Among the features that will be present in the final version of Fedora 11, we can notice improvements to the boot and shutdown processes, KDE (K Desktop Environment) 4.2, Python 2.6, TightVNC as the default VNC viewer client, DeviceKit, DNSSEC (DNS SECurity) to prove the authenticity and integrity of the DNS data, support for fingerprint readers enabled by default (as secondary authentication method), multi-seat support (multiple mice, keyboards and monitors can be connected at the same time on a single host system), more intuitive and easy-to-use volume control, cross-compiler for Windows application (allows users to build and test full-featured Windows applications directly from Fedora (Windows OS not required)) and many more to come.
The Fedora 11 (codename Leonidas) development will start in exactly three weeks from now, on February 2nd, and will conclude at the end of June or probably at the beginning of July 2009, with the final release. Make sure you check with our website, starting with February 2nd when the alpha will be released, as we will do a full coverage of the Fedora 11 development process. Until then, our computers should be invaded by the newly released Fedora 10 Linux distribution. Let's take a closer look now at the release schedule for Fedora 11:
· February 2nd, 2009 - Fedora 11 Alpha Release
· March 24th, 2009 - Fedora 11 Beta Release
· April 24th, 2009 - Fedora 11 Preview Release
· June 26th, 2009 - Fedora 11 Final Release
Incluirá: KDE 4.2, python 2.6, entre otros avances.