I know when I started using Fedora and Linux in general (c. Fedora Core 4) 64 bit was buggy and problematic for new and even some experienced users. Is that the case now? And how much has it improved?
on 10/22/2009 – Made popular on 10/22/2009
Dear Fedora fans, it's time to celebrate 10 years of Fedora Linux, as ten years ago, on September 23, 2003, Michael K. Johnson announced the birth of the Fedora Project, which produces the Fedora Linux operating system.
I have a generic question about Fedora. I recently switched to Debian stable because of problems with Ubuntu--too much stuff in their repository not working. My understanding of Fedora is that it is the cutting edge, with much of Fedora's work eventually ending up in other distros.
My components: processor : Intel Core 2 duo E7400
RAM : 4GB DDR3
Graphic card : ATI Radeon HD 4830
I downloaded two Fedora 17 versions from
The Fedora 17(x86_64) 64-bit and 32-bit(i686) version.
I burnt both image files to CDs.
Verify was successful.
Before that, I created Fedora virual machine on VirtualBox
Just after the delay announcement for Fedora 18, the leader of the Fedora project, Robyn Bergeron, has started the official voting for Fedora 19. The last couple of Fedora editions had some weird names, Beefy Miracle and Spherical Cow. It's understandable that the name for Fedora 19 could not possibly stray too far. “For ins... (read more)
I need to ask, why does a person come to fedora. or was fedora needed for something.
there are lots of linux versions out there, so i would like to know from users why you have chosen the fedora version over the others. if fedora is special in any way, i would love to hear about it.
Once upon a time in Fedora Core 1 through Fedora Core 3, updates were handled via a manual process involving emails to release engineering. Starting with Fedora Core 4, a private internal updating system that was available only to Red Hat employees. The modern world of Bodhi began in Fedora 7 at the same time that Fedora Core and Fedora extras were merged.
Fedora in general tends to have a more liberal update policy than Ubuntu and others when it comes to stable releases of software; new versions of the Linux kernel are shipped down to stable releases of Fedora, etc.
Fedora 20 features some of the latest and best of what the open source world has to offer. The Fedora 20 release coincides nicely with the 10th anniversary of Fedora. The first Fedora release (then called Fedora Core 1) came out on November 6, 2003.