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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

Mozilla Firefox 1.5.1, a modest evolution in the browser landscape, presents itself as a functional iteration of its predecessor. Released with measured enhancements, this version introduces incremental improvements to the Firefox browsing experience. With a utilitarian interface, it maintains a straightforward design, prioritizing stability and reliability over extravagant visual elements. Notable additions include an enhanced automatic update system, providing a methodical approach to keeping the browser current. While Firefox 1.5.1 may lack the flamboyance of more contemporary counterparts, it serves as a pragmatic choice for those seeking a dependable browsing platform. Its release marks a steady stride in the evolution of Firefox, embodying a commitment to incremental refinement rather than revolutionary transformation.

Browser User Agent

When contacting webservers ‘Fedora Core 5 x86 with Mozilla Firefox 1.5.1’ will identify itself as ‘Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20060313 Fedora/ Firefox/ pango-text’.

Run Period

For ‘Fedora Core 5 x86 with Mozilla Firefox 1.5.1’ Period Sites in Period Browsers is currently searching for pages archived between 2006-03-20 and 2006-09-20.

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. Firefox 1.5.1 can also be found on the Fedora Core 5 installation media.


Fedora Core 5 x86 with Mozilla Firefox 1.5.1

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