What We Believe ?· We believe in the value of free software, and fight to protect and promote solutions anyone can use and redistribute· We also believe in the power of collaboration. Staying close to upstream projects· We also believe in empowering others to pursue their own visions of a free operating system
friends · Everyone has something to give. · 25,000 Fedora account holders and growing. · Disagreement, then discussion, then consensus.
features · Technical excellence. · Upstream collaboration. · Our features become part of openSUSE, Ubuntu, Mandriva, others...
first · Innovation! · We dont wait for others to do the heavy lifting. · Rapid release cycle. · Community R&D lab
Spins· Fedora spins are alternate version of Fedora, tailored for various types of users via hand- picked application set or customizations· There are a lot of packages in Fedora, and it can be time-consuming to look up and install all the software you might need for a particular task.· KDE, XFCE, LXDE, Security, Games, SoaS, Electronic-Lab, Scientific-KDE, Design-suite, Robotics
Remix· A Fedora Remix is a combination of Fedora software, with or without third-party software, that any community member can create at any time· A Fedora Remix product may contain some software that is forbidden to include in Fedora itself· You can call it by a completely different name, and have different artwork and logos· FusionLinux, Rasberry Pi, Kororaa
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Changes in Fedora 17· GNOME 3.4 and KDE 4.8· OpenStack, Eucalyptus and Open Nebula· ICC profiles for color printing and an improved gimp· Still more virtualization improvements· Software Rendering for GNOME Shell· Removal media changes mount points
Presto· The presto plugin for yum adds support for downloading deltarpms and using them to generate new packages· It will make a substantial dent in the amount of data having to be downloaded for updates
PackageKit· Packagekit is a distribution neutral package management framework and frontend· The actual nuts-and-bolts distro tool (yum, apt, conary, etc) is used by PackageKit using compiled and scripted helpers. PackageKit isnt meant to replace these tools· Fedora, Foresight Linux, Moblin, Kubuntu, openSUSE, SLES, Sabayon
PolicyKit· PolicyKit provides a flexible framework for granting users access to privileged operations. It is meant to replace the old userhelper approach, and overcome some of its shortcomings
SystemD· systemd is a system and service manager for Linux, compatible with SysV and LSB init scripts· Fedora 14 featured it is a technology preview. It is the default in Fedora 15 and above replacing Upstart
SELinux· SE (Security Enhanced) Linux is a security feature in the Linux kernel and enabled by default in Fedora that provides more fine grained access control compared to traditional file permissions· A centralized policy determines which software can access what resources
Kickstart· Many system administrators would prefer to use an automated installation method to install Fedora on their machines· Using kickstart, a system administrator can create a single file containing the answers to all the questions that would normally be asked during a typical installation