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Oxidizing Fedora: Try Rust and its applications today

In recent years, it has become increasingly important to develop software that minimizes security vulnerabilities. Memory management bugs are a common cause of these vulnerabilities. To that end, the Mozilla community has spent the last several years building the Rust… Continue Reading →

Inspect and manage processes with ps

Understanding Linux process management can be useful for both developers and system administrators. The ps command is an excellent way to get information about processes running on the system. What is a process? A process is a series of tasks… Continue Reading →

Never miss a Magazine article — build your own RSS notification system

Python is a great programming language to quickly build applications that make our life easier. In this article we will learn how to use Python to build a RSS notification system, the goal being to have fun learning Python using… Continue Reading →

Improve your Bash scripts with Argbash

Do you write or maintain non-trivial bash scripts? If so, you probably want them to accept command-line arguments in a standard and robust way. Fedora recently got a nice addition which can help you produce better scripts. And don’t worry,… Continue Reading →

File better bugs with coredumpctl

An unfortunate fact of life is that all software has bugs, and some bugs can make the system crash. When it does, it often leaves a data file called a core dump on disk. This file contains data about your… Continue Reading →

Build and test applications with Ansible Container

Containers are an increasingly popular development environment. As a developer you have a large choice of tools to manage your containers. This article introduces you to Ansible Container and shows how you can run and test your application in a… Continue Reading →

Testing modules and containers with Modularity Testing Framework

Fedora Modularity is a project within Fedora with the goal of Building a modular operating system with multiple versions of components on different lifecycles. Fedora 26 features the first look of the modularity vision: the Fedora 26 Boltron Server. However, … Continue Reading →

Run OpenShift Locally with Minishift

OpenShift Origin is a distribution of Kubernetes optimized for continuous application development and multi-tenant deployment. OpenShift adds developer and free operations-centric tools on top of Kubernetes. This helps small and large teams rapidly develop applications, scale and deploy easily, and maintain… 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 →

How to install a kernel from koji

Kernel developers frequently request bug reporters test on a different kernel. Sometimes this is a full new version. Other times it’s a test build with a patch. This article shows you how to install a kernel someone has built elsewhere.

Using cloud-init to initialize Fedora Cloud VMs on oVirt

This article shows how to use cloud-init on the oVirt management platform. With cloud-init, you can start up a Fedora Cloud Base Image template, configured for network and logins, without logging into the virtual machine. What is oVirt? oVirt is a free, open-source virtualization… Continue Reading →

Master efficient typing with Ibus typing booster

The Ibus typing booster is a predictive text input method. The project goal is to empower existing keyboard layouts with predictions to allow users to boost their typing speed without compromising on data accuracy. This project started in 2010 with… Continue Reading →

Python 3.6.0 in Fedora 26

On December 23, 2016, the Python community released Python 3.6.0, the latest version of the popular programming language. The upcoming Fedora 26 release will include Python 3.6.0. Users running Fedora Rawhide already enjoy Python 3.6. For those who want to experience the new… Continue Reading →

Automate building Fedora Atomic Host

Atomic Host from Project Atomic is a lightweight, container-based OS built upon the principle of immutable infrastructure using the LDK (Linux, Docker, Kubernetes) stack. Atomic Hosts are built from standard RPM packages composed into filesystem trees using rpm-ostree. Atomic Host comes… Continue Reading →

Use Docker remotely on Atomic Host

Atomic Host from Project Atomic is a lightweight container based OS that can run Linux containers. It’s been optimized to use as a container run-time system for cloud environments. For instance, it can host a Docker daemon and containers. At times, you may want… Continue Reading →

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