Fedora Weekly News 214

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 214[1] for the week ending February
21, 2010. What follows are some highlights from this issue.

In Announcements, we start off with an invitation to contribute Fedora
13 Talking Points from the Fedora Marketing team. Also of note is the
Fedora 13 branching and freezing that happened last week, and
announcement of a new privilege escalation policy for Fedora packaging.
In news from the Fedora Planet, details on how libvirt deals with
different CPU models and passing on their capabilities to guests, a
discussion on the value of having a target audience for Fedora, how to
update your system BIOS without having to use Windows or a USB stick,
and announcement of a new utility, gnome-speaker-setup. We’re pleased to
welcome Neville Cross to FWN to cover the Fedora Marketing Team
activities for FWN. Neville’s beat this week includes pointers to the
Team’s meeting last week as well as more internal detail on the Fedora
13 Talking Points, mentioned above. The Ambassador’s beat includes
coverage of last week’s Southern California Linux Expo (SCALE 8X) con in
California. In news from the Quality Assurance team, details on last
week’s team meetings, as well as the first Test Day in some time, this
on Color Management, also updates on Fedora 13 images and a new Security
Spin. In Translation news, announcement of Transifex v.0.7.4 for testing
on the Fedora staging server, progress on the QA test of Fedora 13′s
L10n, and an update on Midnight Commander’s availability for
translations. In the Art/Design beat, updated details on Fedora 13
artwork including wallpapers, and testing results of the new Design
Suite spin. Security Advisories provides last week’s security patches
for Fedora 11, 12, and for the first week, Fedora 13. This rounds out
FWN 214, enjoy reading!

We’re also pleased to note the availability of Fedora Audio Weekly News
(FAWN), an audio version in Ogg Vorbis format for a few past FWN issues
that one of our contributors has begun. Find it on the Internet
Archive[2] and have a listen!

If you are interested in contributing to Fedora Weekly News, please see
our ‘join’ page[3]. We welcome reader feedback: fedora-news-list@redhat.com

FWN Editorial Team: Pascal Calarco, Adam Williamson

1. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue214
2. http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22FWN%22
3. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/NewsProject/Join

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