1Fedora 23 Improves Security, Desktop and Cloud
The latest milestone release of Red Hat’s community Linux project debuts, providing the capability to bring a cloud image back down into a server image.
2Fedora 23 Comes in Workstation, Server and Cloud Flavors
As has been the case since Fedora 21, Fedora 23 is available as three distinct products: Fedora Workstation, Fedora Server and Fedora Cloud editions.
3GNOME 3.18 Desktop Debuts
On the Workstation side, the GNOME 3.18 open-source desktop makes its debut in Fedora 23. GNOME 3.18 improves performance and the overall stability of the desktop.
4Firefox 42 Is the Default Browser
Once again, Firefox is the default browser choice in Fedora 23, though users also can choose to install other browsers including Google Chrome.
5LibreOffice 5 Provides Desktop Suite
LibreOffice 5 is part of the Fedora 23 release, providing users with the Writer document, Calc spreadsheet, Impress presentation, Draw drawing, Math formula and Base database office suite applications.
6SSLv3 Support Removed
From a security perspective, Fedora 23 removes support for the SSL 3.0 protocol and the RC4 cipher, as both are currently considered to be exploitable.
7Linux 4.2 Kernel Is at the Core
Fedora 23 is powered by a new Linux 4.2 kernel. Linux creator Linus Torvalds first released the Linux 4.2 kernel on Aug. 30.
8Fedora 23 Brings the Cloud to Servers
The cloudtoserver tool in Fedora 23 Server enables server administrators to reclaim cloud images and bring them into a server deployment.