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01.14.14

Korora Claimed Better Fedora Than Fedora, and It’s Growing!

Posted in GNU/Linux, Red Hat at 12:53 pm by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Summary: A promising Fedora derivative releases a GNU/Linux distribution just weeks after Red Hat

Korora 20 was recently released [1], following the promising footsteps of Fedora 20. Some say that Korora is better than Fedora [2], not just because of the new fantastic Web site [3] but also technical merit in the distribution itself [4]. Techrights has not tested Korora, but the founder and principal developer of Korora (there are now two, plus one who is a tester and support administrator) is a longtime supporter and at times contributor of ours. He is a man of principles and his site uses encryption (SSL) by default, diverting all unencrypted requests to HTTPS.

Related/contextual items from the news:

  1. Korora 20 Fedora Remix “Peach” Now Available
  2. Meet Korora 20 – It’s like Fedora, but Better

    Korora, a Fedora Remix distribution with tweaks and extras to make the system “just work” out of the box, which aims to provide a complete and easy-to-use system for general computing, is now at version 20.

    Korora 20 has been dubbed “Peach” and is based on Fedora 20 “Heisenbug.” The developers followed closely the Fedora 20 cycle, so it’s only natural that Korora is a stable version.

  3. Korora 20 (Peach) released with a side of website refreshments

    This release brings with it a significant amount of work by the team and community to bring not two but ”five desktops” that have been shaped for a genuine Korora experience. The additions of Cinnamon, MATE and Xfce represent the growth of our community and their contributions. Thank you to all who have contributed to make this possible.

  4. Korora 20 (Peach) hand-on: Even better than I expected
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