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There are several releases of Alpine Linux available at the same time. There is not fix release cycle but rather every 6 month we make a snapshot of '''[[Edge|edge]]''' and make a release. We support each stable release for a certain time, normally for 2 years. We can do security fixes beyond that on request and when patches are available.
 
There are several releases of Alpine Linux available at the same time. There is not fix release cycle but rather every 6 month we make a snapshot of '''[[Edge|edge]]''' and make a release. We support each stable release for a certain time, normally for 2 years. We can do security fixes beyond that on request and when patches are available.
 
   
 
   
The latest release of Alpine Linux is: '''2.5''' [http://alpinelinux.org/release-2.5.0 Release notes], [http://git.alpinelinux.org/cgit/aports/log/?h=v2.5.0 git log]
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The latest release of Alpine Linux is: '''2.6''' [http://alpinelinux.org/release-2.6.0 Release notes], [http://git.alpinelinux.org/cgit/aports/log/?h=v2.6.0 git log]
  
 
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Revision as of 16:23, 18 May 2013

There are several releases of Alpine Linux available at the same time. There is not fix release cycle but rather every 6 month we make a snapshot of edge and make a release. We support each stable release for a certain time, normally for 2 years. We can do security fixes beyond that on request and when patches are available.

The latest release of Alpine Linux is: 2.6 Release notes, git log

Branch Branch Date Latest Release Previous minor releases Directory name Updates End of Support
edge current rolling - edge development n/a
v2.6 2013-05-17 2.6.0 n/a v2.6 bugfixes 2015-05-01
v2.5 2012-11-07 2.5.4 2.5.0, 2.5.1, 2.5.2, 2.5.3 v2.5 bugfixes 2014-11-01
v2.4 2012-05-02 2.4.10 2.4.0, 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 2.4.3, 2.4.4, 2.4.5, 2.4.6, 2.4.7, 2.4.8, 2.4.9 v2.4 security only 2014-05-01
v2.3 2011-11-01 2.3.6 2.3.0, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.3.3, 2.3.4 & 2.3.5 v2.3 security only 2013-11-01
v2.2 2011-05-03 2.2.3 2.2.0, 2.2.1, 2.2.2 v2.2 security only 2013-05-01
v2.1 2010-11-01 2.1.6 2.1.0, 2.1.1, 2.1.2, 2.1.3, 2.1.4, 2.1.5 v2.1 on request only 2012-11-01
v2.0 2010-08-16 2.0.3 2.0.0, 2.0.1, 2.0.2 v2.0 on request only 2012-04-01

An archive for older releases is also available.