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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 ===
  
The Planet Fedora beat recently took a short vacation, but is back this week fully refreshed. This issue not only contains posts from the past week, but also a few highlights from the preceding two weeks when there was no coverage.
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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>.
  
=== General ===
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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:Sparks|Eric Christensen]] announced<ref>http://fedora-sparks.blogspot.com/2009/04/new-policy-for-deleting-wiki-pages-on.html</ref> a new policy for deleting pages on the Fedora Project Wiki.
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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:Mso|Martin Sourada]] chronicled<ref>http://mso-chronicles.blogspot.com/2009/04/random-leonidas-goodies.html</ref> a few of the many features that can be expected with the upcoming Fedora 11 (Leonidas): Intel Kernel Mode Setting, faster boot times, better USB camera support, touchpad improvements (and a new tab within the Mouse Preferences applet), PackageKit interface updates, the use of <code>Presto</code> to shrink updates downloads (which could use some additional testing<ref>http://rawhidewatch.wordpress.com/2009/04/20/yum-presto-delta-rpm-support-needs-testing/</ref>, for anyone interested) and more. And with the release of the Synaptics 1.1 driver, [[Peter Hutterer|Peter Hutterer]] described<ref>http://who-t.blogspot.com/2009/04/synaptics-11-and-what-your-touchpad-can.html</ref> some of its new features, including additional details about multi-touch support.
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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>.
  
[[User:Skvidal|Seth Vidal]] analyzed<ref>http://skvidal.wordpress.com/2009/04/21/patches-per-src-rpm-in-fedora/</ref> the Source RPMS that make up various Fedora releases since F7 to find the average number of patches per RPM. Happily, the numbers have been slowly but steadily decreasing.
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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===
  
[[SilasSewell|Silas Sewell]] demonstrated<ref>http://www.silassewell.com/blog/2009/04/22/funcshell-a-shell-interface-to-func/</ref> <code>funcshell</code> a new project to build a shell interface around <code>func</code> with all of the features expected of a shell including tab completion, persistent history and integrated help.
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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:Jwboyer|Josh Boyer]] mused<ref>http://jwboyer.livejournal.com/31668.html</ref> over "The updates conundrum" and the often larger than expected number of updates in released Fedora versions. "When I see a package update submitted that just takes a package to the latest upstream release, I always question it in my head (and sometimes in the update). I realize that upstream releases often fix bugs that effect users, however the update should say that at a minimum and it generally doesn't. Many times there is an update like this that seems to just be 'because it's the newest!'"
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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>.
  
[[LuisVilla|Luis Villa]] questioned<ref>http://tieguy.org/blog/2009/04/22/a-rumbling-about-x-qa/</ref> whether it might make sense to have a full-time QA person for Xorg with costs shared across some of the many contributor organizations.
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===General===
  
[[User:Fergatron|Marc Ferguson]] shared<ref>http://www.fergytech.com/2009/04/costello-buys-a-computer/</ref> an Abbot and Costello "Who's on First" parody in which Abbott attempts to purchase a computer from Costello.
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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.
 
 
[[VenkateshHariharan|Venkatesh Hariharan]] wrote<ref>http://osindia.blogspot.com/2009/04/reaping-benefits-of-open-source.html</ref> an article that appeared in Network Computing's India edition, titled "Reaping the benefits of open source".
 
 
 
[[User:Lkundrak|Lubomir Rintel]] scripted<ref>http://v3.sk/~lkundrak/blog/entries/bashrc.html</ref> a set of bash functions to automatically label terminal windows (and tabs).
 
 
 
[[User:Danielsmw|Matthew Daniels]] summarized<ref>http://danielsmw.wordpress.com/2009/04/24/posscon-summary/</ref> his experiences at POSSCON2009 (Palmetto Open Source Software Conference) in which a number of interesting and prominent people spoke including Red Hat's CIO, Lee Congdon, among others.
 
 
 
[[AmitShah|Amit Shah]] re-evaluated<ref>http://www.amitshah.net/2009/04/re-comparing-file-systems.html</ref> the performance of a number of Linux filesystem and option combinations.
 
  
 
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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.