Sunday, October 9, 2011

Fedora 16 Beta

Dennis Gilmore has announced the availability of the beta release of Fedora 16: "We are proud to announce the availability of the beta release of Fedora 16. It includes a variety of features both over and under the hood that show off the power and flexibility of the advancing state of free software. Examples include: system boot - Fedora 16 introduces GRUB 2, the long-awaited next-generation boot-loader for Linux; services management - this release features better integration of Systemd via conversion to native Systemd services from legacy init scripts in many software components; desktop updates - the two major desktop environments have been updated to the latest releases." Read the rest of the release announcement for more details. Download (torrents): Fedora-16-Beta-i686-Live-Desktop.iso (581MB, SHA256, torrent), Fedora-16-Beta-i686-Live-KDE.iso (670MB, SHA256, torrent), Fedora-16-Beta-x86_64-Live-Desktop.iso (582MB, SHA256, torrent), Fedora-16-Beta-x86_64-Live-KDE.iso (670MB, SHA256, torrent).