The Fedora Project announces the second release of the Fedora Core 5 development cycle, available for the i386, x86_64, and PPC/PPC64 architectures. Notable Features of FC5 Test2: new logo; package selection within the installer has been reenabled; based on GCC 4.1 for performance and security; GNOME 2.13.4; Pirut (pronounced like a pirate): Package Installer, Remover, Updater Tool; includes pup, the Package Updater Program...."
It will be a day of remembrance - a day to reflect upon the many freedoms we enjoy. These freedoms are not to be taken lightly, nor taken for granted. Please take a moment to read about a man who had a dream for freedom: http://nobelprize.org/peace/laureates/1964/press.html For Fedora Core fans, we celebrate a different sort of freedom. A freedom of Open Source, and a freedom to enjoy the operating system of OUR choice, for we are proud to announce: Fedora Core 5 Test2 Now Available. The Fedora Project announces the second release of the Fedora Core 5 development cycle, available for the i386, x86_64, and PPC/PPC64 architectures. Beware that Test releases are recommended only for Linux experts/enthusiasts or for technology evaluation, as many parts are likely to be broken and the rate of change is rapid. http://fedora.redhat.com/About/schedule/ Test3 is scheduled for release February 13. This aggressive schedule makes vitally important your help in testing, reporting and suggesting fixes for bugs. Please direct bugs to http://bugzilla.redhat.com, Product Fedora Core, Version fc5test2. As always, be sure that your bug is not already fixed by updates and search for existing bugs before filing. Thanks to all in the Fedora Project who have contributed to this release. Your continued efforts are what makes Fedora possible. Downloads DVD, CD and network installation are available. Please read the Important Warnings below in this announcement for more details. http://torrent.fedoraproject.org/ The recommended method of download is via BitTorrent from this site. http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors.html HTTP, FTP, and RSYNC downloads are available from Fedora Project mirrors listed above. Note that not all mirrors may be synced at this time.
Notable Features of FC5 Test2.
Package selection within the installer has been reenabled.
Based on gcc4.1 for performance and security
Gnome 2.13.4 * Support for dmraid in the installer (motherboard based raid).
Pirut (pronounced like a pirate): Package Installer, Remover, Updater Tool. Includes pup, the Package Updater Program.
SELinux reference policy so that we can support binary policy modules.
Beagle, f-spot, and tomboy. Apps such as nautilus and firefox can use beagle for highly advanced searching and indexing.
1600+ Extras packages conveniently available via yum
JOnAS (and deps) removed and scheduled for inclusion within Fedora Extras.
You can download the torrent files.
|FC5-test2-binary-i386.torrent||Fedora Core 5 Test 2 binary CD iso images for i386.||3.0GB||2006-01-16|
|FC5-test2-src-i386.torrent||Fedora Core 5 Test 2 source CD iso images for i386.||2.5GB||2006-01-16|
|FC5-test2-DVD-i386.torrent||Fedora Core 5 Test 2 DVD images fo i386.||2.9GB||2006-01-16|
|FC5-test2-binary-x86_64.torrent||Fedora Core 5 Test 2 binary CD iso images for x86_64.||3.1GB||2006-01-16|
|FC5-test2-src-x86_64.torrent||Fedora Core 5 Test 2 source CD iso images for x86_64.||2.4GB||2006-01-16|
|FC5-test2-DVD-x86_64.torrent||Fedora Core 5 Test 2 DVD images fo x86_64.||3.1GB||2006-01-16|
|FC5-test2-binary-ppc.torrent||Fedora Core 5 Test 2 binary CD iso images for ppc.||3.4GB||2006-01-16|
|FC5-test2-src-ppc.torrent||Fedora Core 5 Test 2 source CD iso images for ppc.||2.4GB||2006-01-16|
|FC5-test2-DVD-ppc.torrent||Fedora Core 5 Test 2 DVD images fo ppc.||3.3GB||2006-01-16|
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