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Finalzone
19th August 2010, 07:05 PM
Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 239 (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue239) for the week ending August 18, 2010. What follows are some highlights from this issue.


Our issue kicks off with news from the Fedora Planet, including why private browsing isn't as secure as you may think and how SELinux can help, reflections on software advances since 1995, a report from the Education pre-con at LinuxCon, and an experience of using Fedora on a Droid X.
In Marketing team news, work on Fedora 14 Talking Points in advance of FUDCon 2011, calls for the F14 release slogan and discussion around it.
Two pieces with Fedora In the News this week, one from interviews with kernel developers at LinuxCon, ncluding Fedora's kernel maintainer, Dave Jones, and coverage of Project Harmony, a multi-vendor effort to streamline Linux contributor agreements.
We're very pleased this week to welcome a new beat writer for Ambassadors, Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay, who reports on new Ambassadors to the Fedora Project, a great summary of discussion on the Ambassador list, and coverage of July and August FAmSCO meetings.
In Translation news, an update on Fedora 14 tasks, work on missing translations for GNOME apps in Fedora 13, and new members to the Fedora Localization Project for Japanese and Low German.
In Design team news, a report on the created Fedora balloons, packaging the Cantarell font, and some new contributions for F14 wallpaper.
This issue wraps up with details on security advisories issued for F12 - F14 packages over the past week. Enjoy FWN 239!

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FWN Editorial Team: Pascal Calarco (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Pcalarco), Adam Williamson (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Adamwill)