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Fedora 26 to bring GNOME 3.24 desktop environment

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Fedora 26

The Fedora project has released features list of upcoming Fedora 26. This new version will be shipped with GNOME 3.24 desktop environment.

Fedora mailing list is full of the proposals for system-wide changes in the forthcoming release. All new Fedora releases are shipped with latest GNOME version. Therefore, GNOME 3.24 is debuting on Fedora 26. This desktop environment is scheduled to be published in March.

The new GNOME build brings numerous features and visual changes. There is an improved control centre with updated user accounts, printer settings panel and online accounts. Also, the desktop environment comes with a provision for sharing framework and photo import feature. A new panel to save passwords for key applications is also provided with the latest GNOME.

In addition to the updated GNOME desktop environment, Fedora 26 would ownCloud integration within the pre-installed Music app. The user interface of the Epiphany web browser is also due to receive visual changes. Additionally, the new Fedora version will let you browser files as root with Nautilus.

LVM RAID implementation

Fedora 26 would also bring Anaconda LVM RAID implementation to help you create LVM (Logical Volume Management) RAID volumes while installing the OS. Likewise, another proposal suggests the use of KCM (Kerberos credential cache) by default. KCM can be of great help for using containerised environment.

The open source Fedora project is supposed to roll out Fedora 26 on June 6. It would be the first Fedora version to include OpenSSL 1.1.0 along with new cryptographic algorithms and some major system improvements.