Linked by David Adams on Fri 12th Aug 2011 03:55 UTC, submitted by Debjit
Red Hat The Fedora developers have decided that Fedora 16 will not use Btrfs by default. The announcement was made by Josef Bacik, Senior Software Engineer at Red Hat. Instead the switch to Btrfs filesystem has now been postponed to Fedora 17.
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One thing for sure I know, this year things are very hectic in Linux world.

You can say that again! The state of the Linux desktop is absolutely appalling at the moment. So much so that I switched to JWM (a simple window manager), instead of these bloated and user unfriendly desktop environments. JWM is lightning fast, stays out of my way while I get my work done. Menus are easy to configure to your liking. I even have a script that integrates the "Gnome menu", so if I install new app, they are automatically visible in JwM's menu.

New is clearly not always better. Go with the time-tested and trusted software that works.

I'm even considering moving back to Slackware (from Ubuntu). The simplicity of installing and compiling software (optimized for your hardware) is just great.

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