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Fedora 22 Release Party, Pune

Posted by Priyanka Nag on 10:29 PM in , ,
This is my attempt at bringing all details of the Fedora 22 Release Party, out live...right from the Pune Red Hat office.



10.55am - We have started our day today with a quick round of introductions...its always fun to know people!


We, the Fedorians....[Photo Credit - Suprith Gangawar]


11.05am - What is new in the Workstation for Fedora 22 and future, by Praveen Kumar.

Praveen is taking us through the Fedora workstation and the new features of Workstation for Fedora 22.

Praveen Kumar talks about the new features of Fedora 22 Workstation

Praveen is also introducing the participants to Boxes and how Boxes has made it easy for users to work on multiple VMs now.

Quick updates on Fedora 23:
  • Alpha freeze has been done last week.
  • On the feature side, for the Workstation, biggest change will be the container based application approach.
  • Developer assistant - a tool which will help a developer setup the entire development environment very easily and get started.
  • Wayland - Wayland is intended as a simpler replacement for X, easier to develop and maintain. GNOME and KDE are expected to be ported to it.
    [http://wayland.freedesktop.org/]
  • Gnome software application
The tasklist for Fedora 23, along with the status is available here - https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Workstation/Tasklist

11.50am - Introduction to FESCo, and Fedora package sponsorship model by Parag Nemade

After an introduction to the different ways in which we can start contributing to Fedora, Parag takes us through the criteria for sponsoring a new packager, the packaging guidelines etc.

A few quick notes:


Parag Nemad, talking about Fedora packaging [Photo Credit - Suprith Gangawar]
12.35pm - Status update from Fedora Cloud WG by Kushal Das, where he started the session with an introduction to Fedora Cloud and Cockpit. He continues by giving us a demonstration of Cockpit, from a system admin's perspective. 

To install Cockpit - dnf install cockpit

Kushal Das talks about cockpit [Photo Credit - Suprith Gangawar]

1pm to 2.15pm - Lunch break


2.20pm - Cloud group updates:

  • New in Fedora 22:
    • Vagrant box
    • Fedora Dockerfiles - example docker files for various applications.
    • Tunir[to install tunir - dnf install tunir]
    • Atomic Improvements - Atomic is a base OS, on top of which any container can be used.
    • Updated Docker images
  • Upcoming changes for Fedora 23:
    • Layered Docker Image Build Service
    • systemd-networkd
    • Could MOTD (Message of the day)
    • Two Week Atomic (project Atomic to breakout of Fedora release cycle and release in every two weeks).

2.45pm - Ways of getting started with Fedora contribution, lead by Siddhesh Poyarekar

Here is Siddhesh, explaining ARM [Photo Credit - Suprith Gangawar]


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