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Fedora 19 Alpha Cleared For Release Next Week

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Published on 19 April 2013 02:52 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Fedora
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After already being challenged by one delay, the first Alpha release of Fedora 19 is cleared for release next Tuesday.

Fedora 19 Alpha was delayed by one week due to open UEFI issues that were considered blocker bugs, but those items have now been addressed and at a meeting on Thursday, this first F19 test release was declared a "Go" by the development committee.

The Fedora 19 Alpha approval was announced on fedora-devel-announce.

The final release isn't coming until this summer but it will offer a heck of a lot new features. Fedora 19 is codenamed Schrödinger's Cat.

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