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Matthew Miller Named New Fedora Linux Project Leader 24

darthcamaro (735685) writes "Barely a week after Robyn Bergeron announced her intention to step down, Red Hat today announced that Matthew Miller is now the new Fedora Project Leader. Miller is the guy that came up with the whole proposal which is now reshaping Red Hat's community Linux project. Miller has a clear view of how his leadership will work in the cat-herding world of open source: 'As the FPL, you've got the responsibility, but no actual authority to tell anyone to do things,' Miller said. 'So you have to find people that have an interest and are aligned with the direction you want to go.'"
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Matthew Miller Named New Fedora Linux Project Leader

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday June 03, 2014 @11:18AM (#47155625)

    and systemd...

  • by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday June 03, 2014 @11:26AM (#47155727)

    Mr. Miller, forget the past couple of years. Throw out everything that's been done since Fedora 18. Go back to a stable, usable OS. Put Fedora 19, 20, and I guess 21 by now out of their misery. Get rid of Gnome 3. Get rid of the broken install program. Fedora has become a broken mess over the past few years. This is your chance to save it before it is totally kaput. Go back to what used to work and start over.

    I say this because I just tried to build a new Fedora system. Fedora 20 is a new low - not only would the OS not work, the installer would not work. I tried various things like graphics "safe mode" and all I got was a black screen. I had to get my Fedora 19 DVD to install Fedora. It's that broken.

    Mr. Miller, is that what you want Fedora to be? The OS no one uses because it's a broken mess and when people think of the name, they think of a black screen that they can't get to work, and a graphical environment that destroyed over a decade of my Linux workflows because it's so broken it can't be used?

  • Why I hate fedora (Score:0, Insightful)

    by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday June 03, 2014 @01:42PM (#47157621)

    0.. grub2 MUST DIE
    1. Bleeding edge - updates almost every day, not infrequently unstable until a month or two of updates after a release.
    2. What was wrong with init, that *REQUIRED* first upstart, then systemD (which also involves a lot more typing)?
          2a. Why does systemd REQUIRE configuration files in .xml? Are y'all unable to actually type? Are you REQUIRING
                        use of a mouse and GUI (not for any server, if I have anything to say about it)? What actual problem is there
                        with plain, clear text config files?
    3. gnome3 was a disaster. Now that I think of it, it reminds me of Windows8. They both look like they're intended to run on
                        smartphones, NOT ON A REAL COMPUTER.
    4. gnome's insistance that it refuses to start ssh-agent (for all the folks who have smartcards and have to use them at work).
    5. See 0. Take item zero, and shove it down your throat.

                        mark, running CentOS at home and work - I want a *stable* system, not one I need to debug

With all the fancy scientists in the world, why can't they just once build a nuclear balm?