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Improved high DPI display support in the pipeline

Support for high DPI monitors has been included in Fedora Workstation for some time now. If you use a monitor with a high enough DPI, Fedora Workstation automatically scales all the elements of the Desktop to a 2:1 ratio, and… 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.

Sumantro Mukherjee: How Do You Fedora?

We recently interviewed Sumantro Mukherjee on how he 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 →

NetworkManager changes and improvements

NetworkManager is the default service in Fedora for interfacing with the low level networking in the Kernel. It was created to provide a high-level interface for initializing and configuring networking on a system without shell scripts. Over the past few… 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.

Track the night sky with Stellarium on Fedora

Ever looked up at the night sky and tried to identify specific celestial bodies out of the millions you can see? Stellarium is an awesome open source planetarium application available in Fedora to help you identify and track objects in the… Continue Reading →

Native color temperature tweaking with Night Light

RedShift is a utility that we have previously featured here at the Fedora Magazine. It is a small utility that automatically tweaks the color temperature towards the red end of the spectrum after dark. Blue light — which is typically… Continue Reading →

Full MP3 support coming soon to Fedora

Both MP3 encoding and decoding will soon be officially supported in Fedora. Last November the patents covering MP3 decoding expired and Fedora Workstation enabled MP3 decoding via the mpg123 library and GStreamer. This update allowed users with the gstreamer1-plugin-mpg123 package… Continue Reading →

GNU nano: a minimalist console editor

Text console editors are useful in many ways. For example, they’re indispensable for editing files while recovering from a failure. Fedora contains a wide selection of applications for editing text files, ranging from GUI editors like gedit and GNOME Builder to… Continue Reading →

How to install more wallpaper packs on Fedora Workstation

Every new Fedora release ships with an awesome default wallpaper, and a set of supplementary wallpapers. This post lists all the past wallpapers, and shows you how to install the wallpapers from past releases on your current Fedora install.

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 →

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.

Fedora Atomic Host available in Digital Ocean

The latest release of Fedora Atomic Host was announced earlier this week, and for the first time is also available on Digital Ocean. The Project Atomic blog has more details, including how to set up a new instance via either… Continue Reading →

Fedora 26 will look awesome with supplemental wallpapers

The Fedora Design team works with the community for each release, on a set of 16 additional wallpapers. Users can install and use these to supplement the standard wallpaper. The Fedora Design team encourages submissions from the whole community. Fedora… Continue Reading →

FCAIC in the House, part III

Hello, it’s me. Ok, not that “Hello”. I’ve been writing quarterly updates on what I’m working on to help the Fedora Community. If you’re new to the party, welcome. I have the privilege of being the current Fedora Community Action… 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 →

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