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Fedora 15 Released 171

Posted by Unknown Lamer
from the ooo-shiny-new-features dept.
halfline writes "Fedora 15 was released today. It features GNOME 3 (with its substantially redone UI) and the systemd init system by default." The release also brings the latest KDE and XFCE versions, improved Btrfs support, amd a switch from OpenOffice.org to LibreOffice. Installation images are available from the usual sources.
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Fedora 15 Released

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  • Gnome 3 Shell (Score:5, Insightful)

    by HRbnjR (12398) <chris@hubick.com> on Tuesday May 24, 2011 @04:00PM (#36231826) Homepage

    After half an hour with the Gnome 3 Shell I *really* want my old desktop back :(

    My initial impression is that all fundamental tasks, like launching apps, switching apps, switching desktops, etc, all take far more motions and/or clicks to accomplish than before. It appears as though all my app launchers have been pulled from their organized menus and dumped in a big messy pile I have to search through. And it doesn't look like I can customize the layout like I could before.

    Maybe it will grow on me, maybe I will learn and adapt (I'm trying to give the Gnome dev's the benefit of the doubt here), but as it stands after my initial half an hour, I *hate* it, and I don't think I'm going to be nearly alone?

  • by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday May 24, 2011 @04:29PM (#36232124)

    Hi, I'm here from the Hurd anti-defamation league, and wanted to point out that while progress is slow, it's actually doing pretty well.

    It's doing so well, in fact, it's *almost* ready for noobs like yourself to try:

    http://www.archhurd.org/news/19/ [archhurd.org]

No amount of careful planning will ever replace dumb luck.

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