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Work on beats has now moved to git at https://git.fedorahosted.org/cgit/docs/release-notes.git/. If you have changes or additions, please contact the docs team via #fedora-docs, docs@lists.fp.o, or with the fedora-release-notes BZ component.


Cinnamon Spin

The Cinnamon desktop version 2.6 is now available as a Spin for Fedora 23. Cinnamon is a modern desktop environment based on the GNOME Shell, with advanced features and a traditional and flexible user experience.

Updates and improvements in this release include:

  • Improved multi-monitor support
  • HTML5 and XScreenSaver support for animated screensavers
  • Panel management improvements
  • New inhibit applet to hide notifications and temporarily suspend power saving events
  • Redesigned system settings panel for improved usability
  • Accessibility improvements, including better support for ATK/Orca, magnifiers, and and a new On-Screen Keyboard applet


See the Cinnamon official website for more information on Cinnamon, and go to http://spins.fedoraproject.org to download the Spin.

Sugar

Originally started as part of the One Laptop per child initiative, Sugar is a desktop environment targeted for children ages 5 - 12 to provide learning and educational activities through rich media. Sugar is the core component of a worldwide effort to provide every child with the opportunity for a quality education.

This update to sugar 0.106 includes the following:

  • improved performance
  • updated activities
  • New social help for access to discussion forums and collaborative learning

See the SugarLabs release notes for more information on this sugar release.

GNOME / Workstation

Fedora 23 will feature the latest available version of Gnome - 3.18. More information on Gnome 3.18 can be found here: https://wiki.gnome.org/ThreePointSeventeen/ReleaseNotes