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What's new in F14? Slides for a talk at PenLUG about Fedora Linux by Mark Terranova

What's new in F14? Slides for a talk at PenLUG about Fedora Linux by Mark Terranova

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Who am I? Promoter of Creative Commons FOSS Advocate Tech teacher – do people need a lab for an event? --- Fedora Ambassador Co-Founder GidgetKitchen Community Manager- Zareason
  • 3. Geeknic.org Mark Terranova PenLUG December 8, 2010
  • 4. Fun Stuff
  • 5. What's new in Fedora 14 ‘Laughlin’ Mark Terranova PenLUG December 8, 2010
  • 6.  
  • 7. Quick Facts
    • New release every six months
    • 8. Free and open source applications only
    • 9. Free and open source infrastructure
    • 10. Red Hat is the primary sponsor
    • 11. Maintained by volunteers largely (~70%)
    • 12. Nearly 15,000 installable software packages
    • 13. Rapid progress of free and open source software
  • 14. Four Foundations of Fedora
    • Freedom
    • 15. Friends
    • 16. Features
    • 17. First
  • 18. Rapid Innovation
    • NetworkManager
    • 19. SELinux
    • 20. PulseAudio
    • 21. PackageKit
    • 22. Plymouth
    • 23. DeviceKit
    • 24. ABRT: Automatic Bug Reporting Tool
  • 25. Fedora – Then and Now
    • Fedora - Then
      • Fedora Core
        • Red Hat Only
        • 26. Internal infrastructure
        • 27. Update system with announcements
        • 28. Freezes
      • Fedora Extras
        • Anybody
        • 29. Not on release media
        • 30. No announcements for updates and no freezes
    • Fedora - Now
      • No Core/Extras
      • 31. Just Fedora
      • 32. Open infrastructure
      • 33. Public participation
      • 34. Subset of packages on install media
      • 35. Over half a dozen official spins
  • 36. Spins and Remixes
    • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    • 37. OLPC XO / SoaS / Education Spin
    • 38. Moblin
    • 39. Fedora Design Suite
    • 40. KDE / LXDE / Xfce
    • 41. Fedora Security Lab
    • 42. Fedora Electronics Lab
    • 43. Roll your own: http://spins.fedoraproject.org
  • 44. Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    • Fedora
    • 45. Community Project
    • 46. Will always be free and open source
      • Rapid innovation
        • Community maintained and supported
      • Over 15,000 packages
      • 47. New release every six months and each release maintained for about 13 months
      • 48. Updates include new features frequently
      • 49. Create value
    • RHEL
      • Commercial open source product sold under subscription
      • 50. Red Hat maintained and supported
      • 51. Small subset of Fedora – about 2,500 packages
      • 52. New releases every 2 to 3 years and supported for 7 years
      • 53. Updates focused on security and bug fixes only with selected backporting of new features
      • 54. Derive value
  • 55. What’s new in Fedora 14?
    • Spice: Provides a complete open source solution for interaction with virtualized desktops and provides high-quality remote access to QEMU virtual machines.
    • 56. Mobility options: Fedora 14 includes software from the MeeGo™ project which is designed to support platforms such as netbooks, nettops, and various embedded devices
    • 57. Amazon EC2: For the first time since Fedora 8, Fedora will release on the EC2 cloud.
    • 58. D Compiler: Support for D, a systems programming language. Its focus is on combining the power and high performance of C and C++ with the programmer productivity of modern languages like Ruby and Python
    • 59. 3D improvements to free Nouveau driver
    • 60. Perl updated to 5.12
    • 61. Python updated to 2.7
    • 62. KDE version 4.5
    • 63. NetBeans updated to version 6.9
  • 64. What’s new in Fedora 14 for system administrators/developers?
    • OpenSCAP security tool
    • 65. Xen to KVM migration
    • 66. NetBeans 6.9
    • 67. Parallel-installable Python 3 stack (held over from Fedora 13)
    • 68. Xen kernel support
    • 69. Varnish update to 2.1.3
    • 70. GNUStep support
    • 71. Language-specific features for Ada, C, C++, Fortran and Java
    • 72. Kernel – 2.6.35 at time of release Nov. 2
  • 73. Fedora 14 architectures
    • x86: AMD, Cyrix, Intel and VIA (i686) 200 MHz Pentium Pro or better for text mode 400 MHz Pentium Pro or better for graphical mode
    • 74. X86-64 requirements 256 MB RAM for text mode 512 MB RAM for graphical mode 512 MB or higher recommended
    • 75. PowerPC Old and New World PowerPC (Old World with BootX) PlayStation 3 and Genesi Pegasos II
  • 76. Questions? #fedora on FreeNode MarkDude on #fedora-ambassadors [email_address] Slides are available @ http://www.slideshare.net/markterranova/F14 Thanks to Larry Cafiero for the slides, and Zareason for the badges
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