Some Of The Changes To Be Found In Next Week's Fedora 23 Alpha Release
Written by Michael Larabel in Fedora on 8 August 2015 at 10:30 AM EDT. 19 Comments
Fedora 23 Alpha is coming next week. Here's a look at some of the new features to find with Fedora 23.

At Phoronix we have written dozens of articles about Fedora 23. Here's a quick look at some of the highlights.

- Python 3 will be used by default in place of Python 2.

- SSLv3 and RC4 will be disabled by default.

- Unicode 8.0 support.

- Some of the big package upgrades like Mono 4 and Perl 5.22. There will also be the latest Linux kernel, Mesa, and many other package updates.

- Fedora Atomic Host spins will come out every two weeks now to keep updated.

- Fedup is being redesigned and will utilize DNF system upgrades.

- Fedora 23 will feature a Cinnamon desktop spin.

- System firmware updates will be easy on UEFI v2.5+ systems.

See our past articles for more back information. There's also the Fedora 23 change-set listing on this Wiki page.
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