Phil Knirsch announced a last evening, January 25th, the immediate availability for download of the Fedora 14 operating system for IBM System z (s390x) 64-bit systems.
Fedora 14, codenamed Laughlin, comes with a lot of new features and updated packages. The last release of Fedora for IBM System z was Fedora 6, announced on October 24th, 2006. Therefore, the Fedora IBM System z (s390x) Secondary Arch team is proud to announce a new and improved release of this operating system.
"It's been a long time since we last had an official release of IBM System z on Fedora... In fact and to be precise, it's been 134,265,600 seconds or 2,237,760 minutes or 37,296 hours or 1554 days since Fedora 6 was released on October 24th 2006 which was the last release where IBM System z was included."
"But today, today changes all this. As today, the Fedora IBM System z (s390x) Secondary Arch team proudly presents the Fedora 14 for IBM System z 64bit official release!" - said Phil Knirsch in the official release announcement.
The Fedora Project is a Red-Hat-sponsored and community-supported open-source project. Fedora Linux is an operating system based on the Linux kernel, which focuses on wide access, distribution and free modification.
Fedora Linux is built by a worldwide community (the Fedora Project), which grants access to anyone wishing to further advance the development of open-source software. Fedora 10 is available as GNOME and KDE Live CD editions for 32bit and 64bit platforms, and the usual CDs/DVD edition for x86, x86_64 and PPC architectures.
Fedora 14 for IBM System z 64-bit can be downloaded right now from Softpedia, here.