This tutorial will show you the simple steps of installing a modern Linux Distribution Fedora 35 Server edition. Fedora line offers many bleeding-edge Linux technologies than the more enterprise CentOS of the same RPM Linux family.
In fact, if the user needs a server with the latest Linux stable software Fedora server is the right and easy choice for a server!
For example, the Fedora 35 Server comes and updates to the latest stable Linux:
- Linux kernel : 5.16.
- Python : 3.10.2
- GLibc : 2.34
- OpenSSL : 1.1.1l
- systemd : 249.9
Of course, one can expect latest version of GCC (11.2.x), PHP (8.0.16), GO (1.16.14), MySQL Server (8.0.27), PostgreSQL (13.4), Nginx (1.20.2), Apache (2.4.52) and so on. Almost all of them are the latest stable version in their Internet sites.
Just be careful, the Fedora life cycle is 13 months from the release to the EOL (End of Life)! Of course, a dist-upgrade is supported and indeed, it has been flawless for years!
We used the following ISO for the installation process from https://getfedora.org/en/server/download/:
It is a LIVE image so you can try it before installing it. The easiest way is just to download the image and burn it to a DVD disk and then follow the installation below (USB flash drive could be also created from this ISO):