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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
The final Fedora 17 beta has just been released. Fedora is Live CD distro, so you can boot it up on a CD or in a virtual machine to check it out before doing an install. I went with the default version that uses GNOME 3 for this Sneak Peek.
Here’s a brief look at some of what’s new in this release.
Linux kernel 3.3
GNOME 3.4 adds search capabilities in the activities overview. It also adds improved themes, as well as improvements in Documents and Contacts apps.