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== Planet Fedora ==
 
== Planet Fedora ==
  
In this section, we cover the highlights of Planet Fedora - 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.  
  
http://planet.fedoraproject.org
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Contributing Writer: [[User:Jbraun|Joel Braun]]
  
Contributing Writer: [[User:Abatkin|Adam Batkin]]
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=== Events ===
  
=== General ===
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====FudCon Pune 2011====
[[DaveJones|Dave Jones]] answers[*] some frequently asked questions and common misconceptions regarding Virtual Memory in Linux
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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>.
  
[*] http://kernelslacker.livejournal.com/132396.html
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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.
  
[[TomTromey|Tom Tromey]] continued[*] his excellent series on scripting and extending GDB with Python, including some PyGTK widgetry[*]
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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.
  
[*] http://tromey.com/blog/?p=548
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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>.
  
[*] http://tromey.com/blog/?p=550
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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===
  
[[MichaelDeHaan|Michael DeHaan]] contemplates the complexity of software projects and how to encourage new people to get involved and contribute. "Projects that have a lot of complex interrelationships and need a lot of experience with the codebase (that is acquired over a long period of time) are less apt to attract casual contributions"[*]
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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.
  
[*] http://www.michaeldehaan.net/?p=798
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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:Jkeating|Jesse Keating]] announced[*] a new [https://fedorahosted.org/web/ Fedora Hosted] project, Offtrac: "Offtrac is my attempt at creating a python library for interacting with trac via xmlrpc." The project can already perform a number of tasks including querying, retrieving and creating tickets and milestones.
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===General===
  
[*] http://jkeating.livejournal.com/66433.html
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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.
  
[[KulbirSaini|Kulbir Saini]] presented[*] some ideas for hacking a Linux install to make it boot faster
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[*] http://fedora.co.in/content/how-boot-your-fedora-faster
 
 
 
[http://tieguy.org/ Luis Villa] offered[*] a followup regarding some comments that he had made criticizing OpenOffice.org's user interface and praising Office 2007
 
 
 
[*] http://tieguy.org/blog/2008/12/10/why-im-not-a-big-fan-of-ooo-part-53240/
 
 
 
[[User:Duffy|Máirín Duffy]] put together[*] an impressive Lightscribe label template for Fedora
 
 
 
[*] http://mihmo.livejournal.com/65518.html
 
 
 
=== More FOSS.IN ===
 
Folks are still posting photos and writeups of their experience at [http://foss.in FOSS.IN]. It really sounds like an amazing time was had by all.
 
 
 
* http://rishikeshsharma.blogspot.com/2008/12/manipur-fedora-10-release-party.html
 
 
 
* http://sayamindu.randomink.org/ramblings/2008/12/08/fossin-2008/
 
 
 
* http://kushaldas.in/2008/12/10/what-else-we-did-at-fossin/
 

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.