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The Operating System

Fedora Core 5, released on the 20th March, 2006, was the fifth iteration of the Fedora project, itself a community run fork of the commercial Red Hat Linux (later Red Hat Enterprise Linux) platform. Codenamed ‘Bordeaux’, Fedora Core 5 contained the 2.6.15 release of the Linux kernel, GNOME 2.14, and an assortment of other recently updated software. Fedora Core 5 was available for x86, x86-64 and PowerPC.

Fedora Core 5 reached End of Life on the 2nd July, 2007.

The Web Browser

Developed by the GNOME Project, Epiphany 1.9.8 strips away the flamboyance of its competitors, opting for a dry and pragmatic approach to web browsing. With a spartan interface, Epiphany places functionality at the forefront, eschewing unnecessary embellishments.

Browser User Agent

When contacting webservers ‘Fedora Core 5 x86 with Epiphany 1.9.8’ will identify itself as ‘Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20060212 Epiphany/1.9’.

Run Period

For ‘Fedora Core 5 x86 with Epiphany 1.9.8’ Period Sites in Period Browsers is currently searching for pages archived between 2006-03-20 and 2007-03-20.

Emulation Platform

Hardware emulation for Fedora Core 5 is currently provided by the QEMU Project.

Fedora Core 5 for x86 can be found in the Fedora Archive. Epiphany 1.9.8 can also be found on the Fedora Core 5 installation media.

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Fedora Core 5 x86 with Epiphany 1.9.8

Examples of Fedora Core 5 x86 with Epiphany 1.9.8

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