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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/

Will Fedora End Linux Distro Naming?

Jason Brooks posted[1]:

"Linux distro names started to get 'weird' when Ubuntu arrived on the scenes with Weirdly Wacky African-inspired Animal names. Other distros, notably Fedora have taken a more democratic approach where community members vote on the release name, but that could soon change.

"'This cycle, the Board is also asking contributors to let us know if we should continue to have release names for future Fedora releases,' Fedora developer Toshio Kuratomi wrote."

The full article is available [2].

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-April/014276.html
  2. http://www.internetnews.com/blog/skerner/will-fedora-end-linux-distro-naming.html

Five Best Linux Distributions

Jason Brooks posted[1] the results of a recent Lifehacker reader poll:

"Fedora updates every six months, much like some of the other popular distros, but you'll find the community behind Fedora tends to stay on the cutting edge when it comes to platform updates, driver updates, and application updates. it's fast and it's stable—but be ready to start troubleshooting when something you've just installed breaks down."

The full article is available[2].

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-April/014277.html
  2. http://lifehacker.com/5904069/five-best-linux-distributions