Coordinating the efforts across the many working groups is no small task, and serves as a testament to the talent and professionalism found within the Fedora community.
As we move into this Beta phase of the Fedora 27 release cycle, what can users expect?
This release is shipped with the latest rpm-ostree, now with support for base package overrides.
Cockpit is also updated to the latest version and includes support for Cockpit Dashboard installation on Atomic Host via RPM package layering. Frameworks, Plasma, KDE Applications, and all the other applications with independent release schedule have been updated, bringing fixes and improvements.
As testing progresses, common issues are tracked on the Common F27 Bugs page.The final release of Fedora 27 is expected in November.If you take the time to download and try out the Beta, you can check and make sure the things that are important to you are working.The system search now shows more results at once, including the system actions, and also the antiquated system tray has been removed to reduce visual clutter and confusion.The Topicons extension is available for use with any applications that have not yet updated.
Fedora, always in the path of innovation, will ship with the latest version of the GNU Compiler Collection, also known as GCC, bringing the latest language features and optimizations to users and to the software we build.