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Fedora 17 Schedule
This is the release schedule for Fedora 17. Other schedules are maintained for historical purposes at this page.

Key Features

Key Milestones

See important release milestones for more details.

2011-11-08 Fedora 16 Release
Planning & Development Begins
2012-01-24 Feature Submission Deadline
2012-02-07 Feature Freeze--Planning & Development Ends
2012-02-07 Branch Fedora 17 from Rawhide-- Branch Freeze
2012-02-14 Software String Freeze
2012-02-14 Alpha Change Deadline
2012-02-28 Alpha Release
2012-03-13 Software Translation Deadline
2012-03-20 Beta Change Deadline
Features 100% Complete
2012-04-03 Beta Release
2012-04-23 Final Change Deadline
2012-04-24 Compose 'Final' RC
2012-05-08 Fedora 17 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 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.

Detailed Schedules

Upstream Project Schedules

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