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In the meantime, we hope you will enjoy this celebration of Linux diversity, with over 500 distributions; large and small, specialized and generalized, old and new.Leading distributions have usually been around for a while and are well-established.Fedora 23 for z Systems was released November 10, 2015.Still supported: Fedora 26 (released July 11, 2017) and Fedora 27 (released November 14, 2017).Debian GNU/k Free BSD was introduced as a "technology preview" along with squeeze (6.0). An unofficial Debian GNU/Hurd 2017 release happened June 18, 2017.Debian 7.0 "wheezy" was first released May 4, 2013 and the eleventh and final point release, version 7.11, was released June 4, 2016.Leap 42.1 was was released November 4, 2015 and reached eol May 16, 2017. provides one of the the best known Linux distributions in the world.open SUSE Leap 42.2 was released November 16, 2016 (eol in January 2018). In 2003 the company announced its decision to drop its popular Red Hat Linux in order to concentrate on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux line.
Some come from companies that supply service and support contracts for their products, others are community projects. Google backs Android, which can be found in the wild in phones, tablets and other devices.
It is intended to be a fast-paced distribution for those that like to stay on the leading edge of technology.
It is also a test-bed for Red Hat's Enterprise Linux products.
The Fedora contains all the packages necessary to run a functional desktop or small server.
The first Fedora Core release was dated November 5, 2003.