Download Fedora 16 CD / DVD ISO

by on November 9, 2011 · 21 comments· LAST UPDATED November 24, 2011


Fedora Linux version 16 (code name "Verne") has been released and available for download ( jump to download link ). Fedora Linux is a community-based Linux distribution which is sponsored by Red Hat, Inc. This release is dedicated to Dennis Ritchie, who co-invented Unix and the C language. Fedora is considered as the third most popular cutting edge distro, behind Ubuntu and Mint Linux for desktop and laptop usage.

Fedora Linux 16 Desktop Screenshot

Fedora Linux 16 Desktop Screenshot

What's New In Fedora 16

The new features in Fedora Linux version 16 are:

  1. New Linux kernel v3.1.0
  2. Apache (httpd) was updated v2.2.19.
  3. Gnome desktop v3.2.1
  4. UID and GID values for user accounts now start at 1000 instead of 500 as in previous versions.
  5. KDE updated to v4.7.2
  6. GNU/Grub2 is the default boot-loader.
  7. Ext4 kernel driver used for accessing both ext3/ext2 file systems.
  8. Virtualization includes updated OpenStack and Aeolus Conductor.
  9. Updated cloud computing support for Condor Cloud, HekaFS, and pacemaker-cloud.
  10. Fedora 16 does not ship with the HAL daemon and libhal, which have been replaced with udisks, upower and libudev.

Fedora 16 Download

You can download Fedora Linux 16 via the web/ftp server or via BitTorrent (recommended).

32 bit vs 64 bit Fedora 16 Version

  • For almost all PCs download 32 bit version. For e.g., most machines with Intel/AMD/etc type processors. This is good for desktop usage. Almost all multimedia plugins and software works with 32bit edition.
  • Download 64 bit version to take full advantage of computers based on the AMD64 or EM64T architecture (e.g., Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon, Core 2 Due, Core 2 Quad, i7Core, i5Core and so on). For servers and advanced feature such as hardware error detection, access to more than 4GB RAM and so on; download 64bit version.

Fedora Linux 16 DVD ISO BitTorrent download

Download images from the following mirror:

Fedora 16 DVD ISO BitTorrent download

Please spare the mirror ftp/http sites, use the torrents to share downloading load with other Fedora users:

Fedora 16 DVD ISO Direct Download

Fedora download: Fedora 16 CD ISO Live download

The is Live Fedora CD ISO - you don't have to erase anything on your current system to try it out, and it won't put your files at risk. Take Fedora for a test drive, and if you like it, you can install Fedora directly to your hard drive straight from the Live Media desktop if you like.

Fedora Linux 16 Download Mirrors

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{ 21 comments… read them below or add one }

1 sibin November 13, 2011 at 7:39 am

Please write about the minimum configuration need to install Fedora


2 nixCraft November 13, 2011 at 10:52 am

You can use any standard 32bit or 64bit PC. I suggest minimum 1GB Ram, 10GB hard disk space, and Intel / AMD based system.


3 Clinton Aarts November 13, 2011 at 4:55 pm

Installed Fedora 16 x64 Gnome on my Acer Aspire Ethos and it runs smoothly.
Look and feel is better then Ubuntu’s Unity.


4 Harshal November 24, 2011 at 3:48 am

Gr8… :)


5 James November 16, 2011 at 3:12 pm

Minimal requirements for Fedora 16.


6 kamal mohan November 25, 2011 at 10:46 am

I would like to download RedHat Enterprise Linux 6. Can you guys please help me…
Thanks in advance…


7 David December 13, 2011 at 9:16 am

You can download and use CentOS 6.1 or Scientific Linux 6.1! They both are free releases of RHEL6.1. for more information you can visit their official websites :


8 BMoore December 14, 2011 at 4:06 pm

I got this for my Girlfriend, and I must say it is really amazing!
I liked it so much, I put it on my laptop.

For her, it was hands down the best computing experience she has ever had.
Really user friendly, and easy to navigate.. I would suggest this distro to anyone who was ready to go 100% Linux.


9 Jimmy March 10, 2012 at 5:16 am

i believe that windows 7 is still better and easy to use mainly installing programs that is. Your girlfriend sounds like a nerd.


10 Adrian February 14, 2012 at 6:47 am

Hey, I’m trying to burn these files to disc. Do I need to get an .iso converter to put it on dvd? I’ve always downloaded the straight images. Instruction please. I gotta hand in work tomorrow at school for this class, and I can’t even get it installed.


11 Jimmy March 10, 2012 at 5:14 am

Just simply burn the iso file to a dvd using the built in burning software your computer came with. You usually just double click on the iso file when its downloaded and it will automatically open the software ready to burn to dvd.


12 Ran February 21, 2012 at 11:52 am

how n which file to be bun on dvd for f – 16


13 Saujan February 27, 2012 at 4:37 am

Does fedora 16 runs on lenovo G470 smoothly with core i5, radeon graphics 1GB and 4 GB of RAM?


14 bhargav March 4, 2012 at 4:30 am

yes i have lenovo g560 i3 processer and 3gb ram …….its run smoothly…
don’t wory its run smoothly in your lappy…….


15 bhargav March 4, 2012 at 4:26 am

i m alredy install fedora 16 in my pc but how to install kde in fedora 16???


16 Siva G March 9, 2012 at 12:56 pm



17 Jobin.T.J March 17, 2012 at 4:42 am

Its Splendid.


18 G.VENKATESWARLU REDDY March 22, 2012 at 7:10 am

actually i had downloaded fedora 16 cd iso but it is in winrar format not in iso format please specify correct download link and fedors 16 is in iso format


19 G.VENKATESWARLU REDDY March 22, 2012 at 7:12 am

i had downloaded fedora 16 cd iso but it not working
please specify correct download link fedora 16 available in nero image(ISO)


20 khean July 16, 2012 at 8:19 am

Hi Adrian,
You just download Nero verion and then you burn it to disc.


21 Hasan February 8, 2014 at 2:02 am

Hi bro i alerdy installed winxp 3 and ubuntu 12 in my intel pentenu 4 . It have 1gb ram and 80 hard disc free hd 38gb can i abele to install downloded fedora 16 witout removeing any files in my pc


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