Fedora Desktop Edition (64-bit) is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community the Fedora Project. There are multiple desktops available for use with Fedora. Each has a slightly different look and feel and offers varying levels of customization. Desktops affect how windows, icons, menus, and various basic desktop interfaces look and feel.