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Russian Fedora Remix Project
Developer Russian Fedora Project
OS family Unix-like
Working state Current
Source model Open source
Initial release 2008-11-20
Latest release 11 / June 9, 2009 (2009-06-09)[1]
Update method Yum (PackageKit)
Package manager RPM Package Manager
Platforms IA-32, x86-64
Kernel type Monolithic (Linux)
Default user interface GNOME, KDE, XFCE, LXDE, IceWM
License GNU GPL & Various others.
Official website

Russian Fedora Remix — is a remix of Fedora Linux distribution, adapted for the most of users. As developers explain, that it is neither the copy of original Ferora nor new GNU/Linux distribution.[2]


Originally, project was named Tedora, and its author was Arkady «Tigro» Shain.[3]

But, November 20, 2008 the official project was founded, named Russian Fedora. Its founders were Fedora Project, Red Hat, VDEL and also VNIINS[4]. Project was prepared since March 2008, when Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst came to Moscow[5]. The creation of adapted Linux distribution for Russia is a part of FOSS extension program in Russia, which was discussed during Whitehurst's visit.

Project is developed in accordance of users needs and possibilities of its expansion in Russia. For example, it have to be considered that high speed Internet is not available everywhere. Also project team provides technical support at russian language, which simplify usage and learning of distribution. VNIINS became a technological center of Russian Fedora Project. It's planned to recruit students, postgraduates and young specialists of MEPhI.

New releases are planed to be released at the same time as Fedora ones.


Release Date Status
Tedora 9 Beta 1 release May 30 2008 released
Tedora 9 Beta 2 release June 12 2008 released
Tedora 9 final release July 1 2008 released
Tedora 9.1 release September 30 2008 released
Tedora 10 Beta release November 15 2008 released
Russian Fedora 10 final release November 25 2008 released
Russian Fedora 10.1 release February 24 2009 released
Russian Fedora 10.2 release May 14 2009 released
Russian Fedora Remix 11 final release June 9 2009[6] released
Russian Fedora Remix 12 final release November 10 2009 planed

Russian Fedora 10[edit]

November 25, 2008, Russian Fedora 10 released. Distinctions from Fedora 10[7][8]:

  • Support of all popular audio and video codecs, proprietary video cards drivers, XFCE и LXDE, IceWM from the installation medium.
  • SELinux is set up in Permissive mode after the installation.
  • RPM Fusion and Tigro repositories are enabled right after the installation.
  • Different base installation modes added (GNOME Desktop, KDE Desktop, XFCE Desktop, etc.).
  • Possibility of program intallation from DVD-disk.
  • Using of KDM instead of GDM if KDE is default desktop environment.

Russian Fedora 10.1[edit]

February 24, 2009 Russian Fedora 10.1 released[9]. Improvements:

  • Keyboard layout switching problems fixed; layout indicators added to GNOME and KDE.
  • Added possibility of install/uninstall programs from instalation disk without internet access using PackageKit.
  • Folders are opening at the same window in Nautilus; GNOME Terminal menu accelerators disabled.
  • Finished transition from Tigro repo to Russian Fedora repo.
  • System installation bugs fixed.

Russian Fedora 10.2[edit]

May 14, 2009, Russian Fedora 10.2 released[10]. It contains updated software and bug fixes.

Russian Fedora Remix 11[edit]

Russian Fedora Remix 11 released June 9, 2009, at the same day as Fedora 11[11].

Distribution is available for 2 architectures: i586, x86_64; and at different mediums: installation DVD, LiveCD (based on KDE, GNOME or Xfce) and LiveDVD (containing KDE, GNOME, Xfce and LXDE).

Distinction from Fedora 11:

  • Installation DVD contains only Post-Soviet states and european languages.
  • Many keyboard layout switching improvements
  • Multimedia codecs, network adapter and NVidia graphic card drivers added

Russian Fedora Remix 12[edit]

Russian Fedora Remix 12 is planned to be released at November 10.

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