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Linux Just Got Better With The Fedora 16 Beta Distribution

Oct 14, 2011, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])

"The first new feature you may (or may not) notice is that Fedora finally uses GRUB 2 as the bootloader. While one might think that GRUB 2 was already in widespread use before this change, you perhaps don't realize that GRUB 2, for the most part, was only implemented in any Debian-based distributions. Go outside of the Debian world and it's a whole different story.

However, considering that GRUB 2 is actually close to a stable release, the people over at Fedora decided it was time to get back to the upstream standard. GRUB 2 brings with it loads of improvements, more options, and overall better booting.

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