Coming up in this episode
- The prying eyes wanna know 👀
- The History of Silverblue
- What's immutable anyway?
- and how we layered a few packages
0:00 Cold Open
1:44 Telemetry Trouble
27:45 Silverblue 2012
30:49 Silverblue 2013-2014
33:55 Silverblue 2015-2017
34:50 Silverblue 2018
38:25 Silverblue 2019-2021
39:56 Silverblue 2022-2023
41:47 An Immutability Primer?
1:01:39 How'd Silverblue Go?
1:28:42 Next Time: Topics & CDE
- Fedora considers adding telemetry
- Fedora Wiki on the proposal
- Endless OS's optional telemetry
- Discussion thread
This program was made possible by:
The History of Fedora Silverblue
- Multiple Bootable Roots
- From GUADEC 2012 - OSTree
- Gnome Continuous
- Walters described OSTree as "a magic formula."
- March 20, 2013 - Docker is born
- CoreOS sees its first public release in October of 2013.
- Red Hat official inclusion of Docker with RHEL 6.5
- April 2014 - Project Atomic
- The actual distro building was left to the actual distro projects.
- Instructions to build on top of Fedora 20
- CENTOS and RHEL partner which began the journey to Atomic Host.
- A Fedora Atomic Host installable ISO becomes available based on Rawhide.
- August 2014 - CentOS Atomic Host alpha builds were available.
- December 2014 - Fedora 21 releases with Atomic Host images.
- March 2015 - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Atomic Host released.
- July 2015 - Package layering was introduced.
- Atomic Hosts came and went, including bi-weekly releases
- 2016 - XDG-App was renamed Flatpak.
- 2018 - CoreOS Docker platform was acquired by Red Hat in January. It became, Red Hat CoreOS.
- The Fedora flavor would live on as... Team Silverblue.
- The domain name and handles around the web were available
- It was almost called Silverleaf
- October 30, 2018 - Fedora 29 was released with a Silverblue variant. Matthew Miller on Fedora Magazine noted.
- The Fedora Council made the decision to tighten things up regarding naming.
- 2019 - Fedora 30 and the Silverblue variant were released
- 2021 - Silverblue 35 in November, Fedora Kinoite appears.
- 2023 - Silverblue 38 in April, Fedora Sericea appears.
- Fedora Silverblue Technical information
- rpm-ostree documentation
- Vanilla OS documentation
- blendOS documentation
- Universal Blue
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