[Server-devel] Fedora 24 released / Fedora 22 "end-of-life" July 19 2016
georgejhunt at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 12:35:01 EDT 2016
What can you tell me about rpi3 bluetooth support in the F-24 images that
will be coming out soon?
By necessity, I've been playing with raspian, because there's been a lot of
hype/hope for opportunistic device to device file sharing with rpi3.
On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 3:23 AM, Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com>
> On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 10:36 AM, Adam Holt <holt at laptop.org> wrote:
> > Congrats to the F24 Team:
> > The strategic question from a broad deployment perspective across the
> > world's lower-middle class is increasingly Raspberry Pi support,
> > to so many grassroots/field groups I'm speaking with in 2016, very
> > increasingly tempted to dump Fedora/CentOS for Raspbian, no matter what I
> > tell them, so that learning technologies are not impeded by traditional
> > education bureaucracy -- coming into schools thru the front/back and side
> > doors.
> > I personally hope this "only Raspbian can save us" sentiment is
> > in that I don't see the Raspbian ecosystem as being fully
> > just yet -- and as such I *hope* CentOS (or Fedora, or Debian, or...)
> > deliver increasingly competitive offerings on RPi 3, RPi 4, RPi 5 (or
> > similar) into 2020~
> I have most of the bits in place for the RPi2/3 in F-24, just ran out
> of time in the lead up to Beta to land the last bits. We will have
> F-24 images for them soon and OOTB support in F-25.
> > From: Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
> > Date: Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 9:47 AM
> > Subject: Fedora 24 is here!
> > To: announce at lists.fedoraproject.org
> > Today the Fedora Project is pleased to announce the general release of
> > Fedora 24. Download it now from our Get Fedora site:
> > Workstation: https://getfedora.org/workstation/
> > Server: https://getfedora.org/server/
> > Cloud: https://getfedora.org/cloud/
> > Spins: https://spins.fedoraproject.org/
> > Labs: https://labs.fedoraproject.org/
> > ARM: https://arm.fedoraproject.org/
> > Another Step in the Fedora Journey
> > ----------------------------------
> > The Fedora Project has embarked on a great journey... redefining what
> > an operating system should be for users and developers. Such innovation
> > does not come overnight, and Fedora 24 is one big step on the road to
> > the next generation of Linux distributions. But that does not mean that
> > Fedora 24 is some "interim" release; there are great new features for
> > Fedora users to deploy in their production environments right now!
> > Workstation
> > -----------
> > The Fedora 24 Workstation release features GNOME 3.20, with many
> > usability improvements such as easier input device and printer
> > settings, a better search interface, shortcut windows for keyboard
> > commands, and more convenient music controls.
> > Flatpak (formerly xdg-app) is another building-block feature, with
> > Software able to track installed Flatpaks and adding more features in
> > the future as the technology develops. The Software app has also grown
> > features to provide a full system upgrade directly from the desktop
> > from one Fedora release to the next, and the ability to provide
> > labeling as well as reviews of available software.
> > Fedora 24 continues our work on the X replacement, Wayland, a
> > next-generation graphics stack. Although this release will not default
> > to Wayland, it includes many improvements and is available as an option
> > for users to try out, and potentially will be the default stack in
> > Fedora 25.
> > Server
> > ------
> > Fedora 24 Server edition is more streamlined and introduces more
> > modularity, which will become a major factor in future Fedora releases,
> > even as unnecessary packages were removed and the installer has a
> > smaller footprint.
> > FreeIPA 4.3 is a major feature for Fedora 24 Server.
> > FreeIPA is an integrated security information management solution. This
> > new version of FreeIPA features simplified replica installation and
> > improved replication technology management.
> > Cloud
> > -----
> > Fedora is on its way to being the best platform for containerized
> > applications, from base Fedora container images to a full-featured
> > platform as a service to run and manage them.
> > As we continue on this part of the journey, we are packaging OpenShift
> > Origin so it is easy to deploy. OpenShift Origin is a Platform as a
> > Service system based around Kubernetes, a production-grade container
> > orchestration project. OpenShift Origin is optimized for application
> > development and deployment. Origin makes it easy for developers to get
> > started building applications in containers and for operators to manage
> > them.
> > While not shipped in Fedora 24, per se, we have new infrastructure for
> > developing container images with applications layered on top of the
> > base Fedora Docker image. Fedora Developers will also see a layered
> > image build service, which provides tools for Fedora contributors to
> > start creating and shipping layered container images in Fedora 25 and
> > beyond.
> > Spins and Labs
> > --------------
> > Fedora Spins and Labs are alternative Fedora versions that offer
> > additional desktop environments, or other custom collections of
> > software, alongside the three editions that are the primary focus for
> > the project.
> > Our Spins make it easy for people to use other desktop environments.
> > Everyone has different needs and Spins are a great way for us to meet
> > them. The Fedora 24 spins release showcases KDE Plasma, Xfce, LXDE,
> > Mate-Compiz, and Cinnamon, all on the same Fedora base. Fedora Labs
> > offer collections of software for specific purposes: Games, Robotics,
> > and so on. They are pre-selected sets of software ideal for events or
> > audiences with specialized interests that need corresponding software.
> > Fedora 24 comes with a new lab focused on Astronomy, which contains a
> > set of tools for astronomers and astrophysicists.
> > ARM
> > ---
> > ARM images are available, as usual, for several use cases. Fedora 24
> > ships desktop images, such as Spins and Workstation, but also provides a
> > Server image. A minimal Fedora image completes the wide set of install
> > options for your ARM board.
> > Alternate Fedora Architectures
> > ------------------------------
> > For the first time, all of our secondary architectures, AArch64,
> > Power64 (ppc64, ppc64le) and s390x, are released simultaneously, rather
> > than trailing a little behind. This includes the Server edition for all
> > architectures and the Cloud and Docker base images for AArch64 and
> > Power64. Along with all the same enhancements as in the primary
> > architectures in Fedora 24, AArch64 and Power64 now have support for
> > golang, nodejs, mongodb; along with numerous other
> > architecture-specific enhancements. The architecture release notes
> > pages on the wiki have more specifics for each. Download these from:
> > https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora-secondary/releases/24/
> > Atomic Host
> > -----------
> > Fedora Atomic Host releases on a two-week schedule, and each release is
> > built on the latest released Fedora version. This schedule means the
> > Atomic Host will now be currently built on Fedora 24. You can try one of
> > the newer features with recent Fedora Atomic Host builds today. Since
> > Fedora 23 was released, Atomic Host has added a developer mode that
> > gives a better developer experience overall. When running in developer
> > mode, the host will download and start Cockpit and a tmux session to
> > make it easier to work at the console and obtain necessary information
> > such as the root password or IP address.
> > Make Fedora Even Better
> > -----------------------
> > If you want to take an active hand in making Fedora even better, there
> > are many ways you can contribute. There are many roles that you can
> > participate. Visit http://whatcanidoforfedora.org/ for more
> > information! While this is a general release, there is always a chance
> > you may encounter bugs or missing features. To report issues
> > encountered during testing, contact the Fedora QA team via the mailing
> > list or in #fedora-qa on Freenode IRC. As testing progresses, common
> > issues are tracked on the Common F24 Bugs page:
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Common_F24_bugs
> > For tips on reporting a bug effectively, read "how to file a bug
> > report at https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_file_a_bug_report.
> > Flock 2016: Krakow, Poland
> > --------------------------
> > If you want to be a part of the journey that Fedora is taking, either
> > as a current or interested Fedora contributor, one way to engage with
> > our community is through Fedora premier events. The annual North
> > American/European conference for Fedora contributors is Flock, which
> > takes place August 2-5, 2016 in Krakow, Poland. Registration is now
> > open at https://register.flocktofedora.org. For more information about
> > our Latin American and Asia-Pacific Conferences, stay tuned for
> > announcements on the Fedora Community Blog:
> > https://communityblog.fedoraproject.org.
> > --
> > Matthew Miller
> > <mattdm at fedoraproject.org>
> > Fedora Project Leader
> > --
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> > announce at lists.fedoraproject.org
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