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Issue #7 May 2005
- Video: Intellectual property explained
- After the Gold Rush: Patents, speculators, and innovators
- When code mixes: Managing software license compliance
- What every administrator needs to know about open source licenses
- Installing Fedora Core on the Mac mini
- Red Hat heads South for the Summit
- An interactive tour of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
- Video: The story behind the subscription model
- Taking your desktop virtual with VNC, part 2
- FUDCon 2: Coming to a LinuxTag near you
- New availability features in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
- Getting started with MySQL
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Fedora Project Status Report
by Greg DeKoenigsberg
- Schedule for FUDCon 2 posted
- Fedora Core 4 Test 3 Released
- Fedora Extras Status
- Fedora Core 3 Status
Schedule for FUDCon 2 posted
The presentation schedule for FUDCon 2, the second gathering of Fedora Users and Developers, has been posted at the FUDCon 2 website. Attendance at FUDCon 2 is free to anyone attending LinuxTag; read this month's article FUDCon 2: Coming to a LinuxTag near you and visit http://linuxtag.org/ for more information.
The FUDCon staff requests that those who plan to attend FUDCon 2 reply via email to fudcon-register at fedoraproject dot org.
Thanks, and we'll see you in Karlsruhe!
Fedora Core 4 Test 3 released
The Fedora Project has announced the third test release of Fedora Core 4. New features in Fedora Core 4 test 3 include GNOME 2.10, KDE 3.4, and a preview of GCC 4.0. PowerPC is now supported, as well as x86 and x86_64 architectures.
To demoonstrate how PowerPC is now supported, Colin Charles has written an article this month on Installing Fedora Core on the Mac mini.
To download Fedora Core 4 test 3, visit the test downloads page.
Fedora Extras status
Over 850 packages are currently under maintenance for the Fedora Extras repository for Fedora Core 3. Contents of the Fedora Extras repo are viewable for i386 and x86_64. New maintainers are welcome; the process for becoming a maintainer for Fedora Extras is documented here.
There are a number of packages in Fedora Extras that are currently without maintainers. These are listed at http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras_2fOrphanedPackages. The process for claiming maintainership of an orphaned package is also documented here.
Fedora Core 3 status
Since Fedora Core 3's initial release, at least 250 newly updated packages have been released. New package releases are announced on fedora-announce-list.