Fedora 19 includes a wide range of updates, uses the Linux 3.9 kernel, and comes with a choice of GNOME 3.8, KDE Plasma 4.10, or MATE 1.6 desktop environments.
“Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, a suite of software that makes your computer run. You can use the Fedora operating system to replace or to run alongside of other operating systems such as Microsoft Windows or Mac OS X. The Fedora operating system is 100% free of cost for you to enjoy and share,” reads the official website.
What’s new in Fedora 19 ?
The Linux kernel has been updated to version 3.9.0.
An option has been added in order to enable access to the Extlinux bootloader, which is part of the Syslinux family of bootloaders.
The initial setup screens have been revamped for Fedora 19.
The anaconda installer has been reworked and the distribution now provides support during installation for advanced storage, such as fcoe, iscsi, and multipath.
The text mode of the anaconda installer has also been improved.
The distribution can now join a domain from a kickstart file or from the anaconda installer.
The appearance of GRUB and GRUB menus have been changed.
FreeIPA realmd support has been added.
Complete list of new features and changes are available in the official announcement.
Fedora 19 also includes an improved Anaconda installer (which walks you through the process of actually installing the operating system, 3D modelling and printing software, a built-in language translation tool, and updated apps including the LibreOffice 4.0 office suite.