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Korora 23 (Coral): Hands-on with all five desktop versions

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It has been quite some time since I last wrote about Korora Linux (Korora 20 - Peach) and I think that is a mistake on my part, because Korora is a good distribution that deserves consideration. I think of Korora as being "Fedora++". They start from the Fedora distribution, and then add in (or put back) all sorts of interesting and useful things that the Fedora developers can't (or won't, or didn't) include. They also configure and customize several different desktops, making them much more useful than the default desktops.

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What's in the Box? Interrogate Your Linux Machine's Hardware

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I recently had a problem trying to install the NVIDIA driver for my machine. It seemed the latest driver had stopped supporting my graphics card, and after updating my kernel, I was out of a driver. The question, obviously, was "which card did I have?" But, I didn't remember. If you have to name the chipset of your motherboard, specify the CPU in your box or get any other kind of hardware-related information, Linux provides several utilities to help you. In my case, I quickly could get the full ID of my graphics card, confirm that it really was getting a bit long in the tooth and decide that a newer one wasn't such a bad idea.

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Red Hat Software Collections 2.2 and Developer Toolset 4.1 Betas Now Available

Today, May 5, 2016, Red Hat, Inc., the world's leading provider of open source solutions, has announced in a press release the availability of Red Hat Software Collection 2.2 Beta and Red Hat Developer Toolset 4.1 Beta. Read more

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    Red Hat Release Engineering is hiring in Europe.
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    Red Hat Canada has unveiled a new approach to reach the lower end of the enterprise and the upper midmarket in partnership with Keating Technologies and Tech Data Canada. Under the program, Keating will work with the vendor to uncover and qualify leads in the $500 million to $1.0 billion market. Once fully developed, those leads will be handed over to existing Red Hat Canada partners to close the deal, and will be fulfilled through Tech Data.
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    Bahrain’s national carrier is using Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, and Red Hat Storage as a platform for its Arabic Sentiment Analysis system, which monitors people’s comments through their social media posts.
  • Fedora Pune meetup April 2016
    I actually never even announced the April meetup, but we had in total 13 people showing up for the meet. We moved the meet to my office from our usual space as I wanted to use the white board. At beginning I showed some example code about how to write unittests, and how are we using Python3 unittests in our Fedora Cloud/Atomic images automatically. Anwesha arranged some soft drinks, and snacks for everyone.

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