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10 Years of Round Cows and Meat-Based Miracles: The Fedora Project Turns 10
November 6, 2013
The Fedora Project Team
In 2002, Warren Togami launched Fedora, a volunteer-driven academic project that aimed to simplify the search for quality software packages for Red Hat Linux. On November 6, 2003, however, the Fedora Project became much more with the launch of Fedora Core 1, a full-fledged Linux distribution and the predecessor to the Fedora that we know and love today.
For 10 years, the Fedora Project has beaten progress’s drum for the open source world, delivering the latest features and technologies approximately every six months, thanks to the dedication of a diverse global community of contributors. Advancing technologies like virtualization, cloud computing, and software-defined everything, Fedora releases from Yarrow to Heisenbug have continuously pushed open source to new heights and addressed the most complex challenges of next-generation computing.
Fedora is more than just a project; it functions as a microcosm of the wider open source ecosystem, with a committed community driving innovation at a pace unmatched by other Linux distributions. The project also helps drive the future of Red Hat and enterprise open source, serving as the upstream for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. If you love a specific feature in Red Hat Enterprise Linux, the odds are good that Fedora was the catalyst for that capability.
Thank you to the Fedora Project community for 10 fantastic years, and here’s to many, many more.