Fedora 20 Codenamed “Heisenbug” Released – Installation Guide with Screenshots

Fedora 20, code-named “Heisenbug” was released on 17, December 2013 developed by global community members and sponsored by Red Hat Inc. Fedora 20 “Heisenbug” release is dedicates to Seth Vidal, who passed away this year in road accident. He was a lead developer of Yum and the Fedora update repository system. We, as a team (Tecmint.com) share deepest condolences and grief on this moment, may the God bless him the peace in heaven. This version is updated with latest version of packages and focused on cloud and virtualisation and ARM is now a primary an officially supported architecture.

Fedora 20 “Heisenbug” Features

  1. GNOME 3.10 used default software replacing gnome-packagekit frontends, new applications like gnome-music, gnome-map and Zimbra support.
  2. KDE Plasma Workspaces 4.11 – This release includes faster Nepomuk indexing, improvements to Kontact, KScreen integration in KWin, Metalink/HTTP support for KGet and much more.
  3. Ruby on Rails 4.0
  4. Improvement in NetworkManagerVM
  5. Spins – Spins are alternate version of Fedora
  6. Cloud and Virtualization Improvements
  7. ARM as a Primary Arch
  8. VM Snapshot UI and virt-manager
  9. Apache Hadoop 2.2.0
  10. WildFly 8 application server
  11. No default Sendmail and Syslog

Please use below link to Download Fedora 20 “Heisenbug,” ISO images directly.

  1. Download Fedora 20 DVD Images

Fedora 20 “Heisenbug” Installation Guide

1. Boot computer with Fedora 20 bootable media or ISO.

Fedora 20 Boot Screen
Fedora 20 Boot Screen

2. Click “Install to Hard Drive” You can try out clicking on “Try Fedora“.

Fedora Live Installation Media
Fedora Live Installation Media

3. Fedora 20 installer started. Choose language of your choice during installation process.

Select Language
Select Language

4. Installation Summary. Click each options to configure. Click on “Installation Destination” to select physical Hard Drive.

Select Installation Destination
Select Installation Destination

5. Select storage device, OS to install. Click on “Begin Installation” once selected the Disks.

Select Storage Device
Select Storage Device

6. Installation Options. Select “Automatically configure my Fedora installation to the disks i selected and return me to the main menu“. You may select “I want to review/modify my disk partitions before continuing” (for advance users). Click on “Continue“. Once partition options selected click on “DONE“.

Installation Options
Installation Options

7. Installation Summary.

Installation Summary
Installation Summary

8. Set root password.

Set root password
Set root password

9. Create user.

Installation in Progress
Installation in Progress

10. All set, Installation is in process.

Installation in Progress
Installation in Progress

11. Installation is complete. Eject media and click on “Quit” and reboot.

Installation Completed
Installation Completed

12. Login Screen.

Login Screen
Login Screen

13. Performing Post-Installation Setup. GNOME Initial Setup Activities.

GNOME Initial Setup
GNOME Initial Setup

14. Online accounts configuration to connect your existing data in the cloud.

Online Accounts
Online Accounts

15. Add account with options given.

Add Accounts
Add Accounts

16. That’s it. Your base system is ready to use.

Fedora 20 Ready
Fedora 20 Ready

17. Fedora 20 Desktop view.

Fedora 20 Desktop Screen
Fedora 20 Desktop Screen

Reference Links

  1. Fedora Homepage

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