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All articles in this category are related to the Workstation Working Group in the Fedora Project. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Workstation

Fedora status updates: September 2020

Welcome to the newly-revitalized monthly set of updates on key areas within Fedora. This update includes Fedora Council representatives, Fedora Editions, and Fedora Objectives. The content here is based on the regular updates submitted to the Fedora Council, published to the project dashboard.

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How to rebase to Fedora 33 Beta on Silverblue

Silverblue is an operating system for your desktop built on Fedora. It’s excellent for daily use, development, and container-based workflows. It offers numerous advantages such as being able to roll back in case of any problems. If you want to update to Fedora 33 Beta on your Silverblue system, this article tells you how. It not only shows you what to do, but also how to revert back if anything unforeseen happens.

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Test Days: Internationalization (i18n) features for Fedora 33

All of this week, we will be testing internationalization (i18n) features in Fedora 33. Those are as follows:

  • IBus 1.5.23: will replace the allowlist of XKB engines with the denylist of XKB ones
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Contribute at the Fedora Test Week for Btrfs

The Fedora Project is changing the default file system for desktop variants,—including Fedora Workstation, Fedora KDE, and more—for the first time since Fedora 11. Btrfs will replace ext4 as the default filesystem in Fedora 33. The Change is code complete, and has been testable in Rawhide as the default file system since early July. The Fedora Workstation working group and QA team have organized a test week from Monday, August 31, 2020 through Monday, Septemper 07, 2020. Refer to the wiki page for links to the test images you’ll need to participate. Read below for details.

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Fedora 33 Gnome 3.37 Test Day 2020-08-19

Wednesday, 2020-08-19 is the Fedora 33 Gnome Test Day! As part of changes Gnome 3.37 in Fedora 33, we need your help to test if everything runs smoothly!

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Fedora 33 SwapOnZRam Test Day 2020-07-06

The Workstation Working Group has proposed a change for Fedora 33 to use swap on zram. This would put swap space on a compressed RAM drive instead of a disk partition. The QA team is organizing a test day on Monday, July 06, 2020. Refer to the wiki page for links to the test cases and materials you’ll need to participate. Read below for details.

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How to rebase to Fedora 32 Beta on Silverblue

Silverblue is an operating system for your desktop built on Fedora. It’s excellent for daily use, development, and container-based workflows. It offers numerous advantages such as being able to roll back in case of any problems. If you want to update to Fedora 32 Beta on your Silverblue system, this article tells you how. It not only shows you what to do, but also how to revert back if anything unforeseen happens.

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Fedora status updates: November 2019

Welcome to the monthly set of updates on key areas within Fedora. This update includes Fedora Council representatives, Fedora Editions, and Fedora Objectives. The content here is based on the weekly updates submitted to the Fedora Council, published to the project dashboard.

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GNOME 3.30: “Almería”: Updates and Improvements You Might Not Know

On September 5, 2018 GNOME project announced the release of GNOME 3.30.

Version 3.30 contains six months of work by the GNOME community and includes many improvements and new features.

This release features some significant performance improvements. The entire desktop now uses fewer system resources, which means you can run more apps at once.

Fun Fact: 3.30 has been named “Almería” in recognition of this year’s GUADEC organizing team. GUADEC is GNOME’s primary annual conference which was held in Almería, Spain this year.


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Fedora 30 Modularity Test Day 2019-03-26

Tuesday, 2019-03-26  is the Fedora 30  Modularity Test Day!
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