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=== General ===
 
=== General ===
* [[FabianAffolter]] found a nice graph showing the number of unique fedoraproject.org visitors (progressively growing since 2006!): http://fabaff.blogspot.com/2008/12/fedoraprojectorg-unique-visitors.html
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[[FabianAffolter|Fabian Affolter]] posted a nice graph[0] showing the number of unique fedoraproject.org visitors (progressively growing since 2006!)
* [[User:Kwade]] appeals for information about configuring a misbehaving Synaptic touchpad on Fedora 10
 
http://iquaid.org/2008/11/30/synaptic-tapping-fail-is-there-a-good-fix/ followed shortly thereafter by a solution http://iquaid.org/2008/12/02/more-than-one-way-to-skin-a-touchpad/
 
* [[User:Kanarip]] provides instructions for composing EL5 media on Fedora 9 or 10 systems by running Revisor inside mock: http://kanarip.livejournal.com/6276.html
 
* While on the subject of EL5 and Fedora 10, [User:Stahnma] wrote about some issues running Fedora 10 as a guest on EL5: http://www.stahnkage.com/blogs/index.php?/archives/482-F10-and-Xen-images.html
 
* [[HarishPillay]] reports on the freeing of the code for the Atheros WiFi chipsets:
 
http://harishpillay.livejournal.com/131206.html
 
* [[MaxSpevack]] wonders whether there is a nice way to build a custom Fedora mirror tailored specifically to one's installed package set: http://spevack.livejournal.com/69145.html
 
* [[User:Thl]] critiques the Fedora Release notes, providing some suggestions for how to make the important bits stand out more: http://thorstenl.blogspot.com/2008/12/read-same-paragraphs-every-half-year.html
 
* A look ahead at some of the innovations in the open source world that we can look forward to during 2009: http://liquidat.wordpress.com/2008/12/01/the-open-source-year-2009/
 
* [http://tieguy.org/ Luis Villa] muses on innovation in general and Desktop (think Gnome and KDE) in particular: http://tieguy.org/blog/2008/12/05/the-linux-desktops-change-problem/ and http://tieguy.org/blog/2008/12/06/slight-innovation-followup/
 
==== Sugar ====
 
* [[GregDeK]] chronicles his experiences with Sugar http://gregdek.livejournal.com/40932.html, http://gregdek.livejournal.com/41431.html, http://gregdek.livejournal.com/41616.html
 
* Luis Villa had a similar idea: http://tieguy.org/blog/2008/12/02/playing-with-sugar/
 
  
=== How-To/Tips ===
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[0] http://fabaff.blogspot.com/2008/12/fedoraprojectorg-unique-visitors.html
* [[TomTromey]] wrote an 8-part (so far) series on using a Python-enabled GDB. (Part 1: http://tromey.com/blog/?p=494, other parts link from there). The tutorial is not just about debugging Python with GDB, but also extending GDB using Python.
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* How to build and automate a classroom/test lab-type setup: http://kanarip.livejournal.com/6419.html and http://jlaska.livejournal.com/3696.html
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[[User:Kwade|Karsten Wade]] appealed for information about configuring a misbehaving Synaptic touchpad[1] on Fedora 10, then followed shortly thereafter by a solution[2]
* Expanding an Encrypted Filesystem with LVM and Fedora 10: http://tofu.org/drupal/node/71
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* iTunes music sharing in Fedora 10: http://www.alphatek.info/2008/12/01/itunes-music-sharing-in-fedora-10/
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[1] http://iquaid.org/2008/11/30/synaptic-tapping-fail-is-there-a-good-fix/
* Making an ASUS Eee PC 900 (or any generally underpowered UMPC with a solid state disk) happier under Linux: http://kernelslacker.livejournal.com/132087.html
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* Identify disk IO bottlenecks during bootup using SystemTap on Fedora 10: http://www.harald-hoyer.de/personal/blog/fedora-10-disk-io
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[2] http://iquaid.org/2008/12/02/more-than-one-way-to-skin-a-touchpad/
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[[MaxSpevack|Max Spevack]] wondered[3] whether there is a nice way to build a custom Fedora mirror tailored specifically to one's installed package set
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[3] http://spevack.livejournal.com/69145.html
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[[User:Thl|Thorsten Leemhuis ]] critiqued the Fedora Release notes[4], providing some suggestions for how to make the important bits stand out more
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[4] http://thorstenl.blogspot.com/2008/12/read-same-paragraphs-every-half-year.html
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A look ahead[5] at some of the innovations in the open source world that we can look forward to during 2009
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[5] http://liquidat.wordpress.com/2008/12/01/the-open-source-year-2009/
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[http://tieguy.org/ Luis Villa] muses on innovation in general and the Linux Desktop[6][7] (think Gnome and KDE) in particular
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[6] http://tieguy.org/blog/2008/12/05/the-linux-desktops-change-problem/
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[7] http://tieguy.org/blog/2008/12/06/slight-innovation-followup/
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[[GregDeK|Greg DeKoenigsberg ]] wrote a few[8] posts[9] chronicling[10] his experiences with Sugar
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[8] http://gregdek.livejournal.com/40932.html
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[9] http://gregdek.livejournal.com/41431.html
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[10] http://gregdek.livejournal.com/41616.html
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Apparently Luis Villa had a similar idea[11]
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[11] http://tieguy.org/blog/2008/12/02/playing-with-sugar/
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=== How-To and Tips ===
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[[TomTromey|Tom Tromey]] wrote an 8-part (so far) series[12] on using a Python-enabled GDB. The series is not just about debugging Python with GDB, but also extending GDB using Python.
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[12] http://tromey.com/blog/?p=494
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[[User:Kanarip|Jeroen van Meeuwen]] provided some instructions[13] for composing EL5 media on Fedora 9 or 10 systems by running Revisor inside mock, as well as bow to build and automate a classroom/test[14] lab-type[15] setup using tools such as Cobbler
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[13] http://kanarip.livejournal.com/6276.html
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[14] http://kanarip.livejournal.com/6419.html
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[15] http://jlaska.livejournal.com/3696.html
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[[User:Stahnma|Michael Stahnke]] had some problems (and solutions)[16] for getting Fedora 10 running as a Xen guest on EL5
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[16] http://www.stahnkage.com/blogs/index.php?/archives/482-F10-and-Xen-images.html
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[[DaleBewley|Dale Bewley]] wrote about expanding[17] an Encrypted Filesystem with LVM and Fedora 10
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[17] http://tofu.org/drupal/node/71
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[[User:Moixs|Steven Moix]] managed to get[18] iTunes music sharing working in Fedora 10
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[18] http://www.alphatek.info/2008/12/01/itunes-music-sharing-in-fedora-10/
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[[DaveJones|Dave Jones]] had some tips[19] for making an ASUS Eee PC 900 (or any generally underpowered UMPC with a solid state disk) happier under Linux
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[19] http://kernelslacker.livejournal.com/132087.html
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[[User:Harald|Harald Hoyer]] also provided some performance advice[20], this time to help identify disk IO bottlenecks during bootup using SystemTap
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[20] http://www.harald-hoyer.de/personal/blog/fedora-10-disk-io
  
 
=== [http://foss.in/ FOSS.IN] ===
 
=== [http://foss.in/ FOSS.IN] ===
Photos, reactions and reports from FOSS.IN
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A number of people wrote up their experiences and provided pictures from FOSS.IN
* http://james-morris.livejournal.com/36445.html
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* http://james-morris.livejournal.com/36715.html
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[21] http://james-morris.livejournal.com/36445.html
* http://soumya.dgplug.org/?p=33
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* http://kushaldas.in/2008/12/02/through-my-lenses-fossin-2008/
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[22] http://james-morris.livejournal.com/36715.html
* http://rahulpmb.blogspot.com/2008/12/pics-from-fossin.html
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[23] http://soumya.dgplug.org/?p=33
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[24] http://kushaldas.in/2008/12/02/through-my-lenses-fossin-2008/
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[25] http://rahulpmb.blogspot.com/2008/12/pics-from-fossin.html
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=== Fedora 10 ===
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[26] http://project.azneita.org/2008/12/01/fedora-10-rocks/
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[27] http://wagiaalla.com/blog/?p=78
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A video interview[28] with [[User:Pfrields|Paul W. Frields]] about the Fedora 10 release
  
=== Fedora 10 Praise ===
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[28] http://www.redhatmagazine.com/2008/12/02/video-fedora-10/
* http://project.azneita.org/2008/12/01/fedora-10-rocks/
 
* http://wagiaalla.com/blog/?p=78
 
A video interview with [[User:Pfrields]] about the new Fedora 10 release
 
* http://www.redhatmagazine.com/2008/12/02/video-fedora-10/
 

Revision as of 03:15, 7 December 2008

Planet Fedora

In this section, we cover the highlights of Planet Fedora - an aggregation of blogs from Fedora contributors worldwide.

http://planet.fedoraproject.org

Contributing Writer: Adam Batkin

General

Fabian Affolter posted a nice graph[0] showing the number of unique fedoraproject.org visitors (progressively growing since 2006!)

[0] http://fabaff.blogspot.com/2008/12/fedoraprojectorg-unique-visitors.html

Karsten Wade appealed for information about configuring a misbehaving Synaptic touchpad[1] on Fedora 10, then followed shortly thereafter by a solution[2]

[1] http://iquaid.org/2008/11/30/synaptic-tapping-fail-is-there-a-good-fix/

[2] http://iquaid.org/2008/12/02/more-than-one-way-to-skin-a-touchpad/

Max Spevack wondered[3] whether there is a nice way to build a custom Fedora mirror tailored specifically to one's installed package set

[3] http://spevack.livejournal.com/69145.html

Thorsten Leemhuis critiqued the Fedora Release notes[4], providing some suggestions for how to make the important bits stand out more

[4] http://thorstenl.blogspot.com/2008/12/read-same-paragraphs-every-half-year.html

A look ahead[5] at some of the innovations in the open source world that we can look forward to during 2009

[5] http://liquidat.wordpress.com/2008/12/01/the-open-source-year-2009/

Luis Villa muses on innovation in general and the Linux Desktop[6][7] (think Gnome and KDE) in particular

[6] http://tieguy.org/blog/2008/12/05/the-linux-desktops-change-problem/

[7] http://tieguy.org/blog/2008/12/06/slight-innovation-followup/

Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote a few[8] posts[9] chronicling[10] his experiences with Sugar

[8] http://gregdek.livejournal.com/40932.html

[9] http://gregdek.livejournal.com/41431.html

[10] http://gregdek.livejournal.com/41616.html

Apparently Luis Villa had a similar idea[11]

[11] http://tieguy.org/blog/2008/12/02/playing-with-sugar/

How-To and Tips

Tom Tromey wrote an 8-part (so far) series[12] on using a Python-enabled GDB. The series is not just about debugging Python with GDB, but also extending GDB using Python.

[12] http://tromey.com/blog/?p=494

Jeroen van Meeuwen provided some instructions[13] for composing EL5 media on Fedora 9 or 10 systems by running Revisor inside mock, as well as bow to build and automate a classroom/test[14] lab-type[15] setup using tools such as Cobbler

[13] http://kanarip.livejournal.com/6276.html

[14] http://kanarip.livejournal.com/6419.html

[15] http://jlaska.livejournal.com/3696.html

Michael Stahnke had some problems (and solutions)[16] for getting Fedora 10 running as a Xen guest on EL5

[16] http://www.stahnkage.com/blogs/index.php?/archives/482-F10-and-Xen-images.html

Dale Bewley wrote about expanding[17] an Encrypted Filesystem with LVM and Fedora 10

[17] http://tofu.org/drupal/node/71

Steven Moix managed to get[18] iTunes music sharing working in Fedora 10

[18] http://www.alphatek.info/2008/12/01/itunes-music-sharing-in-fedora-10/

Dave Jones had some tips[19] for making an ASUS Eee PC 900 (or any generally underpowered UMPC with a solid state disk) happier under Linux

[19] http://kernelslacker.livejournal.com/132087.html

Harald Hoyer also provided some performance advice[20], this time to help identify disk IO bottlenecks during bootup using SystemTap

[20] http://www.harald-hoyer.de/personal/blog/fedora-10-disk-io

FOSS.IN

A number of people wrote up their experiences and provided pictures from FOSS.IN

[21] http://james-morris.livejournal.com/36445.html

[22] http://james-morris.livejournal.com/36715.html

[23] http://soumya.dgplug.org/?p=33

[24] http://kushaldas.in/2008/12/02/through-my-lenses-fossin-2008/

[25] http://rahulpmb.blogspot.com/2008/12/pics-from-fossin.html

Fedora 10

[26] http://project.azneita.org/2008/12/01/fedora-10-rocks/

[27] http://wagiaalla.com/blog/?p=78

A video interview[28] with Paul W. Frields about the Fedora 10 release

[28] http://www.redhatmagazine.com/2008/12/02/video-fedora-10/