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Testing Design Suite on Asus X550ZE

I recently bought an ASUS X550ZE to replace the venerable Sony VAIO N250E laptop. The reason of choosing an AMD powered laptop is for long term support i.e. the use of Vulkan API in future AMD GPU driver. In summary, here is the ASUS X550ZE specification taken from ASUS website:
Processor AMD® APU A10-7400P /A8-7200P/FX-7600P Processor Chipset AMD A76M FCH Memory DDR3L 1600 MHz SDRAM, 8 GB Display 15.6" 16:9 /Full HD (1920x1080) Graphic AMD Radeon® R5 M230 + Radeon® R7 M265 DX Dual Graphics with 2GB DDR3 VRAM Built-in A10-7400P Storage 2.5" 9.5mm SATA
1TB 5400/7200 RPM Optical Drive Super-Multi DVD Card Reader 2 -in-1 card reader ( SD/ SDHC/ MMC) Camera VGA Web Camera Networking Integrated 802.11 b/g/n
Built-in Bluetooth™ V4.0 (Optional)
10/100/1000/Gigabits Base T Interface 1 x COMBO audio jack
1 x VGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin for external monitor
2 x USB 3.0 port(s)
1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
1 x HDMI

Audio Built-in Speakers And Microphone
SonicMaster Battery 4Ce…

Fedora Design Suite 22 Alpha

Design Suite Alpha 22 is available for downloading along the Workstation edition of Fedora 22 Alpha which is based.
The spins includes plugins for both Gimp (Gmic), Inkscape (support of making tables) and Blender (LuxRender). Shutter, a screenshot tool for desktop, is  added at the request of Design Team.

More documentations related to Design Suite and Design Team are added for informing users, however known issue is swapped names of the correct url address which is fixed for beta release.

In addition, the installer received similar updates for users looking to use Design related group of packages via either Server  edition or other spin variants.