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openSUSE Release Cycle
The standard release cycle for the openSUSE Distribution is every 8 months. The life cycle of openSUSE is documented in The Lifetime Wiki Page.
Upcoming openSUSE Release
The next scheduled version of openSUSE is openSUSE 13.2 and is scheduled to be release on November 4th 2014.
Upcoming openSUSE Release Schedule
openSUSE 13.2 scheduled for General Availability release on November 4th 2014 has an exceptionally longer release cycle of 12 months. The delay in release has allowed us to work on automation, tooling, infrastructure and process improvements.
Upcoming Release Milestones
2014-03-19: Milestone 0
2014-09-18: 13.2 Beta coolos timeline
2014-10-09: 13.2 RC1
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- 2014-10-30: 13.2 Gold Master
- 2014-11-04: 13.2 Release / General Availability
Current openSUSE Release
The current stable version of openSUSE is openSUSE 13.1. OpenSUSE 13.1 was release on November 19th 2013.
Current openSUSE Release Schedule
2013-05-16: Milestone 1
2013-06-13: Milestone 2
2013-07-11: Milestone 3
2013-08-08: Milestone 4
2013-09-19: Beta 1
2013-11-08: Gold Master
2013-11-19: Release / General Availability
Important Release Deadlines
Check-in Deadline for packages is Friday afternoon (UTC) before the Milestone. Deadline for all other packages is Monday afternoon before the Milestone.
- openSUSE Distribution Features: https://features.opensuse.org/statistic/product/opensuse_dist
Previous openSUSE Releases
openSUSE 12.3 Schedule
openSUSE 12.3 has been released on Wednesday, March 13th 2013.
openSUSE 12.2 Schedule
openSUSE 12.2 has been released on Wednesday, September 5th 2012.
openSUSE 12.1 Schedule
openSUSE 12.1 has been released on Wednesday, November 16th 2011.
openSUSE 11.4 Schedule
openSUSE 11.4 has been released on Thursday, March 10th 2011.
openSUSE 11.3 Schedule
openSUSE 11.3 has been released on Thursday, July 15th 2010
openSUSE 11.2 Schedule
openSUSE 11.2 has been released on Thu, Nov 12th 2009
openSUSE 11.1 Schedule
openSUSE 11.1 has been released on Thu, Dec 18th 2008