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Fedora 16 Delayed by Two Weeks Too

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openSUSE isn't the only one working to overcome the challenges associated with developing a modern but stable operating system. Distinguished Fedora code monkey (I think that's the title he prefers) Adam Williamson recently blogged about the issues delaying release and it appears their hurdles may be a bit higher than openSUSE's.

In his blog post referencing Wednesday's Go/NoGo meeting, Williamson detailed some of the bugs causing another slip in the Fedora 16 release schedule.

The most important blockers:

* 738803 - SELinux denial(s) prevent(s) gnome-shell from starting on F16 Beta RC1. Fixed on September 23 with the submission of selinux-policy-3.10.0-32.fc16.

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F 16 Beta RC

So it’s been a long hard slog – see this mini-essay for some details – but we finally have second release candidate for the Fedora 16 Beta. (Yes, you read that right, a release candidate for a Beta: this is not mass-market stuff). If you want to help us ensure the Beta release goes out on time (well, only a week late…), you can download the candidate images and do some of the validation tests:

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