Fedora – powered with Security Enhanced Linux

Fedora is a Linux-based operating system sponsored by RedHat Inc. and maintained by worldwide community known as Fedora Project . Fedora is the third most-used Linux operating system after Ubuntu and Linux Mint. Fedora is the most-used RPM-based Linux distro. Fedora Project comprises of people who love, share and build free software. Fedora is the base operating system for business standard RedHat Enterprise Linux (RHEL). Fedora community goal to empower others to pursue their vision of what a free operating system should be.

Fedora is built over its four foundations comprising Freedom, Friends, Features and First. Fedora community defines these terms as their core values for theirs’ interesting and useful Linux distro. They believe that Fedora should be completely free, comprising only of free software so that there be no proprietary problems and everyone is free to distribute it. They believe that success comes from sharing and contribution. That is why, anyone is welcome in their community who supports their values and wish to help them. They also belive that any operating system should comprise new features and they collaborate to build new and useful features and incorporate it in Fedora. First represents their commitment to innovation. Fedora releases come every six months and brings many new joys and excitement for everyone.

Fedora is developed having security in mind. Fedora uses Security-Enhanced Linux (SE-Linux) which implements a variety of security policies, including mandatory access controls, through the use of Linux Security Modules (LSM) in the Linux kernel. Fedora is first cross-sync of security and user-friendly Linux.

Based On: Independent

Developer: Fedora project (fedoraproject.org) team with support from RedHat developers

Project start year: 2003

OS Purpose: General computing, Various spins for special purposes

Documentation: https://linuxathena.com/open/fedora-docs/

User community: https://linuxathena.com/open/fedora-forum/

Automatic boot support: Yes

Default Language: English

Live boot version: Available

Default Desktop Environment(s): GNOME, KDE, LXDE, Xfce

Software package management: YUM graphical and command-line utility using RPM packages

Download options: HTTP/FTP, BitTorrent, Metalinks, gPXE

Homepage: http://fedoraproject.org/en/

Download: https://linuxathena.com/open/fedora-download/

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Pros: Secure system because of SELinux, Beautiful artwork, Large community supporting Fedora, no proprietary issues

Cons: RPM based – not compatible with Ubuntu or Debian repositories, Not very easy to maintain or change system settings


One Response to Fedora – powered with Security Enhanced Linux

  1. Joan says:

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