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Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Fedora 16 Alpha Has Been Released

Some moments ago, fedora projects have announced the Alpha version of Fedora 16. Its available downloading and testing. Fedora 16 Alpha is powered by Linux kernel 3.0. fedora projects gropu announced, "We need your help to make Fedora 16 the best release yet, so please take a moment of your time to download and try out the Alpha and make sure the things that are important to you are working."
group requests,"If you find a bug, please report it -- every bug you uncover is a chance to improve the experience for millions of Fedora users worldwide. Together, we can make Fedora a rock-solid distribution."

Some main Feaures are given below

Linux kernel 3.0
The GNOME 3.1 desktop environment
KDE Software Compilation 4.7
Systemd services management
SELinux improvements
1000 System accounts
Added Chrony NTP client
Removed HAL
Removed ConsoleKit
Automatic Multi-seat support
Support for cloud computing
libvirt networking support improvements
New mkdumprd for kdump
Perl 5.14
Static analysis of CPython extensions
Sugar 0.94
TigerVNC 1.1
USB Network Redirection.
Restored support for Xen
Enhanced Spice 0.10 app to manage virtual machines
Many improvements for developers
Aeolus Conductor
Blender 2.5
Boost 1.47
Glasgow Haskell Compiler 7.0.4
Haskell Platform 2011.2.0.1
GNOME Input integration

You can download this release but not use it on commercial production machine because it is alpha testing version and may have many bugs.

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