This article is for those of you who do not want to install a whole new operating system only to discover some technical details about the default installation like disk layout, packages included, software versions, and so on. Here we are going to review in several sections what is like to have a default installation of Fedora Server 35 using a realnot virtual machine!
The kernel is 5.14.10 it detects successfully the Threadripper 1950X AMD and the system is stable (we booted in UEFI mode).
The installation procedure uses default options for all installation setups – Minimal network installation of Fedora 35 Server. Installed packages are 604 occupying 1.7G space:. Note, this is Fedora Server Install, not minimal install. The server install includes the web console – cockpit version 254.
[root@srv ~]# dnf list installed|wc -l
[root@srv ~]# df -h /
Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/mapper/fedora_fedora-root 15G 1.4G 14G 10% /
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!
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):
SCREENSHOT 1) If you booted from the DVD you would get this first screen – select “Install Fedora 35” and hit Enter