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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. This edition covers highlights from the past two weeks.
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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>.
  
[[User:Mchua|Mel Chua]] reported<ref>http://blog.melchua.com/2009/12/07/zikula-hackfest/</ref> that there was a Zikula hackfest, which will shortly become the standard CMS for all Fedora Docs, Marketing and News.
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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.
  
Speaking of marketing, [[User:Kwade|Karsten Wade]] posted<ref>http://iquaid.org/2009/12/10/something-old-something-new-fedora-12-video/</ref> video on how "building sustainable community in Fedora leads to new innovation and new fun stuff for people to play with." And apparently<ref>http://iquaid.org/2009/12/14/how-can-we-share-some-love-about-red-hat-with-wikipedia/</ref> the Red Hat Wikipedia page<ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Hat</ref> could use some updating.
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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.
  
[[User:Brejc8|Charles Brej]] continued<ref>http://brej.org/blog/?p=197</ref><ref>http://brej.org/blog/?p=238</ref> the Plymouth Theming Guide. If you have ever wanted your startup sequence to include a butterfly flapping its wings across the screen instead of a boring old progress bar, this is the series for you.
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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>.
  
[[RichardHughes|Richard Hughes]] created<ref>http://blogs.gnome.org/hughsie/2009/12/08/shared-color-profiles/</ref> the <tt>shared-color-profiles</tt> project to collect ICC profiles for various devices for use with Gnome Color Manager. Also mentioned<ref>http://blogs.gnome.org/hughsie/2009/12/16/advances-of-freedom/</ref> is a set of inexpensively available targets for use in calibrating any unknown device.
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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===
  
[[KarelZak|Karel Zak]] described<ref>http://karelzak.blogspot.com/2009/12/unshare1.html</ref> the new <tt>unshare</tt> command that is part of <tt>util-linux-ng</tt> 2.17. "The unshare(1) is a new command line interface to unshare Linux syscall and allows a program to run with some parts of the process execution context unshared from parent." An example shown is hiding a mounted filesystem within one shell session.
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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:Jkeating|Jesse Keating]] announced<ref>http://jkeating.livejournal.com/76407.html</ref> the upcoming move of Fedora's package source control system from CVS to Git.
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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>.
  
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===General===
  
=== FUDCon Wrapup ===
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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.
 
 
Although there were lots of posts from/about FUDCon, these three posts were selected as they present good broad summaries of the event:
 
 
 
* [[User:Lmacken|Luke Macken]] "FUDCon Toronto 2009"<ref>http://lewk.org/blog/FUDCon-2009-Toronto.html</ref>
 
* [[User:Jlaska|James Laska]] "FUDCon Toronto trip report"<ref>http://jlaska.livejournal.com/7399.html</ref>
 
* [[User:Pfrields|Paul W. Frields]] "FUDCon Toronto report"<ref>http://marilyn.frields.org:8080/~paul/wordpress/?p=2918</ref>
 
  
 
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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.