Fedora 24 redefines boundaries of Linux : Review

It was last week Fedora project announced release of Fedora 24, latest stable release of independent, community contributed GNU/Linux distribution backed by Red Hat, one of the biggest open source organization around the globe. Fedora always ships latest available software packages so that users can enjoy most modern technologies without waiting too much.

Fedora 24 keeping the tradition of Fedora distributions comes with several new updates including GNOME 3.20 latest stable release of popular open source desktop environment. Fedora 24 workstation also provides improved Wayland support indicating that Fedora always go with latest technologies.

Fedora 24 was rescheduled multiple times to meet the quality standards of project and comes with several improved refined libraries to provide maximum performance. All code in Fedora 24, in all flavors, is compiled with GCC 6 which can provide better code optimization and increased stability.


The Linux Insider portal has published a high level overview of Fedora 24. This suggests that Fedora 24 is a great operating system that is pushing the boundaries of GNU/Linux. The overview goes briefly covers new packages in Fedora 24, various desktop environments, and different Fedora editions including Fedora Work station, Fedora cloud and Fedora server.
Fedora Linux is the community version of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, or RHEL. Fedora 24 is comprised of a set of base packages that form the foundation of three distinct editions: Fedora 24 Cloud, Fedora 24 Server and Fedora 24 Workstation.

Delayed four times during its development cycle, Fedora 24 includes glibc 2.23 for better performance, and improvements to POSIX compliance and GNU Compiler Collection 6. All base packages have been rebuilt with GCC 6, providing better code optimization across all Fedora 24 editions, and improving the overall stability of each addition.

Fedora 24 is the result of Fedora's drive to provide the latest powerful open source tools and components to a variety of end users, according to Matthew Miller, Fedora project leader. Those users range from developers to systems administrators.
Read complete review in Linux Insider portal.

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