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GNOME Release Calendar

Information on release and freeze dates is also available as an online calendar: HTTP link, webcal link. You can subscribe to it with applications such as GNOME Calendar or Evolution.

Release dates #

Version Type Tarballs due date Notes
45.2 stable 2023-12-02
46.alpha unstable 2024-01-06
45.3 stable 2024-01-06
44.8 old-stable 2024-01-06
46.beta unstable 2024-02-10
45.4 stable 2024-02-10
44.9 old-stable 2024-02-10
46.rc unstable 2024-03-02
46.0 stable 2024-03-16
45.5 old-stable 2024-03-16
44.10 eol 2024-03-16 Last release
46.1 stable 2024-04-20
45.6 old-stable 2024-04-20

Current branches #

Reminder: old bug fixes and performance improvements are allowed for stable branches. No feature, string, UI, or API/ABI changes are allowed without a corresponding freeze exception approval.

Branch Version
Unstable 46
Stable 45
Old stable 44

Freezes on development branch #

Current freezes in place for the development cycle.

Freeze Start date
API/ABI 2024-02-10
Feature 2024-02-10
UI 2024-02-10
String Announcement 2024-02-10
String 2024-02-24