Fedora 10 Beta
Posted on: 09/30/2008 11:19 PM

Fedora 10 Beta has been released

Just on the heels of the Fedora Project's fifth anniversary, the Beta of Fedora Linux version 10 (code-named Cambridge) is now available:

http://fedoraproject.org/get-prerelease

There is also a Beta contest! Test five things in the Beta that are important to you as a user. If you find a bug *and* report it, you get the free attention of a package maintainer on a problem personally important to you!

https://bugzilla.redhat.com

Do your part to make Fedora 10 that much better.

Among the new, fun, and interesting features:

* New NetworkManager with connection sharing
* Improved printer handling
* Remote virtualization and easier virt storage
* Sectool, an auditing and security testing framework
* RPM 4.6, the first big RPM change in several years

... and more ...

* New version of PackageKit for managing software, with more fixes and enhancements (which benefits all distributions)
* New version of PulseAudio (which benefits all distributions)
* Kernel 2.6.27, including better support for WiFi
* Better support for the EFI for Apple Macintosh hardware
* Faster graphical start-up by Plymouth, replacing the venerable RHGB
* Better support for webcams through the hard work in kernel2.6.27 (which benefits all distributions)
* New icon theme "Echo", to be completed with the theme graphic "Solar" in the Fedora 10 release
* Gnome 2.24
* KDE 4.1
* Adding the NetBeans IDE
* Eclipse 3.4
* Automatic installation of multimedia codecs
* Better HDTV support in X.org
* "Sugar" graphical environment (from OLPC) available for use, testing, and development

A more complete list and details of each new cited feature is available:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/10/FeatureList

For release information, including common and known bugs, please see our release notes:

http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/10/Beta/ReleaseNotes

Fedora 10 Beta


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