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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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'''This page is ''Outdated'' but documents release names prior to [https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/advisory-board/2013-October/012209.html their termination following Fedora 20].  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 ==
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== Release name history ==
 
== Release name history ==
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=== Fedora 21 (Twenty One) ===
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* Releases are no longer named starting with this release.
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* https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/advisory-board/2013-October/012209.html
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=== Fedora 20 (Heisenbug) ===
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* Heisenbug is a term for a software bug that seems to disappear or alter its behaviour when one attempts to study it.
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* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heisenbug
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=== Fedora 19 (Schrödinger's Cat) ===
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* Schrödinger's cat corresponds to a theoretical thought experiment.
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* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schr%C3%B6dinger%27s_cat
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=== Fedora 18 (Spherical Cow) ===
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* Spherical Cow is something that has never been observed, and may also therefore be considered as a theoretical thought experiment.
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* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spherical_cow
  
 
=== Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle) ===
 
=== Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle) ===
* Beefy Miracle is a name that was suggested for Fedora 16. Verne was also a name suggested for Fedora 16.
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* Beefy Miracle is a name that was suggested for Fedora 16 (like Verne), and is also something that has never been observed.
 
* http://beefymiracle.org/history.html
 
* http://beefymiracle.org/history.html
  
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* Константи́н Эдуа́рдович Циолко́вский (Konstantin/Constantine Tsiolkovsky) was a rocket scientist, and so was Robert Goddard.
 
* Константи́н Эдуа́рдович Циолко́вский (Konstantin/Constantine Tsiolkovsky) was a rocket scientist, and so was Robert Goddard.
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konstantin_Tsiolkovsky
 
* http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Konstantin_Tsiolkovsky
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* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_H._Goddard
  
 
=== Fedora 12 (Constantine) ===
 
=== Fedora 12 (Constantine) ===
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* 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/
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* http://www.andre-stentz.fr/
  
 
=== Fedora Core 3 (Heidelberg) ===
 
=== Fedora Core 3 (Heidelberg) ===

Latest revision as of 00:27, 23 January 2016

This page is Outdated but documents release names prior to their termination following Fedora 20. 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.

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. The release names we put up for vote tend to have multiple meanings so as to allow us to select a new name with a different relationship for the next release. It is part of the fun!

Guidelines for release names

Release name history

Fedora 21 (Twenty One)

Fedora 20 (Heisenbug)

Fedora 19 (Schrödinger's Cat)

Fedora 18 (Spherical Cow)

Fedora 17 (Beefy Miracle)

Fedora 16 (Verne)

Fedora 15 (Lovelock)

Fedora 14 (Laughlin)

Fedora 13 (Goddard)

Fedora 12 (Constantine)

Fedora 11 (Leonidas)

Fedora 10 (Cambridge)

Fedora 9 (Sulphur)

Fedora 8 (Werewolf)

Fedora 7 (Moonshine)

Fedora Core 6 (Zod)

Fedora Core 5 (Bordeaux)

Fedora Core 4 (Stentz)

  • Andre Stentz is a French winery. As such, both Heidelberg and Stentz are distributors of alcoholic beverages.
  • http://www.andre-stentz.fr/

Fedora Core 3 (Heidelberg)

Fedora Core 2 (Tettnang)

Fedora Core 1 (Yarrow)