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Fedora 8--Review

Nov 09, 2007, 17:30 (1 Talkback[s])


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"Fedora 8 is the latest release from the Fedora project and it is just packed with a slew of exciting new features. Some of the more notable features are Pulse Audio (new Linux Sound System), Codec Buddy, Online-Desktop, Compiz and Gnome 2.20. Fedora 8 also offers a new theme (unique to Fedora) and more visual treats for the desktop user. After using Fedora 8 from the various Release Candidates to the final Fedora 8 release, I came away impressed with the overall release, but wished a few quirks and bugs were ironed out before the final release.

"The most disappointing aspect about the release would be its finicky installer. Sure if you have certain hardware, you may never go through the troubles I encountered, but my setup is hardly what you would call esoteric..."

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