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Fedora has been one of the most popular Linux distributions around. The Red Hat-owned project is known for its inclusion of the latest and the best applications this platform has to offer. Moreover, the distro serves as a great example to the FOSS community by always sticking to its principle of being completely open-source inside out.
Thanks to its mission to provide the bleeding edge in open-source software, Fedora has a relatively short release cycle. You'll find a new version of the distribution coming up every 6 months and that too packed with the latest and greatest software. And also, there is brand-new artwork that is one of the finest Linux has to offer. This release offers all that and much more to its users.
Fedora 18, which was released a few days ago, brings all the latest features Linux can offer to the mainstream desktop crowd. It comes with the newest software, tones of bug fixes, new artwork, and many improvements. If you're curious to know what they are, here's a list of some of the most exciting goodies that come with this release: