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Feature rawhide 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20
heisenbug
19
schrodingers
18
spherical
17
beefy
16
verne
15
lovelock
14
laughlin
13
goddard
12
constantine
11
leonidas
10
cambridge
9
sulphur
8
werewolf
7
moonshine
6
zod
5
bordeaux
4
stentz
3
heidelberg
2
tettnang
1
yarrow
Feature
Release Date 2018-02-21 2017-11-14 2017-07-11 2016-11-22 2016-06-21 2015-11-03 2015-05-26 2014-12-09 2013-12-17 2013-07-02 2013-01-15 2012-05-29 2011-11-08 2011-05-24 2010-11-02 2010-05-25 2009-11-17 2009-06-09 2008-11-25 2008-05-13 2007-11-08 2007-05-31 2006-10-24 2006-03-20 2005-06-13 2004-11-08 2004-05-18 2003-11-05 Release Date
End Of Life       2017-12 2017-08 2016-12 2016-07 2015-12 2015-06 2015-01                                     End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB)   500-2400 500-2300                                                   Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Installation
Default Desktop GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME Default Desktop
Package Management RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (dnf) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) RPM (yum) Package Management
Release Model Rolling Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite Calligra, GOffice, LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice Calligra, GOffice, LibreOffice Calligra, GOffice, LibreOffice Calligra, GOffice, LibreOffice GOffice, LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o GOffice, KOffice, OO.o KOffice, OO.o Office Suite
Processor Architecture armhfp, x86_64 armhfp, x86_64 armhfp, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 armhfp, i686, x86_64 i686, ppc, ppc64, s390x, x86_64 arm, i686, ppc, ppc64, s390x, x86_64 arm, i686, powerpc, s390x, ppc64, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, x86_64 i686, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, ppc, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 i386, x86_64 Processor Architecture
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV SysV Init Software
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, ext4, XFS ext3, XFS ext3, XFS ext3, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3 (supported), JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Multilingual
Asian Language Support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, in jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, jp, kr, zh_TW zh_CN, jp, kr, zh_TW Asian Language Support
Full Package List rawhide 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Full Package List
Package rawhide 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20
heisenbug
19
schrodingers
18
spherical
17
beefy
16
verne
15
lovelock
14
laughlin
13
goddard
12
constantine
11
leonidas
10
cambridge
9
sulphur
8
werewolf
7
moonshine
6
zod
5
bordeaux
4
stentz
3
heidelberg
2
tettnang
1
yarrow
Package
abiword (3.0.2) 3.0.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.0.0 2.8.6 2.8.6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.0.11 2.0.5 2.0.1 abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.5) 1.1.5 1.1.4.1 1.1.4.1 1.1.1 1.1.1 1.0.29 1.0.29 1.0.28 1.0.27.2 1.0.27.1 1.0.26 1.0.25 1.0.24 1.0.24 1.0.23 1.0.23 1.0.21 1.0.20 1.0.18 1.0.16 1.0.15 1.0.14rc3 1.0.12 1.0.11rc2 1.0.9rc4 1.0.6 1.0.3a -- alsa-lib (1.1.5)
ati-driver (16.40) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ati-driver (16.40)
bash (4.4.18) 4.4 4.4.12 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.0 4.0 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.05b 2.05b bash (4.4.18)
bind (9.12.0) 9.11.2 -- 9.11.1 9.10.4-P3 9.10.4-P1 9.10.3 -- 9.9.6 -- -- 9.9.2-P1 9.9.0 9.8.1 9.8.0-P1 9.7.2-P2 9.7.0-P1 9.6.1-P1 9.6.1b1 9.5.1b2 9.5.0b2 9.5.0a6 9.4.0 9.3.2 9.3.2 9.3.1 9.2.4 9.2.3 9.2.2-P3 bind (9.12.0)
chromium (64.0.3282.167) 64.0.3282.119 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chromium (64.0.3282.167)
cups (2.2.6) 2.2.6 2.2.4 2.2.2 2.2.0 2.1.3 2.1.0 2.0.2 1.7.5 1.7.0 1.6.2 1.5.4 1.5.2 1.5.0 1.4.6 1.4.4 1.4.3 1.4.1 1.4.0b2 1.3.9 1.3.7 1.3.3 1.2.10 1.2.4 1.1.23 1.1.23 1.1.22 1.1.20 1.1.19 cups (2.2.6)
dhcp (4.4.0) 4.3.6 4.3.6 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.4 4.3.3 4.3.2 4.3.1 4.2.5 4.2.5 4.2.4-P2 4.2.4rc1 4.2.3 4.2.1-P1 4.2.0 4.1.1 4.1.0p1 4.1.0 4.0.0 4.0.0 3.0.6 3.0.5 3.0.4 3.0.3 3.0.2 3.0.1 3.0.1rc12 3.0pl2 dhcp (4.4.0)
e2fsprogs (1.43.9) 1.43.8 1.43.5 1.43.4 1.42.13 1.42.13 1.42.13 1.42.12 1.42.11 1.42.8 1.42.7 1.42.5 1.42 1.41.14 1.41.14 1.41.12 1.41.10 1.41.9 1.41.4 1.41.3 1.40.8 1.40.2 1.39 1.39 1.38 1.37 1.35 1.35 1.34 e2fsprogs (1.43.9)
firefox (58.0.2) 58.0.2 57.0 54.0 49.0 47.0 41.0.1 38.0.1 33.1 25.0 21.0 17.0.1 12.0 7.0.1 4.0.1 3.6.10 3.6.3 3.5.4 3.5beta4 3.0.4 3.0b5 2.0.0.8 2.0.0.3 1.5.0.7 1.5.0.1 1.0.4 0.10.1 -- -- firefox (58.0.2)
freetype (2.9) 2.8 2.8 2.7.1 2.6.5 2.6.3 2.6.0 2.5.5 2.5.3 2.5.0 2.4.11 2.4.10 2.4.8 2.4.6 2.4.4 2.4.2 2.3.11 2.3.9 2.3.9 2.3.7 2.3.5 2.3.5 2.3.4 2.2.1 2.1.10 2.1.9 2.1.9 2.1.7 2.1.4 freetype (2.9)
gcc (7.3.0) 8.0.1 -- 7.1.1 6.2.1 6.1.1 -- -- 4.9.2 4.8.2 4.8.1 4.7.2 4.7.0 4.6.2 4.6.0 4.5.1 4.4.4 4.4.2 4.4.0 4.3.2 4.3.0 4.1.2 4.1.2 4.1.1 4.1.0 4.0.0 3.4.2 3.3.3 3.3.2 gcc (7.3.0)
gimp (2.8.22) 2.8.22 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.8.8 2.8.4 2.8.2 2.8.0rc1 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.8 2.6.7 2.6.6 2.6.2 2.4.5 2.4.0rc3 2.2.14 2.2.13 2.2.10 2.2.7 2.0.5 2.0.1 1.2.5 gimp (2.8.22)
glibc (2.27) 2.27 2.26 2.25 2.24 2.23.1 2.22 2.21 2.20 2.18 2.17 2.16.0 2.15 2.14.90 2.13.90 2.12.90 2.12 2.11 2.10.1 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.4 2.3.5 2.3.3 2.3.3 2.3.2 glibc (2.27)
gnome-shell (3.26.2) 3.27.1 3.26.1 3.24.2 3.22.1 3.20.2 3.18.1 3.16.2 3.14.2 3.10.2.1 3.8.3 3.6.2 3.4.1 3.2.1 3.0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.26.2)
gnucash (2.6.19) 2.6.18 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.0.1 1.8.12 1.8.11 1.8.9 1.8.9 1.8.7 gnucash (2.6.19)
gnumeric (1.12.38) 1.12.38 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1.12.8 1.12.2 1.11.90 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1.2.13 1.2.8 1.2.1 gnumeric (1.12.38)
grub (2.02) -- 2.02 2.02beta 2.02beta 2.02beta 2.02beta 2.02beta 2.02beta 2.00 2.00 2.00 2.0beta4 1.99 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.95 0.95 0.94 0.93 grub (2.02)
gtk+ (3.22.28) 3.22.26 3.22.24 3.22.16 3.22.2 3.20.6 3.18.2 3.16.3 3.14.5 3.10.4 3.8.2 3.6.2 3.4.3 3.2.1 3.0.9 2.22.0 2.20.1 2.18.3 2.16.1 2.14.4 2.12.9 2.12.1 2.10.11 2.10.4 2.8.15 2.6.7 2.4.13 2.4.0 2.2.4 gtk+ (3.22.28)
httpd (2.4.29) 2.4.29 2.4.28 2.4.25 2.4.23 2.4.18 2.4.16 2.4.12 2.4.10 2.4.6 2.4.4 2.4.3 2.2.22 2.2.21 2.2.17 2.2.16 2.2.15 2.2.13 2.2.11 2.2.10 2.2.8 2.2.6 2.2.4 2.2.3 2.2.0 2.0.54 2.0.52 2.0.49 2.0.47 httpd (2.4.29)
inkscape (0.92.2) 0.92.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.48.4 0.48.4 0.48.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.2)
k3b (17.12.2) 17.12.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.2 2.0.1 1.91.0 1.0.5 1.0.5 1.0.5 1.0.4 -- -- 0.12.15 0.12.10 0.11.23 0.11.14 0.11.9 -- k3b (17.12.2)
kmod (25) 25 24 24 23 22 21 20 18 15 13 10 7 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (25)
libgnome (2.32.1) 2.32.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.1 2.32.0 2.30.0 2.28.0 2.26.0 2.24.1 2.22.0 2.20.1 2.18.0 2.16.0 2.14.0 2.10.0 2.8.0 2.6.0 2.4.0 libgnome (2.32.1)
libreoffice (6.0.1) 6.0.1 5.4.2 5.3.4 5.2.3 5.1.3 5.0.0 4.4.3 4.3.2 4.1.3 4.1.0beta2 3.6.3 3.5.2 3.4.3 3.3.2 3.3.0 3.2.0 3.1.1 3.1.0 3.0.0 2.4.0 2.3.0 2.2.0 2.0.4 2.0.2 1.9.104 1.1.2 1.1.1 1.1.0 libreoffice (6.0.1)
linux (4.15.4) 4.16.0 4.13.9 4.11.8 4.8.6 4.5.5 4.2.3 4.0.4 3.17.4 3.11.10 3.9.5 3.6.10 3.3.4 3.1 2.6.38.6 2.6.35.6 2.6.33.3 2.6.31.5 2.6.29.4 2.6.27.5 2.6.25 2.6.23.1 2.6.21 2.6.18 2.6.15 2.6.11 2.6.9 2.6.5 2.4.22 linux (4.15.4)
Package rawhide 27 26 25 24 23 22 21 20
heisenbug
19
schrodingers
18
spherical
17
beefy
16
verne
15
lovelock
14
laughlin
13
goddard
12
constantine
11
leonidas
10
cambridge
9
sulphur
8
werewolf
7
moonshine
6
zod
5
bordeaux
4
stentz
3
heidelberg
2
tettnang
1
yarrow
Package
lxde-common (0.99.2) 0.99.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.5.5 0.5.5 0.5.5 0.5.5 0.5.5git 0.5.5git -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lxde-common (0.99.2)
mariadb (10.2.13) 10.2.12 -- -- -- -- -- -- 10.0.14 5.5.33a 5.5.31 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.2.13)
mate-desktop (1.20.0) 1.20.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1.6.2git 1.6.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.20.0)
mesa (17.3.5) 18.0.0 17.2.2 17.1.3 12.0.3 11.2.1 11.0.3 10.5.4 10.3.3 9.2.3 9.2 9.0.1 8.0.2 7.11 7.11 7.9 7.8.1 7.6 7.5 7.2 7.1 7.0.1 6.5.2 6.5.1 6.4.2 (6.8.2) (6.8.1) (6.7.1) (4.3.0) mesa (17.3.5)
mysql (5.7.21) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5.5.28 5.5.23 5.5.14 5.5.10 5.1.51 5.1.45 5.1.39 5.1.32 5.0.67 5.0.51a 5.0.45 5.0.37 5.0.22 5.0.18 4.1.11 3.23.58 3.23.58 3.23.58 mysql (5.7.21)
nautilus (3.26.2) 3.26.2 3.26.0 3.24.1 3.22.1 3.20.0 3.18.1 3.16.2 3.14.2 3.10.1 3.8.2 3.6.3 3.4.2 3.2.1 3.0.1 2.32.0 2.30.1 2.28.1 2.26.3 2.24.1 2.22.2 2.20.0 2.18.1 2.16.0 2.14.0 2.10.0 2.8.1 2.6.0 2.4.0 nautilus (3.26.2)
NVIDIA (390.25) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- NVIDIA (390.25)
openbox (3.6.1) 3.6.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 3.5.2 3.5.2 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.5.0 3.4.11.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (8u161) -- 8u144 8u131 8u111 8u91 8u60 8u45 8u25 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.7.0 1.6.0 1.6.0 1.6.0 6b17 6b16 6b14 6b12 6b09 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (8u161)
openssh (7.6p1) 7.6p1 7.5p1 7.5p1 7.3p1 7.2p2 7.1p1 6.8p1 6.6.1p1 6.3p1 6.2p2 6.1p1 5.9p1 5.8p2 5.6p1 5.5p1 5.4p1 5.2p1 5.2p1 5.1p1 5.0p1 4.7p1 4.5p1 4.3p2 4.3p2 4.0p1 3.9p1 3.6.1p2 3.6.1p2 openssh (7.6p1)
openssl (1.1.0g) 1.1.0g 1.1.0f 1.1.0f 1.0.2j 1.0.2h 1.0.2d 1.0.1k 1.0.1j 1.0.1e 1.0.1e 1.0.1c 1.0.0i 1.0.0e 1.0.0d 1.0.0a 1.0.0 1.0.0beta3 0.9.8k 0.9.8g 0.9.8g 0.9.8b 0.9.8b 0.9.8b 0.9.8a 0.9.7f 0.9.7a 0.9.7a 0.9.7a openssl (1.1.0g)
perl (5.26.1) 5.26.1 -- 5.24.1 5.24.0 5.22.2 5.22.0 5.20.2 5.18.4 5.18.1 5.16.3 5.16.2 5.14.2 5.14.1 5.12.3 5.12.2 5.10.1 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.6 5.8.5 5.8.3 5.8.1 perl (5.26.1)
php (7.2.2) 7.2.3~RC1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 5.6.2 5.5.6 5.5.0 5.4.9 5.4.1 5.3.8 5.3.6 5.3.3 5.3.1 5.3.0 5.2.9 5.2.6 5.2.5 5.2.4 5.2.2 5.1.6 5.1.2 5.0.4 4.3.9 4.3.4 4.3.3 php (7.2.2)
plasma-desktop (5.12.2) 5.12.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.12.2)
postfix (3.2.5) 3.2.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.11.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.7.0 2.6.5 2.5.6 2.5.5 2.5.1 2.4.5 2.3.6 2.3.3 2.2.8 2.2.2 2.1.5 2.0.18 2.0.11 postfix (3.2.5)
postgresql (10.2) 10.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- 9.3.5 9.3.1 9.2.4 9.2.1 9.1.3 9.1.1 9.0.4 8.4.5 8.4.3 8.4.1 8.3.7 8.3.4 8.3.1 8.2.5 8.2.3 8.1.4 8.1.3 8.0.3 7.4.6 7.4.2 7.3.4 postgresql (10.2)
Python (3.6.4) ds-base-tests 2.7.13 2.7.13 3.5.2 3.5.1 3.4.3 2.7.9 2.7.8 2.7.5 2.7.5 2.7.3 2.7.3 2.7.2 2.7.1 2.7 2.6.4 2.6.2 2.6 2.5.2 2.5.1 2.5.1 2.5 2.4.3 2.4.2 2.4.1 2.3.4 2.3.3 2.2.3 Python (3.6.4)
qt (5.10.1) 5.10.0 5.9.1 5.7.1 5.7.0 5.6.0 5.5.0 5.4.1 5.3.2 4.8.5 4.8.4 4.8.4 4.8.1 4.8.0rc1 4.7.2 4.7.0 4.6.2 4.5.3 4.5.0 4.4.3 4.3.4 3.3.8 3.3.8 3.3.6 3.3.5 3.3.4 3.3.3 3.3.2 3.1.2 qt (5.10.1)
samba (4.7.5) 4.8.0 4.7.0 4.6.5 4.5.0 4.4.3 4.3.0 4.2.1 4.1.12 4.1.1 4.0.6 4.0.0 3.6.5 3.6.0 3.5.8 3.5.5 3.5.2 3.4.2 3.3.2 3.2.4 3.2.0pre3 3.0.26a 3.0.25 3.0.23c 3.0.21b 3.0.14a 3.0.8pre1 3.0.3 3.0.0 samba (4.7.5)
systemd (237) 237 234 233 231 229 222 219 216 208 204 195 44 36 26 10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (237)
thunderbird (52.6.0) 52.6.0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 24.1.0 17.0.6 -- 12.0.1 7.0.1 3.1.10 3.1.4 3.0.4 3.0beta4 3.0beta2 2.0.0.17 2.0.0.14 -- -- 1.5.0.7 1.5 1.0.2 0.8 -- -- thunderbird (52.6.0)
vim (8.0) 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.2 vim (8.0)
vlc (3.0.0) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vlc (3.0.0)
xfdesktop (4.12.4) 4.12.4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.10.2 4.10.2 4.10.0 4.8.3 4.8.3 4.8.2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 4.0.6 4.0.5 -- xfdesktop (4.12.4)
xorg-server (1.19.6) 1.19.6 1.19.5 1.19.3 1.19.0 1.18.3 1.18.0 1.17.1 1.16.1 1.14.4 1.14.1 1.13.0 1.12.0 1.11.1 1.10.1 1.9.0 1.8.0 1.7.1 1.6.1.901 1.5.3 1.4.99.901 1.3.0.0 1.3.0.0 1.1.1 1.0.1 (6.8.2) (6.8.1) (6.7.0) -- xorg-server (1.19.6)

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Version: 27
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-02-20
Votes: 4


I have finally stopped changing distributions after installing Fedora 27, with mate desktop. I have tried many Debian and or Ubuntu based distributions, but there has either been a problem with stability; especially Ubuntu, or problems with synaptic with Debian. I also tried Arch based distributions, and these were even less stable than Debian/Ubuntu.

I am using a Dell 6410 laptop, and with Debian/Ubuntu distributions I also have had processor problems involving too high temperatures and loud fan problems.

Since installing Fedora 27, I have been able to install programs I want (adding rpm fusion repositories), and use them without programs or my system crashing. My laptop also runs quietly.

There were some additional things needed at setup - disabling selinux, adding the rpm fusion repos, updating the system, but these were easily done with good online documentation. I also found rpm packages that were easy to install for web browsers and office programs. Libreoffice 6.0.1 runs well.

There is no silly logo or login screen, and I can concentrate on what I want to do.

In the update, the kernel updated to 4.15 and everything still works well.

Highly recommended.


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Version: 27
Rating: 1
Date: 2018-02-17
Votes: 1


The system lasted 10 day, only.
After that period my WiFi driver disappeared .
It occurred after kernel update.
System is not stable and I don't recommend it for home use.


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Version: 27
Rating: 4
Date: 2018-02-13
Votes: 12


Pros:
- Best Gnome interface, very clean compared to Ubuntu's Gnome and other distros;
- Excellent performance on laptops. I don't know why, but seems pretty good for me.
- Nice forums and community - which isn't related exactly to Fedora.

Cons:

- It's annoying to install proprietary drivers and codecs due to its boring philosophy;
- It has systemd, selinux and uses GlibC;
- It treats KDE users like second class users;
- Support period is only 13 months;
- It has a very fragile package manager;
- So much updates, what makes everything instable.
- Problems related to Epson and Brother printers
- Things can break without you notice it. Fedora is a experimental distro.
- Also, Fedora is a Red Hat playground which is used for test, it means, you are nothing more than a Red Hat test guinea pig.


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