New Fedora Linux pushed back a week

The release of Fedora Core 4, the latest free version of Linux from Red Hat, has been pushed back a week.

Fedora programmers had hoped to release Fedora Core 4 June 6, but the current schedule now gives June 13 as the release date. The move means the software likely will arrive at just about the same time as .

Red Hat and its programmers have largely controlled Fedora for most of its existence, but the company is make Fedora into a neutral project through the establishment of the Fedora Foundation last week.

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