Fedora 15 Alpha Available Features GNOME 3 Desktop

Mar 09, 2011

Fedora announces the availability of Fedora 15 Alpha which includes the GNOME 3 desktop, LibreOffice and the 2.6.38 kernel.

Fedora 15 Alpha is now available for download and includes updates in the following areas: desktop environment (GNOME 3), system and session management (systemd), cloud (BoxGrinder), updated programming languages and tools (Rails, OCaml, and Python; GDB and GCC), productivity applications (LibreOffice), consistent network device naming (BIOS-provided, non-arbitrarily given names for network ports), dynamic firewall, eCryptfs in Authconfig, DNSSEC for workstations, go green, (PowerTOP tool), business management tools (Tryton) and more.

Fedora developers are asking for user feedback as well, "We need your help to make Fedora 15 the best release yet, so please take a moment of your time to download and try out the Alpha and make sure the things that are important to you are working."

A list of known bugs are available and more information on this Alpha release can be found in the release notes.

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