What is Fedora, exactly?
Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a suite of software that makes your computer run. You can use the Fedora operating system to replace or to run alongside of other operating systems such as Microsoft Windows™ or Mac OS X™. The Fedora operating system is 100% free of cost for you to enjoy and share.
Learn more about what Fedora is, the community that creates it, and why we make it at our About Fedora page.
100% Free & Open Source
Fedora is 100% gratis and consists of free & open source software.
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Thousands of Free Apps!
With thousands of apps across 10,000+ packages, Fedora's got an app for you.
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Virus- and Spyware-Free
No more antivirus and spyware hassles. Fedora is Linux-based and secure.
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Built by a global community of contributors, there's a local website for you.
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An Amazingly Powerful OS
Fedora is the foundation for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, a powerful enterprise OS.
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Share it with Friends!
Fedora is free to share! Pass it along to your friends and family, no worry!
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Compute in style with many open & beautiful wallpapers and themes!
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Millions of Installations
Fedora has been installed millions of times. It's a large community to join!
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400 MHz Pentium Pro or better processor (comparable AMD, Cyrix, and VIA processors also acceptable)
At least 768 MB memory (RAM), 1 GB recommended for best performance
10 GB disk space / storage