Fedora 29 Release Party at Linux Autumn: Event Report

During this year’s Linux Autumn we organized Fedora 29 Release Party. These kind of events are organized around the world after the new version of Fedora is released. It’s likely that it was the world’s first Fedora 29 Release Party (for this version) because the official poster design was not yet ready and nobody had asked for …

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glibc 2.28: New and Updated Locales

See also: glibc 2.26: New and updated locales, glibc 2.27: New and updated locales. New version 2.28 of glibc library has been released according to the schedule, that means on August 1, 2018. This time the changes in locale support are not revolutionary. Most of them just continue the works started and partially completed in the previous versions. Alphabetic Collation …

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ffmpeg-compat Still Alive

For those interested: ffmpeg-compat package for Fedora is still alive. The package is a very old version of ffmpeg whose most recent release is 4.0.2 (as of September 2018). It was maintained by RPM Fusion but it has been retired since the release for Fedora 27 (the last supported Fedora version was 26). If you need this binary for Fedora 28, for example …

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Fedora 28: Updates for Czech, Catalan, Greek, and Lithuanian Users

Continuing my previous article I’d like to write about the more recent updates in date formats in glibc. These updates will be included in Fedora 28 final release. On March 29 a new version of glibc 2.27-8 has been released in f28 branch. Together with the unreleased version 2.27-7 it features the correct date formats in Czech, Catalan, Greek, and Lithuanian. …

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Fedora 28 and GNOME 3.28: New Features for Eastern Europe

This time this is not fake, edited, patched, nor a custom build from COPR but the real screenshots of the unmodified downstream Fedora 28 planned to be released on May 1 this year. Here is how the default calendar widget in GNOME Shell looks in Greek, Polish, and Ukrainian: For those who can’t speak those languages: the major change …

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