Free your desktop with Fedora.
Fedora is a fast, stable, and powerful operating system for everyday use built by a worldwide community of friends. It's completely free to use, study, and share.
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Fedora 18 features an installer that is rewritten and redesigned from the ground up. It replaces the old 13+ year old installer from previous versions of Fedora. You can learn more about it at the new installer informational page on the Fedora wiki.
The Fedora KDE Desktop is a powerful Fedora-based operating system utilizing KDE as the main user interface. Fedora KDE Desktop comes with many pre-selected top quality applications that suit all modern desktop use cases - from online communication like web browsing, IM and email, through multimedia and entertainment, to an advanced productivity suite.
Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project.
"Fedora has [...] released an amazingly rock-solid operating system."
− Jack Wallen, TechRepublic.com
Advancing software and content freedom is a key goal of the Fedora Project.
People world-wide work together in Fedora to advance free software.
Many features that benefit all Linux distributions start in Fedora.
The future of Linux is built into Fedora.
Fabian A. Scherschel, a university student from Bonn, Germany, is well-known in the Linux community in his role running the Linux Outlaws podcast with Dan Lynch. Fab reveals in this interview that he uses Fedora and the audio tools available in it for the podcast's recording and post-production.
We try to always do the right thing, and provide only free and open source software. We will fight to protect and promote solutions that anyone can use and redistribute. To this end, we use only free and open source software to power the Fedora infrastructure itself. With this in mind, all of our developers are focused on working closely with upstream development teams, so everyone can benefit from our work and get access to our changes as soon as possible. Due to the huge amount of innovation that Fedora drives, this focus has had significant and long lasting effects.