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desktop

Troubleshooting SELinux

SELinux is one of the most powerful security features in your Fedora system. It’s like a valet key for your computer services, only allowing them to access approved data. SELinux has outgrown its early-days reputation for difficulty. Now it has… Continue Reading →

Creating and using Nautilus templates

Have you ever noticed that by default there’s a Templates folder in your home directory? In some file managers, there’s an item in the right-click menu to “Create empty file” or “Create new file”.  However, Files (also known as Nautilus) lets you… Continue Reading →

3 mind mapping tools in Fedora

In a previous Magazine article, we covered tracking your time and tasks. In that article we mentioned some mind mapping tools. Now we’ll cover three mind mapping apps you can use in Fedora. You can use these tools to generate and manipulate maps that show… 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 →

Open source SSH clients

The Secure Shell (SSH) protocol allows users to connect remotely to a machine using encrypted communications. It’s normal to use this protocol to work in a network environment. In Fedora, you can use the default client for SSH connections, OpenSSH…. Continue Reading →

New features in GNOME To Do

GNOME To Do is an application that manages a simple set of to-do lists. To Do was built by Georges Stavracas, a frequent contributor to GNOME software including Calendar and Nautilus, during Google Summer of Code. It’s designed to be the best tool to… Continue Reading →

Files: Connect to a Windows file share

Welcome back to our mini-series of articles on the Files app, also known as Nautilus. Files is part of the GNOME desktop, which ships in the Fedora Workstation edition. Previously we covered sorting to show your recent work at the top… Continue Reading →

Files: Connect to a server with SSH

Welcome back to our mini-series of articles on the Files app, also known as Nautilus. Files is part of the GNOME desktop, which ships in the Fedora Workstation edition. Previously we covered sorting to show your recent work at the top… Continue Reading →

Files: Find recent content easily

The Fedora Workstation features the GNOME desktop environment, which makes computing easy and beautiful. GNOME includes the Files app for organizing and managing your personal data. This is the first in a series of articles that shows you how to use this… Continue Reading →

Fedora 24 wallpaper preview coming in Alpha

With the release of Fedora 24 Alpha just around the corner, it will be the first time for many to get a good look of how the final wallpaper for Fedora 24 will look on their desktop. Masha Leonova from… Continue Reading →

Installing the MATE desktop

Before the purists raise their fists and light the flambeau, let’s look at some reasons to have a secondary desktop in your Fedora. Just for fun.  Because it’s nice to try new things. To have an alternative in case of failure.  If… Continue Reading →

Installing KDE Plasma 5

KDE Plasma 5 is one of the main desktop spins in Fedora. It’s under heavy development and a lot of things are changing. There are plenty of new features, bug fixing, and optimizing code. It’s an expansive desktop environment with… Continue Reading →

Contribute! Get your wallpaper into Fedora 24

The development of Fedora continues, nearly each 6 months a new release. With a new release of Fedora just on the horizon, it also means it’s time to start submitting and voting on new supplemental wallpapers for Fedora 24. What… Continue Reading →

Installing the Fedora Cinnamon Spin

I recently installed the Fedora Cinnamon Spin after using Manjaro for some months. I have used Fedora for many years, and Cinnamon is one of my favorite desktop environments. However, until Fedora 23, if I wanted to use Cinnamon in… Continue Reading →

Introducing the Fedora Cinnamon Spin

Fedora 23 features the brand new Cinnamon Desktop Spin for users craving a more traditional user interface. The Fedora 23 Cinnamon Desktop Spin features version 2.8.3 of the Cinnamon Desktop which by default features a taskbar and applications menu at the… Continue Reading →

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