In a press release Fedora Community said, “The Fedora Project, a Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT) sponsored and community-supported open source collaboration, today (May 25, 2010) announced the availability of Fedora 13, the latest version of its free open source operating system distribution. Fedora 13 combines some of the latest open source features with an open and transparent development process. Fedora 13 includes a variety of features and improvements to enhance desktop productivity, assist in software development, and improve virtualization.”
Fedora 13 contains an improved installer interface that handles partitioning, driver installation, and storage devices more efficiently. Packaged software will allow for scheduled backups, automatic photo import and management. Fedora 13 also gets improved driver support in the form of automatic printer driver installs and improved 3D graphics drivers for Intel, Nvidia and ATI video cards.
Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that brings the latest in free and open source software to your desktop, laptop and server, and gives you access to thousands of different open source applications. And the Fedora Project supports a growing and thriving open source community with thousands of project members. Though the project is sponsored by Red Hat, Fedora Community is responsible for development and release.