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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>.
  
With the release of Fedora 14, the blogosphere is abuzz with talk about its release, and after a quick trip to http://planet.fedoraproject.org/ you will discover dozens of posts covering the release.
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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.
  
Jim Whitehurst, President and CEO of Red Hat commended<ref>http://press.redhat.com/2010/11/05/casting-my-vote-for-fedora-14/</ref> Fedora 14, it's amazing new features, and the new Fedora Project website design. "The release of Fedora 14 is more than just a collection of bits and bytes on a DVD – it shows that the “open source way” is alive and well. Fedora is a large and thriving community, and I’d like to take the opportunity to recognize the individuals that put time and effort into making Fedora what it is today. Fedora is not just programmers — Fedora literally has an army of developers, packagers, designers, marketers, ambassadors, translators, testers and writers from all walks of life that come together to build a new release approximately every six months."
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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.
  
The Red Hat Press office outlined some of the new features available in Fedora 14, including new debugging-related<ref>http://press.redhat.com/2010/10/28/fedora-14-dives-deeply-into-memory-debugging/</ref> capabilities and ways to use Fedora 14 "in the cloud"<ref>http://press.redhat.com/2010/10/28/fedora-14-has-its-head-in-the-cloud/</ref> on Amazon EC2.
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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>.
  
The [Docs Project|Fedora Documentation Project] enumerated<ref>http://blogs.fedoraproject.org/wp/docsproject/2010/11/02/fedora-14-documentation-now-available/</ref> all of the different pieces of documentation that are available for Fedora 14 from the Amateur Radio Guide to the Musicians’ Guide and the Storage Administration Guide.
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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===
  
In "This Week in Anaconda" parts 2 and 3, [[User:Clumens|Chris Lumens]] continued sharing some of the recent developments. One of the more notable changes is the dropping<ref>http://www.bangmoney.org/serendipity/index.php?/archives/155-This-Week-in-Anaconda-2.html</ref> of support for multi-disc <ref>http://www.bangmoney.org/serendipity/index.php?/archives/156-This-Week-in-Anaconda-3.html</ref> install media sets. In Part 4, Chris explained<ref>http://www.bangmoney.org/serendipity/index.php?/archives/157-This-Week-in-Anaconda-4.html</ref> how pieces of functionality that can be found in external libraries (such as libarchive's cpio support) are being used instead of duplicating that functionality within Anaconda.
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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.
  
[[RichardHughes|Richard Hughes]] adapted<ref>http://blogs.gnome.org/hughsie/2010/11/02/packagekit-and-debian-2/</ref> PackageKit to Debian's debconf, potentially bringing PackageKit to a larger audience. The next change was an addition<ref>http://blogs.gnome.org/hughsie/2010/11/03/preupgrade-meet-packagekit/</ref> to PackageKit, allowing it to work with the [[PreUpgrade|preupgrade]] system for upgrading between major Fedora versions.
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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>.
  
[[User:Wwoods|Will Woods]]' improvements to depcheck continued<ref>http://qa-rockstar.livejournal.com/10507.html</ref>, with discussion of handling file conflicts, and integration with the rest of the Fedora QA infrastructure.
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[[User:Rjones|Richard W.M. Jones]] showed<ref>http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2010/10/30/notes-on-producing-a-minimal-compressed-filesystem/</ref> how to produce a minimal, compressed filesystem with the new <tt>virt-builder</tt> tool.
 
 
 
[[PavolRusnak|Pavol Rusnak]]  thinks<ref>http://stick.gk2.sk/blog/2010/10/why-is-pkg-config-the-best-thing-since-sliced-bread/</ref> that "pkg-config the best thing since sliced bread". "More and more projects are using pkg-config already, but there is still a very high number of projects that don’t. This post tries to describe why using pkg-config is a good idea."
 
 
 
[[User:Gbraad|Gerard Braad]] described<ref>http://blog.gbraad.nl/2010/11/how-to-setup-dual-booting-meego-11-on.html</ref> how to dual-boot Meego 1.1 on Nokia's N900 handset.
 
 
 
[[MairinDuffy|Máirín Duffy]] taught<ref>http://mairin.wordpress.com/2010/10/22/girl-scouts-digital-media-class-day-1-day-2/</ref> a Digital Media class to Girl Scouts in the Boston area.
 
 
 
[[User:Jkeating|Jesse Keating]] is stepping down<ref>http://jkeating.livejournal.com/78218.html</ref> from the role of lead release engineer for Fedora. "I will be taking the knowledge and lessons learned from our migration of CVS to git and applying it internally at Red Hat to migrate our internal package source control to git as well." Fear now however, [[User:Ausil|Dennis Gilmore]] will be filling the role to lead the Fedora release engineering team.
 
 
 
And finally...It may be a little late for this Halloween, but [[User:Bcl|Brian Lane]] created<ref>http://blog.brianlane.com/2010/10/31/fedora-pumpkin/</ref> a Fedora Pumpkin. We should aspire to such great accomplishments.
 
  
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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.
  
 
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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.