development. With last month’s release of Fedora 22 and… Continue Reading →

5tFTW: FUDCon in India, Summit in Boston, plus Quality Assurance, Release Engineering, and Env & Stacks

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links. Here are the five things… Continue Reading →

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