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Revision as of 09:48, 4 March 2013

Fedora 19 Schedule
This is the release schedule for Fedora 19. Other schedules are maintained for historical purposes on this page.

Key Features

Key Milestones

2013-01-15 Fedora 18 Release
Planning & Development Begins
2013-01-29 Feature Submission Deadline
2013-03-12 Feature Freeze--Planning & Development Ends
2013-03-12 Branch Fedora 19 from Rawhide-- Branch Freeze
2013-04-02 Software String Freeze
2013-04-02 Alpha Change Deadline
2013-04-16 Alpha Release
2013-05-07 Beta Change Deadline
Features 100% Complete
2013-05-21 Beta Release
2013-06-10 Final Change Deadline
2013-06-25 Fedora 19 Final Release

Time of Release
Historically Test and General Availability releases happen at 10:00am Eastern US Time on a Tuesday, which is either 1500UTC or 1400UTC depending on daylight savings in the United States. See Releases/Schedule for more information about scheduling methodology and schedule milestone definitions. Additionally FESCo agreed on Wednesday and Thursday release dates to avoid potential conflicts with important events (holidays etc.) but Tuesday is still preferred option.
Targeted General Availability Date
Historically Fedora strives to release a new distribution every six months or so, on a Tuesday as close as possible to October 31st and May 1st of each year. Due to problems with Fedora 18 release, we are off the GA target for Fedora 19. In the future releases we would like to try to get closer to the target dates again.

Detailed Schedules

Upstream Project Schedules

Links to other significant project schedules--useful for seeing see how Fedora aligns with them.