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.
What’s New In Fedora 16
The new features in Fedora Linux version 16 are:
- New Linux kernel v3.1.0
- Apache (httpd) was updated v2.2.19.
- Gnome desktop v3.2.1
- UID and GID values for user accounts now start at 1000 instead of 500 as in previous versions.
- KDE updated to v4.7.2
- GNU/Grub2 is the default boot-loader.
- Ext4 kernel driver used for accessing both ext3/ext2 file systems.
- Virtualization includes updated OpenStack and Aeolus Conductor.
- Updated cloud computing support for Condor Cloud, HekaFS, and pacemaker-cloud.
- Fedora 16 does not ship with the HAL daemon and libhal, which have been replaced with udisks, upower and libudev.
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:
- Download using BitTorrent i386 32 bit DVD (requires a BitTorrent client)
- Download using BitTorrent 64 bit DVD (requires a BitTorrent client)
- Download using BitTorrent 64 bit Live CD OR 32 bit Gnome Live CD/ISO OR 64 bit KDE Live CD/ISO OR 32 bit KDE Live CD/ISO
Fedora 16 DVD ISO Direct Download
- Visit mirror to download Fedora ISO image 32 bit i386 DVD ISO (3.5 GB)
- Visit mirror to download Fedora ISO images 64 bit DVD ISO (3.5 GB)
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.
- Download Fedora Linux 16 Gnome Desktop Live CD 32 bit i686 (605M)
- Download Fedora Linux 16 KDE Desktop Live CD 32 bit i386 (697M)
- Download Fedora Linux 16 Gnome Desktop Live CD 64 bit (604M)
- Download Fedora Linux 16 Kde Desktop Live CD 64 bit (696M)