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Fedora Projects Weekly Report

Beginning this week in coordination with the release of Fedora Core 5 Test 2 release, We have a new effort in place to project timely and crisp weekly reports for everyone in the Fedora community to gather information on the happenings in the Fedora universe in a easily digestible and referenceable format.

Enjoy it at [WWW] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Projects/WeeklyReports/ (always redirect to the latest report)

More details at [WWW] https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2006-January/msg00563.html

Fedora Core 5 test 2 now available

The second test release of Fedora Core 5 is now available. New features in FC5 test2 include GNOME 2.13.4, KDE 3.5.0, Beagle desktop search interface, F-spot photo management application and Tomboy for creating quick notes. We now have a brand new look and feel. See [WWW] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Tours/FedoraCore5 for a sneak preview. GCC 4.1.0 is the system compiler bringing in performance and security enhancements. x86, x86-64 and PowerPC(Mac) architecture is supported . Download it from the [WWW] mirrors (in <mirror>/core/test/4.91/i386/iso/) or the [WWW] torrent (Highly recommended). File bugs in [WWW] bugzilla against Fedora Core, version fc5test2. Discuss this release on [WWW] fedora-test-list. Please see [WWW] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FC5Test2CommonProblems page for an updated list of important notes for Fedore Core 5 test 2 release in order to avoid common problems and troubleshoot problems that you may see. More details available at [WWW] https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-devel-list/2006-January/msg00605.html. You can find the release notes at [WWW] http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/release-notes/fc5/test2-latest-en/.

Red Hat Magazine: January 2006

In this issue, Red Hat's VP of Open Source Affairs [WWW] shares his experiences traveling across Asia, realizing he's learned more from the best questions than the best answers. In an [WWW] interview with Javed Tapia, VP, Red Hat, India and an article by [WWW] Rajesh Ranjan, Hindi Language Maintainer, we learn what open source means to India and the many people and subcultures. Also, how does the [WWW] open source movement flow in Malaysia...what's the [WWW] market like in China? We've had a very long and very scintillating discussion with [WWW] Cory Doctrow and [WWW] one open source developer helps a nonprofit safely (and freely) house their data. There's also videos on business solutions for Linux such as [WWW] BI software and [WWW] HP blades environments.

Checkout [WWW] http://redhat.com/magazine

FUDCon London, 2005 (AKA FUDCon III) - 6 October

FUDCon London 2005, the third gathering of Fedora Users and Developers, was held at LinuxWorld Conference and Expo UK, on the 6th of October in Olympia exhibition center, London, UK. To download the talks and to watch historic footage from the conference, visit the FUDCon London page.

Fedora Core 4 Available!

Fedora Core 4 is now available from Red Hat and at distinguished mirror sites near you, and is also available in the torrent. Fedora Core is available for x86-64, i386, and ppc/ppc64. Please file bugs via Bugzilla, Product Fedora Core, Version 4, so that they are noticed and appropriately classified. Discuss this release on [MAILTO] fedora-list@redhat.com.

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