174: Linux 5.15, Fedora 35, RHEL 9, LXQt 1.0, NVIDIA 495, MS Edge for Linux | This Week in Linux

On this episode of This Week in Linux, Linux Kernel 5.15 Released, Fedora Linux 35 Released, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.0 Beta Released, LXQt 1.0 Released, NVIDIA 495.44 Linux Driver Released, KDE Connect for iPhone Users, Microsoft Edge for Linux Released, Valve News: (Steam Deck, Anniversary, Anti-Cheat), Linux Gamers Are Most Helpful To Devs, TUXEDO Nano Pro Announced, Humble Bundles: Sonic The Hedgehog, Aspyr 25th. All that and much more on Your Weekly Source for Linux GNews!

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  1. That was always my issue with Fedora, that they made it hard to add third party repository’s.

    Well that and the speed of their package manager, used to be slow as…

    Might have to give Fedora another go.

  2. I wouldn’t say they made it hard. My experience has always been, copy / paste to the terminal. I understand that most people would rather have a GUI for these things, but i barely use on. With that being said, I think it also time to state:

    Fedora over the years has received criticism for being “Too Developer-y” or “For Intermediate users”, Honestly, I have never felt this way with Fedora. Sure they are first to implement new technologies and software, but the release is about as stable as you can get.

    Also something that must be said for newbies ; Fedora comes with BTRFS by default. Not that I use it personally, but new users who are more likely to bork their system, would benefit from the use of a file system that allows you to revert/roll back updates easy. Sure DNF has dnf history to aid in that, but it’s the terminal, and many newbies just don’t like the terminal.

  3. I made a setting to enable paralel downloads during updates but it’s not working, I can’t remember what I changed though. My bad.

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