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Fedora 13 release lifts off

May 27th, 2010 | No Comments » Tags: , , , ,

Fedora fans rejoice. Fedora 13, aka Goddard, is now out and you can get downloading immediately. Before you do, however, it’s worth taking a look at what’s new in this latest release.

Fedora 11 roars with potential

June 10th, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags: , ,

The Fedora team yesterday released latest version of its Linux operating system, Fedora 11. The much-anticipated release from the Red Hat-backed community team promises to be one of the best Linux releases to date with Fedora’s reputation for making Linux as easy as possible increasing with each new release.

Buffer Overflow: Firefox surges, CentOS 5.3, Fedora speeds up, HP eyeing Android

April 1st, 2009 | 4 Comments » Tags: , , ,

Firefox surges in Europe: According to Web analytics firm StatCounter, Firefox 3 has finally surpassed the popularity of Internet Explorer 7 in Europe, reports Ars Technica. Apparently Firefox 3.0 holds 35.09% market share in Europe while IE7 holds 34.51%. Which sounds like good news except that globally, Firefox is still some way behind Internet Explorer. Also according to StatCounter, worldwide market share shows IE7 holding 38.6% while Firefox holds 25.7%.

CentOS 5.3 is out: The CentOS developers today released version 5.3 of the distribution. CentOS a distribution based on the source for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3. The latest release includes several changes over version 5.2 including both new and updated packages based on RHEL 5.3 and custom changes by the CentOS developers.

Fedora 11 Beta boasts 20-second startup: The Fedora Project, which yesterday released Fedora 11 Beta, says that its latest release will boot in just 20 seconds using the improved kernel mode settings.

HP looking at Android for netbooks: HP could be preparing to develop a netbook product with Google’s Linux-based Android software platform, writes Ars Technica. According to multiple reports, HP has confirmed that it is studying Google’s operating system, but has not disclosed specific plans for adoption yet.

Fedora releases version 11 beta

March 31st, 2009 | 3 Comments » Tags: , ,

A couple of hours ago the Fedora team rolled out Fedora 11 Beta, the first test release of its latest open source release. As well as a truck-load of desktop enhancements and the latest desktop environments, including Gnome 2.26, KDE 4.2.1 and Xfce 4.6.0, Fedora 11 Beta also includes the ext4 filesystem as the default as well a experimental Btrfs support.

Fedora 11 Alpha ships with Windows cross compiler, Gnome 2.26

February 5th, 2009 | 2 Comments » Tags: , ,

The Fedora Project team today announced the release of Fedora 11 Alpha. The release includes a number of new features including the new Windows Cross Compiler and a development release of Gnome 2.26 as the default desktop.

Fedora 11 alpha suffers slight setback

February 3rd, 2009 | No Comments » Tags: ,

The planned alpha release of Fedora 11 has been delayed by a few days because of Anaconda and NFS bugs, according to developers.

News wrap: Fedora 11 named, KDE 3.5 for OpenSuse, Ubuntu alpha

January 13th, 2009 | No Comments » Tags: , , ,

Struggling to get up to speed after the holidays? Then here’s an easily digestible roundup of news you may have missed.

Ubuntu or Fedora. Which one is for you?

December 9th, 2008 | 27 Comments » Tags: , , ,

A couple of weeks ago Fedora Linux released its latest version, Fedora 10. We take a high-level look at how it stacks up against Ubuntu 8.10, released a month before that.

Fedora rolls out new desktop

November 25th, 2008 | 3 Comments » Tags: , , ,

Better networking and a completely new graphical boot process top the list of compelling new features in Fedora 10, released today.

Fedora previews new release

November 4th, 2008 | No Comments » Tags: , ,

Want to see what Fedora 10 has in store? You’ll never get a better opportunity than now because the Fedora team has released Fedora 10 Preview Release, the final tester before final release.

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