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  1. 1. Welcome toFedora and the Infinity design logo are trademarks of Red Hat, Inc.
  2. 2. Standard Linux Protocols - Beautified Add/Remove Software Fedora, and all Linux systems, use a package manager to organize software packages, and to get them all from one place, similarly to an app store for a mobile device. The Fedora package manager is both easy and fun to use, with over 20 different categories, varying from Games to Fonts to Programming to Education. Because there are many different items, it also provides filters, to only show packages matching certain criteria. Software Update Terminal The terminal is an essential part of any Linux distribution. It provides accessIn conjunction with a uniformed protocol to download to the command line side of the computer, sometimes doing tasks that cannotprograms, there is also one to update them. The front-end yet be done by GUI programs, or are harder to do. The command line issplits updates into categories such as security, bug-fixes, classically a white-on-black interface. Fedoras Konsole program can hardly help being much nicer than that, with an aesthetically pleasing black-on-whiteand others. The list shows lots of information about each color scheme, and even different sizes to snap to. All this is customizable, ofupdate, and a checkbox whether or not to download this course, including text color, background color/image, default size, andupdate. Unlike with Ubuntu and similar flavors, no window title. It can also be a tabbed window, to run multiple commands at once (not shown in image).authentication is needed to update!
  3. 3. Wonderful Window Management Workspaces Linux has a feature called workspaces, where the user can organize their open windows to their hearts delight. With Fedora, theres no need to set the amount – just open a window on the blank workspace, and a new one will be created! Window Preview Launch BarIn the center of the screen is a list and preview of The launch bar is the easiest way to open yourthe windows in the selected workspace. It shows favorite applications. It lists programs that the userthe window and the title. Hovering over it has marked as their favorite, along with all openproduces an X to close it. Clicking on it will applications. Clicking on an open application canswitch to it. sometimes be the fastest way to switch worksapces.
  4. 4. Amazing Applications Default Set Fedora comes with a host of useful applications by default. These include Firefox, GIMP, and LibreOffice. It also has tools to take screenshots, calculate, customize your computer, and report bugs. Categories SearchThe applications are sorted into 10 In case there are too many applications tocategories, and more are added when new easily find the needed one, a search bar isapplications are added that dont fit into any provided. It searches both the shown name,of the existing ones. and the technical name.
  5. 5. Fedora Keeps you on Track Empathy Evolution The Empathy chat client is integrated directly into Fedora. The status can be adjustedFedoras calendar displays events set in the directly from the username dropdown. WhenEvolution calendar client. No more opening enabled, notifications can pop up on theextra programs to check dates! desktop.
  6. 6. Security-Enhanced Linux Leading in Linux Security Fedora is one of the leading distributions in SELinux. SELinux keeps your computer secure from hackers. With Fedoras implementation, you hardly notice it! Authentication Upstream Changes Before running any scripts that could compromise your computers security andFedora does even better than implementing amazing integrity, an administrator password mustsecurity for their own operating system. They send be given.their advancements upstream, to be included in allLinux distributions!
  7. 7. Choose Your Desktop Environment Lots of Spins Aside for the main desktop environments, there are several other “spins” of Fedora. Some of these are Games, Designer-suite, and Robotics. Sugar on a Stick, one of the other participating organizations for the Google Code-in, is also a Fedora spin. Each spin has a unique design goal, but all of them have the power of Fedora behind them. KDE, LXDE, Xfce All CustomizableThere are several official desktop Being Fedora Linux at the core, almost all ofenvironments that Fedora supports. The the spins are customizable to the usersone shown above is KDE. content. Spins are a personal Fedora, just for you.
  8. 8. Easy to Install Try Before Installing Not sure you want to install Fedora? You can run it from live media without modifying your computer. At any time you can install. 10 Step Installation Virtual MachineInstalling Fedora is only a 10 step process! Even on a virtual machine, Fedora is fast andAfter clicking install from the live disk, you easy to install. Its a great way to try Fedora,are guided by the experts who wrote the guide. and it doesnt even cost a blank CD!
  9. 9. EnjoyMade by Scimonster for the Google Code-in 2012.
  10. 10. EnjoyMade by Scimonster for the Google Code-in 2012.