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 →

(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 →

5tFTW returns! Flock, FUDCon, Bodhi 2, F23, and a big thread about how we package software

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 →

Flock, unified globalization, weak dependencies, end of life vs. end of world…

Last chance for Flock registration Flock is our big, annual contributor conference, where we get together to talk about what we’re working on and what we want to do in future releases, and also actually get in rooms together to… Continue Reading →

They Make Mageia – the Sysadmin team : Installation and configuration of software on Mageia servers

In the Mageia project the sysadmin team is responsible for the setup and maintenance of all the Mageia infrastructure, for users and contributors alike. To help people understand what this team does, and to share some ideas with other sysadmins, … Continue reading

Ubuntu Might Get A New Simplified Packaging Format / App Installer

According to a recent message posted on the Ubuntu Devel mailing list by Colin Watson, Installer Team leader, Ubuntu might get a new, simplified packaging format and app installer which should make it easier for developers to get their software into Ubuntu. This will target, at least initially, the Ubuntu phone/tablet but it should be […]