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What is Fedora?

Fedora is a popular Linux distribution. It is developed by Fedora Project which is a community of developers and volunteers, and Red Hat employees. The project is sponsored primarily by Red Hat, along with many other companies. Currently, Fedora has an estimated 1.2 million users around the world including Linux Torvalds, creator of the Linux kernel.

With the release of Fedora 30, there are five editions of Fedora. Workstation focuses on personal computers, Server focuses on servers, CoreOS focuses on cloud computing, Silverblue focuses on desktop specialized to container-based workflows and IoT focuses on IoT devices.

The first release of Fedora was published in 2003 when Red Hat Linux was discontinued. The first release was known as Fedora Core 1-4 and launched between 2003 and 2005. Fedora Core 5-6 set was released in 2006. In 2007, the project rebranded the “Fedora Core” name to “Fedora” and released Fedora 7. The Fedora project released fedora 8 in 2007, Fedora 9 in 2008, and Fedora 10 in 2008 and these versions were officially supported by the project.

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