back to article Fedora 40 is just around the corner with more spins and flavors than ever

Fedora 40 is in the final stretch before launch tomorrow, with release candidate 1.14 in testing. There are more spins and editions than ever, with the GNOME-based Workstation edition plus half a dozen different desktop spins, as well as Server, IoT, Cloud and CoreOS editions, and more. Fedora 40 Workstation uses an …

  1. cyberdemon Silver badge

    Whimsical names on a postcard

    Debian has had named releases since forever (all named after Toy Story characters). I don't know if they were the first to do so, but Ubuntu, ROS and now Fedora have since adopted the practice.

    It is annoying, i have to look up which name is which quite often too.

    But at least with Debian, Sid is always Sid. It has always worked pretty well for me.

    1. Liam Proven (Written by Reg staff) Silver badge

      Re: Whimsical names on a postcard

      > Fedora have since adopted the practice.

      Er, no...

      Fedora used to. It stopped years ago.

      These are not version names, these are spin/remix/flavour names. Not the same thing.

      Ubuntu has had names since its first release, 4.10 "Hoary Hedgehog", 20 years ago come October.

  2. Neil Barnes Silver badge

    please send in your ideas on a postcard

    But write them in a nice thick immutable ink, not pencil please!

    1. Korev Silver badge

      Re: please send in your ideas on a postcard

      Isn't this what they invented NFTs for?

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