The Fedora 28 beta is now available with many new features

Fedora 28

Yesterday the immediate availability of the Fedora 28 beta, the next version of this magnificent Linux distribution.

Initially expected for the end of March, Fedora 28 Beta is now available for public testing, bringing with it many of the latest versions of free software and GNU / Linux tools, among which we can mention the GNOME 3.28 environment and a new modular repository for Fedora 28. Server.

What's New in Fedora 28


Fedora's modularity initiative promises that sysadmins they can run multiple versions of the same software on the same machine without compromising its stability or performance. Additionally, Fedora 28 Server supports AArch64 (ARM 64) architecture as the primary architecture.

“Instead of a separate modular operating system, we have added a modular repository alongside the common repository. With the Fedora Server edition the modular repository will be available immediately. You will have access to some modules today and more will arrive in the official release of Fedora 28, ”says Eduard Lucena, member of the development team.

Another novelty worth mentioning is the inclusion of the latest compiler collection (GCC) 8, the GNU C 2.27 library, Golang 1.10, Ruby 2.5, Kubernetes 1.9 and of course, It runs under Linux Kernel 4.15.

Fedora 28 Beta is available with the environments GNOME, KDE, Xfce, LXDE, LXQt, MATE, Cinnamon and SoaS, Atomic Host and ARM editions for Raspberry Pi 2 and Raspberry Pi 3.

You can download Fedora 28 Beta right now if you go to the official page, however, you must remember that this is a version published specifically for testing and should not be used in a work environment. Fedora 28 Final is expected to be released early next month.


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