Download of The Day: Fedora Linux 27

Posted on in Categories Linux News last updated November 15, 2017

Fedora Linux version 27.0 has been released ( jump to download ) after many months of constant development and available for download in various media format. Fedora 27 is a free and open source operating system includes various new features such as GNOME 3.26, LibreOffice 5.4, glibc version 2.26, Node.js 8.x, Ruby on Rails 5.1, Golang 1.9 and more.

What’s new in Fedora 27?

  • libcurl will use OpenSSL
  • perl 5.26
  • Java 9
  • Remove SSH-1 from OpenSSH clients
  • aarch64 SBC images
  • 32 bit UEFI Support
  • RPM 4.14

Fedora 27 download

Fedora provides all packages on CD / DVD / Blu-ray, and live images.

Fedora versions

  • Fedora Workstation 27 is a polished, easy to use operating system for laptop and desktop computers, with a complete set of tools for developers, sysadmins and makers of all kinds.
  • Fedora Server is a powerful, flexible operating system that includes the best and latest datacenter technologies. It puts you in control of all your infrastructure and services. Fedora server 27 is going under some new changes. Giving users choice and packagers flexibility.
  • Fedora Atomic 27 provides the best platform for your Linux-Docker-Kubernetes (LDK) application stack.
  • Fedora labs 27 provides the best open source tools for learning Python with Fedora Python Classroom, exploring the outer space with Fedora Astronomy and more.
  • Fedora spins 27 – The default desktop environment of Fedora is GNOME, but if you prefer an alternative desktop environment such as KDE Plasma Desktop or Xfce, you can download a spin for your preferred desktop environment and use that to install Fedora, pre-configured for the desktop environment of your choice from Fedora spins project.

Fedora 27 CD ISO download

  1. Download Fedora 27 KDE Plasma Desktop (64 bit version [1.5 GB]
  2. Download Fedora 27 Xfce Desktop (1.2 GB ISO Image for 64-bit PC
  3. Download Fedora 27 LXQt Desktop (1 GB ISO Image for 64-bit PC
  4. Download Fedora 27 MATE-Compiz Desktop (1.6 GB ISO Image for 64-bit PC
  5. Download Fedora 27 Cinnamon Desktop (1.5 GB ISO Image for 64-bit PC
  6. Download Fedora 27 LXDE Desktop (1 GB ISO Image for 64-bit PC

Use the wget command to grab the ISO images for Fedora KDE live CD:
$ wget https://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/27/Spins/x86_64/iso/Fedora-KDE-Live-x86_64-27-1.6.iso

Download Fedora 27 DVD Images

  1. Download Fedora 27 Server DVD (beta) (2.3 GB)
  2. Download Fedora 27 Workstation DVD (64 bit – 1.5 GB)
  3. Download Fedora 27 Atomic DVD

How do I upgrade to Fedora 27 from Fedora 26?

Upgrading Fedora 26 Workstation to Fedora 27 using GUI method
Upgrading Fedora 26 Workstation to Fedora 27 using GUI method

Fedora offers a command-line method for upgrading Fedora 26 to Fedora 27. The Fedora 26 Workstation also has a graphical upgrade method.

For more info see the Fedora 27 release note and project home page.

Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. He has worked with global clients and in various industries, including IT, education, defense and space research, and the nonprofit sector. Follow him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+.

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