Flock 2015 thoughts.

Getting started at Flock Like everyone on the Fedora Engineering team, I was in Rochester for the Flock conference last week. After several flight delays on our direct flight from DCA to Rochester, Justin Forbes, Ricky Elrod, and I finally arrived a little after 9:00pm — about four hours late. Thankfully Josh Boyer came to pick …

DevConf.cz, days 1 and 2.

DevConf.cz day 1, Friday. Friday was the first day of sessions at DevConf.cz, the biggest and best Czech open source event by developers, for developers. The event was packed, with over 900 attendees even before the weekend started! First up at 9:00 sharp was Tim Burke’s keynote about how Red …

Well deserved thanks.

Short and belated post: I wanted to give some sincere and heartfelt gratitude to the sysadmins for Fedora that keep our infrastructure in tip top condition daily. Sorry I missed saying this on SysAdmin day, but you guys just rock! Thanks for all you do for us, seen and unseen.

Elections are open.

During the next week, Fedora contributors will vote for open seats on both the Fedora Project Board and the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo). The polls are now open for both elections through the Fedora Election System. (Remember to login or you won’t see the voting link for an election.) …

Rocky road made smooth.

Thanks to hard work by people working on the Fedora Infrastructure team, we have a newer Transifex working on translate.fp.o. I wrote more about this in an earlier post, so I won’t endlessly repeat the whistles and cheers of a grateful (Fedora) nation here. But it’s now, while the Docs …

M-stone.

According to the Statistics page on the wiki, last week we passed 1 million IP checkins for Fedora 12 systems!  This is roughly on par with where Fedora 11 was at the same time after its release, although it’s hard to discern the actual number of installations worldwide. Although IP …

Election extensions.

As seen here on the fedora-advisory-board list: Although Mike McGrath and the Infrastructure team don’t expect the server relocation to affect our upcoming elections, we want to make sure the community’s ability to vote is not unnecessarily affected given the timing. The original voting period was December 8-15, and the …