October 22, 2009

A Few Of Fedora 12's Coming Features

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October 22, 2009, 4:18 pm

Fedora 12's public beta is now out -- what timing, right? -- and while a cursory glance at the feature list as a whole doesn't sport anything revolutionary, there's more than a few goodies worth singling out.

Right at the top of the list is the one tool I hope I don't have to use, but which I'm glad is included: Abrt 1.0, Fedora's bug reporting tool -- the instructions for which include a way to simulate a crash for the sake of testing to see if it works. Thing is, Abrt nominally only fires when a program crashes -- it's not for submitting feature requests or reports about "paper cuts", something Ubuntu started doing which I hope gains wider acceptance amongst Linux distros in general...

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