Fedora 17 Beta Codenamed "Beefy Miracle" Released

Fedora 17 Beta Codenamed "Beefy Miracle" Released 

After Fedora 16 codenamed "Verne" now the developers at Fedora Project announced the availability the next version of Fedora and that is Fedora 17 "Beta" code-named "Beefy Miracle". In this release you will get Linux kernel 3.3.0 along with enhanced security, Virtualization, cloud an many more. As per schedule the final version of Fedora 17 will be available on on 22 May this year.
The following are major features for Fedora 17:-
  • GNOME 3.4 and KDE 4.8
  • OpenStack, Eucalyptus, CloudStack and Open Nebula
  • ICC profiles for color printing and an improved gimp
  • Still more virtualization improvements
File Systems:-
Large filesystems -Fedora 17 will support file systems larger than 16 terabytes on the default file system (ext4). With the latest version of e2fsprogs, ext4 file systems can now be up to 100 TB.
Encrypted filesystems -Fedora 17 uses version 1.4.1 of the cryptsetup package, which removes deprecated API calls. In addittion, it supports placing LUKS headers on separate devices and the creation of shared, non-overlapping encrypted segments on a single device.
btrfs -btrfs is not available as a target file system during installation. This is a temporary situation and will be resolved in Fedora 18. btrfs is still available after installation.  
For detailed information and to know about the features in Fedora 17 Click Here 
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