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Fedora 11 Release Schedule, Along With Five Features

Nov 21, 2008, 19:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Larabel)

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"DeviceKit is a system -- still actively in development -- that can enumerate devices, create signals when certain devices are added or removed, provides the ability to merge device information / quirks onto the devices, and is able to replace some areas of HAL. DeviceKit has components to track disk devices as well as power management that would otherwise be dependent upon HAL. As part of this Fedora feature, GNOME's file manager will gain an extension that allows formatting disk partitions within Nautilus. The graphical front-end for DeviceKit is called palimpsest and provides several nice management capabilities. More information on the Fedora DeviceKit feature is available on the Fedora Project Wiki."

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