Fedora Workstation 34 Should Be Very Exciting With GNOME 40, PipeWire Default

Written by Michael Larabel in Fedora on 16 March 2021 at 12:00 AM EDT. 123 Comments
Fedora 34 due out in April is shaping up to be a very exciting feature release as usual with this Red Hat sponsored Linux distribution continuing to live on the bleeding-edge of the open-source software ecosystem. Fedora Workstation 34 in particular is heavy on updates and new features, led by the GNOME 40 desktop.

Christian Schaller of Red Hat who serves as the Senior Manager for Desktop provided a lengthy write-up going over some of the changes to find with the upcoming Fedora Workstation 34.

Among the items we are excited about are the ongoing Wayland improvements/polishing, PipeWire aims to be the default in place of PulseAudio, improving the Flatpak experience, and yes the big GNOME 40 desktop update.

Christian also notes that Fedora Workstation 34 bringing Toolbox for dealing with containers, a variety of input improvements, and continued enhancements around Lenovo laptop support on Linux.

Learn more about these changes coming to Fedora Workstation 34 via Christian Schaller's blog.
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