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Fedora 12 Accepted Features

These features have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 12 Release.


% Complete Name Summary Updated
100% Abrt 1.0 The tool to help non-power users with bug reporting, making it as easy as a few mouse clicks 2009-08-03
100% Anaconda MDRaid Use mdraid instead of dmraid for certain BIOS-RAID types (currently only Intel BIOS-RAID using imsm meta-data). 2009-07-16
100% Better Webcam Support Add support for more Webcams 2009-08-03
100% DisplayPort Enhanced support for DisplayPort in X and kernel drivers for Intel hardware 2009-10-08
100% Dracut Dracut is a replacement for nash/mkinitrd 2009-08-19
100% Eclipse Call Graph Graphically displays the call hierarchy from executing a C/C++ binary, along with various other runtime statistics. 2009-09-25
100% Empathy Set Empathy as the default IM client 2009-09-02
100% FCoE Add Fibre Channel over Ethernet support to anaconda's storage code 2009-08-19
100% Fedora Studio Classify multimedia applications into subgroups for easy access 2009-09-27
100% GFS2 Clustered Samba Support for clustered samba (including active/active configuration) over GFS2 using CTDB 2009-09-29
100% Gnome2.28 Re-base to GNOME 2.28 2009-09-24
100% KDE 4.3 Rebase to KDE 4.3 and offer new features such as DeviceKit support 2009-10-12
100% KSM Allow KVM guest virtual machines to share identical memory pages 2009-08-05
100% KVM Huge Page Backed Memory Enable KVM guests to use huge page backed memory in order to reduce memory consumption and improve performance by reducing CPU cache pressure 2009-09-24
100% KVM NIC Hotplug Allow the addition of a guest network interface (NIC) a guest virtual machine without needing to restart the guest. 2009-08-05
100% KVM qcow2 Performance Improve the I/O performance of virtual machines using disk images in the qcow2 image format 2009-08-05
100% KVM Stable Guest ABI Allow guest virtual machines to be presented with the same ABI across QEMU upgrades. 2009-08-05
100% libguestfs Libguestfs is a library for accessing and modifying virtual machine disk images 2009-07-31
100% liblvm Add liblvm, a userspace library for application interface to LVM 2009-09-23
100% Lower Process Capabilities This feature will lower the capabilities of all root daemons and many setuid apps. File and directory permissions may be reworked to require DAC_OVERRIDE for any system update 2009-10-08
100% Mobile Broadband Enhancements Extended support of mobile broadband cards in NetworkManager, including display of signal strength when connected, network scanning, network selection, etc. 2009-09-30
100% NetBeans_6.7 Re-base to NetBeans 6.7 2009-08-14
100% NetworkManagerIPv6 Add full IPv6 support to NetworkManager. 2009-07-28
100% NetworkManager System Connections Add full support for system-wide connections to NetworkManager. 2009-08-02
100% Open Shared Root The open sharedroot project provides abilities to boot multiple linux systems with the same root filesystem providing a single system filesystem based cluster. 2009-08-18
100% PolicyKit 1.0 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. PolicyKit 1.0 addresses architectural shortcomings of the initial PolicyKit design. 2009-09-24
100% Power Management F12 Improve and extend the functionality of tuned, merge it with ktune from RHEL 5 and introduce a new and easy way to switch between various predefined and extendible tuning settings for your system 2009-08-18
100% Fedora Moblin Add support to Fedora for the Moblin Core NetBook/NetTop/MID desktop environment 2009-09-25
100% Virtual Network Interface Management Provide tools to easily set up commonly used network configurations, like bridges, bonds, vlan's and sensible combinations thereof, in particular for virtualized hosts. 2009-08-05
100% PackageKitBrowserPlugin The PackageKit browser plugin allows people browsing online to install missing applications 2009-09-24
100% PackageKitCommandNotFound The PackageKit command not found functionality allows command line users to automatically install missing commands, or to suggest spelling replacements 2009-08-07
100% Rakudo Perl 6 Rakudo is an implementation of the Perl 6 specification for the Parrot virtual machine 2009-08-06
100% SR-IOV Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) is a PCI feature which allows virtual functions (VF) to be created that share the resources of a physical function (PF) 2009-08-05
100% Systemtap Tracing Refresh New and improved systemtap with much better documentation, examples and tools. Updated to take advantage of modern gcc debuginfo (dwarf) output, kernel tracepoints. 2009-09-23
100% Thusnelda Update libtheora to the 1.1 release 2009-09-24
100% Virt Privileges Improve security by adjusting the privileges of QEMU processes managed by libvirt. Also, allow KVM to be used by unprivileged users 2009-08-05
100% VirtgPXE Replace the deprecated etherboot pxe booting infrastructure with the more modern and currently upstream supported gpxe. 2009-08-05
100% Virt Storage Management Enable VM hosts to discover new SAN storage, issue NPIV operations and do basic configuration of multipath devices 2009-08-05
100% Volume Control Continued 2009-09-24
100% XI2 XI2 is the second major release of the X Input Extension and allows the simultaneous use of multiple independent input devices. 2009-09-24
100% XZ Rpm Payloads Switch RPM to use XZ (the new LZMA format) as default payload compression 2009-08-19
100% x86 Support Changing the base architecture to i686 and optimizing for current 32-bit processors 2009-08-20

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