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Techrights' Position on IBM's Red Hat (and Fedora): We Need to Move Back to or Towards Truly Community-Controlled Distros

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Summary: Red Hat is changing (its ego is unfortunately IBM's) and not for the better; there are many thought-provoking discussions this week from existing and former Fedora volunteers, who aren't happy about where things are heading/going

THIS past day we wrote a lot about Red Hat because quite a lot is happening, even if what's left of the mainstream media does not pay attention. Fedora is basically collapsing; many things are becoming orphaned, partly due to IBM-mandated policies.



"Even some Fedora developers are openly irritated by what IBM is doing."The video above discusses some of the more important points, but nevertheless we suggest reading the past day's posts. It does not look good and we'd advise remaining Fedora users to reconsider trust. Even some Fedora developers are openly irritated by what IBM is doing.

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