F25-20170111 Updated Lives released

I am happy to announce new F25-20170111 Updated Lives.

With F25 we are now using Livemedia-creator to build the updated lives.

Also from now on we will only be releasing updated lives on even kernel releases. (example 4.8.16, next will be 4.9.2)

To build your own please look at  https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Livemedia-creator-_How_to_create_and_use_a_Live_CD

With this new build of F25 Updated Lives will save you 675M of updates after install on Workstation.

As always the isos can be found at http://tinyurl.com/Live-respins2

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F24-20161210 Updated isos

I am happy to announce the release of the updated F24-20161210 updated.live.isos with the 4.8.12 kernel. I would also like to announce that from this point on we will only be issuing updated isos on even releases (example 4.8.12 1.8.14)  Thisis because of the speed that the updated kernels have been coming out that we can not keep up the place.

This will also the last F24 updated isos produced for the F24 release. This coming week the builder will be upgraded to F25 and will start creating F25 updated isos as soon as possible.

As always the F24-20161210 updated isos can be found at  http://tinyurl.com/Live-respins2

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F24-20161031 updated Lives released

Here we go an All Hallows Eve that we give the Community a Treat.
It is with great pleasure to announce that the Community run respin team has yet another Updated ISO round. This round carries the 4.8.4-200 kernel along with over 766 MB of updates (avg, some Desktop Environments more, some less) since the Gold release back in June. This kernel has the patch for the Dirty Cow vulnerbility.
as always the iso and torrent links can be found at http://tinyurl.com/Live-respins2

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F24-20161023 updated Lives released

It is with great pleasure to announce that the Community run respin team has yet another Updated ISO round. This round carries the 4.7.9-200 kernel along with over 755 MB of updates (avg, some Desktop Environments more, some less) since the Gold release back in June. This kernel has the patch for the Dirty Cow vulnerbility.
as always the iso and torrent links can be found at http://tinyurl.com/Live-respins2

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F24-20161009 Updated ISOs (w/ 4.7.6-200) Available.

It is with great pleasure to announce that the Community run respin team has yet another Updated ISO round. This round carries the 4.7.6-200 kernel along with over 711 MB of updates (avg, some Desktop Environments more, some less) since the Gold release back in June.
as always the iso and torrent links can be found at http://tinyurl.com/Live-respins2

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Fedora At Ohio Linuxfest 2016

This is the Ambassador Report for Ben & Cathy Williams for the Ohio Linuxfest 2016.

We arrived at the our Hotel around 1PM on Friday. After Checking in we headed over to find the new site in the Hyatt Regency Hotel.  The first things we noticed was the Columbus Convention Center is doing a major renovation and one of those renovations was they removed the escalators from the food court to the second floor. At first we thought this may be a issue to move the event stuff in but there was an elevator close by.  Also no signage for OLF in the Food Court area. After getting off the elevator on the second floor there was a sign pointing around the corner to the Ohio Linuxfest registration table.  This year Ohio Linuxfest charged $10 for general attendees (free to students with student ID). We checked in and out our badges (yes insert favorite Blazings Saddles joke here). walked down to the Vendor Expo hall which this year had a grand total of 28 exhibitors. (see https://ohiolinux.org/expo-map/ for vendor lists). While the Expo  was setup ready for Vendors to move in but the Vendor Expo was not open to the public on Friday.

With this news we checked out the early penguin tracks and the OLF institute Tracks which   Thomas Cameron was doing his “OpenStack for Mere Mortals” in the morning and “SELinux for Mere Mortals” in the afternoon. It was still early so we went and grabed some lunch and headed back to our hotel room for the evening.

Up at 6:30AM we prepared and had breakfast at the Drury (our favorite place to stay while attending OLF).and grabbed the event box, vertical banners and swag out of the truck of the car and headed back to the  Hyatt Regency to setup for the expo opening at 9AM. We went o our spot and noticed no electic runs as we had seen in the past when we were in the Columbus Convention Center. We continued setting up getting everything ready when Rob (the sposor coordinator) and i asked about plugging into the electic and he said thank you for asking but yes this year that is not an issue go for it. We got the Table setup and running easily before 9:00AM opening.  We had had advance notification from SinClair Community College  they would like to pickup media for their Classes. As I was finishing the touches on the booth Cathy was assembling a box of media for Sinclair Community College.

After the Expo opened we had the normal stream of activity between the session asking questions like:

  1. What is Linux?
  2. so how is Fedora different than <insert other Distro Here>?
  3. I am having issues with Nvidia drivers?

As the day went on, Cathy and I got into the flow of handling  the traffic, she took the job of being the pleasant Lady at the booth, and I did my normal technical guy duties answering qustions as they came up showing demos of the spins on the event laptop. and answering questions about the XO (OLPC) on the table .

We had several people comment they were glad to see that we were giving out media and it appeared we were the only group that was handing out media at this show.As the day was winding down we had different group wanting media for there schools and local lugs so we were able to fill those request very easily. During the lulls i ran up the to registration and they told me the registration for this year was around 600 attendees.

We came to Ohio Linuxfest with close to 600 pieces of media and left the show with 34. Ad

We always look forward to attending Ohio Linuxfest and i hope next year it will not be competing against an Ohio State Home Football Game and what appeared to be several other events in town.

 

 

 

 

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F24-20161001 updated Lives released

New Kernel means new set of updated lives.

I am happy to release the F24-20161001 updated lives isos with the kernel-4.7.5-200.

as always these respins can be found at http://tinyurl.com/Live-respins2

These update iso contain all the updates as of the date of creation. YMMV (Gold MATE install updates as of 20161001 is 711M)

I would like to thank the community and the seeders for their dedication to this project.

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