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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 Linux 18 Set to Redefine the Initial User Experience

David Nalley posted [1]:

"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."

The full article is available [2].

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-June/014382.html
  2. http://www.internetnews.com/blog/skerner/fedora-linux-18-set-to-redefine-the-initial-user-experience.html

Fedora 18 To Offer Awesome Setup, Configuration Experience

David Nalley posted [1]:

"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."

The full article is available [2].

  1. http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2012-June/014383.html
  2. http://www.muktware.com/3713/fedora-18-offer-awesome-setup-configuration-experience

Fedora introduces offline updates

"...the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee approved Offline System Updates for the upcoming Fedora 18, a feature that will fundamentally change the Linux user experience."

The full article is available [1].

  1. http://www.itworld.com/it-managementstrategy/281801/fedora-introduces-offline-updates

ARM Wrestling: Fedora 17 vs. Ubuntu Linux

"...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."

The full article is available [1].

  1. http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=article&item=fedora17_arm_wrestling&num=1