Some of the features of the latest open source distribution are Developer’s assistant that jumpstarts development efforts by providing templates, samples and toolchains for a different languages; OpenShift Origin that allows easy building of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) infrastructure; node.js; Ruby 2.0.0; MariaDB database; Checkpoint & Restore that allows users to checkpoint and restore processes; and OpenLMI which makes remote management of machines simpler among others. The distribution also packs GNOME 3.8, KDE Plasma Workspace 4.10 and MATE Desktop 1.6.

Initially pitched for late June launch, the Fedora 19 Final release was slated for early July release. Fedora 19 Alpha was released back in April.

Fedora 19 can be downloaded from You can check out the mailing list announcement here.