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=== Fedora Linux 18 Set to Redefine the Initial User Experience ===
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=== The 5 most popular Linux distributions ===
  
[[User:Ke4qqq|David Nalley]] posted <ref>http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-June/014382.html</ref>:
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"...Fedora clearly has its fans. And, if you work on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) development, it's a really wise idea to keep a copy of Fedora on hand so you can see RHEL's future."
  
"One of the major new features that is set for inclusion in Fedora 18 is something called 'Initial Experience.' The basic idea is to enable new users to have a fully functional desktop out of the box in a very seamless manner. This new Initial Experience will also give users a tour of GNOME 3 so they will know what's what."
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The full article is available <ref>http://www.zdnet.com/the-5-most-popular-linux-distributions-7000003183/</ref>.
 
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The full article is available <ref>http://www.internetnews.com/blog/skerner/fedora-linux-18-set-to-redefine-the-initial-user-experience.html</ref>.
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=== Fedora 18 To Offer Awesome Setup, Configuration Experience ===
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=== Why Fedora 18 Will Be The Practical Choice For Vanilla Enthusiasts ===
  
[[User:Ke4qqq|David Nalley]] posted <ref>http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-June/014383.html</ref>:
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Arnav Kalra posted <ref>http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-August/014486.html</ref>:
  
"This move is mainly aimed to make the installation of Fedora hassle free. It will also provide a smoother initial experience for new users of the Fedora desktop and let them configure essential parts of GNOME so that they have a fully functional desktop after going through the initial setup."
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"Fedora 18 (Spherical Cow) and future releases — along with RHEL 7 and future CentOS releases — will be the best way to enjoy a vanilla Gnome 3 experience."
  
The full article is available <ref>http://www.muktware.com/3713/fedora-18-offer-awesome-setup-configuration-experience</ref>.
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The full article is available <ref>http://www.thepowerbase.com/2012/08/why-fedora-18-will-be-the-practical-choice-for-vanilla-enthusiasts/</ref>.
  
 
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=== Fedora introduces offline updates ===
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=== Fedora 18 Linux Set To Package Spherical Cow Load of Features ===
  
"...the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee approved Offline System Updates for the upcoming Fedora 18, a feature that will fundamentally change the Linux user experience."
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"The clock is starting to tick down on the Fedora Linux release with the feature freeze now in place. As such, now is as good a time as any to take a look at some of the new features that are likely to land when Fedora 18 goes live at the end of the year."
  
The full article is available <ref>http://www.itworld.com/it-managementstrategy/281801/fedora-introduces-offline-updates</ref>.
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The full article is available <ref>http://www.internetnews.com/blog/skerner/fedora-18-linux-set-to-package-spherical-cow-load-of-features.html</ref>.
  
 
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=== ARM Wrestling: Fedora 17 vs. Ubuntu Linux ===
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=== Fedora 18 schedule slips by a week ===
  
"...with last month's release of Fedora 17 for ARM, how is the Red Hat sponsored distribution running on these ARM development boards? Here's an overview of my experiences when running the latest Ubuntu and Fedora releases on the ARM Cortex A9 development hardware along with Arch Linux. There are also benchmarks comparing the ARM Linux performance."
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"At a go/no-go meeting of the Fedora QA Team, the developers decided to postpone the release of the first Fedora 18 alpha by a week. The team unanimously voted to not go forward with the release because of the relatively large number of blocker bugs that are still unresolved."
  
The full article is available <ref>http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=fedora17_arm_wrestling&num=1</ref>.
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The full article is available <ref>http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Fedora-18-schedule-slips-by-a-week-1673640.html</ref>.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:21, 29 August 2012

Contents

[edit] 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: Jason Brooks

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/

[edit] The 5 most popular Linux distributions

"...Fedora clearly has its fans. And, if you work on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) development, it's a really wise idea to keep a copy of Fedora on hand so you can see RHEL's future."

The full article is available [1].

  1. http://www.zdnet.com/the-5-most-popular-linux-distributions-7000003183/

[edit] Why Fedora 18 Will Be The Practical Choice For Vanilla Enthusiasts

Arnav Kalra posted [1]:

"Fedora 18 (Spherical Cow) and future releases — along with RHEL 7 and future CentOS releases — will be the best way to enjoy a vanilla Gnome 3 experience."

The full article is available [2].

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-August/014486.html
  2. http://www.thepowerbase.com/2012/08/why-fedora-18-will-be-the-practical-choice-for-vanilla-enthusiasts/

[edit] Fedora 18 Linux Set To Package Spherical Cow Load of Features

"The clock is starting to tick down on the Fedora Linux release with the feature freeze now in place. As such, now is as good a time as any to take a look at some of the new features that are likely to land when Fedora 18 goes live at the end of the year."

The full article is available [1].

  1. http://www.internetnews.com/blog/skerner/fedora-18-linux-set-to-package-spherical-cow-load-of-features.html

[edit] Fedora 18 schedule slips by a week

"At a go/no-go meeting of the Fedora QA Team, the developers decided to postpone the release of the first Fedora 18 alpha by a week. The team unanimously voted to not go forward with the release because of the relatively large number of blocker bugs that are still unresolved."

The full article is available [1].

  1. http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Fedora-18-schedule-slips-by-a-week-1673640.html