Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 179
for the week ending June 7, 2009.
In this, the issue immediately prior to the impending release of Fedora 11, we have a fine bevy of news for you.
- Fedora elections are open for voting in the various positions, please participate if you are eligible. John Polestra has also been elected to the Fedora Board for a two release term.
- From around the Fedora Planet, Fedora 11 podcasts, details on fingerprint authentication in F11, and thoughts on ensuring Fedora teams sustainability from Fedora leader Paul W. Frields.
- In Ambassadors, a reminder to please send in news about upcoming Fedora events in your area.
- In QA news, details on this past weekly meeting, deeply focused in pre-Fedora 11 final testing and pre-upgrade status.
- In the Translation beat, the release notes for Fedora 11 have been completed and are ready for translation rebuild after the Fedora 11 Release Announcement.
- The Fedora Localization Project welcomed new contributors for Latvian and Russian, Chinese, Italian, traditional Chinese and Korean and Spanish this past week!
- The Fedora Design team is already thinking about Fedora 12 'themeability' of some of the proposed codenames for F12. Also some great artwork for an upcoming FUDCon in Porto Alegre-RS, Brazil.
- In Security news, details on .ORG becoming the first top-level domain to sign their zone with DNSSEC and implications for other domains.
- Our issue this week rounds up with news from virtualization teams, including updates on libvirt 0.6.4, thoughts of virtualization features for Fedora 12, and much more. Enjoy!
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FWN Editorial Team: Pascal Calarco, Adam Williamson