Fedora Weekly News 227

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 227[1] for the week ending May 26, 2010. What follows are some highlights from this issue.

This week’s issue kicks off with many announcements from the Fedora Project over the past week, including much detail on the release of Fedora 13, amongst many other items. In news from the Fedora Planet, some discussion on Google-sponsored new VP8/WebM open video standards, a last chance to vote in the various Fedora Board elections, and an article on “12 tips to getting things done in open source.” In this week’s Fedora In the News, we cover previews and reviews about the brand-new Fedora 13 release from around the globe. In Ambassador news, lots of coverage from the recent Fedora Ambassador Day North America, including links to blog postings about last week’s event held at Iowa State University. The QA Team brings some brief news focused around the lead-up to Fedora 13. Translation team news is next, including recent changes in the design of Fedora documentation structure, an overview of Fedora 13 tasks from this past week and a new member of the Fedora Localization Project for Arabic. Security Advisories covers the security-related packages released for Fedora 11, 12 and 13 over the past week. News from the KDE SIG is next, including arrival of KDE SC 4.5 beta to KDE-RedHat unstable repositories for Fedora 13, and recent work on a new Phenon backend for VLC. This issue wraps up with updates from the Fedora Summer Coding Project, with a status update on what students and their mentors are up to. Enjoy Fedora 227 and Fedora 13!

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FWN Editorial Team: Pascal Calarco, Adam Williamson

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