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system-config-firewall

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This post title is the name of a Fedora configuration tool which is getting better with each release. Firewall configuration used to scare new users, but now things are a lot easier. Having a nice and simple GUI, system-config-firewall (which is written in Python) offers default iptables rules for

Fedora 11 coming closer

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Just a quick reminder: Fedora 11 Beta is due tomorrow, March 31th (one week later than the initial schedule). The feature list is almost 100% completed and I must say I’m impressed with it so far (I’m running Rawhide as I said before). Here’s two more screenshots:

Fedora 11 preview

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Fedora 11 Alpha came out a month ago, 2 days later than the initial schedule, and it has recently entered its “Feature Freeze” state. Codenamed Leonidas, Fedora 11 is due to be released on May 25th and it includes a large number of new features (most of them have

Fedora 11 Alpha YUM issues

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There are quite a few Fedora 11 Alpha / Rawhide users complaining about not being able to perform a system update. Both YUM and PackageKit fail trying to download repomd.xml. I found different solutions for this, but none of them seemed to work for me. I was able to