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== Fedora Overview ==
 
== Fedora Overview ==
As always, Fedora continues to [[RedHatContributions | develop]] and [[Features | integrate]] the latest free and open source software. The following sections provide a brief overview of major changes from the last release of Fedora. For more details about other features that are included in Fedora 10, refer to their individual [[Releases/10/FeatureList | wiki pages]] that detail feature goals and progress. Also, throughout the release cycle, there are [[Interviews | interviews]] with the developers behind key features giving out the inside story.
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As always, Fedora continues to [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/RedHatContributions develop] and [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features integrate] the latest free and open source software. The following sections provide a brief overview of major changes from the last release of Fedora. For more details about other features that are included in Fedora 10, refer to their individual [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/10/FeatureList wiki pages] that detail feature goals and progress. Also, throughout the release cycle, there are [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Interviews interviews] with the developers behind key features giving out the inside story.
  
 
The following are major features targeted for Fedora 10.  
 
The following are major features targeted for Fedora 10.  
  
* [[Features/ConnectionSharing|Wireless connection sharing]] -- Enables ad hoc network sharing
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/ConnectionSharing Wireless connection sharing] -- Enables ad hoc network sharing
* [[Features/BetterPrinting|Better printing]] -- Improved management and handling of printers for ease of setup and use
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/BetterPrinting Better printing] -- Improved management and handling of printers for ease of setup and use
* [[Features/VirtStorage|Virtualization storage]] -- Storage provisioning for local and remote virtualization connections now simplified
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/VirtStorage Virtualization storage] -- Storage provisioning for local and remote virtualization connections now simplified
* [[Features/SecurityAudit|SecTool]] -- A new security audit and intrusion detections system
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/SecurityAudit SecTool] -- A new security audit and intrusion detections system
* [[Features/RPM4.6|RPM 4.6]] -- A major update to the powerful, flexible software management libraries
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/RPM4.6 RPM 4.6] -- A major update to the powerful, flexible software management libraries
  
 
Some other major features in this release include:
 
Some other major features in this release include:
* [[Features/GlitchFreeAudio|Glitch free audio]] -- Rewrite of the [[PulseAudio]] sound server to use timer-based audio scheduling for better performance
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/GlitchFreeAudio Glitch free audio] -- Rewrite of the [[PulseAudio]] sound server to use timer-based audio scheduling for better performance
* [[Features/BetterWebcamSupport]] -- Improved webcam support.
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/BetterWebcamSupport Improved webcam support] -- Improved webcam support.
* [[Features/Artistic1Removal|Artistic 1.0 License Removal]] -- Remove all packages licensed under only the Artistic 1.0 license.
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/Artistic1Removal Artistic 1.0 License Removal] -- Remove all packages licensed under only the Artistic 1.0 license.
* [[Features/BetterLIRCSupport|Better support for infrared remote controls]] -- Make it easier to connect to remote controls and have them just work with many applications.
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/BetterLIRCSupport Better support for infrared remote controls] -- Make it easier to connect to remote controls and have them just work with many applications.
  
Features for Fedora 10 tracked on the [[Releases/10/FeatureList|feature list page]].
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Features for Fedora 10 tracked on the [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/10/FeatureList Feature list page].

Revision as of 16:17, 9 October 2008

Fedora Overview

As always, Fedora continues to develop and integrate the latest free and open source software. The following sections provide a brief overview of major changes from the last release of Fedora. For more details about other features that are included in Fedora 10, refer to their individual wiki pages that detail feature goals and progress. Also, throughout the release cycle, there are interviews with the developers behind key features giving out the inside story.

The following are major features targeted for Fedora 10.

  • Wireless connection sharing -- Enables ad hoc network sharing
  • Better printing -- Improved management and handling of printers for ease of setup and use
  • Virtualization storage -- Storage provisioning for local and remote virtualization connections now simplified
  • SecTool -- A new security audit and intrusion detections system
  • RPM 4.6 -- A major update to the powerful, flexible software management libraries

Some other major features in this release include:

Features for Fedora 10 tracked on the Feature list page.