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= Welcome to Fedora =
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== Fedora Overview ==
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As always, Fedora continues to develop<ref>http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/RedHatContributions</ref> and integrate<ref>http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features</ref> 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.
  
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The following are major features for Fedora 10.  
 
 
 
{{Admon/tip | Visit http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/ to view the latest release notes for Fedora, especially if you are upgrading.| If you are migrating from a release of Fedora older than the immediately previous one, you should refer to older Release Notes for additional information. You can find older Release Notes at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/.}}
 
  
You can help the Fedora Project community continue to improve Fedora if you file bug reports and enhancement requests. Refer to [[BugsAndFeatureRequests]] for more information about bug and feature reporting. Thank you for your participation.
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/ConnectionSharing Wireless connection sharing] -- Enables ad hoc network sharing
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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
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/VirtStorage Virtualization storage] -- Storage provisioning for local and remote virtualization connections now simplified
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/SecurityAudit SecTool] -- A new security audit and intrusion detections system
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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
  
To find out more general information about Fedora, refer to the following Web pages:
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Some other features in this release include:
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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
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* [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/BetterWebcamSupport Improved webcam support] -- Improved webcam support.
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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.
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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.
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* [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/SbinSanity Sbin sanity] /usr/local/sbin:/usr/sbin:/sbin has been added to the PATH for normal users, to simplify command-line administration tasks.
  
* Fedora Overview (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Overview)
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Features for Fedora 10 tracked on the [http://www.fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/10/FeatureList Feature list page].
* Fedora FAQ (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAQ)
 
* Help and Discussions (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Communicate)
 
* Participate in the Fedora Project (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Join)
 
  
 
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{{Admon/note | Many links may not work properly from within the installation environment, this is due to resource constraints. |The release notes are also available post-installation as part of the desktop Web browser's default home page. If you are connected to the internet, use these links to find other helpful information about Fedora and the community that creates and supports it.}}
 

Revision as of 20:37, 9 October 2008

Fedora Overview

As always, Fedora continues to develop[1] and integrate[2] 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 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 features in this release include:

Features for Fedora 10 tracked on the Feature list page.