Release Notes: This release features GNOME 2.22 and KDE4, a 2.6.25-rc5 based Linux kernel, the Firefox 3 Beta 5 browser, Java in the OpenJDK6 implementation with free replacements coming from IcedTea, and X.org 1.4 with a pre-release of X Server 1.5. The Anaconda installer was improved, along with enhancements for seamless updates. Dictionary support was consolidated among OpenOffice.org, Firefox, Thunderbird, GNOME, and KDE. Several Bluetooth and NetworkManager enhancements were made. PackageKit was introduced as a software management method. FreeIPA was added, allowing you to easily manage security information.
Release Notes: This release features Gnome 2.20, KDE 3.5.8 (and KDE 4 Beta from the repositories), and Xfce 4.4.1. NetworkManager was enhanced. PulseAudio is now the default sound server. The Compiz is installed (but not enabled by default), and Compiz Fusion is also available. CodecBuddy is now included, allowing users to install support for proprietary multimedia content under patent limitations. IcedTea is now the default Java environment on x86 and x86_64. Many improvements were made, such as improved power management, enhanced Bluetooth and laptop support, increased yum and pirut performance, and more.
Release Notes: The new Infinity look and feel and the Nokoda GNOME theme have been developed. A new graphical firewall configuration tool has been introduced. Bluetooth support has been improved. PulseAudio is included and enabled by default. rsyslog has been made the new syslog daemon. Big Board (an optional GNOME panel replacement) and Codec Buddy (a helper application for restricted multimedia codecs) have been integrated. The x86_64 kernel now also supports tickless operation. The need for xfs has been eliminated, to reduce boot time and power consumption.
Release Notes: This is the first test release leading to Fedora 8.
Release Notes: This test release is targeted towards early adopters, and is packaged initially as a Desktop/Development Workstation/Server implementation called "Prime". Several components were updated, such as the kernel to 2.6.21rc1, and GNOME to 2.17.91. Fast User Switching is now available via the fast-user-switch-applet. Many bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: Installation from multiple repositories at install-time was implemented. A new default font was selected for an improved look and feel for various non-English languages. The Compiz window manager using AIGLX was introduced. Automatic X configuration was improved for LCDs and laptops. Notification of available software updates via notification bubbles was reimplemented. Startup performance of applications was improved by use of the DT_GNU_HASH linker option. Xen was improved, and a graphical application for creating and managing domains was added. Usability of SELinux was increased.