PR: Fedora Core 1 Ported to AMD64
Mar 05, 2004, 17:00 (8 Talkback[s])
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Red Hat, Inc. and the Fedora Project today announced the
availability of a port of Fedora Core 1 to AMD64 - the first 64-bit
port of a Fedora Project core release.
The Fedora Project is a Red Hat-sponsored and
community-supported open source project that promotes rapid
development of innovative open source software through a
collaborative, community effort. Fedora Core 1 provides a complete
Linux platform built exclusively from open source software.
Available at no cost, the release serves the needs of community
developers, testers, and other technology enthusiasts who wish to
participate in and accelerate the technology development
As a community forum for advanced development, the Fedora
Project provides early visibility to the latest open source
technology and serves as a proving ground for technology that may
eventually make its way into Red Hat's fully-supported commercial
solutions such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Red Hat contributes
development resources, editorial direction and management to the
Red Hat and the Fedora Project would like to thank Justin Forbes
for his work organizing, coordinating, and developing this release,
along with the many other community members who worked to make this
Fedora Core 1 for AMD64 can be downloaded from http://fedora.redhat.com/, and from
the following mirrors:
- North America
- Czech Republic
More mirrors will be coming online soon; check mirrors listed
for more mirrors.
One additional feature provided by the Linux community is the
availability of Fedora Core releases via BitTorrent.
RPMS for Red Hat Linux 7.3 through 9 and Fedora Core 1 of
BitTorrent are available from:
Usage is simple:
btdownloadcurses.py --url http://URL.torrent
Allow incoming TCP 6881 - 6889 to join the torrent swarm.