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= Fedora Releases =
 
= Fedora Releases =
  
== Time Based Release Schedule ==
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== Our Hybrid Release Schedule ==
  
To understand the reasoning behind time based release cycles and Fedora's release lifecycle see [[Fedora Release Life Cycle]].
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Fedora creates two major OS releases every year, approximately around May 1st and October 31st. We don't follow a strict "ship on this date!" policy, but neither do we wait until every single possible thing is perfect. Fedora integrates thousands of always-changing upstream packages, and if we stuck to a date no matter what, we'd always ship with serious bugs, and if we attempted to squash every problem before releasing, we'd never ship at all.
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To understand more about the reasoning behind Fedora's process and release life cycle see [[Fedora Release Life Cycle]].
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== Current Supported Releases ==
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{{Anchor|current}}
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* '''Fedora {{FedoraVersionNumber}}'''
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** [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber}}/Schedule| Release Schedule]]
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** [https://docs.fedoraproject.org/f{{FedoraVersionNumber}}/release-notes/index.html Release Notes]
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** [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber}}/ChangeSet| Change Set]]
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** On mirrors: [https://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber}} releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber}}] (or [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mirrormanager/mirrors/Fedora/{{FedoraVersionNumber}} mirror list])
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** Repositories: [[Repositories#fedora|''fedora'']] (frozen), [[Repositories#updates|''updates'']] (stable updates), [[Repositories#updates-testing|''updates-testing'']] (test updates)
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* '''Fedora {{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}}'''
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** [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}}/Schedule| Release Schedule]]
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** [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}}/html/Release_Notes/index.html Release Notes]
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** [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}}/ChangeSet| Change Set]]
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** On mirrors: [https://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}} releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}}] (or [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mirrormanager/mirrors/Fedora/{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}} mirror list])
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** Repositories: [[Repositories#fedora|''fedora'']] (frozen), [[Repositories#updates|''updates'']] (stable updates), [[Repositories#updates-testing|''updates-testing'']] (test updates)
  
 
== Development ==
 
== Development ==
  
The release of Fedora currently under development is '''{{FedoraVersion|full|next}}'''.
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The next stable release of Fedora currently will be '''{{FedoraVersion|full|next}}'''.
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* [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber|next}}/Schedule | Release Schedule]]
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* [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber|next}}/ChangeSet|Fedora {{FedoraVersionNumber|next}} Change Set]]
  
* [[Releases/{{FedoraVersion|number|next}}/Schedule | Release Schedule]]
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Fedora's approach involves two development releases, [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] and [[Releases/Branched|Branched]]. For more details, see the [[Fedora Release Life Cycle]] and those two pages.
* [[Releases/{{FedoraVersion|number|next}}/ChangeSet|Fedora {{FedoraVersion|number|next}} Change Set]]
 
  
Starting with Fedora 13, the "No Frozen Rawhide" pattern will be used, meaning the following distributions will be worked on simultaneously:
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=== [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] ===
  
* [[Releases/Rawhide|Rawhide]] - Continuous daily updates with no guarantee of stability.  Intended for initial testing of the very latest code under active development. (Will become Fedora {{FedoraVersionNumber|next}} + 1.)
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* Continuous rolling development branch. No releases are ever made directly from Rawhide, and it never freezes. No guarantee of stability.  Intended for initial testing of the very latest code under active development.
** On mirrors: development/rawhide
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* On mirrors: [https://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/development/rawhide development/rawhide]
** Repositories: rawhide (unstable)
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* Repository: [[Repositories#rawhide|''rawhide'']] (unstable)
* [[Releases/Branched|Development]] - Development branch that lasts from pre-Alpha to post-Beta.  Continuous daily updates, but with controls to promote stabilization.
 
** On mirrors: development/{{FedoraVersionNumber|next}}
 
** Repositories: fedora (stable), updates-testing (unstable)
 
* The last two supported general public releases (see below for links)
 
** On mirrors: releases/{{FedoraVersion|number}}, releases/{{FedoraVersion|number|previous}}
 
** Repositories: fedora (frozen), updates (stable), updates-testing (unstable)
 
  
== Current Supported Releases ==
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=== [[Releases/Branched|Branched]] ===
{{Anchor|current}}
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* '''Fedora {{FedoraVersionNumber}} ({{FedoraVersionName}})''' - [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber}}/Schedule| Release Schedule]] | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f{{FedoraVersionNumber}}/ Release Notes] | [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber}}/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Development branch for pre-release stabilization. All Fedora releases are ''Branched'' from Rawhide (the ''Branch point'') before going through the Alpha, Beta and GA (Final) milestones. For a short time between GA and the next ''Branch point'', there is no Branched release. Continuous daily updates, but with [[Updates Policy|controls]] to promote stabilization.
* '''Fedora {{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}} ({{FedoraVersionName|previous}})''' - [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}}/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}}/ Release Notes] | [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}}/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* On mirrors: [https://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/development/{{FedoraVersionNumber|next}} development/{{FedoraVersionNumber|next}}] (or [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mirrormanager/mirrors/Fedora/development mirror list])
* Fedora 17 ({{FedoraVersionName|17}}) - [[Releases/17/Schedule| Release Schedule]] | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f17/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/17/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Repositories: [[Repositories#fedora|''fedora'']] ([[Repositories#stable|''stable'']]), [[Repositories#updates-testing|''updates-testing'']] (test updates)
  
 
== Old Unsupported Releases ==
 
== Old Unsupported Releases ==
 
{{Anchor|old}}
 
{{Anchor|old}}
* Fedora 16 ({{FedoraVersionName|16}}) - [[Releases/16/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f16/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/16/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 15 ({{FedoraVersionName|15}}) - [[Releases/15/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f15/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/15/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 25 - [[Releases/25/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/24/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/25/ChangeSet| ChangeSet]]
* Fedora 14 ({{FedoraVersionName|14}}) - [[Releases/14/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f14/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/14/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 24 - [[Releases/24/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/24/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/24/ChangeSet| ChangeSet]]
* Fedora 13 ({{FedoraVersionName|13}}) - [[Releases/13/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f13/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/13/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 23 - [[Releases/23/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/23/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/23/ChangeSet| ChangeSet]]
* Fedora 12 (Constantine) - [[Releases/12/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f12/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/12/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 22 - [[Releases/22/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/22/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/22/ChangeSet| ChangeSet]]
* Fedora 11 (Leonidas) - [[Releases/11/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f11/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/11/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 21 - [[Releases/21/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/21/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/21/FeatureList| Feature List]]
* Fedora 10 (Cambridge) - [[Releases/10/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f10/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/10/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 20 ({{FedoraVersionName|20}}) - [[Releases/20/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/20/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/20/FeatureList| Feature List]]
* Fedora 9 (Sulphur) - [[Releases/9/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f9/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/9/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 19 ({{FedoraVersionName|19}}) - [[Releases/19/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/19/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/19/FeatureList| Feature List]]
* Fedora 8 (Werewolf) - [[Releases/8/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f8/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/8/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 18 ({{FedoraVersionName|18}}) - [[Releases/18/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/18/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/18/FeatureList| Feature List]]
* Fedora 7 (Moonshine) - [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f7/ Release Notes]   
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* Fedora 17 ({{FedoraVersionName|17}}) - [[Releases/17/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/17/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/17/FeatureList| Feature List]]
* Fedora Core 6 (Zod)  -  [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/fc6/ Release Notes]  
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* Fedora 16 ({{FedoraVersionName|16}}) - [[Releases/16/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/16/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/16/FeatureList| Feature List]]
* Fedora Core 5 (Bordeaux) - [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/fc5/ Release Notes]  
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* Fedora 15 ({{FedoraVersionName|15}}) - [[Releases/15/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/15/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/15/FeatureList| Feature List]]
* Fedora Core 4 (Stentz) - [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/fc4/ Release Notes]  
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* Fedora 14 ({{FedoraVersionName|14}}) - [[Releases/14/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/14/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/14/FeatureList| Feature List]]
* Fedora Core 3 (Heidelberg) - [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/fc3/x86/ x86 Release Notes]  and [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/fc3/x86_64/ x86_64 Release Notes]  
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* Fedora 13 ({{FedoraVersionName|13}}) - [[Releases/13/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/13/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/13/FeatureList| Feature List]]
* Fedora Core 2 (Tettnang) - [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/fc2/x86/ x86 Release Notes]  and [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/fc2/x86_64/ x86_64 Release Notes]  
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* Fedora 12 (Constantine) - [[Releases/12/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/12/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/12/FeatureList| Feature List]]
* Fedora Core 1 (Yarrow) - [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/fc1/x86/ x86 Release Notes]  and [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/fc1/x86_64/ x86_64 Release Notes]
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* Fedora 11 (Leonidas) - [[Releases/11/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/11/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/11/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 10 (Cambridge) - [[Releases/10/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/10/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/10/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 9 (Sulphur) - [[Releases/9/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/9/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  | [[Releases/9/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 8 (Werewolf) - [[Releases/8/Schedule| Release Schedule]]  | [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/8html/Release_Notes// Release Notes]  | [[Releases/8/FeatureList| Feature List]]
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* Fedora 7 (Moonshine) - [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/7/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]   
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* Fedora Core 6 (Zod)  -  [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora_Core/6/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  
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* Fedora Core 5 (Bordeaux) - [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora_Core/5/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  
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* Fedora Core 4 (Stentz) - [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora_Core/4/html/Release_Notes/ Release Notes]  
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* Fedora Core 3 (Heidelberg) - [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora_Core/3/html/Release_Notes_for_32-bit_x86_Systems/index.html Release Notes]  and [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora_Core/3/html/Release_Notes_for_64-bit_x86_Systems/index.html x86_64 Release Notes]  
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* Fedora Core 2 (Tettnang) - [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora_Core/2/html/Release_Notes_for_32-bit_x86_Systems/index.html Release Notes]  and [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora_Core/2/html/Release_Notes_for_64-bit_x86_Systems/index.html x86_64 Release Notes]  
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* Fedora Core 1 (Yarrow) - [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora_Core/1/html/Release_Notes_for_32-bit_x86_Systems/index.html Release Notes]  and [https://docs-old.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora_Core/1/html/Release_Notes_for_64-bit_x86_Systems/index.html x86_64 Release Notes]
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
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== Related ==
 
== Related ==
  
* [[QA/ReleaseCriteria]]
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* [[Fedora Release Criteria]]
* [[ReleaseEngineering]]
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* [[ReleaseEngineering|Release Engineering]]
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* [[Updates Policy]]

Latest revision as of 21:43, 21 November 2017

Fedora Releases

Our Hybrid Release Schedule

Fedora creates two major OS releases every year, approximately around May 1st and October 31st. We don't follow a strict "ship on this date!" policy, but neither do we wait until every single possible thing is perfect. Fedora integrates thousands of always-changing upstream packages, and if we stuck to a date no matter what, we'd always ship with serious bugs, and if we attempted to squash every problem before releasing, we'd never ship at all.

To understand more about the reasoning behind Fedora's process and release life cycle see Fedora Release Life Cycle.

Current Supported Releases

Development

The next stable release of Fedora currently will be Fedora 28.

Fedora's approach involves two development releases, Rawhide and Branched. For more details, see the Fedora Release Life Cycle and those two pages.

Rawhide

  • Continuous rolling development branch. No releases are ever made directly from Rawhide, and it never freezes. No guarantee of stability. Intended for initial testing of the very latest code under active development.
  • On mirrors: development/rawhide
  • Repository: rawhide (unstable)

Branched

  • Development branch for pre-release stabilization. All Fedora releases are Branched from Rawhide (the Branch point) before going through the Alpha, Beta and GA (Final) milestones. For a short time between GA and the next Branch point, there is no Branched release. Continuous daily updates, but with controls to promote stabilization.
  • On mirrors: development/28 (or mirror list)
  • Repositories: fedora (stable), updates-testing (test updates)

Old Unsupported Releases

History

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