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Fedora 20 Beta Is Finally Out & With Great Features

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Published on 12 November 2013 10:00 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Fedora
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While it's been challenged by delays, Fedora 20 "Heisenbug" Beta was released today. Fedora 20 hopes to ship officially next month and this is one of the last chances to test out this next Fedora Linux release to make a meaningful difference in tracking down any lingering bugs.

Fedora 20 has been delayed multiple times due to outstanding bugs, but the release team has trimmed the final release ahead by one week in hopes of shipping the gold release before the holidays. Among the features of Fedora 20 include ARM as a primary architecture, no default sendmail or syslog, experimental GNOME Wayland support, the GNOME 3.10 desktop is the default but KDE 4.11 is also available, more systemd work, cloud and virtualization improvements, developer improvements, and a range of other goodies have made it into the F20 packages.

More details on this morning's release of Fedora 20 Beta can be found via the official release announcement by Fedora's Dennis Gilmore.

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