Ade Malsasa Akbar contact
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Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 22:54

The fortieth release of Fedora GNU/Linux is here. It is released on Tuesday, 23 April 2024 or a few days earlier than Ubuntu Noble Numbat release date. It is available in a lot of editions, mainly: Workstation, Server, IoT, Cloud and many more. We make a summary of the downloads for you below to mention only editions we believe most readers will be interested to try (and links to find the rest). Finally, congratulations to all computer users and thank you to Fedora developers. Happy downloading!


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Fedora Editions

We explain Fedora editions as the following. Please note that it is a little bit different to Ubuntu and The Official Flavors.

- Workstation: desktop edition.

- Server: standard server edition.

- IoT: command line based Raspberry-pi-like embedded edition.

- Cloud: advanced server or Virtual Machine Image edition.

- CoreOS: advanced, automatically updating container tech based edition.

Fedora 40 Workstation

Fedora Workstation is the desktop edition. It is powered with GNOME desktop environment, LibreOffice and DNF. We show only x86_64 (PC 64-bit) option here. Download this if you do not know everything else.

Download: Fedora-Workstation-Live-x86_64-40-1.14.iso

Fedora 40 Server

Fedora Server is the standard server edition. It is command line interface (CLI) based like any other server operating system. We show only x86_64 (PC 64-bit) option here. Download this if you plan to empower your server or even your PC as one.

Download: Fedora-Server-dvd-x86_64-40-1.14.iso

Fedora 40 IoT

Fedora IoT (short for Internet of Things) is a lightweight operating system without desktop environment for devices like Raspberry Pi. It is available in 4 different architecture options, but we only show one of them here.

Download: Fedora-IoT-ostree-40-20240422.3.x86_64.iso

Fedora 40 Cloud

Fedora Cloud is the edition for use in Virtual Machines or advanced server setup like Amazon AWS public/private services. It is available in 4 architecture options, with even more selection of platforms.



Fedora 40 CoreOS


Fedora CoreOS is the edution for use as a minimal, automatically-updating and container based system available across three different release streams Stable, Testing and Next for four different architectures and immediately launchable in both AWS as well as GCP.




These are SHA256SUMs from ISO images mentioned above collected from Fedora 40 official download page. You should verify each of ISO image file you downloaded to match the official SHA256SUM, otherwise it is not valid and you should re-download it.

# Fedora-Workstation-Live-x86_64-40-1.14.iso: 2295853056 bytes
SHA256 (Fedora-Workstation-Live-x86_64-40-1.14.iso) = dd1faca950d1a8c3d169adf2df4c3644ebb62f8aac04c401f2393e521395d613

# Fedora-Server-dvd-x86_64-40-1.14.iso: 2612854784 bytes
SHA256 (Fedora-Server-dvd-x86_64-40-1.14.iso) = 32d9ab1798fc8106a0b06e873bdcd83a3efea8412c9401dfe4097347ed0cfc65

# Fedora-IoT-ostree-40-20240422.3.x86_64.iso: 2501836800 bytes
SHA256 (Fedora-IoT-ostree-40-20240422.3.x86_64.iso) = b7146f197e669342eadbce3bf78209e92a330faa2715c8da30eb748be6be5de6


Other Downloads

Fedora 40 offers even more editions namely:

- Atomic Desktop (5 editions) Silverblue, Kinoite, Sway and Budgie Atomic 

- Spins (10 editions)

- Labs (12 editions)

- Torrents (all editions)


That can be selected and downloaded from -> top menu -> Get Fedora -> page shows them all or optionally bottom of the page -> there are columns of The Editions.


About Fedora

Fedora, originated from Hawaii, United States, is a computer operating system and GNU/Linux distribution parent to Red Hat Enterprise OS. It is famous for its leadership in technological advancement and for its abundance on hardware platform supports as well as number of editions it offers. It runs on desktop, laptop, server, IoT devices, as well as virtual machines and advanced server systems (like AWS Cloud) and latest bleeding edge machines like IBM POWER. It is developed in public by the community via the internet and also real life conferences around the world. Visit the website at



Fedora 40 Announcement

Fedora 40 Release Notes

Red Hat's Announcement of Fedora 40 

User Manual and Documentation

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