Fedora was derived from the original Red Hat Linux distribution.
The project envisages that conventional Linux home users will use Fedora Core, and intends that it replace the consumer distributions of Red Hat Linux.
Fedora Extras is currently included in the base distribution as a default repository and no extra configuration is required to enable it.
Has updated KDE desktop RPMS, general KDE applications such as Bluetooth support.
RPMforge, containing the packages of Matthias Saou, Dag Wieers and Dries that were previously available in three different repositories, supporting Fedora Core 1 through 5.
RPMforge is compatible with Fedora Extras, similar to Livna.
These repositories are designed to be compatible with Fedora Core although they may not be compatible with each other.
Some of the repositories have discontinued active support for earlier versions of Fedora Core but keep the repositories around for the convenience of users with previous versions.