Fedora is a Linux distribution with a fast release cycle, maintained by a community and sponsored by Red Hat.

Fedora is a community-maintained Linux distribution aiming to be at the leading edge of free software. It is sponsored by Red Hat, Inc. through the Fedora Project as a community complement of their own Red Hat Enterprise Linux.


The core values of Fedora are software freedom, community involvement, technical innovation and rapid diffusion.


Fedora releases a new version twice a year.


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