About Spin: Fedora Scientific    

Open Source Scientific Computing.


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Wary of reinstalling all your favourite numerical tools everytime your reinstall Linux? The answer is here. Fedora Scientific Spin brings together the open source scientific and numerical tools used in research along with the goodness of the Fedora KDE desktop.

What is Fedora Scientific?

Fedora Scientific currently ships with numerous applications and libraries. These range from libraries such as the GNU Scientific library, the SciPy libraries, tools like Octave and xfig to typesetting tools like Kile and graphics programs such as Inkscape. The current set of packages include an IDE, tools and libraries for programming in C, C++, Python, Java and R. Also included along with are libraries for parallel computing such as the OpenMPI and OpenMP. Tools for typesetting, writing and publishing are included. The full list of software made available by the spin is available here.

Downloads

Fedora Scientific

Fedora Scientific is available as a Live DVD download - via torrent or direct download. A LiveDVD is an operating system that is executed upon boot, without installation on a hard drive. A desktop icon can be used to install the OS if wanted. Once you have the ISO, you can either create a Bootable USB stick or burn it to a DVD.

Torrent Download

32-bit PC Edition

32-bit PC EditionThis edition is for the highest compatibility; it will work on both 32-bit and 64-bit computers.

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54K Torrent File for 32-bit PC ISO
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64-bit PC Edition

64-bit PC EditionEnjoy the full power and speed of a 64-bit computer. Not compatible with 32-bit computers.

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54K Torrent File for 64-bit PC ISO
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Direct Download

32-bit PC Edition

32-bit PC EditionThis edition is for the highest compatibility; it will work on both 32-bit and 64-bit computers.

Download Now!

3.3GB for 64-bit PC ISO
How do I use this file?

64-bit PC Edition

64-bit PC EditionEnjoy the full power and speed of a 64-bit computer. Not compatible with 32-bit computers.

Download Now!

3.3GB for 64-bit PC ISO
How do I use this file?

Unsure if your computer is 32-bit or 64-bit?

Older releases of this spin can be found at archive.fedoraproject.org.

Fedora Scientific Support

Need help using Fedora Scientific? We have put together a list of resources you can use to get help below. For help downloading, running, and installing spins, please visit the main spins support page.

Help via Chat

Users and developers are available in the #fedora-science irc channel on irc.freenode.net for real-time conversations.

General help is available in irc channel #fedora on irc.freenode.net.

For help using IRC, please visit the Fedora IRC how-to.

Help via Email

Users and developers are also available on the mailing list at scitech@lists.fedoraproject.org.

General help with Fedora is available on the Fedora users' mailing list at users@lists.fedoraproject.org.

For guidance on how to interact on Fedora mailing lists, please review the Fedora Mailing List Guidelines.

Help via Forums

Helpful forums can be found at:

General Help Using Fedora

Sometimes you may encounter an issue with this spin that you can get help with using general Fedora support resources. A list of those resources is available at the Fedora 'Get Help' page.

Fedora Scientific

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Fedora Scientific brings to you the best Open Source tools for helping you design, implement, maintain and present your scientific and numerical research.

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By downloading Fedora software, you acknowledge that you understand all of the following: Fedora software and technical information may be subject to the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (the “EAR”) and other U.S. and foreign laws and may not be exported, re-exported or transferred (a) to any country listed in Country Group E:1 in Supplement No. 1 to part 740 of the EAR (currently, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan & Syria); (b) to any prohibited destination or to any end user who has been prohibited from participating in U.S. export transactions by any federal agency of the U.S. government; or (c) for use in connection with the design, development or production of nuclear, chemical or biological weapons, or rocket systems, space launch vehicles, or sounding rockets, or unmanned air vehicle systems. You may not download Fedora software or technical information if you are located in one of these countries or otherwise subject to these restrictions. You may not provide Fedora software or technical information to individuals or entities located in one of these countries or otherwise subject to these restrictions. You are also responsible for compliance with foreign law requirements applicable to the import, export and use of Fedora software and technical information.