eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Fedora Core 6

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Fedora Core 6

On our ThinkPad T41 test notebook, eye-candy effects such as window-border translucency and an OS X Expos--like window arranger were easy to enable and didnt require a separate closed-source driver.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Fedora Core 6 - Kickstart

We used Fedoras Kickstart tool to create a template for one of our test Xen virtual machines.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Fedora Core 6 - Pirut

We noticed a speed boost in Pirut, Fedoras built-in graphical software installer.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Fedora Core 6 - Print Dialog

Fedora Core 6 comes with an updated tool for installing printers, which eased setup for networked printers.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Fedora Core 6 - SELinux Troubleshooter

Security-Enhanced Linux offers an estimable security boost, but it doesnt do any good if it is disabled by users who are fed up with mysterious policy conflicts. The new troubleshooter tool is great for tracing SELinux-based software conflicts.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Fedora Core 6 - Package Updater

Fedoras software package updater, Pup, now includes a taskbar-based notifier applet.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Fedora Core 6 - Virsh

FC6s command line Xen management tool, Virsh, is handy for remote management of Fedora Xen installations.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Fedora Core 6 - Virt-Manager

Fedoras new graphical client for managing Xen virtual machines looks impressive, but needs more work.

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