When are new versions of major Linux distributions coming out? What is their release roadmap? When are betas due? With this post we’ll give you a constantly updated visual overview of the release cycles of all the major Linux distributions and their development progress.
Exciting distro times with three new major releases out now:
Hot release: Zorin OS 16:
Today, we’re excited to finally launch the next major version of our operating system: Zorin OS 16. This is a huge leap forward that refines every level of the operating system: from how it looks to how it works. It’s packed with new features and improvements that help you to get the most power out of your computer, so you can accomplish more than ever.
Just released: Debian 11 “Bullseye” . The newest version of the mother of all Linux distributions was released on August 14th. As a result, we should see many updates to Debian based distros coming our way in the coming weeks and months.
Fresh on the shelves: elementary OS 6 – “Odin”:
The biggest update to the platform yet with multi-touch, dark style, app sandboxing, and an all-new installer. OS 6 empowers you to be in control and express yourself, continues to innovate with new features, and is both easier to get and more inclusive than ever.
Not hot but still warm:
Recently released: Linux Mint 20.2 “Uma”:
Linux Mint 20.2 is a long term support release which will be supported until 2025. It comes with updated software and brings refinements and many new features to make your desktop even more comfortable to use.
Recently released: Pop!_OS 21.04 with it’s newly developed Cosmic desktop is out:
Pop!_OS COSMIC (Computer Operating System Main Interface Components) gives you the freedom to navigate your workflow via your mouse, keyboard, and/or trackpad. Each navigation comes with a variety of shiny new features for you to enjoy
MX-21 based on Debian 11 “Bullseye” is now in beta stage
Road Map Overview:
Due to their nature, rolling release distributions are absent from the roadmap. Would you like to see us follow other distributions as well? Let us know which ones to follow. We plan to add more but wish to limit the list to the major ones.
Keep checking this post for updates!