Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

The Visual History of Fedora

Filed under
Linux

With the release of Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn happening in just a matter of days, last month at Phoronix we had presented The Visual History of Ubuntu. In that article we went back and looked at all Ubuntu releases to date to see how it has evolved over time both when it comes to the interface as well as the changes that had made up each release. Today we are doing the same for Fedora as we look back upon its history.

Fedora began as Fedora Core, which was sponsored by Red Hat and was (and still is) developed largely by the community. Unlike Ubuntu that is including a variety of binary blobs, Fedora contains only free and open-source software. It is derived from Red Hat and is commonly referred to as a bleeding edge version or the testing grounds for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. However, like Ubuntu, new Fedora releases are generally pushed out about every six months and often falls into a schedule similar to Ubuntu. Due to the integration of Fedora Core and Fedora Extras with version 7, the Linux distribution will be properly known as Fedora.

The versions we will be looking at today are Fedora Core 1 "Yarrow", Fedora Core 2 "Tettnang", Fedora Core 3 "Heidelberg", Fedora Core 4 "Stentz", Fedora Core 5 "Bordeaux", Fedora Core 6 "Zod", and Fedora 7 Test 3.

Full Story.

More in Tux Machines

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story Red Hat and Fedora Roy Schestowitz 1 01/10/2016 - 2:16am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 01/10/2016 - 2:02am
Story Android Leftovers Roy Schestowitz 01/10/2016 - 1:42am
Story Tizen News Roy Schestowitz 01/10/2016 - 1:41am
Story ownCloud Desktop Client 2.2.4 Released with Updated Dolphin Plugin, Bug Fixes Rianne Schestowitz 30/09/2016 - 9:30pm
Story Early Benchmarks Of The Linux 4.9 DRM-Next Radeon/AMDGPU Drivers Rianne Schestowitz 30/09/2016 - 5:20pm
Story How to Effectively and Efficiently Edit Configuration Files in Linux Rianne Schestowitz 30/09/2016 - 5:10pm
Story Why Good Linux Sysadmins Use Markdown Rianne Schestowitz 30/09/2016 - 5:08pm
Story Purism’s next product could be a smartphone that runs Linux/free software Rianne Schestowitz 30/09/2016 - 5:03pm
Story Cinnamon 3.2 in Linux Mint 18.1 Supports Vertical Panels, Better Accelerometers Rianne Schestowitz 30/09/2016 - 5:02pm