PR: Announcing the Release of Fedora Core 3
Nov 08, 2004, 16:45 (13 Talkback[s])
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The Fedora Project and Red Hat would like to announce the third
release of Fedora Core.
Fedora Core 3 is a general purpose Linux operating system,
available for x86 and x86-64 processors. Fedora Core 3,
- the 2.6.9 Linux kernel
- Xorg 6.8.1
- GNOME 2.8
- KDE 3.3.0
- GCC 3.4
The Fedora Project would like to thank the thousands of
community members w= hose
testing and contributions have raised the bar of quality and made
this rele= ase
What is the Fedora Project?
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 3 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 process.
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
For more information, see http://fedora.redhat.com/
How Can I Get Fedora Core 3?
Fedora Core 3 x86 or x86-64 Downloads are available
or from the network of mirrors in the Fedora Project distribution
system. Users may prefer to download Fedora Core via BitTorrent, or
via older file retrieval protocols such as HTTP, FTP, or RSYNC.
BitTorrent typically provides faster download speeds than HTTP,
FTP, or RSYNC.
BitTorrent RPMS for Red Hat Linux and Fedora Core are available
with detailed instructions at http://torrent.linux.duke.edu/
From Red Hat:
for other forms.
Via HTTP/FTP/RSYNC from mirrors:
- North America:
- South America:
- Czech Republic:
- United Kingdom:
- New Zealand:
More mirrors will come on line as time passes; please
for a list of mirrors that carry Fedora Core.