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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>.
  
In "Rethinking PID 1", [[User:Lennart|Lennart Poettering]] sketched<ref>http://0pointer.de/blog/projects/systemd.html</ref> out the design and rationale for a new replacement of <tt>init</tt> and Upstart, and the entire boot process.
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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.
  
[[User:Rjones|Richard W.M. Jones]] explained<ref>http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2010/04/29/tip-get-a-windows-vm-to-run-a-batch-file-at-boot/</ref> how to get a Windows VM to run a batch file at boot time, as well as install<ref>http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2010/04/29/tip-install-a-service-in-a-windows-vm/</ref> a Windows service and install<ref>http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2010/04/30/tip-install-a-device-driver-in-a-windows-vm/</ref> a device driver, all remotely, using libguestfs.
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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:Adamwill|Adam Williamson]] described<ref>http://www.happyassassin.net/2010/04/27/when-qa-works-x-org-and-memory-leaks-and-crashes-oh-my/</ref> the development and QA processes around the latest X server and GLX releases (which resulted in an unstable latest Ubuntu release).
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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>.
  
[[JesusRodriguez|Jesus Rodriguez]] announced<ref>http://zeusville.wordpress.com/2010/04/30/spacewalk-1-0-released-awesome/</ref> that Spacewalk 1.0, the upstream of Red Hat Network Satellite, has been released.
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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===
  
[[YaakovNemoy|Yaakov Nemoy]] explained<ref>http://loupgaroublond.blogspot.com/2010/05/kde-gnome-challenge-xinit-and-slock.html</ref> one way of building a minimal desktop using <tt>xmonad</tt> and <tt>slock</tt>.
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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.
  
[[DanWilliams|Dan Williams]] posted<ref>http://blogs.gnome.org/dcbw/2010/04/30/what-you-dont-know-about-networkmanager-part-1-configuration/</ref> "What you don't know about NetworkManager".
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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>.
  
[[DanielWalsh|Daniel Walsh]] introduced<ref>http://danwalsh.livejournal.com/35761.html</ref> the Fedora Kiosk spin. "Imagine a machine sitting at a library, that had no operating system on it, except a livedvd..."
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===General===
  
[[User:Mchua|Mel Chua]] mentioned<ref>http://blog.melchua.com/2010/05/01/soas-test-cases-we-can-haz-them/</ref> that the next Sugar-on-a-Stick release is being smoke tested daily. "We need to come up with a better way of doing this for v.4.0, so better test cases, test case/reporting management systems, and Activity criteria (read: tests, please) are extremely welcome – that’s all long-term, though."
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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:Siddhesh|Siddhesh Poyarekar]] found<ref>http://siddhesh.livejournal.com/23423.html</ref> a way to find out how to trace network connections to a process, in real time. "The obvious answer was netstat/lsof, but the problem was that this application would be up for merely seconds and he did not know when/where it started up. All he had was his telnetd log telling him about the connections. So I decided to go the SystemTap way..."
 
 
 
[[BastienNocera|Bastien Nocera]] "Discussed<ref>http://www.hadess.net/2010/04/symbolic-icons-support-in-gtk.html</ref> as part of the GNOME-Shell design plans, and at the Usability hackfest we had in London earlier this year, we wanted to have icons that would only draw attention to themselves when needed."
 
 
 
[[User:Threethirty|Justin O'Brien]] corrected<ref>http://numberedhumanindustries.wordpress.com/2010/04/28/recent-bugzilla-comment-concerning-fedora-11-eol/</ref> the Fedora 11 EOL notice. Fedora 11's end of life is currently scheduled for June 18, 2010, which is 30 days from the release of Fedora 13.
 
  
 
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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.