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Fedora 11 Beta Is Now Available

Fedora

Published on 31 March 2009 11:32 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Fedora
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Fedora 11 is the next release of Red Hat's community distribution and among its features are a new volume control interface, Nouveau by default, Thunderbird 3.0 integration, kernel mode-setting with most graphics hardware, and numerous other improvements. This release, which has been codenamed Leonidas, has now reached a beta state.

Red Hat's Jesse Keating announced this morning the release of Fedora 11 Beta. Check that link out for more information on this delayed beta release and for interested users the different spins can be downloaded at FedoraProject.org. The official list of features for Fedora 11 is also available from the Fedora Wiki.

Speaking of the beta, you may be interested in our Ubuntu 9.04 versus Fedora 11 benchmarks.

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