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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 three 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:Rjones|Richard W.M. Jones]] shared<ref>http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2009/12/21/tip-shell-redirection/</ref> tips for using shell redirection with arbitrary file descriptors. Some later tips include<ref>http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2010/01/06/examine-vmware-esx-with-libguestfs/</ref> using <tt>libguestfs</tt> to examine VMWare guest images.
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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.
  
[[TomCallaway|Tom Callaway]] has posted<ref>http://spot.livejournal.com/312626.html</ref> new Chromium packages, and some workarounds and fixes for running with SELinux enabled.
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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:Mchua|Mel Chua]] explained<ref>http://blog.melchua.com/2009/12/24/whats-marketing-doing-for-f13-anyway-a-show-with-dancing-penguins/</ref> what the Fedora Marketing folks are up to for Fedora 13. Hint: A lot.
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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>.
  
[[GregDeK|Greg DeKoenigsberg]] responded<ref>http://gregdek.livejournal.com/58631.html</ref> to criticism of the OLPC project, explaining that "OLPC is now, and has always been, a single piece of a very large puzzle" while there are many outgrowths from the OLPC work that have been incredibly successful, including the entire Netbook craze.
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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===
  
[[User:Julian|Julian Aloofi]] described<ref>http://julianaloofi.wordpress.com/2009/12/28/the-big-problem-with-free-software/</ref> the <i>real</i> problem with Free Software. "There is one real problem with Free Software, and it is very hard to fix. I would even say it is impossible." Read on for the awesome truth. More importantly, Julian discussed<ref>http://julianaloofi.wordpress.com/2010/01/03/a-new-way-of-dealing-with-files/</ref> a potential new way of dealing with files and never having to press the "Save" button again.
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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.
  
[[Peter Hutterer|Peter Hutterer]] wrote<ref>http://who-t.blogspot.com/2009/12/on-commit-messages.html</ref> some useful advice for composing commit messages. "In the last few weeks, I've had a surprising number of discussions about commit messages. Many of them were with developers new to a project, trying to get them started. So here's a list of things you should do when committing, and why you should do it."
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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>.
  
Peter also posted<ref>http://who-t.blogspot.com/2010/01/new-configuration-world-order.html</ref> some information on how xorg will handle configuration files and hardware management in the upcoming 1.8 release, now that HAL is being deprecated.
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===General===
  
[[User:Mmcgrath|Mike McGrath]] introduced<ref>http://mmcgrath.livejournal.com/33198.html</ref> SSHFP. "What is an SSHFP record? It's a ssh host key in DNS so you can verify it is correct."
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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.
 
 
[[DanielWalsh|Daniel Walsh]] has updated<ref>http://danwalsh.livejournal.com/33090.html</ref> the SELinux Sandbox tool. "Every time I demonstrate sandbox to some one, they say, 'That's great, but can it do X, Y and Z?' I have taken those suggestions along with some great patches from Josh Cogliati, I have updated the sandbox tool."
 
 
 
[[MairinDuffy|Máirín Duffy]] taught<ref>http://mairin.wordpress.com/2010/01/08/inkscape-class-day-1/</ref> a class on Inkscape at a Boston-area middle school as part of Red Hat's community outreach program. Máirín has posted the introduction and exercises from the first day of the class, and hopes to make an additional post for each day of class.
 
  
 
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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.