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.
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.
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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)
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.