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Fedora 16 is Coming With Big Changes

Nov 02, 2011, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"Fedora 16 is code-named Verne, for Jules Verne. (If you haven't read Verne his works are still widely available, and are even on Kindle and Nook. Treat yourself; they're wonderful.) I tested the Fedora 16 beta, released on October 4th.

Fedora is both a great testbed for new technologies, and a good distro with a strong commitment to free (as in freedom) software. Fedora was the first, or among the first to roll out SELinux, a free Java environment (GNU Java, OpenJDK, and ecj) back before Sun's Java was converted to the GPL, PulseAudio, and Nouveau.

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