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DistroWatch.com: Fedora

Fedora

Last Update: 2017-12-10 07:20 UTC


Fedora (formerly Fedora Core) is a Linux distribution developed by the community-supported Fedora Project and owned by Red Hat. Fedora contains software distributed under a free and open-source license and aims to be on the leading edge of such technologies. Fedora has a reputation for focusing on innovation, integrating new technologies early on and working closely with upstream Linux communities. The default desktop in Fedora is the GNOME desktop environment and the default interface is the GNOME Shell. Other desktop environments, including KDE, Xfce, LXDE, MATE and Cinnamon, are available. Fedora Project also distributes custom variations of Fedora called Fedora spins. These are built with specific sets of software packages, offering alternative desktop environments or targeting specific interests such as gaming, security, design, scientific computing and robotics.

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Fedora Summary
Distribution Fedora Project
Home Page https://getfedora.org/
Mailing Lists http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Communicate
User Forums Fedora Forum
Alternative User Forums LinuxQuestions.org
Documentation http://docs.fedoraproject.org/
http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs
Screenshots https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Category:Screenshots_libraryDistroWatch Gallery
Screencasts
Download Mirrors https://getfedora.org/
https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mirrormanager/mirrors
http://torrent.fedoraproject.org/
Bug Tracker https://bugzilla.redhat.com/
Related Websites Fedora MagazineFedora UnityRemi's RPM RepositoryRPM FusionRPM SearchATrpmsWikipediaFedora Czech RepublicFedora FranceFedora GermanyFedora HungaryFedora IndonesiaFedora ItalyFedora SpainFedora Poland
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Feature rawhide 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20
heisenbug
19
schrodingers
18
spherical
17
beefy
16
verne
15
lovelock
14
laughlin
13
goddard
12
constantine
11
leonidas
10
cambridge
9
sulphur
8
werewolf
7
moonshine
6
zod
5
bordeaux
4
stentz
3
heidelberg
2
tettnang
1
yarrow
Feature
Release Date 2017-12-10 2017-11-14 2017-07-11 2016-11-22 2016-06-21 2015-11-03 2015-05-26 2014-12-09 2013-12-17 2013-07-02 2013-01-15 2012-05-29 2011-11-08 2011-05-24 2010-11-02 2010-05-25 2009-11-17 2009-06-09 2008-11-25 2008-05-13 2007-11-08 2007-05-31 2006-10-24 2006-03-20 2005-06-13 2004-11-08 2004-05-18 2003-11-05 Release Date
End Of Life       2017-12 2017-08 2016-12 2016-07 2015-12 2015-06 2015-01                                     End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB)   500-2400 500-2300                                                   Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Installation
Default Desktop GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME Default Desktop
Package Management RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) Package Management
Release Model Rolling Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite Calligra, GOffice, LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice Calligra, GOffice, LibreOffice Calligra, GOffice, LibreOffice Calligra, GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice, LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o KOffice, OO.o Office Suite
Processor Architecture armhfp, x86_64 armhfp, x86_64 armhfp, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 i686, ppc, ppc64, s390x, x86_64 arm, i686, ppc, ppc64, s390x, x86_64 arm, i686, powerpc, s390x, ppc64, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 Processor Architecture
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV Init Software
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, XFS ext3, XFS ext3, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Multilingual
Asian Language Support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, jp, kr, zh_TW Asian Language Support
Full Package List rawhide 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Full Package List
Package rawhide 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20
heisenbug
19
schrodingers
18
spherical
17
beefy
16
verne
15
lovelock
14
laughlin
13
goddard
12
constantine
11
leonidas
10
cambridge
9
sulphur
8
werewolf
7
moonshine
6
zod
5
bordeaux
4
stentz
3
heidelberg
2
tettnang
1
yarrow
Package
abiword (3.0.2) 3.0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.0.0 2.8.6 2.8.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.0.11 2.0.5 2.0.1 abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.5) 1.1.5 1.1.4.1 1.1.4.1 1.1.1 1.1.1 1.0.29 1.0.29 1.0.28 1.0.27.2 1.0.27.1 1.0.26 1.0.25 1.0.24 1.0.24 1.0.23 1.0.23 1.0.21 1.0.20 1.0.18 1.0.16 1.0.15 1.0.14rc3 1.0.12 1.0.11rc2 1.0.9rc4 1.0.6 1.0.3a -- alsa-lib (1.1.5)
ati-driver (16.40) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ati-driver (16.40)
bash (4.4.12) 4.4 4.4.12 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.05b 2.05b bash (4.4.12)
bind (9.11.2) 9.11.1 -- 9.11.1 9.10.4-P3 9.10.4-P1 9.10.3 -- 9.9.6 -- -- 9.9.2-P1 9.9.0 9.8.1 9.8.0-P1 9.7.2-P2 9.7.0-P1 9.6.1-P1 9.6.1b1 9.5.1b2 9.5.0b2 9.5.0a6 9.4.0 9.3.2 9.3.2 9.3.1 9.2.4 9.2.3 9.2.2-P3 bind (9.11.2)
chromium (63.0.3239.84) 62.0.3202.89 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chromium (63.0.3239.84)
cups (2.2.6) 2.2.6 2.2.4 2.2.2 2.2.0 2.1.3 2.1.0 2.0.2 1.7.5 1.7.0 1.6.2 1.5.4 1.5.2 1.5.0 1.4.6 1.4.4 1.4.3 1.4.1 1.4.0b2 1.3.9 1.3.7 1.3.3 1.2.10 1.2.4 1.1.23 1.1.23 1.1.22 1.1.20 1.1.19 cups (2.2.6)
dhcp (4.3.6) 4.3.6 4.3.6 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.4 4.3.3 4.3.2 4.3.1 4.2.5 4.2.5 4.2.4-P2 4.2.4rc1 4.2.3 4.2.1-P1 4.2.0 4.1.1 4.1.0p1 4.1.0 4.0.0 4.0.0 3.0.6 3.0.5 3.0.4 3.0.3 3.0.2 3.0.1 3.0.1rc12 3.0pl2 dhcp (4.3.6)
e2fsprogs (1.43.7) 1.43.7 1.43.5 1.43.4 1.42.13 1.42.13 1.42.13 1.42.12 1.42.11 1.42.8 1.42.7 1.42.5 1.42 1.41.14 1.41.14 1.41.12 1.41.10 1.41.9 1.41.4 1.41.3 1.40.8 1.40.2 1.39 1.39 1.38 1.37 1.35 1.35 1.34 e2fsprogs (1.43.7)
firefox (57.0.2) 57.0 57.0 54.0 49.0 47.0 41.0.1 38.0.1 33.1 25.0 21.0 17.0.1 12.0 7.0.1 4.0.1 3.6.10 3.6.3 3.5.4 3.5beta4 3.0.4 3.0b5 2.0.0.8 2.0.0.3 1.5.0.7 1.5.0.1 1.0.4 0.10.1 -- -- firefox (57.0.2)
freetype (2.8.1) 2.8 2.8 2.7.1 2.6.5 2.6.3 2.6.0 2.5.5 2.5.3 2.5.0 2.4.11 2.4.10 2.4.8 2.4.6 2.4.4 2.4.2 2.3.11 2.3.9 2.3.9 2.3.7 2.3.5 2.3.5 2.3.4 2.2.1 2.1.10 2.1.9 2.1.9 2.1.7 2.1.4 freetype (2.8.1)
gcc (7.2.0) 7.2.1 -- 7.1.1 6.2.1 6.1.1 -- -- 4.9.2 4.8.2 4.8.1 4.7.2 4.7.0 4.6.2 4.6.0 4.5.1 4.4.4 4.4.2 4.4.0 4.3.2 4.3.0 4.1.2 4.1.2 4.1.1 4.1.0 4.0.0 3.4.2 3.3.3 3.3.2 gcc (7.2.0)
gimp (2.8.22) 2.8.22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.8.8 2.8.4 2.8.2 2.8.0rc1 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.8 2.6.7 2.6.6 2.6.2 2.4.5 2.4.0rc3 2.2.14 2.2.13 2.2.10 2.2.7 2.0.5 2.0.1 1.2.5 gimp (2.8.22)
glibc (2.26) 2.26.9000 2.26 2.25 2.24 2.23.1 2.22 2.21 2.20 2.18 2.17 2.16.0 2.15 2.14.90 2.13.90 2.12.90 2.12 2.11 2.10.1 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3.5 2.3.3 2.3.3 2.3.2 glibc (2.26)
gnome-shell (3.26.2) 3.27.1 3.26.1 3.24.2 3.22.1 3.20.2 3.18.1 3.16.2 3.14.2 3.10.2.1 3.8.3 3.6.2 3.4.1 3.2.1 3.0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.26.2)
gnucash (2.6.18-1) 2.6.18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.0.1 1.8.12 1.8.11 1.8.9 1.8.9 1.8.7 gnucash (2.6.18-1)
gnumeric (1.12.37) 1.12.36 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1.12.8 1.12.2 1.11.90 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1.2.13 1.2.8 1.2.1 gnumeric (1.12.37)
grub (2.02) -- 2.02 2.02beta 2.02beta 2.02beta 2.02beta 2.02beta 2.02beta 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.0beta4 1.99 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.95 0.95 0.94 0.93 grub (2.02)
gtk+ (3.22.26) 3.22.26 3.22.24 3.22.16 3.22.2 3.20.6 3.18.2 3.16.3 3.14.5 3.10.4 3.8.2 3.6.2 3.4.3 3.2.1 3.0.9 2.22.0 2.20.1 2.18.3 2.16.1 2.14.4 2.12.9 2.12.1 2.10.11 2.10.4 2.8.15 2.6.7 2.4.13 2.4.0 2.2.4 gtk+ (3.22.26)
httpd (2.4.29) 2.4.29 2.4.28 2.4.25 2.4.23 2.4.18 2.4.16 2.4.12 2.4.10 2.4.6 2.4.4 2.4.3 2.2.22 2.2.21 2.2.17 2.2.16 2.2.15 2.2.13 2.2.11 2.2.10 2.2.8 2.2.6 2.2.4 2.2.3 2.2.0 2.0.54 2.0.52 2.0.49 2.0.47 httpd (2.4.29)
inkscape (0.92.2) 0.92.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.48.4 0.48.4 0.48.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.2)
k3b (17.08.3) 17.08.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.1 1.91.0 1.0.5 1.0.5 1.0.5 1.0.4 -- -- 0.12.15 0.12.10 0.11.23 0.11.14 0.11.9 -- k3b (17.08.3)
kmod (24) 24 24 24 23 22 21 20 18 15 13 10 7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (24)
libgnome (2.32.1) 2.32.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.0 2.30.0 2.28.0 2.26.0 2.24.1 2.22.0 2.20.1 2.18.0 2.16.0 2.14.0 2.10.0 2.8.0 2.6.0 2.4.0 libgnome (2.32.1)
libreoffice (5.4.3) 6.0.0 5.4.2 5.3.4 5.2.3 5.1.3 5.0.0 4.4.3 4.3.2 4.1.3 4.1.0beta2 3.6.3 3.5.2 3.4.3 3.3.2 3.3.0 3.2.0 3.1.1 3.1.0 3.0.0 2.4.0 2.3.0 2.2.0 2.0.4 2.0.2 1.9.104 1.1.2 1.1.1 1.1.0 libreoffice (5.4.3)
linux (4.14.5) 4.15.0 4.13.9 4.11.8 4.8.6 4.5.5 4.2.3 4.0.4 3.17.4 3.11.10 3.9.5 3.6.10 3.3.4 3.1 2.6.38.6 2.6.35.6 2.6.33.3 2.6.31.5 2.6.29.4 2.6.27.5 2.6.25 2.6.23.1 2.6.21 2.6.18 2.6.15 2.6.11 2.6.9 2.6.5 2.4.22 linux (4.14.5)
Package rawhide 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20
heisenbug
19
schrodingers
18
spherical
17
beefy
16
verne
15
lovelock
14
laughlin
13
goddard
12
constantine
11
leonidas
10
cambridge
9
sulphur
8
werewolf
7
moonshine
6
zod
5
bordeaux
4
stentz
3
heidelberg
2
tettnang
1
yarrow
Package
lxde-common (0.99.2) 0.99.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.5.5 0.5.5 0.5.5 0.5.5 0.5.5git 0.5.5git -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lxde-common (0.99.2)
mariadb (10.2.11) 10.2.10 -- -- -- -- -- -- 10.0.14 5.5.33a 5.5.31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.2.11)
mate-desktop (1.18.0) 1.19.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1.6.2git 1.6.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.18.0)
mesa (17.3.0) 17.3.0 17.2.2 17.1.3 12.0.3 11.2.1 11.0.3 10.5.4 10.3.3 9.2.3 9.2 9.0.1 8.0.2 7.11 7.11 7.9 7.8.1 7.6 7.5 7.2 7.1 7.0.1 6.5.2 6.5.1 6.4.2 (6.8.2) (6.8.1) (6.7.1) (4.3.0) mesa (17.3.0)
mysql (5.7.20) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5.5.28 5.5.23 5.5.14 5.5.10 5.1.51 5.1.45 5.1.39 5.1.32 5.0.67 5.0.51a 5.0.45 5.0.37 5.0.22 5.0.18 4.1.11 3.23.58 3.23.58 3.23.58 mysql (5.7.20)
nautilus (3.26.2) 3.26.0 3.26.0 3.24.1 3.22.1 3.20.0 3.18.1 3.16.2 3.14.2 3.10.1 3.8.2 3.6.3 3.4.2 3.2.1 3.0.1 2.32.0 2.30.1 2.28.1 2.26.3 2.24.1 2.22.2 2.20.0 2.18.1 2.16.0 2.14.0 2.10.0 2.8.1 2.6.0 2.4.0 nautilus (3.26.2)
NVIDIA (387.22) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (387.22)
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.5.2 3.5.2 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.4.11.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (8u151) -- 8u144 8u131 8u111 8u91 8u60 8u45 8u25 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.6.0 1.6.0 1.6.0 6b17 6b16 6b14 6b12 6b09 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (8u151)
openssh (7.6p1) 7.6p1 7.5p1 7.5p1 7.3p1 7.2p2 7.1p1 6.8p1 6.6.1p1 6.3p1 6.2p2 6.1p1 5.9p1 5.8p2 5.6p1 5.5p1 5.4p1 5.2p1 5.2p1 5.1p1 5.0p1 4.7p1 4.5p1 4.3p2 4.3p2 4.0p1 3.9p1 3.6.1p2 3.6.1p2 openssh (7.6p1)
openssl (1.1.0g) 1.1.0g 1.1.0f 1.1.0f 1.0.2j 1.0.2h 1.0.2d 1.0.1k 1.0.1j 1.0.1e 1.0.1e 1.0.1c 1.0.0i 1.0.0e 1.0.0d 1.0.0a 1.0.0 1.0.0beta3 0.9.8k 0.9.8g 0.9.8g 0.9.8b 0.9.8b 0.9.8b 0.9.8a 0.9.7f 0.9.7a 0.9.7a 0.9.7a openssl (1.1.0g)
perl (5.26.1) 5.26.1 -- 5.24.1 5.24.0 5.22.2 5.22.0 5.20.2 5.18.4 5.18.1 5.16.3 5.16.2 5.14.2 5.14.1 5.12.3 5.12.2 5.10.1 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.6 5.8.5 5.8.3 5.8.1 perl (5.26.1)
php (7.2.0) 7.2.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- 5.6.2 5.5.6 5.5.0 5.4.9 5.4.1 5.3.8 5.3.6 5.3.3 5.3.1 5.3.0 5.2.9 5.2.6 5.2.5 5.2.4 5.2.2 5.1.6 5.1.2 5.0.4 4.3.9 4.3.4 4.3.3 php (7.2.0)
plasma-desktop (5.11.4) 5.11.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.11.4)
postfix (3.2.4) 3.2.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.11.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.7.0 2.6.5 2.5.6 2.5.5 2.5.1 2.4.5 2.3.6 2.3.3 2.2.8 2.2.2 2.1.5 2.0.18 2.0.11 postfix (3.2.4)
postgresql (10.1) 10.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.3.5 9.3.1 9.2.4 9.2.1 9.1.3 9.1.1 9.0.4 8.4.5 8.4.3 8.4.1 8.3.7 8.3.4 8.3.1 8.2.5 8.2.3 8.1.4 8.1.3 8.0.3 7.4.6 7.4.2 7.3.4 postgresql (10.1)
Python (3.6.3) ds-base-tests 2.7.13 2.7.13 3.5.2 3.5.1 3.4.3 2.7.9 2.7.8 2.7.5 2.7.5 2.7.3 2.7.3 2.7.2 2.7.1 2.7 2.6.4 2.6.2 2.6 2.5.2 2.5.1 2.5.1 2.5 2.4.3 2.4.2 2.4.1 2.3.4 2.3.3 2.2.3 Python (3.6.3)
qt (5.10.0) 5.9.2 5.9.1 5.7.1 5.7.0 5.6.0 5.5.0 5.4.1 5.3.2 4.8.5 4.8.4 4.8.4 4.8.1 4.8.0rc1 4.7.2 4.7.0 4.6.2 4.5.3 4.5.0 4.4.3 4.3.4 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.6 3.3.5 3.3.4 3.3.3 3.3.2 3.1.2 qt (5.10.0)
samba (4.7.3) 4.7.3 4.7.0 4.6.5 4.5.0 4.4.3 4.3.0 4.2.1 4.1.12 4.1.1 4.0.6 4.0.0 3.6.5 3.6.0 3.5.8 3.5.5 3.5.2 3.4.2 3.3.2 3.2.4 3.2.0pre3 3.0.26a 3.0.25 3.0.23c 3.0.21b 3.0.14a 3.0.8pre1 3.0.3 3.0.0 samba (4.7.3)
systemd (235) 235 234 233 231 229 222 219 216 208 204 195 44 36 26 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (235)
thunderbird (52.5.0) 52.5.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 24.1.0 17.0.6 -- 12.0.1 7.0.1 3.1.10 3.1.4 3.0.4 3.0beta4 3.0beta2 2.0.0.17 2.0.0.14 -- -- 1.5.0.7 1.5 1.0.2 0.8 -- -- thunderbird (52.5.0)
vim (8.0) 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.2 vim (8.0)
vlc (2.2.8) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vlc (2.2.8)
xfdesktop (4.12.4) 4.12.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.10.2 4.10.2 4.10.0 4.8.3 4.8.3 4.8.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.0.6 4.0.5 -- xfdesktop (4.12.4)
xorg-server (1.19.5) 1.19.5 1.19.5 1.19.3 1.19.0 1.18.3 1.18.0 1.17.1 1.16.1 1.14.4 1.14.1 1.13.0 1.12.0 1.11.1 1.10.1 1.9.0 1.8.0 1.7.1 1.6.1.901 1.5.3 1.4.99.901 1.3.0.0 1.3.0.0 1.1.1 1.0.1 (6.8.2) (6.8.1) (6.7.0) -- xorg-server (1.19.5)

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Version: 26
Rating: 8
Date: 2017-12-10
Votes: 0


Everything would be good despite upgrade process to a newer version.
Possibility of failure is high, especially if you do it immediately after release of a new one.
It should be used always version the newest one - 1, and upgrade only when end of support is coming.
I wish the life span was much longer, than many of us would drop other distros and go to Fedora.
I have some irritating bug with Java but I can live with it.
Of course you should block kernel from updates, it's totally unnecessary to upgrade to a newer one every time it's released.


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Version: 27
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-12-10
Votes: 0


I mainly use my computers for office work, text editing, translation, surfing the Web, and playing a game on the Steam now and then.

I've been using Fedora for about five years after switching from Ubuntu and have had less problems than on Ubuntu mainly because when using Ubuntu I was always "forced" due to my preferences to go against the intended flow (using other DEs and using numerous ppas to stay up-to-date that not always worked due to older/newer libraries). Fedora mostly eliminates my need to mix up-packages and for the most part I find the defaults to be very good, and thus it has been super stable.

The biggest drawback I find is that due to the schedules I find it very long to linger on older Gnome and LibreOffice versions and it (I dunno about other distros) has strange and ugly default LibreOfice integration until I re-install it from downloaded rpms.

So I find it a good distro for those who are eager to try the latest software but are afraid of suddenly breaking their system by using a rolling distro. And for those who love and understand Free Software!


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Version: 27
Rating: 9
Date: 2017-12-09
Votes: 0


My distribution of choice.

Backed by industry stable RedHat, Fedora is THE defacto distribution for developers. Light weight and fast. dnf is great. Sure, being on the bleeding edge can be a little scary sometimes. But you will always have access to the best tools and the best community. Not for new users. Highly recommended.


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