Thursday, November 10, 2011

Fedora 16 released

Fedora 16, based on Linux version 3.0 is released now and is avaialable for download. Key features include:
  • Enhanced cloud support including Aeolus Conductor, Condor Cloud, HekaFS, OpenStack and pacemaker-cloud
  • KDE Plasma workspaces 4.7 
  • GNOME 3.2
  • A number of core system improvements including GRUB 2 and the removal of HAL.
  • An updated libvirtd, trusted boot, guest inspection, virtual lock manager and a pvops based kernel for Xen all improve virtualization support. 
"The open source community sets a new bar for technical excellence in the creation of this release," said Jared Smith, Leader, The Fedora Project. "Fedora 16 combines the newest advancements in open source virtualized and cloud computing environments with significant under-the hood-improvements – all while continuing to improve the operating system's usability.  Information about Fedora's statistics and collection methodology is open and transparent to the public on the following wiki:

If you are interested in trying this beautiful OS, head here

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