F16 talking points

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These are the Talking Points for the Fedora 16 release. For information on how these talking points were chosen, see Talking Points SOP. They are intended to help Ambassadors quickly present an overview of highlighted features when talking about the release.

The talking points are based in part on the features for this release. Any Fedora community member can introduce a feature, using our feature process.

Contents

For desktop users and everyone

Things of general interest to most people using Fedora.

GNOME 3.2 Feature

GNOME 3.2 feature

GNOME 3.2 is the next version of the GNOME desktop. GNOME 3.2 brings a new way to manage extensions. Along side Gnome 3.2 Fedora 16 Also includes GDM 3. This creates a flawless integration between your desktop experience and starting up your session.

Additional information is available at the Gnome 3 website.

GNOME 3 is a major rewrite of the GNOME desktop.


Feature

Feature link

Feature description.

Additional information is available at the .

Feature one line summary.

For administrators

Improvements that make system administrators' lives better.

GRUB2 Feature

GRUB2 feature

GRUB 2 has replaced what was formerly known as GRUB (i.e. version 0.9x), which has, in turn, become GRUB Legacy. Enhancements to GRUB are still being made, but the current released versions are quite usable for normal operation

Additional information is available at the Grub Website

GRUB2 Makes it easier to update the boot loader using a simple command


Feature

Feature link

Feature description.

Additional information is available at the .

Feature one line summary.

For developers

Innovations that make Fedora a great platform for software developers.


Perl 5.14 Feature

Perl 5.14 feature

Perl releases will be now every year and updates during year will be containing mainly bug fixes. The release 5.14.0 should be stable release, but 5.14.1 should contain bugfixes for issues introduced in 5.14.0.

Additional information is available at the [http:/perl.org/ Perl website].

Perl 5.14 brings a lot of changes. Details about them could be found at perl delta


Feature

Feature link

Feature description.

Additional information is available at the .

Feature one line summary.

Spins

A few highlighted Fedora Spins coming out with this release.

For the Official Fedora 16 Release Spins, see the Fedora 16 Release Spins link.