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Fedora 14 overview

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a quick overview about what is new in Fedora 14

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Fedora 14 overview

  1. 1. Fedora 14 'Laughlin' This presentation is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (BY-SA) 3.0 license.
  2. 2. $ whoami Bert Desmet , 22 years young <ul><li>Belgian
  3. 3. Fedora Project
  4. 4. Koji project
  5. 5. Devnox </li></ul>
  6. 6. Quick Facts <ul><li>New release every six months
  7. 7. Free and open source applications only
  8. 8. Free and open source infrastructure
  9. 9. Red Hat is the primary sponsor
  10. 10. Maintained by volunteers largely (~70%)
  11. 11. Nearly 15,000 installable software packages
  12. 12. Rapid progress of free and open source software </li></ul>
  13. 13. Four foundations Freedom Friends Features First
  14. 14. Rapid innovation <ul>NetworkManager SELinux PulseAudio PackageKit Plymouth DeviceKit ABRT: Automatic Bug Reporting Tool </ul>
  15. 15. Spins and remixes <ul>OLPC XO / SoaS / Education Spin Moblin Fedora Design Suite KDE / LXDE / Xfce Fedora Security Lab Fedora Electronics Lab Roll your own: http://spins.fedoraproject.org It's easy! Like taking candy from a baby! </ul>
  16. 16. Fedora 14 architectures <ul><li>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
  17. 17. X86-64 requirements 256 MB RAM for text mode 512 MB RAM for graphical mode 512 MB or higher recommended
  18. 18. PowerPC Old and New World PowerPC (Old World with BootX) PlayStation 3 and Genesi Pegasos II </li></ul>
  19. 19. So what's new?
  20. 20. <ul><li>Spice </li><ul><li>Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments
  21. 21. interface to interact with the virtualized desktop
  22. 22. Sound, 2D display and other devices </li></ul><li>Libjpegturbo </li><ul><li>Loads and saves your jpeg faster </li></ul><li>Gnome 3 </li><ul><li>The new version of our default window manager
  23. 23. Technology preview </li></ul></ul>Desktop users
  24. 24. Administrators <ul><li>EC2 </li><ul><li>Fedora 14 is available in the EC2 cloud </li></ul><li>OpenSCAP security tool </li><ul><li>Security Content Automation Protocol
  25. 25. Automagically checks for CVEs, runs tools, .. </li></ul><li>SystemD </li><ul><li>Tech preview
  26. 26. Upstart replacement
  27. 27. parallel and on-demand starting of services and features </li><ul><li>Faster boot times </li></ul></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Developers <ul><li>D programming </li><ul><li>Combining the power of C with the productivity of Python </li></ul><li>GNUstep </li><ul><li>NextStep replacement
  29. 29. GUI framework for objective-C </li></ul><li>Python 2.7 </li><ul><li>Improved portability and migration paths for moves to Python 3
  30. 30. Many modules feature complete with their Python 3.1 equivalents </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Questions? E-mail: [email_address] Twitter: @biertie identi.ca: @biertie Web: http://bdesmet.be Attribution: Larry Cafiero (first slides)

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