What is Fedora?
Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that provides users with access to the latest free and open source software, in a stable, secure and easy to manage form. Fedora is the largest of many free software creations of the Fedora Project. Because of its predominance, the word "Fedora" is often used interchangeably to mean both the Fedora Project and the Fedora operating system.
Fedora is a tool in the Operating Systems category of a tech stack.
Who uses Fedora?
60 companies reportedly use Fedora in their tech stacks, including Quezx.com, 5G Systems, and NKI.
369 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Fedora.
Netdata, Pylint, Apache Traffic Server, Jenkins X, and Mercurial are some of the popular tools that integrate with Fedora. Here's a list of all 23 tools that integrate with Fedora.
Pros of Fedora
Great for developers
Great integration with system tools
Represents the future of rhel/centos
Good release schedule
Updated with Bleeding-edge software
Great for ops teams
Complies with International Standard
Fedora Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to Fedora?
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