Developer - Community, Red Hat

Platform    - Desktop

OS Family - Linux

Fedora is a free and open source Linux operating system (or distribution) that has been developed by contributions from community members and Red Hat. Fedora was designed for personal computers and servers, and is currently available in three different editions, which are for Workstation (for personal computer), Server (for servers), and Atomic (for cloud computing). GNOME is currently the default desktop environment for the operating system, and the GNOME Shell is the default user interface. There are more other desktop environments supported in Fedora, such as Cinnamon, Xfce, and MATE. Like other Linux distributions, Fedora is bundled with many general software applications such as Firefox Browser, LibreOffice, Media Player etc.

Fedora is upstream for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the company Red Hat shares many new features and technologies with Fedora in its commercial software.

Features of Fedora

Some of the notable features of Fedora are:

  • All Linux Features.
  • Choose between several different desktop environments.
  • Support up to 13 months.
  • Security-Advanced Linux.
  • Live usb.
  • Free of cost.

Fedora Facts

  • Fedora is used as an upstream for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
  • More than one million users are using Fedora.

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