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It's here! It's here! It's really here! Fedora 14 has been released!

Fedora 14, codename Laughlin, after months of work is now available for download.

What's New in Fedora 14?

For desktop users

A universe of new features for end users:

  • Feature One Feature description

For developers

For developers there are all sorts of additional goodies:

  • Support for Milkymist Developers can enjoy developing for Milkymist, an open hardware embedded board, on Fedora 14. Thanks to the Fedora Electronic Lab.
  • D Fedora 14 introduces support for D, a systems programming language combining the power and high performance of C and C++ with the programmer productivity of modern languages such as Ruby and Python.
  • Python 2 upgrade The system python 2 stack has been upgraded to 2.7.

For system administrators

And don't think we forgot the system administrators:

  • Feature Two

And that's only the beginning. A more complete list with details of all the new features on board Fedora 14 is available at:

OK, go get it. You know you can't wait.

If you are upgrading from a previous release of Fedora, refer to

In particular, Fedora has made preupgrade a more robust solution and pushed several bug fixes to older releases of Fedora to enable an easy upgrade to Fedora 14.

For an quick tour of features in Fedora 14 and pictures of many friends of Fedora, check out our "short-form" release notes:

Fedora 14 full release notes and guides for several languages are available at:

Fedora 14 common bugs are documented at:

Fedora Spins


For more information including common and known bugs, tips on how to report bugs, and the official release schedule, please refer to the release notes:

There are many ways to contribute beyond bug reporting. You can help translate software and content, test and give feedback on software updates, write and edit documentation, design and do artwork, help with all sorts of promotional activities, and package free software for use by millions of Fedora users worldwide. To get started, visit today!

Fedora 15

Even as we continue to provide updates with enhancements and bug fixes to improve the Fedora 14 experience, our next release, Fedora 15, is already being developed in parallel, and has been open for active development for several months already. We have an early schedule for an end of April 2011 release:

Contact information

If you are a journalist or reporter, you can find additional information at: