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1 Fedora Weekly News Issue 279
1.1 Announcements
1.1.1 Fedora Announcements
1.1.2 Fedora Development News
1.1.2.1 Reminder: Fedora 13 end of life on 2011-06-24
1.1.2.2 Outage: Mediawiki Upgrade - 2011-06-13 18:00 UTC
1.1.2.3 Bodhi v0.8 in production
1.1.2.3.1 Frontend Web/Client Changes
1.1.2.3.2 Backend Changes
1.1.2.3.3 API Changes
1.1.2.4 Election Results for FESCo and Fedora Board seats
1.1.2.4.1 FESCo
1.1.2.4.2 Fedora Board
1.1.2.5 Outage: Server Updates/Reboots - 2011-06-14 21:00 UTC
1.1.2.6 IPv6 Test Day tomorrow (World IPv6 Day)
1.1.3 Fedora Events
1.1.3.1 Upcoming Events (June - August 2011)
1.1.3.2 Past Events
1.1.3.3 Additional information
1.2 Fedora In the News
1.2.1 Fedora 15 offers a lot to tempt enterprises away from Windows 
(Computing UK)
1.2.2 Linux kernel to fully support Xen: Too little too late? 
(Techtarget.com)
1.2.3 Fedora 16 with Btrfs as standard file system (The H Online)
1.2.4 Review: Red Hat Fedora 15 (Computing UK)
1.2.5 Fedora 15 Adds Cloud Deployment Builder, GNOME 3 Desktop, Robotics 
Suite (Campus Technology)
1.2.6 The Fedora Project Recognizes Student Contributor with Fedora 
Scholarship
1.3 QualityAssurance
1.3.1 Test Days
1.3.2 Security spin testing
1.3.3 Release criteria revisions
1.3.4 Installer validation test revisions
1.3.5 Overly similar application names
1.3.6 Draft btrfs test case
1.3.7 Fedora 15 QA retrospective
1.3.8 AutoQA
1.4 Security Advisories
1.4.1 Fedora 15 Security Advisories
1.4.2 Fedora 14 Security Advisories
1.4.3 Fedora 13 Security Advisories
1.5 LATAM Fedora!
1.5.1 bash-completion
1.5.1.1 service
1.5.1.2 alias
1.5.1.3 yum
1.5.1.4 yumdb
1.5.1.5 pkcon (PackageKit)
1.5.1.6 svn
1.5.1.7 git
1.5.1.8 modprobe
1.5.1.9 man
1.5.1.10 ssh

- Fedora Weekly News Issue 279 -

Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 279[1] for the two weeks ending June 
22, 2011. What follows are some highlights from this issue.

In Development announcements, a reminder of end of life for Fedora 13, 
details on a few outages and infrastructure updates, and details on 
FESCo and Fedora Board elections. Fedora In The News brings six articles 
about Fedora 15 and 16 and the Fedora student scholarship program. 
Quality Assurance reports on the latest Test Day on World IPv6, Security 
spin testing, and lots of other projects ongoing with Fedora 15 and 16. 
Security Advisories brings us current with the latest security-related 
package releases in the last two weeks, and Fedora LATAM is back with a 
brief tutorial on bash-completion. Enjoy!

An audio version of some issues of FWN - FAWN - are available! You can 
listen to existing issues[2] on the Internet Archive. If anyone is 
interested in helping spread the load of FAWN production, please contact us!

If you are interested in contributing to Fedora Weekly News, please see 
our 'join' page[3]. We welcome reader feedback: news@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

FWN Editorial Team: Pascal Calarco, Adam Williamson

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue279
http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22FWN%22
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/NewsProject/Join

-- Announcements --

In this section, we cover announcements from the Fedora Project, 
including general announcements[1], development announcements[2] and 
Events[3].

Contributing Writer: Pascal Calarco

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/announce/
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel-announce/
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Events

--- Fedora Development News ---

The Development Announcement[1] list is intended to be a LOW TRAFFIC 
announce-only list for Fedora development.

Acceptable Types of Announcements

Policy or process changes that affect developers.
Infrastructure changes that affect developers.
Tools changes that affect developers.
Schedule changes
Freeze reminders

Unacceptable Types of Announcements

Periodic automated reports (violates the INFREQUENT rule)
Discussion
Anything else not mentioned above

https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/devel-announce

--- Reminder: Fedora 13 end of life on 2011-06-24 ---

Kevin Fenzi announced[1]:

"Greetings.

This is a reminder email about the end of life process for Fedora 13.

Fedora 13 will reach end of life on 2011-06-24, and no further updates 
will be pushed out after that time. Additionally, with the recent 
release of Fedora 15, no new packages will be added to the Fedora 13 
collection.

Please see[2] for more information on upgrading from Fedora 13 to a 
newer release.

kevin"

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel-announce/2011-June/000810.html
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DistributionUpgrades

--- Outage: Mediawiki Upgrade - 2011-06-13 18:00 UTC ---

Ricky Zhou announced[1]:

"There will be an outage starting at 2011-06-13 18:00 UTC, which will 
last approximately 1 hour.

To convert UTC to your local time, take a look at[2] or run:

date -d '2011-06-13 18:00 UTC'

---- Reason for outage: ----

We are updating our mediawiki instance to version 1.16.5. For those that 
are interested in testing this in advance, we have already updated our 
staging wiki[3].

---- Affected Services: ----

Wiki - http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/

---- Unaffected Services: ----

BFO - http://boot.fedoraproject.org/
Bodhi - https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/
Buildsystem - http://koji.fedoraproject.org/
GIT / Source Control
DNS - ns1.fedoraproject.org, ns2.fedoraproject.org
Docs - http://docs.fedoraproject.org/
Email system
Fedora Account System - https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/
Fedora Community - https://admin.fedoraproject.org/community/
Fedora Hosted - https://fedorahosted.org/
Fedora Insight - https://insight.fedoraproject.org/
Fedora People - http://fedorapeople.org/
Fedora Talk - http://talk.fedoraproject.org/
Main Website - http://fedoraproject.org/
Mirror List - https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/
Mirror Manager - https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mirrormanager/
Package Database - https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/
Smolt - http://smolts.org/
Spins - http://spins.fedoraproject.org/
Start - http://start.fedoraproject.org/
Torrent - http://torrent.fedoraproject.org/
Translation Services - http://translate.fedoraproject.org/

---- Ticket Link: ----

https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-infrastructure/ticket/2563

---- Contact Information: ----

Please join #fedora-admin in irc.freenode.net or add comments to the 
ticket for this outage above. "

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel-announce/2011-June/000809.html
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Infrastructure/UTCHowto
https://stg.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Special:Version

--- Bodhi v0.8 in production ---

Luke Macken announced[1]:

"https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates

---- Frontend Web/Client Changes ----

Buildroot Override Management[2]
Make update notes mandatory (fesco#457)
Gracefully handle invalid update template values (#597)
Fixed a bug that would prevent people from editing updates

---- Backend Changes ----

Support blacklisting certain users from receiving bodhi emails (for autoqa)
More robust handling of 'pending' koji tags (#594)
More configurable for non-Fedora deployments
Added more metrics to our report generator

* # of updates that reach the stable karma threshold
* # of updates that spent the minimum time in testing
* # of proventester karma types
* output[3]

---- API Changes ----

Optimize our 'list' API when querying updates by bug number (#610)
Support adding comments without triggering email notifications (to 
prevent AutoQA spamming)"

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel-announce/2011-June/000808.html
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Bodhi/BuildRootOverrides
https://fedorahosted.org/fesco/ticket/517#comment:5

--- Election Results for FESCo and Fedora Board seats ---

Jared K. Smith announced[1]:

"I'm happy to announce the results of our recent round of elections for 
at-large seats on the Fedora Board and FESCo, and FAmSCo. The results 
are as follows:

---- FESCo ----

There were five FESCo seats up for election this cycle. A total of 200 
ballots were cast in the FESCo election. Each of the eight candidates 
could receive up to 1600 votes (200 ballots multiplied by 8 candidates).

Votes | Candidate
---
1120 | Kevin Fenzi (nirik)
1020 | Bill Nottingham (notting)
764 | Tomáš Mráz (t8m)
699 | Peter Jones (pjones)
567 | Stephen Gallagher (sgallagh)
535 | Kyle McMartin (kylem)
480 | Justin Forbes (jforbes)
398 | Iain Arnell (iarnell)

The top five candidates were Kevin, Bill, Tomáš, Peter, and Stephen. 
Each will server a full two-term position on the Fedora Engineering 
Steering committee.

* * * *

---- Fedora Board ----

There were three open seats on the Fedora Board this election cycle. A 
total of 204 ballots were cast. Due to the system of range voting that 
we use in Fedora elections, this means that each of the six candidates 
could receive up to 224 votes (204 ballots multiplied by 6 candidates).

Votes | Candidate
---
833 | Rex Dieter (rdieter)
608 | Jon Stanley (jds2001)
607 | Peter Robinson (pbrobinson)
421 | Robert 'Bob' Jensen (EvilBob)
367 | Andrea Veri (averi)
274 | Zach Oglesby (zoglesby)

I'm pleased to have Rex and Jon return as members of the Board, and 
welcome Peter to the Fedora Board as well. All three of these 
individuals will serve full two-term positions on the Fedora Board.

Jared Smith, Fedora Project Leader"

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel-announce/2011-June/000807.html

---- Outage: Server Updates/Reboots - 2011-06-14 21:00 UTC ----

Kevin Fenzi announced[1]:

"Outage: Server Updates/Reboots - 2011-06-14 21:00 UTC

There will be an outage starting at 2011-06-14 21:00 UTC, which will last
approximately 1 hour.

To convert UTC to your local time, take a look at
[2] or run:

date -d '2011-06-14 21:00 UTC'

----- Reason for outage: -----

Another round of server updates and reboots. Note that these reboots will
affect contributors/maintainers, but not end users.

----- Affected Services: -----

Buildsystem - http://koji.fedoraproject.org/
GIT / Source Control

----- Unaffected Services: -----

BFO - http://boot.fedoraproject.org/
Bodhi - https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/
DNS - ns1.fedoraproject.org, ns2.fedoraproject.org
Docs - http://docs.fedoraproject.org/
Email system
Fedora Account System - https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/
Fedora Community - https://admin.fedoraproject.org/community/
Fedora Hosted - https://fedorahosted.org/
Fedora Insight - https://insight.fedoraproject.org/
Fedora People - http://fedorapeople.org/
Fedora Talk - http://talk.fedoraproject.org/
Main Website - http://fedoraproject.org/
Mirror List - https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/
Mirror Manager - https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mirrormanager/
Package Database - https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/
Smolt - http://smolts.org/
Spins - http://spins.fedoraproject.org/
Start - http://start.fedoraproject.org/
Torrent - http://torrent.fedoraproject.org/
Translation Services - http://translate.fedoraproject.org/
Wiki - http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/

Ticket Link: https://fedorahosted.org/fedora-infrastructure/ticket/2823

Contact Information:

Please join #fedora-admin in irc.freenode.net or add comments to the
ticket for this outage above."

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel-announce/2011-June/000806.html
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Infrastructure/UTCHowto

----- IPv6 Test Day tomorrow (World IPv6 Day) -----

Adam Williamson announced[1]:

"Sorry for the late notice, though I did trail this a bit last week. 
Tomorrow we're having a special Test Day, out of the usual Test Day 
cycle (which will open for F16 in a few weeks), for World IPv6 Day. 
Special thanks to Linda Wang for getting the ball rolling on this. You 
can find the event page at:

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA/Test_Day:2011-06-08_IPv6

with full instructions on testing, including getting IPv6 set up, either 
natively or through various tunnel providers. You don't need Rawhide for 
testing, Fedora 15 is fine. I know IPv6 is scary to many (including me), 
but look at this as an opportunity to help Fedora's IPv6 readiness while 
learning about IPv6 from people who know what they're talking about! I 
know that's what I'll be doing. The Test Day is in #fedora-test-day on 
Freenode, all day long. Fedora QA and Linda's team will be there to help 
with testing. Thanks everyone! -- Adam Williamson, Fedora QA Community 
Monkey

IRC: adamw | Fedora Talk: adamwill AT fedoraproject DOT org

http://www.happyassassin.net";

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/devel-announce/2011-June/000805.html

---- Fedora Events ----

The purpose of event is to build a global Fedora events calendar, and to 
identify responsible Ambassadors for each event. The event page is laid 
out by quarter and by region. Please maintain the layout, as it is 
crucial for budget planning. Events can be added to this page whether or 
not they have an Ambassador owner. Events without an owner are not 
eligible for funding, but being listed allows any Ambassador to take 
ownership of the event and make it eligible for funding. In plain words, 
Fedora events are the exclusive and source of marketing, learning and 
meeting all the fellow community people around you. So, please mark your 
agenda with the following events to consider attending or volunteering 
near you!
Upcoming Events (June - August 2011)

North America (NA)[1]
Central & South America (LATAM): [2]
Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA)[3]
India, Asia, Australia (India/APJ)[4]

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Events#FY12_Q2_.28June_2011_-_August_2011.29
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Events#FY12_Q2_.28June_2011_-_August_2011.29_2
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Events#FY12_Q2_.28June_2011_-_August_2011.29_3
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Events#FY12_Q2_.28June_2011_-_August_2011.29_4

---- Past Events ----

Archive of Past Fedora Events[1]

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FedoraEvents/PastEvents

Additional information

Reimbursements -- reimbursement guidelines.
Budget -- budget for the current quarter (as distributed by FAMSCo).
Sponsorship -- how decisions are made to subsidize travel by community 
members.
Organization -- event organization, budget information, and regional 
responsibility.
Event reports -- guidelines and suggestions.
LinuxEvents -- a collection of calendars of Linux events.

-- Fedora In the News --

In this section, we cover news from the trade press and elsewhere that 
is re-posted to the Fedora Marketing list[1].

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Marketing

Contributing Writer: Pascal Calarco

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/

--- Fedora 15 offers a lot to tempt enterprises away from Windows 
(Computing UK) ---

Jonathan Nalley forwarded[1] a review of Fedora 15 in Computing UK:

"Although there is a town in Nevada called Lovelock, I’m assuming the 
Fedora Project named the latest version after James Lovelock, inventor 
of the microwave and originator of the Gaia Theory of how planet earth 
is a self-regulating organism able to adjust various parameters to 
maintain some sort of biological and geological balance....Once I had 
Fedora installed and running, it became clear that the earlier rumours 
of something afoot in Fedora 15 were true. Fedora has a new look and 
feel, courtesy of the Gnome 3 interface. Fedora 15 was easy to use, and 
apps such as the office productivity easy to install; in fact, I wrote 
this column using LibreOffice’s Writer package."

The full post is available[2].

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2011-June/013957.html
http://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/opinion/2080392/fedora-offers-lot-tempt-enterprises-away-windows

--- Linux kernel to fully support Xen: Too little too late? 
(Techtarget.com) ---

Rahul Sundaram forwarded[1] an article on upcoming Xen integration with 
the Linux kernel:

"Core to KVM’s rapid success is the fact that it’s included in the 
kernel. In contrast, Xen has always worked well on Linux platforms, but 
since 2007 users have needed to apply a significant kernel patch and do 
some configuration not included in the core Linux distributions to make 
it work. That’s a headache and a support issue for OSS vendors and IT 
staff. By contrast, since KVM’s inclusion in the kernel and declared 
support from the major distributions such as Red Hat and Ubuntu, getting 
a KVM environment going is easier and also encouraged by the distributors."

"The Xen community has been trying to get Xen introduced into the Linux 
kernel for years, but the need for multiple kernel binaries was always a 
sticking point with Linux kernel maintainers. In 2009, Linux creator 
Linus Torvalds wrote that "Xen really is horribly badly separated out. 
It gets way more incestuous with other systems than it should. It's 
entirely possible that this is very fundamental to both 
paravirtualization and to hypervisor behavior, but it doesn't matter -- 
it just means that I can well see that Xen is a f---ing pain to merge."

The full post is available[2].

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2011-June/013950.html
http://searchservervirtualization.techtarget.com/news/2240036580/Linux-kernel-to-fully-support-Xen-Too-little-too-late

--- Fedora 16 with Btrfs as standard file system (The H Online) ---

Rahul Sundaram forwarded[1] details on a recent FESCo affirmation for 
Fedora 16 to use Btrfs:

"At its IRC meeting on Wednesday, the Fedora Engineering Steering 
Committee (FESCo) resolved to use Btrfs as the standard file system in 
Fedora 16 "Verne". Btrfs was called the "Next Generation File System for 
Linux" by numerous major kernel developers two years ago and is still 
labelled as experimental. For Fedora 16 there will be a "simple switch" 
from Ext4 to the new file system; therefore Fedora's installation 
program will not force Btrfs' RAID- and LVM-like capabilities onto users."

The full posting is available[2].

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2011-June/013949.html
http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Fedora-16-with-Btrfs-as-standard-file-system-1257844.html

--- Review: Red Hat Fedora 15 (Computing UK) ---

Kara Schiltz forwarded[1] a review of Fedora 15 in UK's Computing:

"Version 15 of Red Hat's[2] community project Linux distribution Fedora 
showed great stability, and it was simple to add applications onto the 
platform. We had no problem with hardware drivers and the new GNOME 3 
GUI was easy to use, even though initially we did seem to be blundering 
about. Fedora would suit corporate road warriors who would like a 
combined Fedora-Windows dual-boot system (in case of OS failure), or 
anybody interested enough to see how far Linux has advanced compared to 
Windows and Mac OS X operating systems."

The full article is available[3].

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2011-June/013948.html
http://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/review/2075505/review-red-hat-fedora#
http://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/review/2075505/review-red-hat-fedora

--- Fedora 15 Adds Cloud Deployment Builder, GNOME 3 Desktop, Robotics 
Suite (Campus Technology) ---

Kara Schiltz forwarded[1] a brief article highlighting robotics 
development tools, GNOME 3 and cloud deployment features in Fedora 15:

"The Fedora Project[2] has released an update to its flagship 
Linux-based operating system, Fedora 15, incorporating a fully revamped 
desktop environment, new robotics development tools, and an appliance 
creator for building virtual machines and disk images for desktop and 
cloud deployment.

Fedora is a widely distributed[3] free and open source desktop operating 
system suite that includes a core OS (based on the Linux kernel) and a 
comprehensive suite of open source components, including productivity 
software and a GNOME graphical user interface. Fedora is sponsored by 
open source developer Red Hat[4].

Version 15, which formally launched last week, rolls in a range of major 
enhancements for end users, admins, and developers alike."

The full posting is available[5]

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2011-June/013947.html
http://fedoraproject.org/
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Statistics
http://www.redhat.com/
http://campustechnology.com/Articles/2011/06/02/Fedora-15-Adds-Cloud-Deployment-Builder-GNOME-3-Desktop-Robotics-Suite.aspx?Page=1

--- The Fedora Project Recognizes Student Contributor with Fedora 
Scholarship ---

Kara Schiltz forwarded[1] an article on the recent Fedora Scholarship 
recipient, Ricky Elrod:

"RALEIGH, N.C.--The Fedora Project, a Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) 
sponsored and community-supported open source collaboration, today 
announced that Ricky Elrod is the recipient of the 2011 Fedora 
Scholarship, a program now in its fourth year. The Fedora Scholarship 
program recognizes college and university-bound students across the 
globe for their contributions to free software and the Fedora Project. 
Elrod has spent significant time working within Fedora's Infrastructure 
Team, a group of volunteers that manage the servers and applications 
that run Fedora. He was selected from an impressive applicant pool and 
plans to continue his education at the University of Akron this fall and 
major in Computer Science*.*

Fedora is built by a worldwide community of people and is inclusive for 
anyone to join and contribute across multiple functions from content 
writers, designers and marketers to translators, web developers and 
system administrators. Fedora and Red Hat are committed to fostering the 
talent of young contributors and aim to encourage students to gain 
hands-on experience with open source software and lead in the creation 
and spread of free code and content.

"We are very pleased to be awarding the Fedora Scholarship to Ricky this 
year," said Jared Smith, Fedora Project Leader at Red Hat. "His 
contributions to the Fedora Infrastructure Team have made a positive 
impact to help everything from our project website and wiki to the 
package builder and update manager run smoothly. We thank Ricky for his 
numerous contributions and look forward to his continued work with 
Fedora as he attends university and pursues his degree."

Fedora Scholarship applicants are evaluated on criteria including the 
quality of contributions made to Fedora and other free software 
projects, references provided by Fedora community members, the amount of 
time the applicant has been contributing to Fedora and the overall 
quality of the application. Recipients are awarded a scholarship to be 
applied toward tuition for the student's college or university 
education. Fedora Scholarship winners also receive funding for travel 
and lodging at the Fedora User and Developer Conference (FUDCon) nearest 
to their location for each year of the scholarship.

"I would like to say a huge 'thank you' to the Fedora Infrastructure 
team and the Fedora Project as a whole, for showing me, and many people 
like me, that open source software is easy to contribute to from any 
level of experience," said Elrod. "Thank you to all who make Fedora the 
great project that it is, and the great project that it will continue to be.

The 2012 application window will open in fall 2011. For more 
information, visit [2]."

The full article is available[3].

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/marketing/2011-June/013946.html
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Scholarship
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110602005157/en/Fedora-Project-Recognizes-Student-Contributor-Fedora-Scholarship

--- QualityAssurance ---

In this section, we cover the activities of the QA team[1]. For more 
information on the work of the QA team and how you can get involved, see 
the Joining page[2].

Contributing Writer: Adam Williamson

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA/Join

---- Test Days ----

A special Test Day[1] was held on Wednesday 2011-06-08 for World IPv6 
Day[2], thanks to Linda Wang. Despite the complexity involved in 
implementing an IPv6 setup for testing, a good group of testers were 
able to run through the various tests and identify some bugs which have 
already received developer attention.

The Fedora 15 Test Day track is now finished, and the main Fedora 16 
Test Day track has not yet started. If you would like to propose a main 
track Test Day for the Fedora 16 cycle, please contact the QA team via 
email or IRC, or file a ticket in QA Trac[3].

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA/Test_Day:2011-06-08_IPv6
http://www.worldipv6day.org/
http://fedorahosted.org/fedora-qa/

---- Security spin testing ----

Athmane Madjoudj announced some testing he had done on the Fedora 15 
security spin[1]. Adam Williamson thanked him and asked if he had 
contacted the security spin authors about it[2], and Athmane replied 
that he would. Later, Athmane announced that he had added some more 
tests[3], and Adam suggested writing them up as test cases[4]. Athmane 
did this[5], and then continued to add more test cases regularly. In the 
course of this work, Athmane noticed and helped to address some problems 
with the rendering of tags and templates in the wiki[6] [7].

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-May/100484.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-May/100485.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-May/100496.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-May/100497.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-May/100511.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-June/100668.html
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-June/100763.html

---- Release criteria revisions ----

Adam Williamson continued with revisions of the release criteria. He 
announced that the wording 'release-blocking desktops' to describe the 
desktops that are capable of blocking release had been generally well 
received, so he had updated the criteria to use this wording[1].

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-May/100646.html

---- Installer validation test revisions ----

Rui He reported that she had refined the various installation source 
tests that form part of the installation validation matrix by creating 
some new tests and renaming and adjusting others[1]. James Laska 
followed up with some questions and comments[2], and Rui He continued 
with further improvements.

http://fedorahosted.org/fedora-qa/ticket/173#comment:7
http://fedorahosted.org/fedora-qa/ticket/173#comment:8

---- Overly similar application names ----

Vitezslav Humpa started a discussion and made some proposals around the 
issue of applications with very similar names and icons in the system 
menus[1]. This resulted in an active and productive debate across 
several teams about the best way to move forward in addressing the 
problem. In the end it was agreed that it would be best and fastest to 
work on a case-by-case basis through the most commonly-encountered name 
collisions.

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-June/100684.html

---- Draft btrfs test case ----

John Dulaney announced that he had been working on a btrfs test case in 
advance of Fedora 16, where it is likely to be the default filesystem, 
and that he had a draft available for review[1]. Rui He, Rahul Sundaram 
and JB replied with comments and suggestions.

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-June/100749.html

---- Fedora 15 QA retrospective ----

James Laska announced that he had completed the Fedora 15 QA 
retrospective wiki page, and drafted a set of recommendations for review 
by the group. He asked for feedback on the retrospective and the 
recommendations[1].

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/test/2011-June/100904.html

---- AutoQA ----

There were two big AutoQA developments since the last newsletter. One 
was the so-called 'pretty patch', which improved the layout and 
legibility of AutoQA results, particularly the dependency check test. It 
was submitted to the mailing list on 2011-06-06[1] by Kamil Paral and 
pushed on 2011-06-10[2]. The other was a patch from Tim Flink to reduce 
the volume of messages sent out by AutoQA, notably by not sending emails 
to maintainers when the tests are entirely successful. This patch was 
submitted on 2011-06-06[3] and merged on 2011-06-09[4].

http://fedorahosted.org/pipermail/autoqa-devel/2011-June/002344.html
http://fedorahosted.org/pipermail/autoqa-devel/2011-June/002385.html
http://fedorahosted.org/pipermail/autoqa-devel/2011-June/002346.html
http://fedorahosted.org/pipermail/autoqa-devel/2011-June/002372.html

-- Security Advisories --

In this section, we cover Security Advisories from 
fedora-package-announce for the period June 8- June 15, 2011.

http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce

Contributing Writer: Pascal Calarco

--- Fedora 15 Security Advisories ---

pam_ssh-1.97-7.fc15 
-http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061633.html
fetchmail-6.3.20-1.fc15 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061672.html
gdm-3.0.4-1.fc15 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061264.html
kernel-2.6.38.7-30.fc15 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061236.html 


--- Fedora 14 Security Advisories

torque-2.4.11-2.fc14 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061645.html
pam_ssh-1.97-7.fc14 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061684.html
fetchmail-6.3.20-1.fc14 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061735.html
pure-ftpd-1.0.32-1.fc14 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061742.html
tor-0.2.1.30-1400.fc14 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061258.html
unbound-1.4.8-2.fc14 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061243.html
mumble-1.2.3-2.fc14 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061217.html
gimp-2.6.11-14.fc14 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061212.html
couchdb-1.0.2-4.fc14 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061210.html 


--- Fedora 13 Security Advisories ---

fetchmail-6.3.20-1.fc13 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061634.html
pam_ssh-1.97-7.fc13 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061671.html
kernel-2.6.34.9-69.fc13 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061668.html
gimp-2.6.11-14.fc13 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061284.html
tor-0.2.1.29-1300.fc13 - 
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2011-June/061286.html 


-- LATAM Fedora! --

LATAM Fedora is a regular column of Spanish language contributions 
around open source software. It is our first expansion into 
incorporating foreign language content into FWN.

This week's contribution is from Guillermo Gómez, an introduction to 
bash-completion. Enjoy!
bash-completion

Si usted es administrador de sistemas o desarrollador, y si no ha 
montado este paquete, tal vez llore de felicidad después de unos minutos 
de su uso. No haré más comentarios, sólo ejemplos.

# yum install bash-completion

--- service ---

$ service ht<tab>

--- alias ---

$ unalias <tab><tab>
egrep fgrep grep l. ll ls mc vi
which

--- yum ---

$ yum install bas<tab><tab>
bashdb.noarch basket-libs.i686 bastet.x86_64
bash-doc.x86_64 basket-libs.x86_64
BasiliskII.x86_64 basket.x86_64

--- yumdb ---

$ yumdb rename<tab><tab>
rename rename-force

--- pkcon (PackageKit) ---

$ pkcon re<tab><tab>
refresh repo-disable repo-list resolve
remove repo-enable repo-set-data

--- svn ---

$ svn c<tab><tab>
cat checkout cl co copy
changelist ci cleanup commit cp

--- git ---

$ git cl<tab><tab>
clean clone

--- modprobe ---

$ modprobe co<tab><tab>
cobra compal-laptop coretemp
coda configfs

--- man ---

$ man ls<tab><tab>
ls lscgroup lseek64 lsof lstat
lsame lscpu lset lsort
lstat64
lsattr lsdiff lsetfilecon lspci lsusb
lsblk lsearch lshal lspcmcia
lsb_release lseek lsmod lssubsys

--- ssh ---

$ ssh 10.10.10.<tab><tab>
10.10.10.223 10.10.10.226 10.10.10.50

- end FWN 279 -

---
Pascal Calarco, Fedora Ambassador
Indiana, USA & Ontario, Canada
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