Chapeau 20 Features

Chapeau is Fedora remix that brings added functionality and usefulness to Fedora ‘out of the box’.

Main Features

  • Derived from Fedora 20
  • Gnome 3.10 desktop environment
  • LibreOffice
  • Dropbox integration
  • PlayOnLinux & Wine
  • Media codecs & DVD playback support
  • Steam
  • VLC (replaces Totem)
  • Adobe Flash plugin support
  • Pharlap (proprietory driver helper application from the Korora project)
  • RPMFusion software sources preconfigured
  • Gnome Boxes
  • KVM virtualisation ready to go
  • Built-in support for 7zip & RAR archives
  • Broadcom chipset support
  • Built-in support for syncing Garmin GPS devices with Garmin Connect

Audio

  • Rhythmbox
  • Gnome Music
  • Sound Recorder
  • Sound Converter
  • Sound Juicer
  • Free & non-free codecs preinstalled

Video

  • VLC
  • Openshot Video editor
  • DVD playback support preinstalled
  • Libbluray preinstalled
  • Free & non-free codecs preinstalled

Photography

  • Shotwell
  • Darktable
  • UFRaw
  • GIMP

Gnome Enhancements

  • Tighter default font scaling factor, comparable with Mac OSX font scaling.
  • ‘Caffeine’ Gnome extension quickly toggles Gnome’s screensaver & power saving features
  • MPRIS media player integration into Gnome 3
  • Bijiben note taking application (replacing Gnote)
  • ‘Log out’ option always shown
  • Nautilus – ‘List view’ by default
  • Nautilus – ‘Send to’ context options enabled
  • Nautilus – ‘Open in terminal’ context option enabled
  • Nautilus – ‘Delete’ context option enabled
  • Laptops & trackpads – ‘Tap-to-click’ enabled by default
  • Brasero – ‘File checksum’ & ‘Image checksum’ plugins disabled by default
  • Rhythmbox – Gapless playback enabled
  • Rhythmbox – Real-time library monitoring enabled
  • Shotwell – Default external editor is GIMP
  • Gnome Tweak Tool preinstalled
  • Gconf & Dconf editor tools preinstalled

System Tools

  • Gnome Software
  • Yumex
  • Gnome Disks
  • Gparted
  • Clam Antivirus (usable from the live image)
  • parted
  • screen
  • tmux
  • testdisk
  • chntpw
  • htop
  • iotop
  • iftop
  • powertop
  • stress
  • alsamixer
  • LiveUSB Creator
  • fedup
  • nrg2iso

Virtualisation

  • Qemu & KVM
  • Gnome Boxes
  • VirtualBox software source preconfigured for convenience (Virtualbox not preinstalled, KVM is faster)

Core

Core packages to ease the installation of new kernel modules;

  • kernel-devel
  • kernel-headers
  • gcc
  • dkms
  • akmod