Fedora 6 Zod live CD

After lots of feedback, bug fixing and testing of the beta live CD announced 3 weeks ago, The Fedora Project is pleased to announce the first official Fedora live CD. This live CD is based on packages from the Fedora Core 6 (codenamed "Zod") and Fedora Extras package collections and is such 100% free software.

At a glance, the live CD features:

o Linux 2.6.18
o GNOME 2.16 desktop environment
o GStreamer 0.10 multimedia framework
o X.org 7.1
o AIGLX and Compiz for 3D desktop
o Lots of applications including, but not limited to
o Beagle (Desktop Search)
o F-Spot (Photo Management)
o Evolution (Email and Calendering)
o Firefox (Web Browsing)
o Ekiga (IP telephony)
o Rhythmbox (Music Player)
o Totem (Movie Player)
o Games (Games)
o The Gimp (Graphics)
o Inkscape (Vector Graphics)
o Abiword (Word Processor)
o Gnumeric (Spreadsheet)
o nautilus-open-terminal (For the adult in you)
o Assistive Technology including the Orca screen reader
o NetworkManager is on by default
o VPN connectivity software including vnpc and OpenVPN
o Partition editing via GParted
o SELinux targeted mode including the SELinux trouble shooter
o Many many fonts; almost 100% coverage
o All the localizations included in FC6 and FC6
o All the input methods (SCIM) present in FC6
o Exclusive live CD wallpaper you won't find in FC6 or FE6!
o R/W file system so you can install software on the running live CD
o Ability to run from RAM if you have 1GB or more of memory

o and lots and lots more..

The live CD is currently only available for i386 architectures. Support for other architectures including ppc and x86_64 is planned. The live cd weighs around 682MB. Download from:

SHA1SUM: 8771d21af1974492424438cbe42f1bae0161ea96 FC-6-i386-livecd-1.iso

or get on the Torrent using


Feedback can be given in Bugzilla; file a bug against the component you have an issue with.. and make it block this tracker bug:


If you believe it's a live CD specific bug.