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 →

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 →

Fedora’s not DROWNing

In the continuing line of security vulnerabilities with cute names like Heartbleed or Shellshock, today we have “DROWN.” About DROWN DROWN comes complete with its own fancy website and, of course, logo. Officially, it’s been designated as CVE-2016-0800. Red Hat’s security team… Continue Reading →

Stickers, Metrics, Security, and More — it’s Five Things in Fedora This Week

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

GPG key management, part 2

Welcome back to the GPG series, where we are exploring how to make use of GPG with other applications to secure and protect your data. In the first installment, we covered the functions of GPG. You learned about integrity, non-repudiation… Continue Reading →

Getting started with the i3 tiling window manager

Fedora Workstation comes with the GNOME desktop by default. GNOME brings their users a rich experience with a complete set of applications. This includes applications for music and video players, text editors, PDF viewers, and even a Weather and Maps… Continue Reading →

Fedora stickers available on UnixStickers

Have you been looking for Fedora stickers? We have good news for you. Fedora stickers now available Fedora has partnered with UnixStickers to bring you high-quality stickers that show your love for Fedora. Now you can mark your gear 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 →

Flock 2016: Kraków, Poland

The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the 2016 Flock conference, coming August 2-5, 2016 in Krakow, Poland. At Flock, Fedora contributors gather to promote and discuss ideas to improve our distro, community, and userbase, and promote our core values: Freedom, Friends, Features, First…. Continue Reading →

GPG key management, part 1

Welcome back to the GPG series, where we are exploring how to make use of GPG with other applications to secure and protect your data.This installment will cover key creation, key revocation certificate creation, and sending the public key to… Continue Reading →

Fedora looks back and ahead on Women in Computing

This past week, the Community Operations (CommOps) team wrote a report on the Fedora Community Blog about some of Fedora’s most recent activities working towards improving outreach and increasing the diversity of the Project. Over the past year, there have… Continue Reading →

Pagure: DIY git project hosting

Pagure is a new, full featured git repository service for the web, written in Python. It is similar to other popular git forges like Github and Gitlab, allowing open source contributors to share and collaborate on code and content. By the… Continue Reading →

Email clients in Fedora

Email is used by the vast majority of Internet users. Although increasingly users access their mailboxes through web browsers, desktop client applications are still popular. Their biggest advantage is desktop integration. They can send notifications about incoming messages, work offline, call… Continue Reading →

GPG: a Fedora primer

GPG, or GnuPG, refers to the Gnu Privacy Guard utility. GPG is a freely available implementation of the OpenPGP standard that was released by Werner Koch in 1999. The security and privacy of data and individuals is an important topic in modern culture. The… 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 →

Try out the additional backgrounds for Fedora 23

Every release the Fedora Design team collaborates with the Fedora community to release a set of 16 additional backgrounds to install and use on Fedora. The Fedora Design team takes submissions from the wider Fedora Community, then votes on the… Continue Reading →

2015 Elections Retrospective by Fedora CommOps

The results are in! The Fedora Elections for the F23 release cycle of FESCo, FAmSCo, and the Council concluded on Tuesday, December 15th. The results are posted on the Fedora Voting Application and announced on the mailing lists. You can… Continue Reading →

Fedora OpenID login: New and improved

Short history of Fedora OpenID In March 2013, we introduced an entirely new and rewritten OpenID provider: FAS-OpenID. This has since become the basis for logging in to almost every web service the Fedora Infrastructure runs as well as some… Continue Reading →