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Fedora 16 Schedule
This is the release schedule for Fedora 16. Other schedules are maintained for historical purposes at this page.

Key Features

Key Milestones

See important release milestones for more details.

2011-05-24 Fedora 15 Release
Planning & Development Begins
2011-07-12 Feature Submission Deadline
2011-07-26 Feature Freeze--Planning & Development Ends
2011-07-26 Branch Fedora 16 from Rawhide-- Branch Freeze
2011-08-02 Software String Freeze
2011-08-02 Alpha Change Deadline
2011-08-16 Alpha Release
2011-08-30 Software Translation Deadline
2011-09-06 Beta Change Deadline
Features 100% Complete
2011-09-20 Beta Release
2011-10-10 Final Change Deadline
2011-10-11 Compose 'Final' RC
2011-10-25 Fedora 16 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
Targeted GA 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.

Detailed Schedules

Upstream Project Schedules

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