Fedora 37 and New Features

Has Fedora 37 already been released? Indeed it has and while the 6 month schedule of Fedora releases has been generally reliable, time seems to really fly these days. It almost seems like yesterday when Fedora 32 was released, right? I know, they grow up so fast don’t they?

Fedora 37 New Features

Here’s a brief overview of some new features that you can expect to find in Fedora 37:

  1. Improved performance and boot time: Fedora 37 has made various optimizations to improve the overall performance of the system, including faster boot times.
  2. GNOME 40: Fedora 37 includes the latest version of the GNOME desktop environment, GNOME 40, which offers a modern, user-friendly interface, better accessibility, and improved support for HiDPI displays.
  3. Enhanced container support: Fedora 37 features updated versions of popular container tools such as Podman and Buildah, allowing for easier management and deployment of containers.
  4. Up-to-date hardware support: Fedora 37 includes updated drivers and improved hardware support, making it compatible with the latest hardware releases.
  5. Improved privacy protection: With privacy being an ever important concern, Fedora 37 offers stronger default encryption settings and better integration with privacy-focused applications, helping to better protect user data and privacy.
  6. Latest version of Python 3.9: Fedora 37 includes the latest version of the Python programming language, which itself offers various new features and improvements.
  7. Updates to GCC 10 compiler: Fedora 37 includes the latest version of the GCC compiler, offering improved performance and new features for developers.
  8. New software management and installation tools: Fedora 37 includes updated tools for managing and installing software, making it easier to maintain and update your system.
  9. Support for the latest ARM hardware architectures: Fedora 37 includes support for the latest ARM hardware architectures, making it a suitable choice for a wide range of ARM-based devices such as Raspberry Pi and so many more.
  10. Improved accessibility features: Fedora 37 offers improved accessibility features, including screen reader support, making it easier for people with disabilities to use the operating system.
  11. Kernel 6.0: How can we take new features without mentioning kernel 6.0? Suffice to say that this is a major update on the kernel side of things and while kernel 6.0 promises better power management, new improvements in the kernel will be mostly transparent to the general user. Want to know more? You can freely go down the kernel rabbit hole.

Of course, these are just brief overviews of some of the features included in Fedora Linux 37. For a more complete and in-depth understanding, head on over to official Fedora website and check out the release notes.


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