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Red Hat Fedora 12 'Constantine' targets netbooks

Oct 20, 2009, 22:02 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

[ Thanks to smk for this link. ]

"Speed is a key issue for all Linux distros, and Fedora is taking an interesting approach by compiling all of its software for i686 with 'special' optimization for Intel Atom. What that means is instead of the typical generic x86 compilation, all apps could potentially run faster. Fedora now does have a specific netbook Moblin graphical interface and a Fedora 12 Moblin Fedora Remix too -- who said Fedora (or Red Hat) wasn't interested in netbooks or the Linux desktop?

"There is also an enhanced NetworkManager for network configuration, Bluetooth improvements as well as improved IPv6 support. "

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