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== Changes to talk about for developers ==
 
== Changes to talk about for developers ==
  
 
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* '''GNU C library''': upgraded to version 2.28.
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* '''Perl''': upgraded to version 5.28
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* '''Python''': upgraded to version 3.7
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* '''GoLang''': upgraded to version 1.11
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* '''Ruby on Rails''': upgraded to version 5.2.
  
 
== Fedora Atomic Host==
 
== Fedora Atomic Host==

Revision as of 19:23, 24 September 2018

These are the Talking Points for the Fedora 29 release. For information on how these talking points were chosen, see Talking Points SOP. They are intended to help Ambassadors quickly present an overview of highlighted features when talking about the release, and to help drive content for the release, etc.

The talking points are based in part on the Change Set for this release.


Overall Release Story

Fedora 29 Beta will release on 2018-09-25. Final release is planned for either 2018-10-23 or 2018-10-30 according to the the schedule, but may slip if the release isn't ready for our users.

Fedora-Wide Changes and Improvements

Changes to talk about for regular users

Changes affecting security

Changes to talk about for developers

  • GNU C library: upgraded to version 2.28.
  • Perl: upgraded to version 5.28
  • Python: upgraded to version 3.7
  • GoLang: upgraded to version 1.11
  • Ruby on Rails: upgraded to version 5.2.

Fedora Atomic Host

Fedora Server

Fedora Workstation

GNOME 3.30

Fedora 29 features GNOME 3.30 as the default desktop environment. GNOME 3.30 includes a number of enhancements to the core applications, including performance improvements in GJS (this should improve GNOME Shell as well as other GJS-based applications).

For more information about all the new features and enhancements see GNOME 3.30's release announcement and release notes.

Automatic updates

GNOME Software supports automatic updates for Flatpak.

Remote Desktop

GNOME Boxes supports connecting to remote Windows machines using RDP.

Fedora ARM (aarch64 and ARMv7)

Spins

KDE Plasma Desktop

Xfce

LXQt

Mate-Compiz

Cinnamon

Labs

Upgrading to the Latest Release

To learn how to upgrade to the latest release from a recent Fedora release using DNF, see here.

All Changes

Fedora 29 Accepted System Wide Changes Proposals

These changes have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 28 Release as System Wide Changes.


Fedora 29 Accepted Self Contained Changes Proposals

These changes have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 28 Release as Self Contained Changes.