[Server-devel] Fedora 24 released / Fedora 22 "end-of-life" July 19 2016
pbrobinson at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 12:47:19 EDT 2016
On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 5:35 PM, George Hunt <georgejhunt at gmail.com> wrote:
> What can you tell me about rpi3 bluetooth support in the F-24 images that
> will be coming out soon?
Haven't looked at it, we can't legally redistribute the firmware for
either the wifi or the BT. The initial release won't have OOTB support
for either (firmware or otherwise).
> 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.
Meh, it's never really taken off anywhere else....
> 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,
>> > according
>> > 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
>> > premature,
>> > in that I don't see the Raspbian ecosystem as being fully
>> > mature+resilient
>> > 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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