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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


Harish Pillay disected[1] an interview regarding Oracle's rebuild of CentOS.

Martin Sourada showed off[2] some Echo Icon Theme eye candy.

Jeremy Katz mused[3] on some ideas to make sharing Git repositories easier.

Daniel Walsh announced[4] a summer internship at Red Hat working on SELinux.

Jef Spaleta discussed[5] Canonical's methodology for determining its userbase size and relative contributions to upstream projects (compared to Red Hat and Fedora). Yaakov Nemoy suggested [6] that usage of the word "canonical" should be increased, starting with changes like renaming the "Fedora Packaging Guidelines" to the "Packaging Canon".

Abhishek Rane posted[7] a screenshot tour of KDE 4.2.

Joseph Smidt wrote[8] about the massive number of new Features that Fedora 11 is slated to contain.

Cole Robinson demonstrated[9] the Fedora 11 virt-manager "New VM" wizard.

Red Hat Magazine[10] interviewed[11] Matt Domsch to discuss the Fedora Mirror network.

Mark J. Wielaard explained[12] a new feature in Systemtap 0.9 that allows you to "collect data from any variable in scope at a probe point using the DWARF debug info. You can even dereference pointers, access struct members, array elements, etc."


Diaa Radwan posted[1] pictures and a report from Fedora Day at Misr University for Science and Technology.

Rangeen Basu Roy Chowdhury wrote[2] about the Kalyani Government Engineering College Install Fest and FAD.