The Fedora Project announced today the immediate availability of the beta release of the upcoming Fedora 30 Linux operating system, which comes with major enhancements and new features.
After being in development for the past three months, Fedora 30 Beta is here to give the Fedora Linux community a glimpse to the new features and changes implemented so far, which will be available in the final release later this spring. It comes with the latest GNOME 3.32 desktop environment, the Linux 5.0 kernel series, and performance improvements to the DNF package manager.
“All dnf repository metadata for Fedora 30 Beta is compressed with the zchunk format in addition to xz or gzip. zchunk is a new compression format designed to allow for highly efficient deltas,” explains Ben Cotton. “When Fedora’s metadata is compressed using zchunk, dnf will download only the differences between any earlier co… (read more)
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