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== Planet Fedora ==
 
== Planet Fedora ==
  
In this section, we cover the highlights of Planet Fedora<ref>http://planet.fedoraproject.org</ref> - an aggregation of blogs from Fedora contributors worldwide.
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This is the Planet Fedora section, covering news from planet.fedoraproject.org[http://planet.fedoraproject.org], a collection of blogs from Fedora users spanning the globe.  
  
Contributing Writer: [[User:Abatkin|Adam Batkin]]
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Contributing Writer: [[User:Jbraun|Joel Braun]]
  
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=== Events ===
  
=== General ===
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====FudCon Pune 2011====
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[[user:kishan|Kishan Goyal]] posted on his experience on day 2 at FudCon Pune<ref>http://kishangoyal.co.cc/post/12549697509/fudcon-pune-11-day-2</ref>.
  
[[MichaelDeHaan|Michael DeHaan]] responded<ref>http://michaeldehaan.net/2009/05/24/earth-to-matt/</ref> respond to an article<ref>http://news.cnet.com/8301-13505_3-10244853-16.html?part=rss&subj=TheOpenRoad</ref> by Matt Assay on cnet (which in turn cited one of Michael's previous posts<ref>http://michaeldehaan.net/2009/05/17/oss-pitfalls/</ref> on the topic of "Recognizing and Avoiding Common Open Source Community Pitfalls"):
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[[user:jsimon|Joerg Simon]] posted pictures<ref>http://kitall.blogspot.com/2011/11/fudcon-pune-2011-travel-und-event.html</ref> of the event.
  
<blockquote>"Sure — building any sort of collaborative infrastructure is hard. Yet there are those that want to sell open source as that (another bullet point on a slidedeck), and then there are those that believe software is open, that information should be free, everyone can work together with everyone, we are all equals, and that we will keep no secrets."</blockquote>
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[[user:izhar|Izhar Firdaus]] wrote about his experience<ref>http://blog.kagesenshi.org/2011/11/fudcon-pune-2011.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ShadowLogs%2FFedora+%28%3A%3A+Shadow+Logs%3A%3A+Fedora%29#!/2011/11/fudcon-pune-2011.html</ref> at FudCon, as well as some thoughts on the atmosphere of the event.
  
[[DanielWalsh|Daniel Walsh]] introduced<ref>http://danwalsh.livejournal.com/28545.html</ref> the <code>SELinux</code> Sandbox,a "policy that allows users to build scripts to process untrusted content into some output that they could safely use." [[JamesMorris|James Morris]] elaborated<ref>http://james-morris.livejournal.com/41591.html</ref> with further points on the SELinux Sandbox and the problems with Ambient Authority.
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[[user:suchakra|Suchakra]] also blogged on Fudcon Pune<ref>http://suchakra.wordpress.com/2011/11/10/fudcon%e2%86%94funcon-pune-2011/</ref>.
  
[[User:Jack|Jack Aboutboul]] interviewed<ref>http://jaboutboul.blogspot.com/2009/05/fedora-11-virtualization-reality.html</ref> [[DanielBerrange|Daniel Berrange]], Red Hat Virtualization Team Engineer "about the many key upgrades to virt technology in F11 focusing on areas of usability, performance and security."
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[[user:kushal|Kushal Das]] posted photos<ref>http://kushaldas.in/2011/11/10/photoset-from-fudcon-pune-2011/</ref> of the event to his blog.
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===Fedora Community===
  
[[DanWilliams|Dan Williams]] showed off<ref>http://blogs.gnome.org/dcbw/2009/05/26/face-transplants-are-the-new-botox/</ref> the new NetworkManager network selector user interface, to replace the old GtkMenu-based interface.
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The release of Fedora 16 has been the main topic of the blogroll recently, and it's fair to say that it's being greeted with open arms by many of the users.
  
[[User:Laubersm|Susan Lauber]] continued<ref>http://travelingtrainer.laubersolutions.com/2009/05/using-special-pages-to-assist-with-wiki.html</ref> with Part 2 of a series on improving the Fedora Wiki: "Using Special pages to assist with wiki cleanup."
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[[user:jjmartinez|Juanjo Martinez]] blogged on his first impressions of F16, calling it an "impressive release"<ref>http://engbblog.wordpress.com/2011/11/08/welcome-fedora-16/</ref>.
  
[[GaryBenson|Gary Benson]] published<ref>http://gbenson.net/?p=137</ref> an excellent introductory article on the history and reasoning behind <code>Zero</code> and <code>Shark</code> at [http://java.net java.net]. Gary also wrote<ref>http://gbenson.net/?p=138</ref> a tutorial on Instrumenting Zero and Shark.
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===General===
  
[[User:Kanarip|Jeroen van Meeuwen]] posted<ref>http://kanarip.livejournal.com/14584.html</ref> an opinion piece on "Why the Open Source Channel Alliance is bad for Free Software". Jeroen also mentioned<ref>http://kanarip.livejournal.com/14756.html</ref> that "Starting in July...I'll be mentoring a workshop on Office and Infrastructure IT entirely based on Free Software and Open Source technology..."
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[[User:adamwill|Adam Williamson]] posted about <ref>http://www.happyassassin.net/2011/11/10/stupid-fedora-tricks/</ref>starting work on Fedora 17, and experimentation with the new kernel in a virtualized environment.
 
 
[[User:Mso|Martin Sourada]] chronicled<ref>http://mso-chronicles.blogspot.com/2009/05/my-desktop.html</ref> his preferred desktop applications (including background information on why each program is used) to ensure that he can run a FLOSS desktop using Fedora.
 
 
 
[[User:Pfrields|Paul W. Frields]] was interviewed<ref>http://marilyn.frields.org:8080/~paul/wordpress/?p=2481</ref> about Fedora and RHEL by Randal Schwartz and Leo Laporte at Twit.tv.
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 06:21, 11 November 2011

Planet Fedora

This is the Planet Fedora section, covering news from planet.fedoraproject.org[1], a collection of blogs from Fedora users spanning the globe.

Contributing Writer: Joel Braun

Events

FudCon Pune 2011

Kishan Goyal posted on his experience on day 2 at FudCon Pune[1].

Joerg Simon posted pictures[2] of the event.

Izhar Firdaus wrote about his experience[3] at FudCon, as well as some thoughts on the atmosphere of the event.

Suchakra also blogged on Fudcon Pune[4].

Kushal Das posted photos[5] of the event to his blog.

Fedora Community

The release of Fedora 16 has been the main topic of the blogroll recently, and it's fair to say that it's being greeted with open arms by many of the users.

Juanjo Martinez blogged on his first impressions of F16, calling it an "impressive release"[6].

General

Adam Williamson posted about [7]starting work on Fedora 17, and experimentation with the new kernel in a virtualized environment.