Changes in alfa 18
- Terminals now use 256 Colors .
- Gnome version: 3.6. Gnome version 2, revert back options
- integration MATE desktop. For Students
- integration of Sugar learning environment.
- Fedora packaged Owncloud which brings to backup and sync your personal data.
- firewalld default firewall software, replacing iptables.
- Fedora will now discover printers and other mDNS devices.
- Also, a preview of next generation Yum packet manag
- final release of Samba 4 and possibility to join an Active Directory domain out of the box. .
- updated D environment, latest Fedora Haskell packages as well as the latest stack of Perl and Python.
official release notes : http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_18_Alpha_release_notes
preview page : http://fedoraproject.org/en/get-prerelease
schedule list : http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Releases/18/Schedule
Direct Downlod link ( 32bit PC) : Download fedora alfa 18
best way to test is install it inside vm because as known issue anaconda isntaller will format all your disk if you are not manually specifying .
The Anaconda installer for Fedora 18 Alpha will format the entire disk unless custom partitioning is selected. See Bugzilla: #855976.