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asked 2015-07-13 22:11:04 -0500

techandy1 gravatar image

updated 2015-07-26 14:05:34 -0500

mether gravatar image

Hi,

I was wondering how long is the life cycle for fedora xfce editions? is it every 3 years or 5 years or what?

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answered 2015-07-14 14:08:02 -0500

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All Fedora releases are supported for about 1 year. Specifically: There are new releases about twice a year, and the most recent two are supported. Currently (2015 July), those are 21 and 22. Once 23 is released in the fall/winter (or so), then 21 will no longer be supported.

If you require in a much longer support period (but, at the cost of not always having the latest things), you might consider Red Hat Enterprise Linux ( http://redhat.com/rhel ), which requires purchase, or its free (no cost) sibling, Community Enterprise OS ( http://centos.org/ ) instead.

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answered 2015-07-14 00:24:33 -0500

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XFCE Fedora does not affect the version. All of those spins follow the same stable kernel and userland package release, which is 22 as of this writing. XFCE is just a drop-on interface.

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