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Fedora 18 `Spherical Cow` Released

Fedora 18 “Spherical Cow” has been released today, featuring the latest stable GNOME 3.6 by default and a brand new installer UI.New installer UIFedora 18 introduces UEFI Secure Boot support so it can now be used on system shipped with Windows 8, as well as a new user interface for the installer (Anaconda), which is now easier to use for new users, while more advanced users can still access advanced settings:However, the new installer is not 100% complete so check out the known issues. For instance, I found it a bit confusing that after setting the “Installation Destination” hard disk but not changing the partitions, the “Please complete items marked with this icon before continuing to the next step” message at the bottom was still displayed for a few seconds.GNOME 3.6GNOME 3.6 (with GNOME Shell as the default “shell” interface) is used by default in Fedora 18: Nautilus, GNOME Contacts, Boxes, Documents, Totem (Videos), etc. are all there.Here are some Fedora 18 screenshots:For more about GNOME 3.6, see: GNOME 3.6 Released – See What’s NewCinnamon, MATE Desktop available in the repositoriesAlso, users who don’t like GNOME Shell can now use Cinnamon or MATE Desktop since both are available in the

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