autojump is a command line tool to move between the different parts of a filesystem more easily than with cd. Fedora 16 now includes version 15 of autojump.
Calcurse is a text-based calendar and activity scheduling application.
Also new to Fedora 16 it's ease. ease, a presentation system based on GNOME simple.
oo2gd is a complement to LibreOffice that allows importing office documents to Google Docs.
These and other novelties can be appreciated here.
Some of the most interesting news for System Administrators are:
Fedora 16 comes with the new kernel 3.1.0. Unlike the dramatic change in number, there are no dramatic changes in their characteristics.
Fedora 16 It takes advantage of several new technologies to improve the speed, safety and efficiency of the startup process.
GNU Grand Unified Bootloader (GRUB) receives a major update on Fedora 16. Anaconda allows you to set a password for GRUB during the installation. With the GRUB original, only the password was requested. With GRUB 2, the user's name is also requested. The user root can also be used.
SysVinit scripts ported to systemd
Fedora 15 saw the introduction of systemd, a new system and service manager for Linux. The integration of systemd continues in Verne, with many more SysV startup scripts converted to native systemd services files. The result is a faster, more efficient startup process and simpler service management.
Changes in UID range
Fedora 16 change the location policy of UID y GID: user accounts now start from value 1000 instead of the previous value 500. Upgrades from previous versions of Fedora will keep the configuration starting the user accounts from 500.