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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/

Fedora Project is naming names

Jason Brooks posted[1]:

"The Fedora Project is still trying to clarify its process of naming major releases, a process that has been met with calls for revision within the Fedora community.

"To address the problem, Fedora Advisory Board member Toshio Kuratomi is working to build a new naming process that will avoid some of the pitfalls of the most-recent naming concerns."

The full article is available [2].

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-May/014293.html
  2. http://www.itworld.com/it-managementstrategy/276036/fedora-project-naming-names

Fedora 17 beta review – Miraculously beefy

Jason Brooks posted[1]:

"The Fedora Project is preparing for the final release of Fedora 17 with the beta version of their cutting edge distribution. Dubbed Beefy Miracle, the release of the beta was delayed for three weeks while further testing and bug fixing was done to meet the stringent requirements set down by the team.

"This development version brings with it a number of new features and upgrades, all of them to show off the very latest, and upcoming, open source software."

The full article is available [2].

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-May/014294.html
  2. http://www.linuxuser.co.uk/reviews/fedora-17-beta-review-miraculously-beefy/


Fedora 18 Linux will be a Spherical Cow

Jason Brooks posted[1]:

"How do you follow-up a name like Beefy Miracle? (the name of the upcoming Fedora 17 Linux release).

"With another Cow of course."

The full article is available [2].

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-May/014295.html
  2. http://www.internetnews.com/blog/skerner/fedora-18-linux-will-be-a-spherical-cow.html