[Reviews]: Fedora 13 Gnome Review

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A lot of Things coming up with the new release Fedora 13 for improving the distribution itself, even extra package added, fixing many bugs reported by the users for many applications such as wine, printer problems with older fedora versions,… “, even more we will fully discuss it now.

Before we go any further let’s check the release Notes, Release announcement for fedora 13, and Download Options.

Release announcement Release Notes

Download Fedora 13: you will find a lot of download options there for Gnome, KDE, LXDE, XFCE Desktops for 32 bit or 64 bit processors

We already make listed the main enhancement and what’s new with fedora 13

Using it as a live session on Virtual machine “sun virtualbox” with this hardware specifications

  • Single core processor 2.1 Ghz
  • 384 MB of RAM
  • 12 MB of video memory

Booting time and loading time to login screen take a while but not that long with this hardware specifications, expecting to get better booting time to get to the login screen.

Looks really good some upgrades added to gnome 2.30 integrated with fedora 13, some changing for time and date menu for better navigation.

Printer manager new upgraded added to fedora 13 to auto identify the printer type and installing the suitable driver for it, that’s solved a lot reported problem with printers for many users.

Pino new integrated package for social media to be able to connect with social media like Twitter, identi.ca and more but you will need to know the API for this social media to be able to use it on pino, remembering me with Gwibber social media application for ubuntu now. But gwibber much more better than pino so far. waiting for more upgrades.

Supporting IPhone and IPod now available to be able to auto sync up with your device to control you music and multimedia libraries.

will be reviewing other desktops for fedora soon.

That’s it for now.

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