Fedora Linux version 12 has been released and available for download ( jump to download link ). Fedora Linux is a community-based Linux distribution. Fedora is sponsored by Red Hat, Inc. Fedora is considered as the second most popular distro, behind Ubuntu Linux.
What's New In Fedora 12
The new features in Fedora 12 are:
- Almost all software packages on 32-bit (x86_32) architecture have been compiled for i686 systems.
- Improved Audio, WebCam support, video codec with a newer version of Ogg Theora
- Bluetooth on demand
- Enhanced NetworkManager to manage broadband
- Many virtualization enhancements (KVM)
- ext4 default for boot and other partition
- Moblin interface
- Yum-presto plugin providing Delta RPMs for updates by default
- New compression algorithm (XZ, the new LZMA format) in RPM packages for smaller and faster updates
- Experimental 3D support for ATI R600/R700 cards
- GCC 4.4, GNOME 2.28, KDE 4.3,2.6.31 Linux kernel,NetBeans 6.7,PHP 5.3, Apache 2,Perl 6 etc
You can download Fedora Linux 12 via the web/ftp server or via BitTorrent (recommended).
32 bit vs 64 bit Fedora 12 version
- For almost all PCs select 32 bit version. For e.g., most machines with Intel/AMD/etc type processors. Good for destkop usage. Almost all multimedia plugins and software works with 32bit edition.
- Choose 64 bit version to take full advantage of computers based on the AMD64 or EM64T architecture (e.g., Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon, Core 2). For servers and advanced feature such as hardware error detection, access to more than 4GB RAM and so on use 64bit version.
Fedora 12 DVD ISO download
- Visit mirror to download Fedora ISO image 32 bit i386 DVD ISO (3.0 GB)
- Visit mirror to download Fedora ISO images 64 bit DVD ISO (3.3 GB)
Fedora download: Fedora 12 CD ISO download
There are total 5 ISO images (5 CDs):
Fedora Linux 12 DVD ISO BitTorrent download
Download images from the following mirror:
Fedora 12 DVD ISO BitTorrent download
- Download from BitTorrent i386 32 bit DVD (requires a BitTorrent client)
- Download from BitTorrent 64 bit DVD (requires a BitTorrent client)
See complete list of torrents here .
Fedora 12 Live CD Download
This is the latest version of the Fedora Linux operating system featuring the GNOME desktop. It's everything you need to try out Fedora—and if you like it, install it right from the desktop!
- Download from Fedora Gnome 32 bit Live CD (700M)
- Download from Fedora Gnome 64 bit Live CD (700M)
- Download from Fedora KDE 32 bit Live CD (700M)
- Download from Fedora KDE 64 bit Live CD (700M)
Fedora 12 Upgrade Over The Internet
Already have Fedora 10 installed? See how to upgrade Fedora 11 to Fedora 12 using the Internet.