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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====
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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:Pfrields|Paul W. Frields]] announced<ref>http://marilyn.frields.org:8080/~paul/wordpress/?p=1467</ref> the Fedora 11 Alpha, as well as an explanation of why Alpha releases exist and how you can get a sneak-peek at what will be in the next release while helping Fedora improve.
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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.
  
[[ChristopherBrown|Chris Brown]] wrote<ref>http://www.chruz.com/2009/02/07/icantbelieveitsnotbtr/</ref> about some of the other features that may make an appearance in F11.
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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:Dwayne|Dwayne Bailey]] developed<ref>http://www.translate.org.za/blogs/dwayne/en/content/localisation-information-language-preventing-mistakes-and-increasing-richness-localisation</ref> a system to manage the localization of software and integrated<ref>http://www.translate.org.za/blogs/dwayne/en/content/libtranslate-tm-plugins-and-virtaal</ref> it with some existing libraries to produce Virtaal<ref>http://virtaal.org/</ref>.
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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>.
  
[[GaryBenson|Gary Benson]] continued<ref>http://gbenson.net/?p=124</ref> his excellent series "Inside Zero and Shark", a must-read for anyone interested in virtual machines or Java internals.
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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===
  
[[DaveJones|Dave Jones]] explained<ref>http://www.codemonkey.org.uk/2009/02/02/dracut-status/</ref> the status of Dracut, "the shiny new initramfs creation tool."
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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:Ctyler|Chris Tyler]] wrote<ref>http://blog.chris.tylers.info/index.php?/archives/180-Multiseat-on-Dual-ATI-R710s-So-close!.html</ref>,<ref>http://blog.chris.tylers.info/index.php?/archives/181-Multiseat-radeonhd.html</ref> <ref>http://blog.chris.tylers.info/index.php?/archives/182-Multiseat-on-Dual-ATI-R710s-Working.html</ref> about getting a multiseat system set up using a single computer and dual ATI R710 video cards. In the latest installment the ATI setup was compared<ref>http://blog.chris.tylers.info/index.php?/archives/184-Multiseat-on-Dual-ATI-and-Dual-NVIDIA.html</ref> to a similar configuration using Dual NVIDIA 9800GTX and various driver combinations.
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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:Moixs|Steven Moix]] benchmarked<ref>http://www.alphatek.info/2009/02/02/ssd-performance-vs-linux-kernel-io-scheduler-in-fedora-10/</ref>,<ref>http://www.alphatek.info/2009/02/02/io-scheduler-and-ssd-part-2/</ref> the performance of Solid State Disks using various I/O schedulers running on Fedora 10.
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===General===
 
 
[[TimWaugh|Tim Waugh]] showed off<ref>http://cyberelk.net/tim/2009/02/03/screenshots-system-config-printer-11/</ref> the eye candy of <code>system-config-printer</code> that can be expected in Fedora 11.
 
 
 
[[AdrianLikins|Adrian Likins]] pondered<ref>http://adrianlikins.com/?p=481</ref> the availability of "a mailing list summary page. The page would scan the mailing lists, and post the content most likely to need attention." [[FWN|Fedora Weekly News]]?
 
 
 
[[MichaelDeHaan|Michael DeHaan]] shared<ref>http://www.michaeldehaan.net/?p=853</ref> an essay, "Lessons Learned From OSS Software Development".
 
 
 
[[TimWaugh|Tim Waugh]] described<ref>http://cyberelk.net/tim/2009/02/04/how-i-use-git/</ref> "How I use git" which shows some useful tips and tricks.
 
 
 
[[VenkateshHariharan|Venkatesh Hariharan]] wrote<ref>http://osindia.blogspot.com/2009/02/draft-foss-manifesto-for-indian.html</ref> a draft FOSS manifesto for Indian political parties, which could actually be valuable for any country in the world.
 
 
 
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=== FOSDEM 2009 ===
 
So many people have written about attending FOSDEM that it would take an entire issue of FWN post all of the links. Instead an arbitrarily selection will be randomly chosen.
 
 
 
[[User:Ppapadeas|Pierros Papadeas]] took<ref>http://digitaurora.blogspot.com/2009/02/fosdem-2009-day-zero.html</ref> a nice set of photos including some general shots of Brussels.
 
 
 
[[User:Jsimon|Joerg Simon]] got<ref>http://kitall.blogspot.com/2009/02/fosdem-impressions-day1.html</ref> some shots of the Fedora booth.
 
  
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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.