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Fedora14 “Laughlin” is released!


Announced today the release of Fedora 14 linux distribution code named  ‘Laughlin’. Fedora 14 includes several new features for developers, system administrators and open source enthusiasts.

Fedora 14’s feature list includes:

  • All-new debugging features for developers, such as support for dynamic/unplanned memory usage tracking and faster launch thanks to pre-generated indexes
  • Powerful remote and out-of-band management capabilities with Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) support
  • Framework software for Spice, a rapidly advancing infrastructure for full desktop virtualization
  • Updated images available for Amazon EC2, to test-drive the latest open source technologies in the cloud

Fedora 14 also features numerous desktop improvements that all users can see and experience including:

  • Faster processing time for picture files using the new and more efficient libjpeg-turbo library
  • Updated tech preview of the GNOME shell environment, part of the upcoming GNOME 3.0 release
  • A subset of new and innovative software from the MeeGo™ community for an enhanced experience on netbooks and small devices

Some of the many additional features in Fedora 14 include:

  • OpenSCAP, an open-source framework for the Security Content Automation Protocol, which provides a framework and approach to maintaining system security backed by NIST standards
  • Support for emergent programming languages like D, and refreshed versions of popular languages such as Python 2.7, Erlang R14, and the Rakudo Star implementation of Perl 6

 

A complete list of Fedora 14 features is available on the Fedora community’s release announcement.

More information about the release can be found in the official release announcement, in a press release from Red Hat and in the release notes. Fedora 14 is available to download for 32 and 64-bit systems from the project’s site.

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