Fedora 32 has been released

Fedora 32 has just been released!

It is powered by the Linux Kernel 5.6 and you will find several big changes and improvements in terms of security, storages and system tools.

nftables replaces iptables

Fedora changes the default network filtering framework to nftables. This provides a single framework for both IPv4 and IPv6, as well as better processing. You can keep using the well known command line tools like iptables, ip6tables, ebtables and arptables as they are replaced by drop-in alternatives using nftables. To check whether you’re using the nftables try looking at the iptables –version command output:

 $ iptables --version 
iptables v1.8.4 (nf_tables)

Where the old version will say:

 $ iptables --version 
iptables v1.8.4 (legacy)

Python 3.8

Fedora 32 comes with Python 3.8 by default, but one more noticable change is that Python 2 is now completely removed from the distribution. As Python 2 went in the past in the beggining of this year, the removal of the package now becomes widespread throughout most distributions. If for reason you still need the Python 2 you can use the provided legacy package – python27.

PostgreSQL 12, PHP 7.4 and Django 3.0

These are just a few of the upgrades that come in by default with the Fedora 32. You’ll also find upgrades for Ruby, Golang, .NET Core, Haskell and more. There is also an upgrade for MariaDB up to version 10.4.

Release notes

You can find more details and the full release notes at: https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fedora/f32/release-notes/

We’re currently testing the new image and pretty soon you’ll be able to enjoy the Fedora 32 on CloudBalkan