Fedora 17 KDE and GNOME 3 preview

Fedora 17 KDE Dolphin ROSA Theme

Fedora 17, code-named Beefy Miracle, was released yesterday for all to download and use. Aside for the main edition, which uses the GNOME 3 desktop environments, installation images for three main Spins were also released. These are for KDE, LXDE and Xfce.

Specialized Spins for Security, Scientific-KDE, Design-suite, SoaS, Games, Electronic-lab and Robotics were also released. It is very unlikely that I will review these, but there will be reviews of the main edition and KDE Spin. While the reviews are still being baked, here are a few screen shots from test installations of the main edition and KDE Spin for your viewing pleasure.

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The test installations from which these screen shots were taken were installed using the Live CD images of both editions. For the GNOME edition, this is what you are presented with after booting into the Live desktop. Like what you see in Ubuntu, but slightly more visually appealing.
Fedora 17 GNOME Live Install

And after installation, the login screen.
Fedora 17 GNOME Login

Activities overview.
Fedora 17 GNOME Activities

Authentication prompt during package installation.
Fedora 17 GNOME Install Prompt

Notification messages appearing atop the Panel-Docklet panel. Panel-Docklet was installed using this guide.
Fedora 17 GNOME Notification

Favorite icons from the Panel-Docklet box.
Fedora 17 GNOME Panel-Docklet

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Installed games plus a few other features.
Fedora 17 GNOME Applications

This ends the GNOME side. KDE screen shots follow.

The default KDE desktop.
Fedora 17 KDE Desktop

With the menu, the Kickoff menu.
Fedora 17 KDE Kickoff Menu

Telepathy.
Fedora 17 KDE Online Activity

Calligra is the installed office suite.
Fedora 17 KDE Calligra

A view from the KDE Plasma Netbook interface.
Fedora 17 KDE Plasma Netbook

Firewalld and firewall-applet are still not ready for production yet and are not installed, but this should be what you see in Fedora 18.
Fedora 17 KDE Firewalld-Applet

Dolphin with the ROSA theme icons. Much better than the default Oxygen theme icons.
Fedora 17 KDE Dolphin ROSA Theme

You may download installation ISO images for your platform here.

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