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The word on the street is that gaming on Linux doesn't work as well as on Brand X. According to our everyday Super Geek, that seems to be just another Microsoft myth.
The Fedora 24 Workstation release features GNOME 3.20, with many usability improvements such as easier input device and printer settings, a better search interface, shortcut windows for keyboard commands, and more convenient music controls. Flatpak (formerly xdg-app) is another building-block feature, with Software able to track installed Flatpaks and adding more features in the future as the technology develops. The Software app has also grown features to provide a full system upgrade directly from the desktop from one Fedora release to the next, and the ability to provide labelling as well as reviews of available software. Fedora 24 continues our work on the X replacement, Wayland, a next-generation graphics stack. Although this release will not default to Wayland, it includes many improvements and is available as an option for users to try out, and potentially will be the default stack in Fedora 25.
Dexter’s $17 “GrovePi-Zero” IoT expansion board for the Raspberry Pi Zero features analog, digital, and serial ports that support Grove modules. Back in 2014, robotics specialist Dexter Industries released a GrovePi expansion kit for the Raspberry Pi equipped with ports that support SeeedStudio’s catalog of hundreds of Arduino-compatible Grove sensors and I/O modules. This was […]
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 →
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 →
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But Linux is always about choice, and snap isn't the only contender to replace traditional packaging systems. Today, the developers of Flatpak (previously called xdg-app) announced general availability for several major Linux distributions, with a pointer to instructions for installing on Arch, Debian, Fedora, Mageia, and Ubuntu.
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 →
What is Ultimate Edition 5.0? Ultimate Edition 5.0 was built from the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerius tree using a combination of Tmosb (TheeMahn’s Operating System Builder), almost completely re-written & work by hand. Tmosb is also included in this release, allowing you to do the same. This release IS a Long Term Supported (LTS) release, supported until the year 2019.
I've spent the past few months writing about the small, incremental behaviors that individuals can employ to be more successful. This month, I'd like to highlight team behaviors that I think are critical to having small successes at work. I spent time with one of the AtomicOpenShift (AOS) teams at Red Hat—the Cockpit project.read more
The Inverse team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of PacketFence 6.1 - a completely Free and Open Source NAC solution for GNU/Linux. This is a major release bringing many new features, enhancements and bug fixes. This release is considered ready for production use.
This document describes the basic installation of a CentOS 7.2 server. The purpose of this guide is to provide a minimal setup that can be used as basis for all kind of CentOS server setups.
Fedora 24 has been released. The Fedora Project has embarked on a great journey… redefining what an operating system should be for users and developers. Such innovation does not come overnight, and Fedora 24 is one big step on the road to the next generation of Linux distributions. But that does not mean that Fedora 24 is some “interim” release; there are great new features for Fedora users to deploy in their production environments right now!
Good code is cheap; it’s operational knowledge that’s holding back big data from solving the great problems of our time. Solving those operational difficulties with a modular, easy-to-use system was the solution Mark Shuttleworth laid out in his keynote entitled “More Fun, Less Friction” at Apache Big Data in Vancouver in May.“If we take the friction out, we can unleash all sorts of creativity,” Shuttleworth said.
Last month, the Ceph community released its first set of bug fixes to the10.2 Jewel release with version 10.2.1.
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 →
One of the most common issues I see among newer Linux users is the desire to upgrade their distribution needlessly to a new bleeding-edge version. This is especially true with those who use Ubuntu and its derivatives. In this article, I'll explain why most people would be much better off sticking to stable distribution releases that have been "in the wild" for six months or longer.
Google Play is now officially available on the Chromebook Flip, bringing millions of Android apps to the Chrome OS platform. We'll help you get started.
Today the Fedora Project is pleased to announce the general release ofFedora 24. Download it now from our Get Fedora site:
Most, but not all Android apps work really well on a Chromebook.