Hi Fedora community,
I've done my once-every-six-months-or-so cleanup of the Fedora LWN
subscription, pruning any accounts that haven't logged into LWN since
September 1, 2009.
We've got about 20 subscriptions that we can enable, so if you are a
Fedora community member and would like to be able to access LWN's
subscriber-only content, please send me an email with your LWN account
name, and I'll make it so.
If you're not sure whether or not you are already part of Fedora's group
subscription, log into LWN. If it says "Fedora Project group" on the
top of the left-hand status bar, you are.
Open Xange 2010 , the very best of Xange , a Fedora + KDE base distro, only with Open Source software, have been released:
I'm happy to announce that the Fedora mailing list migration to Fedora
infrastructure has been completed! Many thanks to all involved in this
effort, specifically Marek Mahut from Red Hat IT, and Dennis Gilmore
from Fedora Infrastructure. Without both of them, this would never
have been possible.
However, the best laid plans of mice and men occasionally go awry. If
you posted to the Fedora mailing lists today, you may have noticed
that you got a bounce message that contained wording similar to the
(host collab1.fedoraproject.org[126.96.36.199] said: 550 5.1.1
<buildsys(a)lists.fedoraproject.org>: Recipient address rejected: User
unknown in local recipient table (in reply to RCPT TO command))
If you got such a message, unfortunately, the message has been lost
and you will need to resend it. We apologize for the inconvenience,
however, we have identified the root cause of the problem and
immediately took steps to rectify it, however, much of the queued up
mail had already been processed and bounced.
Also, we identified an issue whereby mail that got sent to the old Red
Hat addresses of lists would get dropped. Again, we have identified
the root cause of the issue, and it has been repaired.
If you continue to experience issues, please either come find us on
IRC in #fedora-admin on irc.feenode.net or file a ticket in our
ticketing system at https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-infrastructure/
Thanks for you patience during this time.
Outage Notification - 2009-01-09 - 2009-01-10
There will be an outage starting at 2009-01-09, which will last
approximately 48 hours.
To convert UTC to your local time, take a look at
date -d '2009-01-09 HH:MM UTC'
CVS / Source Control
Ticket Link: https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-infrastructure/ticket/1912
Reason for Outage: Migrate mailing lists from RHT infrastructure to
Fedora infrastructure. Note that this outage will not be for the
entire 48 hours, however, there will be times when mailing list
traffic will be queued rather than immediately delivered. This will
occur as large lists are migrated.
We will attempt to minimize any impact. Note that as the mailing
lists are being renamed as well, therefore, the List-ID headers will
change. You can find further information about the changes at
Thanks for your patience while we undertake this massive migration effort.
Please join #fedora-admin in irc.freenode.net or respond to this email to track
the status of this outage.
To fill the final open seat on the Board for the next two releases, I
am appointing Colin Walters. Colin has spent several years developing
technology and community in the GNOME Project and around the varied
landscape of Fedora's desktop. He brings to the Board a constructive,
positive spirit to solving problems in Fedora and upstream. His
recent work on advancing ideas and code for a unique but highly usable
personality for the free desktop is also very exciting.
After getting the chance to meet and talk with him at FUDCon, I am
sure he will be an excellent addition to the Board. I hope the Fedora
community will join me in welcoming Colin, where he joins Chris Tyler
as our other new member for this cycle.
The new Board will meet for the first time tomorrow in a public IRC
meeting, on Thursday 7 January 2010, at 1700 UTC (12:00 noon
US-Eastern). Departing, current, and new Board members are all
expected at the meeting. Details about joining the IRC meeting are
As I've written before, the Board always welcomes community input.
Please feel free to join the fedora-advisory-board mailing list to
start a discussion if needed, or you may email us at any time with
questions or issues.
Paul W. Frields http://paul.frields.org/
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FUDCon Toronto (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FUDCon:Toronto_2009) may
be over, but we still want to hear your (anonymous, of course!)
thoughts on how it went. This is your friendly reminder that the
FUDCon Toronto Survey will be available though 11:59pm PST Friday,
January 8, 2010 (that's 07:59 UTC on Saturday, January 9). 5 minutes
of your time to answer 29 quick questions can help us make future
FUDCons better than ever!
* attended FUDCon Toronto, either in-person or remotely via Fedora
Live, please take this survey and tell us what you thought.
* didn't attend FUDCon Toronto but wanted to, please take this survey
and tell us how we can help you get to the next one.
* didn't want to go to FUDCon Toronto, please take this survey and
tell us why - it's anonymous.
The survey is available at
Questions are previewable at
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FUDCon_survey. We will be analyzing
and announcing results shortly after the close of the survey. If
you're curious about the process, interested in helping us analyze the
results, or have any questions in general, join the conversation on
the Fedora Marketing mailing list