The team behind the popular GNU/Linux distribution Fedora have released a major update that brings a bunch of software updates, some new options, and optimizations.
The biggest change that desktop users will probably notice is that Fedora Workstation now ships with GNOME 3.32 as the default desktop environment, meaning you get new app icons, an updated visual style, better support for high-resolution displays (with support for 150% and 175% screen scaling, foe example), and improved frame rates.
But if you prefer using a different desktop environment, there are two new options: Pantheon and DeepinDE. You can also still opt to use KDE Plasma or Xfce. And there are “spins” of Fedora that come pre-configured with those desktop operating systems (as well as other options such as LXQT, LXDE, MATE, Cinnamon, and SOAS).
Fedora 30 also includes “flicker free boot,” which keeps the display from briefly turning off when you’re starting up a computer. And there are updates to GCC, PHP, Bash, and other software.
The Fedora team has also combined the Fedora Cloud and Server variants into a single Fedora Server edition.
Ibram X. Kendi's Stamped from the Beginning was one of the best books I read in 2018. Now you can listen to it for free …
Liliputing’s primary sources of revenue are advertising and affiliate links (if you click the “Shop” button at the top of the page and buy something on Amazon, for example, we’ll get a small commission).
But there are several ways you can support the site directly even if you’re using an ad blocker and hate online shopping.