Today, June 21, 2016, Fedora Project has announced the general availability of the final release of the Fedora 24 Linux operating system for desktops, servers, cloud, and embedded devices.
Delayed four times during its development cycle, the Fedora 24 distribution is finally available to download today. It looks like it ships with the usual Fedora Workstation, Fedora Server, and Fedora Cloud variants, as well as the official Fedora Spins with the Xfce, LXDE, KDE, MATE/Compiz, Cinnamon, and Sugar desktops.
Of course, users will also be able to get their hands on the Fedora 24 Labs Spins, which include Design Suite, Games, Robotic Suite, Scientific, and Security Lab. Under the hood, all the aforementioned editions and spins are shipping with the same core components, namely Linux kernel 4.5.7 and GNU C Library version 2.23.
Users should be aware of the fact that Linux kernel 4.5.7 is the last in the Linux … (read more)