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Edit: I haven’t tried this in a while, but this is one of my most popular blog posts. If you try this and it works, please consider leaving a comment and let me know if anything can be improved. Thanks! Thanks to the power of LetsEncrypt, I recently moved most

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Science

This article is part of an ongoing series about how to earn specific Fedora badges. Learn more about the Science badge! “Science”: What is it? The Science badge is categorized as a “Quality [Assurance] Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Science

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Thirteen Year Legacy: Last.fm Downfall?

Last.fm is a web service for users to track and share their music tastes with friends in an easy, simple way. A single play of a song is known as a “Scrobble”. Listening to music and recording the listen with Last.fm is known as “Scrobbling”. This is a service that

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Fedora Elections 2015: Be informed!

Today, the Fedora Elections for December 2015 officially began at 00:00 UTC. The voting period will be open from now until December 14th, 2015, at 23:59 UTC. Fedora is a community-driven project, and voting is one of the greatest ways you can have an impact in how Fedora runs, either

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Extra! Extra!

“Extra! Extra!”: What is it? The Extra! Extra! badge is categorized as a “Content Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Extra! Extra! badge? In short, the Extra! Extra! badge is awarded to Fedora contributors that write an article for the Fedora

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Mumble ready for testing

Mumble is back in Fedora The popular Voice Over IP (VoIP) program, Mumble, is being repackaged again for Fedora 22 and 23. Fedora contributor fedpop unretired the package from the Fedora Package Database and is working on getting it added to the stable repositories. Mumble is available for testing for

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Netflix and Linux: The First 60 Seconds

Netflix, Linux, and 60 seconds While they have their differences on the desktop, there is one place where Netflix and Linux get along beautifully: the cloud. Netflix system administrator Brendan Gregg recently published an article on the Netflix blog about what their administrators do in the first 60 seconds when

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Telegraphist

Telegraphist: What is it? The Telegraphist badge is categorized as a “Quality [Assurance] Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Telegraphist badge? In short, Telegraphist is awarded to Fedora contributors and users who map the names of their favorite upstream projects to

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Parselmouth

Parselmouth: What is it? The Parselmouth badge is categorized as a “Miscellaneous Badge” and was defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Parselmouth badge? In short, Parselmouth is awarded to Fedora contributors who assist in porting Python 2 packages in Fedora to Python 3. As

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