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Spicy Fedora 14 Adds New Linux Flavor

Sep 29, 2010, 13:33 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"The Red Hat sponsored Fedora Linux community distribution is out this week with the first beta of the Fedora 14 release. The new distribution updates key applications and introduces new security and virtualization capabilities as well as support for the latest open source programming languages.

""A lot of the features in Fedora 14 are more under-the-covers type plumbing that needed to be done," Jared Smith, Fedora Project Leader, told InternetNews.com. "There are not a lot of new desktop-centric features in this release."

"One new feature that desktop users may benefit from is the SPICE virtualization support included in Fedora 14. SPICE, the Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environment, is technology that Red Hat gained as part of its acquisition of Qumranet in 2008."

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