Fedora 39 Released : How To Upgrade

Fedora 39 released on 7 November, 2023

Fedora 39 is loaded with tons of new and exciting features. Without any delay, let’s have a look into the new feature that you will see on Fedora 39 along with steps to upgrade to Fedora 39. It is the latest stable version of this Red Hat-sponsored GNU/Linux distribution. Fedora 39 is powered by Linux kernel 6.5.

Fedora 39 Released Date : How To Upgrade

New Features:

  • Fedora 39 ships with Linux Kernel 6.5
  • Fedora 39 now provides an option for official Fedora Cloud image on Azure
  • Fedora 39 will feature GNOME 45
  • Binutils 2.40
  • GCC 13.2
  • GDB 13.2
  • GLIBC 2.38
  • Golang 1.21
  • Firefox 117
  • Python 3.12
  • LibreOffice 7.6
  • Perl 5.38
  • RPM 4.19

Download Fedora 39 ISO

Fedora 39 Edition
Workstation (GNOME) https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/development/rawhide/Workstation/x86_64/iso/
All spins (Budgie, Cinnamon, i3, KDE Plasma, Xfce, LXQt, MATE Compiz,  Sway) https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/development/rawhide/Spins/x86_64/iso/
Kinoite (Immutable KDE Plasma) https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/development/rawhide/Kinoite/
Onyx (Immutable Budgie) https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/development/rawhide/Onyx/x86_64/iso/
Silverblue https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/development/rawhide/Silverblue/x86_64/iso/

How To Upgrade To Fedora 39

Upgrade Fedora using GUI

  • Open Software application and go to Update pane.
  • You will see the information about new release when available. If you see any new release, You need to click on the Download button to upgrade files.
  • Click on the Download button to start the upgrade process

Upgrade To Fedora 39 using DNF

At first run the following command to update your Fedora:

sudo dnf upgrade --refresh

Install the dnf-plugin-system-upgrade package

sudo dnf install dnf-plugin-system-upgrade

If already installed, you can skip the above step.

Now run the following command to download the latest Fedora updated packages:

sudo dnf system-upgrade download --releasever=39

Once the download is complete run the following command to start the upgrade. You will see the upgrade process in the console during the reboot process. Your fedora will reboot again

sudo dnf system-upgrade reboot

Once the upgrade is finished, Fedora will reboot again.


In this tutorial, we learned how to upgrade to Fedora 39.

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