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Planet Fedora

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

Contributing Writer: Adam Batkin


Dwayne Bailey developed[1] a system to manage the localization of software and integrated[2] it with some existing libraries to produce Virtaal[3].

Gary Benson continued[4] his excellent series "Inside Zero and Shark", a must-read for anyone interested in virtual machines or Java internals.

Dave Jones explained[5] the status of Dracut, "the shiny new initramfs creation tool."

Chris Tyler wrote[6],[7] [8] about getting a multiseat system set up using a single computer and dual ATI R710 video cards.

Steven Moix benchmarked[9],[10] the performance of Solid State Disks using various I/O schedulers running on Fedora 10.

Tim Waugh showed off[11] the eye candy of system-config-printer that can be expected in Fedora 11.

Adrian Likins pondered[12] the availability of "a mailing list summary page. The page would scan the mailing lists, and post the content most likely to need attention." Fedora Weekly News?

Michael DeHaan shared[13] an essay, "Lessons Learned From OSS Software Development".

Tim Waugh described[14] "How I use git" which shows some useful tips and tricks.

Venkatesh Hariharan wrote[15] a draft FOSS manifesto for Indian political parties, which could actually be valuable for any country in the world.