Never leave IRC again with ZNC

IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is an online chat protocol that has existed since 1988. IRC is a network of large chat rooms. Each room lets members of a community talk with each other from all corners of the world. Those new to IRC may… Continue Reading →

Fedora 23 Server for z Systems available now

Fedora 23 Server for z Systems (i.e. the s390x architecture) is now released and available for download. This release provides the new features and updates in Fedora 23 Server, but built specifically for the s390x architecture. Refer to the Release… Continue Reading →

Celebrating Software Freedom Day 2015

“Software Freedom Day (SFD) is a worldwide celebration of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS). Our goal in this celebration is to educate the worldwide public about the benefits of using high quality FOSS in education, in government, at home,… Continue Reading →

Introducing the Fedora Community Blog

Today, the Fedora Project is proud to announce the launch of a new publication platform for Fedora contributors: the Fedora Community Blog. The Fedora Community Blog intends to better connect the different projects, groups, and efforts going on in the… Continue Reading →

What’s New in Fedora 23 KDE Plasma Desktop Spin

Fedora 23 KDE Plasma Desktop Spin brings you the best and the latest of Fedora and KDE Plasma Desktop. KDE Plasma Desktop is a modern and a familiar desktop environment for your everyday computing needs. Fedora 23 KDE Plasma Desktop features Plasma… Continue Reading →

Fedora Cloud Vagrant Boxes in Atlas

Since the release of Fedora 22, Fedora began creating Vagrant boxes for cloud images in order to make it easier to set up a local environment for development or testing. In the Fedora 22 release cycle we worked out quite… Continue Reading →

F23, Developer Portal, internships, G11N, and conferences!

Fedora is a big project, and it’s hard to keep up with everything that goes on. This series highlights interesting happenings in five different areas every week. It isn’t comprehensive news coverage — just quick summaries with links to each…. Continue Reading →

Fedora 23: In The Ocean Again

This week was the release week for Fedora 23, and the Fedora Project has again worked together with the DigitalOcean team to make Fedora 23 available in their service. If you’re not familiar with DigitalOcean already, it is a dead… Continue Reading →

Getting Ansible Working on Fedora 23

Ansible is a simple IT automation platform written in python that makes your applications and systems easier to deploy. It has become quite popular over the past few years but you may hit some trouble when trying to run Ansible… Continue Reading →

Linux Voice looks back at Fedora Core 1

Linux Voice magazine periodically releases older issues of their magazine under a CC-BY-SA license so the entire Linux community can read, share and use the articles they publish (they also donate 50% of their profits to the Free Software community).Today,… Continue Reading →

F23 is Go! Plus, internships, Atomic job opening, a Fedora book, and … systemd total conversion.

Fedora 23 release is GO! After last week’s schedule adjustment, and a last minute panic where we discovered that the installer wasn’t actually showing help when you pressed the help button (thanks everyone who scrambled to fix that!), we’re on… Continue Reading →

systemd unit file basics

Welcome back to the systemd series, where we explore more about how this central part of your Fedora system works. This installment talks about unit files. As a long-time Fedora user, I hadn’t thought much about systemd actually worked until recently…. Continue Reading →

Open source photography workflow tips

Professional photographer Riley Brandt recently published an awesome article outlining a photography workflow — discussing tools for advanced techniques including colour management and processing RAW files. The good news is that the majority of the tools and applications that Riley… Continue Reading →

Fedora 23 pushed back for one week

Rather than the full Five Things in Fedora This Week, I’ve just got one — as you may have seen by now, while we hoped to sign off on the Fedora 23 final release yesterday for availability next week, the… Continue Reading →

What is an init system?

Back in Fedora 15, Fedora introduced a piece of core software called systemd. systemd is a collection of tools for a range of different tasks. Its primary purpose is initializing, managing and tracking system services and daemons in Fedora, both during startup and… Continue Reading →

6 great monospaced fonts for code and terminal in Fedora

Because they spend most of their days looking at them, most sysadmins and developers are pretty choosy when it comes to choosing a monospaced type face for use in there terminal emulator or text editor. Here are five great monospace… Continue Reading →

(Un)bundling, Fedora and Outreachy, Future Budget, Fedora 23 Status, and DNF for building

Bundling – what’s changed, and what’s the big deal? I’ve talked about bundling and unbundling in the previous 5tFTW, and a month ago as well, and we’ve been debating the issues on the Fedora devel list, in a gigantic thread… Continue Reading →

Linux Foundation launches new video series World without Linux

Just in time for the 24th Birthday of the Linux Kernel, the Linux Foundation has released the first episode in a new web video animation series that shows us what a world without Linux might be like. For those who… Continue Reading →

Make a Github Pages blog with Pelican

Pelican is a utility that lets you create beautiful weblogs using just text files. The files can be in reStructured Text or Markdown formats, which are both simple to learn. Like other blog software, you can make both timed posts and… Continue Reading →

In Summary: Flock to Fedora 2015

Flock is the annual contributor’s conference for Fedora team members. It’s where contributors come together, discuss new ideas, work towards making them a reality, and promote the values of sharing free software. Every year, Flock alternates between a North America and Europe… Continue Reading →