View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter - data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Technology
  2. Networks
January 16, 2013

Fedora Project releases latest version of open source operating system

Combines open source features, improved installation features and technological enhancements.

By CBR Staff Writer

Fedora Project, a Red Hat sponsored collaboration has released Fedora 18, the latest version of its free, open source operating system distribution.

The Fedora 18 combines open source features, installation experience and innovative technological enhancements into an operating system that can be used by anyone, Red Hat claimed.

Fedora project leader Robyn Bergeron said that the release is robust, yet flexible and brimming with diverse enhancements.

"From multiple desktops and cloud platforms, to numerous new features simplifying administration, to our brand-new installation experience, Fedora 18 reflects our passion for delivering the future, first," Bergeron said.

The operating system has user interface for installation procedure, a part of Anaconda has been completely re-written and robust options are made available for complex installations.

The GNOME desktop is installed with the updated 3.6 release, and the 4.9 version of KDE Plasma Workspaces.

The Fedora 18 includes many language and programming environment updates, with new versions of Python, Rails, D and Perl, Clojure tooling packages.

Content from our partners
Five key challenges facing the fashion industry
<strong>How to get the best of both worlds in the hybrid cloud</strong>
The key to good corporate cybersecurity is defence in depth

The System administrator features include the Samba 4, storage area network (SAN) and network-attached storage (NAS) management, the addition of System Storage Manager, oVirt Engine, the oVirt virtualization platform with its 3.1 release, and Eucalyptus.

Websites in our network
Select and enter your corporate email address Tech Monitor's research, insight and analysis examines the frontiers of digital transformation to help tech leaders navigate the future. Our Changelog newsletter delivers our best work to your inbox every week.
  • CIO
  • CTO
  • CISO
  • CSO
  • CFO
  • CDO
  • CEO
  • Architect Founder
  • MD
  • Director
  • Manager
  • Other
Visit our privacy policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications. Our services are intended for corporate subscribers and you warrant that the email address submitted is your corporate email address.
THANK YOU