Community resources

Red Hat® is the catalyst in communities of customers, contributors, and partners creating better technology the open source way. We invite you to participate, share your ideas, and collaborate in our many communities.

What is the relationship between Fedora and Red Hat Enterprise Linux?

Both the Fedora Linux® distribution and Red Hat Enterprise Linux are open source technologies. Fedora is built by the community ( for the benefit of the community. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is developed by Red Hat with the explicit intent on being used as an enterprise IT platform.

Fedora Project

The Fedora Project's mission is to lead the advancement of free and open source software and content as a collaborative community.