Kernel release cycle

Not all users worry about the kernel. Often the kernel becomes more important to users when: system hardware is new and not yet working perfectly in Linux system hardware behaves differently after a kernel update Arguably, however, the kernel is the most important… Continue Reading →

systemd: Template unit files

Welcome back to our continuing series on systemd features. As you’ve seen in our previous articles, systemd brings more power and flexibility to service startup and management. Some features in systemd we’ve covered are for compatibility with the old SysVinit. However, a brand… Continue Reading →

Dan Mossor: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Dan Mossor 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 →

LetsEncrypt enters public beta

LetsEncrypt is an initiative being sponsored by several different organizations including Mozilla and the Electronic Frontier Foundation following from recent privacy discussions in various communities last year. The key goal is to provide free, easy encryption via free SSL certificates… Continue Reading →

Farewell F21, Elections, Wayland by Default, Vacations — and then F24!

Final Farewell for Fedora 21 Fedora produces new releases approximately every six months — targeted at May and October. We always have two currently-supported releases, the latest and “n minus one”. We also have a one-month overlap after a new… Continue Reading →

Jamie Duncan: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Jamie Duncan 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 →

Creating a laser light show with Fedora

Every day, people are making all kinds of incredible software powered by Fedora. The Fedora user community is broad and diverse, and sometimes, we hear about things that we never imagined possible. Rochester Institute of Technology student and Fedora user… Continue Reading →

Five Things in Fedora This Week: HyperKitty, Elections, DevConf.cz, Wayland, and Python 3

HyperKitty is here! What’s HyperKitty, you may ask? It’s a cute name for something that’s not actually particularly feline (and while we hope you’ll think it’s hyper-good, it’s not hyperactive). It’s a new, modern web interface for all the Fedora… Continue Reading →

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 →