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10.03.13

Fedora Turns 10, Release 20 Approaches

Posted in GNU/Linux, Red Hat at 10:55 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Wallpaper candidate for Fedora 20

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Summary: Milestone for the most innovative distribution of GNU/Linux

FEDORA is turning a decade old [1,2] and like others [3] I can recall using the first release, having used Red Hat beforehand (it was not community-oriented back then). Some people recall the vote history [4] and others foresee the release of Fedora 20.

Whatever Fedora means to one personally, to GNU/Linux as a whole Fedora is very essential. A lot of development of desktop environments and key components of GNU/Linux are being developed and maintained by Fedora inside Red Hat, usually by Red Hat employees (but not always).

Related/contextual items from the news:

  1. Fedora Linux Turns 10: What’s Next?

    Fedora Linux Project Manager talks about 10 years of the Red Hat sponsored community Linux project and what might lie on the road ahead.

  2. Ten years of Fedora
  3. The Fedorian Dare

    Ok, when I first installed Fedora Core 1, I got “all crazy” and installed KDE, XFCE and GNOME all at once!

  4. Fedora vote history

    There has been some discussion recently about elections in Fedora and that gave me the desire to have a look at the history of our elections with regards to the number of participants.

  5. Fedora Linux 20 Gears Up to Be a Big Data Server

    The open source Fedora Linux distribution is out this week with the first alpha development build of its Fedora 20 release, along with a long list of proposed changes.

  6. Fedora 20 Is Now Ready For Testing

    The Alpha release contains all the exciting features of Fedora 20 in a form that anyone can help test. This testing, guided by the Fedora QA team, helps us target and identify bugs. When these bugs are fixed, we make a Beta release available. A Beta release is code-complete and bears a very strong resemblance to the third and final release. The final release of Fedora 20 is expected in early December.

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