1On Heels of IBM Deal, Red Hat Boosts Community Linux With Fedora 29
Red Hat has been one busy company. On Oct. 28 the Linux vendor announced it was being acquired by IBM in a massive $34 billion deal. A day later, on Oct. 29, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6, a new release of the company’s flagship platform, was announced. Red Hat’s community Fedora Linux project also has been busy, releasing Fedora 29 on Oct. 29 as well. Fedora 29 provides users with an improved experience across the desktop, server and cloud. Among the new items in Fedora 29 is the Silverblue edition for container use cases. In this slide show, eWEEK looks at some of the highlights of the Fedora 29 release.
2Fedora 29 Gets a New Look
3GNOME 3.30 Is the Default Desktop
4Improved Memory Usage
5Automatic Software Updates
At the core of Fedora 29 is a Linux 4.18 kernel. The Linux 4.18 kernel was released on Aug. 12 by Linux creator Linus Torvalds.