Fedora is a community developed GNU/Linux distribution supported by Red Hat, Inc. It originated from Red Hat Linux and the addon community developed Fedora Linux repository for Red Hat Linux. When Red Hat Linux was discontinued and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the community project was absorbed into the new Fedora Project in 2003.

Fedora is now known as a cutting edge distribution that includes new Linux technologies developed by Red Hat and others and features current software. It is the only Linux distribution that uses Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) kernel module.

Estimated UsageFeb. 1, 2016, 6 p.m.:1200000
Inception YearNov. 15, 2003, 6 p.m.
CountryUnited States of America
Download Portalhttps://getfedora.org/
Documentation Portalhttps://docs.fedoraproject.org/
Development PortalNone
Distribution BaseIndependent/Original
Architectures32-bit PC (x86, IA-32) 64-bit ARM (AArch64) 64-bit PC (AMD64, Intel 64, x86_64)
Init Systemsystemd
C Standard LibraryGNU C Standard Library (glibc)
Distribution Default Package Format.rpm
Distribution Default Low Level Package Manager
Distribution Default Package Manager Database
Distribution Default CLI Binary Package Managerdnf
Distribution Default GUI Binary Package ManagerGNOME Software
Distribution Default CLI Source Package Manager
Distribution Default GUI Source Package Manager
Distribution Default Build System


LogoDistribution Edition ScreenshotEditionRelease TypeRelease FrequencyDistribution BaseDesktop Environment
Custom [Net Install]RegularBiannuallyIndependent/Original
Fedora KDE SpinRegularBiannuallyIndependent/OriginalPlasma

Reviewed Releases

LogoRelease ScreenshotRelease NameRelease VersionRelease Distribution EditionRelease DateReview Publication DateReview Title
None28WorkstationMay 1, 2018June 1, 2018, 6 p.m.Fedora 28 Workstation Review
None22Custom [Net Install]May 26, 2015July 15, 2015, 6 p.m.Fedora 22 Review
None32Fedora KDE SpinApril 28, 2020May 21, 2020, 8 p.m.Fedora 32 Review [KDE Spin]