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The Three Faces of Fedora 11, Part 1: GNOME

Jun 17, 2009, 15:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Larry Cafiero)

"GNOME 2.26.1, the desktop version that comes essentially as the default with Fedora 11 is like an old friend; an old friend with a couple of extra benefits. Most notable in the additions department in 2.26 like a new Brasero (with which I burned the Live CDs that went into each of the three test machines) and monitor detection improvements that prevented me from the xorg.conf tango I usually have to perform this time around.

"What makes the rock-steady, ever friendly GNOME a good fit is what's new under the hood for Fedora 11, especially ext4 and PackageKit to name only two of the 60 or so new features which, even with all the time I've spent on it, I haven't gotten to yet."

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