The Fedora Project has announced that Fedora 18 “Spherical Cow” will reach end of life in January and that updates will no longer be provided. Fedora 18 Spherical Cow was released almost a year ago and the developers from the Fedora Project have announced that the distribution is done for. “This is a reminder email about the end of life process for Fedora 18.
This is a reminder email about the end of life process for Fedora 18. Fedora 18 will reach end of life on 2014-01-14, and no further updates will be pushed out after that time. Additionally, with the recent release of Fedora 20, no new packages will be added to the Fedora 18 collection.
As of 30th July 2013, Fedora 17 has reached its end of life for updates and support. No further updates, including security updates, will be available for Fedora 17. A previous reminder was sent on July 3rd . Fedora 18 will continue to receive updates until approximately one month after the release of Fedora 20.
Kevin Fenzi announced a couple of days ago that the upcoming and highly anticipated Fedora 18 Beta release is now in Freeze, meaning that we will actually be able to download and test this important milestone of the Spherical Cow.
In a post on the project's security announce mailing list, Ubuntu Release Manager Kate Stewart has reminded users that the desktop version of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS, code named Hardy Heron, will reach its end of life in May.