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Fedora 11 Leonidas Whats New!

Fedora 11 Leonidas has been released today (9th June 2009).

10 Reasons for you to Download it now

1) DNSSEC (DNS Security Extensions) – services protect against most of the threats to the Domain Name System

2) 20 sec Boot up time being the fastest in Major desktop Linux distributions

3) EXT4 As default file system which raises max file system size up to 1 Exabyte and max file size to 16 TB boosts computers overall speed

4) Xserver 1.6 = Better Graphics (however ctrl+alt+backspace combo is disabled by default)

5) RPM 4.7 reduces the memory consumption (of packaging process)

6) Much more responsive synaptic touchpad

7) Automatic Fonts & Mime Installer – Allows programs on the desktop to automatically install applications, fonts, multimedia capabilities, and clipart.

8)Fingerprint Readers – Support for finger print authentication on some devices.

9) Volume Control (Widget) – An awesome, flexible volume control.

10) MinGW Cross-compiler – Build and test Microsoft Windows programs directly from fedora without getting blue screens

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  1. June 15, 2009 at 1:06 pm

    nice list,,,but it would be nice to include presto in it…=)

    • djays
      June 15, 2009 at 3:32 pm

      Presto is a great feature however its not installed by default and has been in repos since fedora 9

      • June 16, 2009 at 4:19 am

        yup, but its one of the things that makes this release so good…

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