Fedora Linux 39 release

Fedora Linux 39 release

10.11.2023
Author: HostZealot Team
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A new version of Fedora Linux – Fedora Linux 39, was released on November the 7th 2023, including Server and Workstation builds.

The release includes a range of new features:

  • GNOME 45 desktop, which in turn has a bunch of new features;
  • Colored design of Bash command line interpreter;
  • Numerous package version updates;
  • Default-fonts meta packages facilitating the installation and updating of fonts;
  • Existing connection profiles in the ifcfg format are now automatically translated into keyfile-based format in NetworkManager;
  • sysctl vm.max_map_count default value increased from 65530 to 1048576 for better compatibility with Windows games;
  • Zstd is now the default algorithm for data compression in createrepo_c;
  • xorg-x11 packages are no longer shipped in Sericea and Swaly Spin editions;
  • Automatic system updates in Fedora Kinoite;
  • A more secure unified core rpm-ostree mode is now used for building Fedora Silverblue and Fedora Kinoite editions;
  • Passkeys enabled for users controlled through Active Directory, FreeIPA, or LDAP;
  • ESP (EFI System Partition) maximum size increased from 200 to 500 GB;
  • QGnomePlatform and Adwaita-qt design themes are no longer available;
  • Packages with the Aspell spelling checker are now considered obsolete in favor of hunspell and enchant2;
  • pam_console packages deleted;
  • fedora-repos-modular packages deleted from the basic installation.
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