Date and Location
- Jan 03, 2015
- 14:30 - 17:30 (Taipei time, GMT+8)
- Taipei City
Fedora 21 was released on December 09, 2014. It contained many latest stable version of development results from free and open source community at the time.
Fedora ambassadors, Cheng-Chia Tseng (Zerng07) and Freedomknight, organized this release party and held it at GozCafe in Taipei. A general usage fedora standee was made before the event, and was showed at the door of GozCafe to attract the attentions.
At first, Freedomknight, the ambassador who wear a f19 T-shirt, introduced the release party and started the event.
Fedora Project introduction and F21 features
Then, ambassador Cheng-Chia Tseng started to introduce Fedora's history, core spirits, new features of F21, and talked about some highlights in the GNOME 3.14. Plus, he also shared some resources and communication ways for Taiwan Fedora community.
Cheng-Chia Tseng later demoed some GNOME 3.14 features and introduced ibus-libzhuyin which newly provided by F21. Some discussions on default Chinese font - Source Han Sans showed most people feel OK with it.
Fedora Desktop Introduction
Freedomknight made a presentation on topic about what the problems a normal desktop user would meet with Fedora. For example, some codecs are not included in official repo as patent issues. Thus we had to add some third party repo such as RPMFusion to use them. There were some issues will encounter when you wanted to use WebATM pages in Taiwan. And Chrome had not supported Java anymore. Linux games were more than before because Steam had been moving their focus on Linux platform recently. Now Linux users can enjoy some popular games too.
Fedora Cloud and Server
Carl Su introduced Fedora Cloud and Server and demoed how to use Cloud with AWS. Project Atomic is introduced too. There are some pros and cons of Fedora Cloud. Those who don't like the cons could use Fedora Server to deploy his/her own containers as before.
- Threelegcat shared his experience on free CJK fonts contribution - WenQuanYi Zen Hei project.
- Cheng-Chia Tseng talked about some Chinese open font difficulties and future chances.
- Cheng-Chia Tseng shared a talk on the sadness and happiness with Fedora - from viewpoint of a CJK user
- Shared photos on G+ - https://plus.google.com/photos/111188119654785718280/albums/6101974253180821345