History of Fedora release names

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= Fedora release name history =
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This page documents the release names for current and previous releases of Fedora.  In much older releases the name was decided by a small group of people internal to Red Hat, but has become a community process in later releases.
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== Release name relationships ==
  
 
Name n and n+1 must share an is-a (not a has-a) relationship, but n and n+2 must not share the same is-a relationship as n and n+1.
 
Name n and n+1 must share an is-a (not a has-a) relationship, but n and n+2 must not share the same is-a relationship as n and n+1.
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[[Guidelines for release names]]
 
[[Guidelines for release names]]
  
== Fedora 10 (Cambridge) ==
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== Release name history ==
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=== Fedora 10 (Cambridge) ===
  
 
* Cambridge is a city in the United States, as well as being original code name of Red Hat Linux 10 (before it became Fedora Core 1).
 
* Cambridge is a city in the United States, as well as being original code name of Red Hat Linux 10 (before it became Fedora Core 1).
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* Voting results: http://jwboyer.fedorapeople.org/fedora10relname.txt.asc
 
* Voting results: http://jwboyer.fedorapeople.org/fedora10relname.txt.asc
  
== Fedora 9 (Sulphur) ==
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=== Fedora 9 (Sulphur) ===
  
 
* Sulphur is an element that causes an adverse reaction (tarnishing) when it contacts silver. In mythology, it is an element used to drive away werewolves.  Sulphur is also a city in the United States.
 
* Sulphur is an element that causes an adverse reaction (tarnishing) when it contacts silver. In mythology, it is an element used to drive away werewolves.  Sulphur is also a city in the United States.
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* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulphur,_Louisiana
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sulphur,_Louisiana
  
== Fedora 8 (Werewolf) ==
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=== Fedora 8 (Werewolf) ===
  
 
* Werewolf is the name of a movie about a dude who turns into a werewolf.  A werewolf also has an adverse reaction (death) when it comes into contact with silver.
 
* Werewolf is the name of a movie about a dude who turns into a werewolf.  A werewolf also has an adverse reaction (death) when it comes into contact with silver.
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* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Werewolf
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Werewolf
  
== Fedora 7 (Moonshine) ==
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=== Fedora 7 (Moonshine) ===
  
 
* Moonshine is an independent record label, and also the name of a movie.
 
* Moonshine is an independent record label, and also the name of a movie.
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* http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0009389/
 
* http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0009389/
  
== Fedora Core 6 (Zod) ==
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=== Fedora Core 6 (Zod) ===
  
 
* General Zod is a character in the DC Comics universe, as well as an independent record label.
 
* General Zod is a character in the DC Comics universe, as well as an independent record label.
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* http://www.zodrecords.com/
 
* http://www.zodrecords.com/
  
== Fedora Core 5 (Bordeaux) ==
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=== Fedora Core 5 (Bordeaux) ===
  
 
* Bordeaux is a wine-producing region in France, as well as a comic book character.
 
* Bordeaux is a wine-producing region in France, as well as a comic book character.
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* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sasha_Bordeaux
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sasha_Bordeaux
  
== Fedora Core 4 (Stentz) ==
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=== Fedora Core 4 (Stentz) ===
  
 
* Andre Stentz is a French winery.  As such, both Heidelberg and Stentz are distributors of alcoholic beverages.
 
* Andre Stentz is a French winery.  As such, both Heidelberg and Stentz are distributors of alcoholic beverages.
 
* http://perso.orange.fr/andre.stentz/
 
* http://perso.orange.fr/andre.stentz/
  
== Fedora Core 3 (Heidelberg) ==
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=== Fedora Core 3 (Heidelberg) ===
  
 
* Heidelberg is a city in Germany, and also a brand/distributor of beer.
 
* Heidelberg is a city in Germany, and also a brand/distributor of beer.
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* http://www.heidelbergdistributing.com
 
* http://www.heidelbergdistributing.com
  
== Fedora Core 2 (Tettnang) ==
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=== Fedora Core 2 (Tettnang) ===
  
 
* Tettnang is a city in Germany that is a producer of hops.
 
* Tettnang is a city in Germany that is a producer of hops.
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tettnang
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tettnang
  
== Fedora Core 1 (Yarrow) ==
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=== Fedora Core 1 (Yarrow) ===
  
 
* Yarrow is a plant with many uses.  Prior to the use of hops in the flavoring of beer, yarrow was used for this purpose.
 
* Yarrow is a plant with many uses.  Prior to the use of hops in the flavoring of beer, yarrow was used for this purpose.
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yarrow
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yarrow

Revision as of 11:58, 2 December 2008

This page documents the release names for current and previous releases of Fedora. In much older releases the name was decided by a small group of people internal to Red Hat, but has become a community process in later releases.

Contents

Release name relationships

Name n and n+1 must share an is-a (not a has-a) relationship, but n and n+2 must not share the same is-a relationship as n and n+1.

Guidelines for release names

Release name history

Fedora 10 (Cambridge)

Fedora 9 (Sulphur)

Fedora 8 (Werewolf)

Fedora 7 (Moonshine)

Fedora Core 6 (Zod)

Fedora Core 5 (Bordeaux)

Fedora Core 4 (Stentz)

Fedora Core 3 (Heidelberg)

Fedora Core 2 (Tettnang)

Fedora Core 1 (Yarrow)