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The Main Reason Why Fedora Fails to Get New Users, It Hates Them

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Fedora used to be a major contender in the operating system war, but the number of users for this Linux distribution has declined significantly in the past few years. One of the reasons might just be the fact that Fedora is still trapped in the past, and it's in no way, shape, or form a user-friendly Linux OS.

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Catching Up With Red Hat's Full-Stack Plans

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At the recent OpenStack Summit, I took the opportunity to talk to a number of different players in the OpenStack ecosystem. It was particularly interesting to spend time talking with Alessandro Perilli, former Gartner analyst and now with Red Hat. I’ve not had much chance to engage with Red Hat over the years and have found their approach somewhat confusing. Perilli reached out to take me through where Red Hat stands today, and what its vision for the future is.

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Red Hat Richer, Systemd Alternatives, and Antergos

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Red Hat Inc. today released their quarterly earnings report saying revenue increased 14% and profits rose 28%. All Things Linux has an article out highlighting some distributions without systemd and Jack Germain reviews Arch-based Antergos Linux. Phoronix reported today on the disappearing Assembly code in Linux and Mark Gibbs looked at some commandline monitoring tools.

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Goodbye F20, F23 development, and Fedora Hubs

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The Fedora Project keeps three versions of the OS active at any given time — the current release, the release before that, and a new one in development. With last month’s release of Fedora 22 and Fedora 23 development underway, it’s time to bid a fond farewell to Fedora 20.

That release will reach end of life on June 23rd, 2015. No further updates will be pushed out beyond that point.

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Red Hat CEO Helps Turn Open Source Software Into $2 Billion Business

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Fedora 23 Linux Must Have an Updated Sugar Interface for the XO Laptop

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After having informed us about the proposal to move the Fedora Atomic Host development cycle to a two-week cadence, Jan Kurik came with a new proposal for the upcoming version of the operating system.

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Tweaking Your Fedora Installation For Maximum Productivity & Features

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The Fedora Project has always had a stance, both for legal and philosophical reasons, to not ship or make available by default non-free software such as Google Chrome, Adobe Flash, Oracle Java, DVD and MP3 playback, etc. While this stance is arguably a noble one and one to be commended, it does tend to run contrary to what a user might consider a "working desktop."

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Red Hat revenue rises 13.5 pct

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Red Hat Inc, the world's largest commercial distributor of the Linux operating system, reported a 13.5 percent rise in quarterly revenue, helped by increasing adoption of open-source software and its cloud-based products.

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Fedora Atomic Host Looks To Move From Six Month Cadence To Two-Week Releases

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Right now Fedora Atomic is released alongside the other flavors of Fedora Linux on the roughly six month release schedule. However, due to upstream Atomic moving very fast, in the period of going from alpha to beta to final, Fedora Atomic is already dated. The developers admit that by the time the last two Fedora Atomic releases shipped, they were "basically obsolete."

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