Fedora 25 Desktop Edition
Fedora is a Linux-based working system, a set of software program that makes your laptop run.
You should utilize Fedora along with, or as a substitute of, different working techniques reminiscent of Microsoft Home windows or Mac OS X. The Fedora working system is totally freed from value so that you can take pleasure in and share.
The Fedora Venture is the identify of a worldwide group of people that love, use, and construct free software program. We need to lead within the creation and unfold of free code and content material by working collectively as a group. Fedora is sponsored by Purple Hat, the world's most trusted supplier of open supply expertise. Purple Hat invests in Fedora to encourage collaboration and incubate modern new free software program applied sciences.
What makes Fedora completely different?
We consider within the worth of free software program, and combat to guard and promote options anybody can use and redistribute. Not solely is the Fedora working system created from free software program, however we use free software program completely to offer it to you. This site, in truth, is created from free software program and serves tens of millions of individuals each month.
We additionally consider within the energy of collaboration. Our builders work with free software program venture groups world wide we name "upstream." They create a lot of the software program present in Fedora. We collaborate carefully with them so everybody can profit from our work, and get entry to enhancements as quickly as attainable. By working in the identical course as these venture groups, we are able to be certain that free software program works higher collectively, and offers one of the best expertise for customers. We can also embody enhancements rapidly, which helps not solely customers, however the upstream as nicely.
We additionally consider in empowering others to pursue their very own visions of a free working system. Anybody can remix Fedora into a brand new product with a brand new identify. We even present the instruments in Fedora itself. The truth is, Fedora is already the inspiration for derivatives reminiscent of Purple Hat Enterprise Linux, the One Laptop computer Per Youngster XO, and the Artistic Commons Reside Content material DVDs.
If you’re fascinated with giving Fedora a strive in your present laptop with out operating any threat, please try our Guide: Running Linux From a USB Drive As a Virtual Machine or Bootable Disk.
What are Fedora's core values?
The 4 foundations of freedom, options, mates, and first are the core values of the Fedora group. Learn extra about them beneath.
We consider we should always use and distribute the software program and content material we promote to perform our mission of advancing free software program. We offer free alternate options to proprietary code and content material to make Fedora fully free and redistributable for everybody. That approach, anybody can use any of our work for their very own functions, with out authorized hassles, to additional unfold free software program.
We consider success comes from a powerful group, made of individuals from world wide, working collectively. There's a spot in Fedora for anybody who helps our values and needs to assist. By collaborating with one another overtly and transparently, and with a powerful, supportive partnership with our sponsors, we are able to obtain nice issues.
We consider the exhausting work of making new technical options makes free software program extra highly effective, versatile, and helpful for tens of millions of individuals. We don't thoughts shaking up the established order, when it means we are able to extra successfully transfer free software program ahead. And we do it by collaborating instantly with the various software program communities whose work is distributed by Fedora. That approach everybody advantages, no matter whether or not they use Fedora or not.
We consider within the energy of innovation and displaying off new work in our releases. Since we launch twice a 12 months, you by no means have to attend lengthy to see the newest and best software program, whereas there are different Linux merchandise derived from Fedora you should utilize for long-term stability. We at all times maintain Fedora transferring ahead as a way to see the long run first.
- 100% Free & Open Supply
- Fedora is 100% free of charge and consists of free & open supply software program.
- 1000’s of Free Apps!
- With hundreds of apps throughout 10,000+ packages, Fedora's bought an app for you.
- Virus- and Spyware and adware-Free
- No extra antivirus and spy ware hassles. Fedora is Linux-based and safe.
- Worldwide Group
- Constructed by a worldwide group of contributors, there's an area web site for you.
- An Amazingly Highly effective OS
- Fedora is the inspiration for Purple Hat Enterprise Linux, a strong enterprise OS.
- Share it with Associates!
- Fedora is free to share! Move it alongside to your family and friends, no fear.
- Lovely Paintings
- Compute in fashion with many open & stunning wallpapers and themes.
- Hundreds of thousands of Installations
- Fedora has been put in tens of millions of instances. It's a big group to affix.