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Fedora's Mission and Foundations
How do I get the software?
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What is Fedora?
What is Fedora all about?




Our Vision
Our Mission
Our Method
Our Community
Fedora is more than just software. It is a community of contributors from https://fedoracommunity.org/[around the world], including volunteers and Red Hat employees, who work with each other to advance the interests of the free culture movement. Everyone is invited to join. No matter what your skills are, we have a place for you in our community! We are https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/package-maintainers/[software engineers], https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Design[designers and artists], https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Infrastructure[system administrators], https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Websites[web designers], https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DocsProject[writers], https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors[speakers], https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/G11N[translators], and more — and we are happy to help you get started.
We believe that all contributors should https://fedoraproject.org/code-of-conduct[be excellent to each other]. By creating an environment for constructive contribution, we can more effectively and successfully compare and challenge different ideas to find the best solutions for advancement, while building the size, diversity, and strength of our community.
Leadership and Governance
The xref:council::index.adoc[Fedora Council] is responsible for stewardship of the Fedora Project as a whole, and supports the health and growth of the Fedora Community. As in any large project, there are many different levels of responsibility, accountability, and decision-making. As a general rule, we want people working on a Fedora https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Subprojects[subproject] to be make meaningful decisions about their areas of interest and expertise. More details are available on our page on https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Leadership[Fedora Leadership].