Use Fedora 25 to switch from Windows to Linux

Radu Tyrsina
by Radu Tyrsina
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Fedora 25 was first released as an alpha version and, after that, as a beta version. Now, Fedora 25 is officially available for the public and you can download it from the tool’s official website.

You should know that Fedora is focusing on offering truly free open source software. At the same time, you will be able to count on a very modern version of the Linux kernel that’s available for this new OS.

Providing many of the latest open source developer and desktop tools, Fedora 25 Workstation delivers a host of new features, including the long-awaited official debut of the Wayland display server. Replacing the legacy X11 system, Wayland has been under development for several years and seeks to provide a smoother, richer experience for graphical environments and better capabilities for modern graphics hardware. To further enhance ease-of-use, Fedora 25 Workstation also features GNOME 3.22, which offers multiple file renaming, a redesigned keyboard settings tool and additional user interface improvements. Workstation users will also be pleased with the inclusion of decoding support for the MP3 media format.

The Fedora 25 Workstation will make life easier for all users that have their computers running Windows or macOS. Thanks to the “Fedora Media Writer”, you will be able to easily download Fedora 25 and write it to a USB stick. This means that you will be able to install Fedora 25 on your computer via the bootable USB stick.

Fedora 25: What’s New?

  • Docker 1.12 for building and running containerized applications
  • Node.js 6.5, the latest version of the popular server-side JavaScript engine
  • Multiple Python versions (2.6, 2.7, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5) to help test across multiple Python configurations
  • Support for Rust, a programming language that aims to make development faster and more stable.

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  • I use Fedora for three years now, really stable, don’t tend to give me weird problems like Ubuntu does … like yum and dnf , wayland is uh, still feel uncomplete … I switch between Win 10 and Fedora for development, Win 10 for C#, ASP.NET etc., and then Fedora for PHP, JS etc. , also, you can install MS SQL Server on Fedora now, but then again, for what … also, it supports UEFI and secure boot, so no problem there …

  • I to love Fedora, it’s stable and very fast, I am dual booting with windows 10 on an Asus laptop, 8 gb ram and 500 gb ssd drive.

    Although I am use to MS Office, it’s going to take some time to get use to.

    Also was wondering if anyone knew about zoho, does it allow you to create apps for your business and allow others to connect to it, kind of like MS dynamics.

  • I began using the Beta version and was pleasantly surprised. It works very well.
    By that I mean, this Linux is solid, does not crash, and the applications available are there for every taste. I do some programming and writing, emails and browsing, and I relax with games.

    Fedora25 has all that I need as a workstation system. It runs well on my Samsung laptop and as well on my desktop. My desktop is shared with Windows 10. So far, for the past 11 months, I have had no need to use Windows 10 for any purpose. I found the equivalent to MS Office and that was the clincher.
    Fedora 25, your for me