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== Time Based Release Schedule ==
 
== Time Based 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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To understand the reasoning behind time based release cycles and Fedora's 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}} ({{FedoraVersionName}})'''
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** [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber}}/Schedule| Release Schedule]]
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** [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f{{FedoraVersionNumber}}/ 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://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/publiclist/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}} ({{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/releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}} releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}}] (or [https://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/publiclist/Fedora/{{FedoraVersionNumber|previous}} mirror list])
  
 
== 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}}/ChangeSet| Change Set]]
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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.  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://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/publiclist/Fedora/{{FedoraVersionNumber|next}} mirror 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 ==
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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]]

Revision as of 19:29, 26 September 2014

Fedora Releases

Time Based Release Schedule

To understand the reasoning behind time based release cycles and Fedora's release life cycle see Fedora Release Life Cycle.

Current Supported Releases

Development

The next stable release of Fedora currently will be Fedora 30.

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. Continuous daily updates, but with controls to promote stabilization.
  • On mirrors: development/30 (or mirror list)
  • Repositories: fedora (stable), updates-testing (test updates)

Old Unsupported Releases

History

Related