Release Notes: Many features were enhanced and bugs were fixed.
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.
No changes have been submitted for this release.
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: The Fedora Core (FC) and Extras (FE) software repositories are being merged, though the prepared media have a restricted selection of packages. Creation of live CDs and custom distributions is being implemented. A large number of new features are being tested for inclusion in the final version, such as the use of libata for PATA, improved FireWire support, a tickless kernel, a CodecBuddy for obtaining unshipped multimedia codecs, inclusion of wireless firmware, and more. A new theme called Echo is default on the desktop. Kernel 2.6.19 and GNOME 2.17.90 are now included.
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.
Release Notes: Support for the Intel-based Macintosh platform was added. Support for IPv6 was added in the installer. A puplet applet for desktop notifications about package updates was introduced. The printing system was reworked. GNOME was updated to 2.15, aiming for 2.16 for the final release. KDE was updated to 3.5.3. Many other modifications were made.
Release Notes: Xen has been updated, and now supports x86_64. The build is based on a newer version of the upcoming GCC 4.1 for increased performance and security. Hibernate should be functional on a wide variety of hardware again. Many bugfixes have been integrated.
Release Notes: Package selection within the installer was re-enabled. Support for dmraid was added to the installer. Pirut, a new package installer, remover, and updater tool was introduced. GNOME was updated to 2.13.4. KDE was updated to 3.5.0. The SELinux reference policy was updated to support binary policy modules. eagle, f-spot, and tomboy were added and integrated into Nautilus and Firefox. The distribution is now based on a development version of the coming GCC 4.1 for enhanced performance and security.