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Downloading Fedora

Fedora Editions

Fedora provides three primary Editions tailored for some specific use cases. offers Fedora Cloud for scalable infrastructure, Fedora Server for organizational infrastructure, and Fedora Workstation for the developer and desktop user.

For alternative desktop environments or media built for more niche purposes, check out Fedora Spins.

Each of these downloads provides a different set of default packages, but you can add to your system after the initial installation to customize it for your needs. The installation process is the same for all spins and Editions, so you can use this guide for any choice you make.

Which Architecture Is My Computer?

Most modern systems are 64 bit x86 architecture. If your computer was manufactured after 2007, or you aren’t sure, you probably have a x86_64 system.

Changing a Fedora installation from one architecture to another is not supported. Use the following table to determine the architecture of your computer according to the type of processor. Consult your manufacturer’s documentation for details on your processor, or resources such as or, if necessary.

Table 1. Processor and architecture types
Processor manufacturer and model Architecture type for Fedora

some Intel Atom, Core series, Pentium 4, and recent vintage Xeon; AMD Athlon, Duron, some Semprons; and older; VIA C3, C7


some Intel Atom, Core 2 series, Core i series and Xeon; AMD: Athlon 64, Athlon II, Sempron64, Phenom series, Fusion series, Bulldozer series and Opteron; Apple MacBook, MacBook Pro, and MacBook Air


Media Types

Several media types are available. Choose the one that best suits your requirements.

Live Image

Live images allow you to preview Fedora before installing it. Instead of booting directly into the installer, a live image loads the same environment you’ll get after installation. Fedora Workstation and Fedora Spins are live images.

Use a live image to install your favorite system, test Fedora on new hardware, troubleshoot, or share with friends.

DVD Image

Las imágenes DVD inician directamente en el entorno de instalación y le permiten elegir de la variedad de paquetes que se ofrece en ella. En Fedora 21, las imágenes DVD son la única opción disponible en la edición Fedora Server.

Use the Fedora Server DVD image when you want customized Fedora Server installations using an offline installation source.

netinstall Image

La imagen instalación en red arranca directamente en el entorno de instalación y utiliza los repositorios de Fedora como fuente de instalación. Con una imagen de instalación en red puede instalar cualquier edición de Fedora o elegir entre una gran variedad de paquetes para crear una instalación personalizada.

La imagen de instalación en red Fedora Server es universal y y puede ser utilizada para instalar cualquier Edición Fedora o su conjunto favorito de paquetes.

ARM images

For many ARM systems, Fedora provides preconfigured filesystem images. Write the image to removable media and boot directly into a Fedora installation that’s ready to use.

ARM devices often require special setup procedures that aren’t covered in this guide. Start learning about Fedora ARM at

Cloud Images

Fedora Cloud images are preconfigured filesystem images with very few packages installed by default. They include special tools for interacting with cloud platforms, and are not intended to be used outside of cloud environments.

Fedora Cloud comes in several varieties. The Fedora Cloud Base image is a minimal base for cloud deployments. The Fedora Cloud Atomic image is a Docker container host that uses Project Atomic technology for updates. A Docker base image for Fedora is also available.

Cloud images are preconfigured and do not require installation as described in this guide. Get started using Fedora Cloud at

Imágenes de Arranque

Las pequeñas imágenes en están escritas para CDs, dispositivos USB e incluso discos flexibles. La imagen BFO carga el medio de instalación desde los servidores de Fedora y carga directamente un entorno de instalación, como el ISO de instalación en red.

BFO images work like PXE deployments, without having to set up a server.