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Fedora 7 Will Die on June 13th

May 03, 2008, 12:00 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Daniel Voicu, Marius Nestor)

"As newer distributions appear, older ones have to retire. This will happen with Fedora 7 on the so-called unlucky day of June 13, 2008 (one month after the release of Fedora 9). The end of life actually means that Fedora 7 users will not receive security/critical fixes and software updates anymore.

"Codenamed 'Moonshine,' Fedora 7 was announced on May 31st, 2007 by Max Spevack (project leader at that time). From this release, users could build fully-customized Fedora distributions, along with third-party packages..."

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