What makes up the Fedora kernel?

Every Fedora system runs a kernel. Many pieces of code come together to make this a reality. Each release of the Fedora kernel starts with a baseline release from the upstream community. This is often called a ‘vanilla’ kernel. The… Continue Reading →

Container technologies in Fedora: systemd-nspawn

Welcome to the “Container technologies in Fedora” series! This is the first article in a series of articles that will explain how you can use the various container technologies available in Fedora. This first article will deal with systemd-nspawn. What… Continue Reading →

Explore Flatpak in Fedora 24

One of the main features of Fedora 24 Workstation is better support for Flatpak — a new, distribution agnostic format for packaging and distributing Linux desktop apps. The two main goals of Flatpak are the creation of a single installation… Continue Reading →

Behind the new Fedora Developer Portal

Are you looking for projects that could use your help? Fedora Developer Portal is a great project to start with, even if you’ve never contributed before. One of the easiest ways to contribute, but still valuable, is tell the authors what’s… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Fedora 24 Workstation

Fedora 24 Workstation is the latest release of our free, leading-edge operating system. You can download it from the official website here. There are several new and noteworthy changes in Fedora Workstation. GNOME 3.20 The default environment comes courtesy of the GNOME community…. Continue Reading →

Flatpak brings standalone apps to Linux

The development team behind Flatpak has just announced the general availability of the Flatpak desktop application framework. Flatpak (which was also known during development as xdg-app) provides the ability for an application — bundled as a Flatpak — to be… Continue Reading →

Upgrading Fedora 23 Workstation to Fedora 24

Fedora 24 just became available and is officially released. You’ll likely want to upgrade your system. If you’ve upgraded from past Fedora releases, you may be familiar with the dnf upgrade plugin. This method is the recommended and supported way… Continue Reading →

Fedora 24 released!

Today the Fedora Project is pleased to announce the general release of Fedora 24. Download it now from our Get Fedora site: https://getfedora.org/workstation/ https://getfedora.org/server/ https://getfedora.org/cloud/ https://spins.fedoraproject.org/ https://labs.fedoraproject.org/ https://arm.fedoraproject.org/ Another Step in the Fedora Journey The Fedora Project has embarked on… Continue Reading →

Monitor Linux With Netdata

Netdata is a real-time resource monitoring tool with a friendly web front-end developed and maintained by FireHOL. With this tool, you can read charts representing resource utilization of things like CPUs, RAM, disks, network, Apache, Postfix and more. It is… Continue Reading →

Day in the life of a Fedora Packager

Ever wondered what it’s like being involved with the Fedora Project? There are many different roles and types of people that help make Fedora what it is. One common form of contributing is packaging. This is when someone takes software,… Continue Reading →

Photography with the Fedora Design Suite

If you’re like most people, then computers are a tool for doing what matters to you. You probably use your computer to do many other things you’re interested in — like photography, for instance. Fedora turns out to be perfect… Continue Reading →

Stickers on sale at UnixStickers!

You might have seen our recent article on Fedora stickers from UnixStickers. The company makes high quality stickers that promote a variety of projects and communities, at reasonable prices. Fedora is proud to partner with UnixStickers. This way you can use our… Continue Reading →

How to take screenshots on Fedora Workstation

Fedora Workstation ships with a simple yet capable screenshot utility. It allows the user to take quick screenshots of your desktop, particular windows, or an arbitrary portion of the screen. The Screenshot utility (gnome-screenshot) application is designed to be a… Continue Reading →

Rebase-helper tool for rebases and for upstream monitoring services

If you are a package maintainer for Fedora, or if you regularly spin up your own versions of RPMs for install on your Fedora system, you have probably gone through the process of updating a package when a new version… 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 →

Open source, a black box, and radioactivity

There are many stories about teaching open source in schools and universities. The teachers representing free and open source software come up with creative ways of teaching the lessons of open source to students. The Rochester Institute of Technology is… Continue Reading →

Giannis Konstantinidis: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Giannis Konstantinidis on how he uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine where we profile Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. If you are interested in being… Continue Reading →

Work on Fedora for Google Summer of Code 2016

Google Summer of Code is a yearly program ran by Google that focuses on bringing more students into open source software development. Students work with an open source organization over a three month period during their break from school. Google… Continue Reading →

Remote dependency solving: Tapping into cloud computing

Many of us are familiar with the package managers in our desktops, such as dnf, apt, yum, and many others. An important part of these package managers is that they are able to find dependencies of software you are trying… Continue Reading →

ownCloud updates coming soon in Fedora

Introduction If you store or track storage across lots of different places, you may have heard of ownCloud. This open source product lets you manage and share data across locations seamlessly. The project is a popular one, and there’s even a commercial service built… Continue Reading →