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=== Three greatest successes in Linux world 2011 ===
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=== Fedora 16 - Freies Magazin ===
  
[[User:Sundaram|Rahul Sundaram]] posted<ref>http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2011-December/014160.html</ref>:
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[[User:Vinz|Vinzenz Vietzke]] posted<ref>http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-January/014167.html</ref>:
  
"Fedora produced two released this year, same as OpenSuSE and Ubuntu
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"German free web magazine "Freies Magazin" has a whole round up on Fedora 16."
And both of them were lovely from my point of view. Fedora 15 was the
 
first distribution to feature GNOME3 as default desktop environment. And
 
it was already awesome, even though not without a glitch. Fedora 16
 
became even better.  What is about Fedora KDE? As I have written, Fedora
 
15 KDE was very good, and Fedora 16 KDE was even better."
 
  
The full discussion thread is available<ref>http://linuxblog.darkduck.com/2011/12/three-greatest-successes-in-linux-world.html</ref>.
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The full article, in German, is available<ref>http://www.freiesmagazin.de/freiesMagazin-2012-01</ref>.
 
 
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=== 4 security features in Fedora 16 ===
 
 
 
[[User:Sundaram|Rahul Sundaram]] posted<ref>http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2011-December/014161.html</ref>:
 
 
 
"The security features in Fedora make it one of my favorite Linux
 
distributions. And that is partly why it is in my list of the top 6 KDE
 
distributions of 2011, even though it takes some tweaking to get it to
 
the it just works state. I will take the security advantages of an
 
operating system over any user-friendliness weaknesses, provided those
 
user-friendliness weaknesses are not show stoppers."
 
 
 
The full post is available<ref>http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2011/12/13/4-security-features-in-fedora-16/</ref>.
 
 
 
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=== Interview: Harish Pillay, Global Community and Technology Architect, Red Hat Inc ===
 
 
 
[[User:Sundaram|Rahul Sundaram]] posted<ref>http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2011-December/014162.html</ref>:
 
 
 
"When you design something or build something with security in mind, you
 
are always cognizant of the fact that you can have ten measures and if
 
everything works fine, that's great. But on the other side, the other
 
person needs to succeed just once! Whatever ten things you have that is
 
successful, is done away with this one failure. Well that is the story
 
in the proprietary perspective. In the open source perspective,
 
everything that we build is completely transparent. Everybody knows what
 
we are building."
 
 
 
The full post is available<ref>http://devworks.thinkdigit.com/Features/Interview-Harish-Pillay-Global-Community-and-Technology_8152/0.html</ref>.
 
 
 
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=== Kororaa Linux 16 - A Fedora++ Distribution ===
 
 
 
[[User:Sundaram|Rahul Sundaram]] posted<ref>http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2011-December/014163.html</ref>:
 
 
 
"To get a better overview of Kororaa Linux, the ideas behind it, what it
 
includes and why, check their web page. My take on it is this - if you
 
have looked at Fedora before, and you didn't want to use it because of
 
the difficulty and tedium of getting a lot of common non-FOSS packages
 
installed, then you should take a look at Kororaa. Of course, if you are
 
a FOSS-purist, you are likely to think that Kororaa is an abomination."
 
 
 
The full article is available<ref>http://www.zdnet.co.uk/blogs/jamies-mostly-linux-stuff-10006480/kororaa-linux-16-a-fedora-distribution-10025052/</ref>.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 00:20, 12 January 2012

Fedora In the News

In this section, we cover news from the trade press and elsewhere that is re-posted to the Fedora Marketing list[1].

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Marketing

Contributing Writer: Pascal Calarco

Fedora 16 - Freies Magazin

Vinzenz Vietzke posted[1]:

"German free web magazine "Freies Magazin" has a whole round up on Fedora 16."

The full article, in German, is available[2].