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Fedora 11 Accepted Features

These features have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 11 Release.


% Complete Name Summary Updated
10% 20 Second Startup Make Fedora boot and shut down faster. The goal is to be at the login screen in 20 seconds and then to be as fast as possible after the login (gnome-session). 2009-01-28
50% Archer Archer is a gdb development branch focusing on better C++ support. It also includes Python scripting capabilities. 2009-01-16
0% Supported Architectures Change supported architectures and default installed kernels. 2009-01-28
77% Automatic Fonts & Mime Installer Allows programs on the desktop to automatically install applications, fonts, multimedia codecs and clipart 2009-02-05
65% ControlGroups Configuration and use of cgroups 2009-02-19
10% CrashCatcher Help non-power users with bug reporting, making it as easy as a few mouse clicks. 2009-01-20
99% Cups PolicyKit Integration Use PolicyKit to define policies for accessing the cups functionality. 2009-02-13
30% DebuginfoFS A read-only, internet-mountable filesystem that provides debuginfo packages for use with a debugger. 2009-01-28
80% DeviceKit A simple system service to manage devices designed to partially replace hal and overcome some of its design limitations. 2009-02-18
80% DNS Security DNSSEC (DNS SECurity) is mechanism which can prove integrity and authenticity of DNS data. 2009-01-18
0% Empathy Set Empathy as the default Instant Messaging client. 2009-02-04
90% ext4 Default file system Make ext4 the default file system type. 2009-01-12
99 % Fingerprint Make fingerprint readers easy to use as secondary authentication. 2009-01-26
95% FireFox 3.1 Upgrade Firefox to the latest release in the Mozilla 1.9.1 series (Firefox 3.1). 2009-01-08
70% gcc 4.4 Switch GCC in Fedora 11 to 4.4.x Rebuild all packages with gcc 4.4.x 2009-01-26
90% GFS2 A cluster filesystem allowing simultaneous access to shared storage from multiple nodes and designed for SAN environment. 2009-02-04
91% Gnome 2.26 Rebase to Gnome 2.26 2009-02-19
60% IBus A new default input method framework under active development which is designed to overcome the limitations of SCIM. 2009-01-19
100% K12Linux Linux Terminal Server Project ( was integrated into Fedora 10, in a convenient LiveUSB or DVD media installer. Now updated for Fedora 11. 2009-02-05
60% KDE4.2 Rebase to KDE 4.2 and KOffice 2, and offer new features such as PolicyKit-KDE, NetworkManager plasma applet etc. 2009-02-19
60% KVM PCI Device Assignment Assign PCI devices from your KVM host machine to guest virtual machines. 2009-01-21
25% liblvm A userspace API for LVM


10% Multiseat Make it simple to configure a system for multiseat operation, where two or more users each have their own keyboard, monitor, and mouse, and can work independently of each other. 2009-01-28
100% NetBeans 6.5 Re-base to NetBeans 6.5 2009-01-26
50% NewTextUI A simplified and easier to maintain Text UI installer for Anaconda. Text mode is now the truly minimal install experience that a lot of people have requested. 2009-02-04
75% Nouveau as Default Make Nouveau the default driver for NVIDIA graphics chipsets 2009-02-18
70% OpenChange Natively access Microsoft Exchange using OpenChange. 2009-02-05
15% Power Management Improve the current state of power management, especially in regard to userland. 2009-02-05
95% Presto The presto plugin for yum adds support for downloading deltarpms and using them to generate new packages. 2009-01-28
85% Python 2.6 Include Python 2.6 in Fedora. 2009-01-18
25% System Security Services Daemon Provides a set of daemons to manage access to remote directories and authentication mechanisms. 2009-01-19
15% Stronger Hashes Support hashes stronger than MD5 and SHA-1 2009-02-17
5% Systemtap Static Probes Add event tracking to Systemtap for programs when they have static probes inserted. 2009-01-22
95% TightVNC Make TightVNC the default VNC client in Fedora. 2009-01-21
92% VolumeControl Make volume control intuitive and easy to use. 2009-02-13
82% Windows Cross-compiler Build and test full-featured Windows programs, from the comfort of the Fedora system, without needing to use Windows. 2009-02-24
75% Xfce4.6 Update Xfce to the upstream 4.6 release with many new improvements and features. 2009-01-19

Proposed Features

Feature Process

  • The process for adding, proposing, and accepting new features into Fedora is on the Feature Process page.

Fedora 11 Release Schedule