Fedora 26 Linux distro available for download

Fedora 26 Linux distro available for download

By | July 12th, 2017
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While it is never suggested to use a pre-release operating system for

anything other than testing, at no point did there were any apparent bugs.


Today, Fedora 26 sheds its pre-release status and becomes available for download as a stable release. GNOME fans are in for a big treat, as version 3.24 is default. If you stick to stable Fedora releases, this will be your first time experiencing that version of the desktop environment since it was released in March.

Also new is LibreOffice 5.3, which is an indispensable suite for productivity. If you still use mp3 music files (I’ve moved onto streaming), support should be baked in for both encoding and decoding.

For developers, GNOME 3.24 provides matured versions of Builder and Flatpak to make application development for a variety of systems, including Rust and Meson, easier across the board,” says the Fedora Project.

The Fedora Project shares the following significant updates in version 26 of the operating system.

  • Updated compilers and languages, including GNU Compiler Collection (GCC) 7, Go 1.8, Python 3.6 and Ruby 2.4
  • DNF 2.0, the latest version of Fedora’s next-generation package management system with improved backwards compatibility with Yum
  • A new storage configuration screen for the Anaconda installation program, enabling “bottom-up” configuration from devices and partitions
  • Updates to Fedora Media Writer that enable users to create bootable SD cards with Fedora for ARM-based devices, like Raspberry Pi


Nisheeth Bhakuni