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PSA: Use Fedup 0.8 for Fedora 20 upgrades

Welp, turns out there was one last (I hope!) brown paper bag bug for Fedora 20: fedup 0.7, which was in the Fedora 18 and 19 stable repos today, can’t successfully upgrade to Fedora 20 any more. It certainly could last time we tested it, so this has blindsided us a bit, or else we’d […]

Fedora 20, and other stories

Well, it’s nearly the big day: Fedora 20 will be released tomorrow. It was another somewhat chaotic release here in Fedora QA, and I’m currently firing off proposals to try and improve things for us in future at a high rate of knots, but if you don’t peer into the factory I think you’ll probably […]

Update on Fedora 20 GNOME Shell memory consumption

An update to my prior post‘s numbers on memory consumption: it seems a large chunk of the apparent increase in GNOME Shell’s memory usage in Fedora 20 is, somehow, related to the fact that I tested in a VM. Testing on metal does not reproduce the same numbers: I see 173MB for Shell in top, […]