This page provides information on FreeBD, Linux and Windows distributives EoL data.
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Supported FreeBSD Releases
Below is a table of the supported FreeBSD releases, where the Expected EoL column indicates the earliest date on which support for that branch or release will end.
|Branch||Release||Release Date||Expected EoL Date|
|stable/12||n/a||n/a||June 30, 2024|
|releng/12.2||12.2-RELEASE||October 27, 2020|
12.3-RELEASE + 3 months
September 30, 2021
|11.4-RELEASE||June 16, 2020||September 30, 2021|
FreeBSD EoLed templates can be accessed at http://templates.repo.onapp.com/FreeBSD-eol/
You can access the EoLed Linux templates at http://templates.repo.onapp.com/Linux-eol/
Archlinux is a rolling release distributive without any support circle for its product.
You can find the CentOS Linux End of Life dates in the following table.
|CentOS Version||End of Life Date|
CentOS-3 updates until October 31, 2010
|CentOS-4||CentOS-4 updates until February 29, 2012|
|CentOS-5||CentOS-5 updates until March 31, 2017|
CentOS-6 updates until November 30, 2020
CentOS-7 updates until June 30, 2024
|CentOS-8||EoL in December 2021|
Below is are the EoL dates for ClearOS Linux.
|ClearOS Version||End of Life Date|
|ClearOS 5||December 2015|
|ClearOS 6||September 2019|
|ClearOS 7||March 2022|
CloudLinux provides paid extra support even for EoLed RedHat/CentOS distros. Here you find additional information.
Below is the Debian End of Life table. You can find more information in Debian documentation.
End of Life Date
Elastix's distro relays on Asterix and CentOS Linux software. Here you can find the information about Asterix's EoL support policy.
The following table lists the unsupported Fedora releases. You can find more information here.
|Release||EoL since||Maintained for|
|Fedora 30||2020-05-26||393 days|
|Fedora 29||2019-11-26||392 days|
|Fedora 28||2019-05-28||393 days|
|Fedora 27||2018-11-30||381 days|
|Fedora 26||2018-05-29||333 days|
|Fedora 25||2017-12-12||386 days|
|Fedora 24||2017-08-08||413 days|
|Fedora 23||2016-12-20||413 days|
|Fedora 22||2016-07-19||420 days|
|Fedora 21||2015-12-01||357 days|
|Fedora 20||2015-06-23||553 days|
|Fedora 19||2015-01-06||553 days|
|Fedora 18||2014-01-14||364 days|
|Fedora 17||2013-07-30||427 days|
|Fedora 16||2013-02-12||462 days|
|Fedora 15||2012-06-26||399 days|
|Fedora 14||2011-12-09||402 days|
|Fedora 13||2011-06-24||395 days|
Gentoo has a rolling release distribution without any support circle for its product.
Below are openSUSE distributions that have reached their End of Life and should not be used:
- openSUSE Leap 15.1 - Feb 2nd 2021 - (done)
- openSUSE Leap 15.0 - Dec 3rd 2019 - (done)
- openSUSE Leap 42.3 - Jul 1st 2019 - (done)
- openSUSE Leap 42.2 - Jan 26th 2018 - (done)
- openSUSE Leap 42.1 - May 17th 2017 - (done)
- openSUSE 13.2 - Jan 17th 2017 - (done)
- openSUSE 13.1 - Feb 3rd 2016 - (done) (Note: Evergreen community support for 13.1 had been ended.)
- openSUSE 12.3 - Jan 29th 2015 (done)
- openSUSE 12.2 - Jan 15th 2014 (done)
- openSUSE 12.1 - May 15th 2013 (done)
- openSUSE 11.4 - November 5th 2012 (done) (Note: Evergreen community support for 11.4 had been ended.)
- openSUSE 11.3 - January 20th 2012 (done)
- openSUSE 11.2 - May 12th 2011 (done) (Note: Evergreen community support for 11.2 had been ended.)
Here you can find more information about opneSUSE support policy.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat Enterprise Linux's support policy includes Add-on subscriptions called Extended Life-cycle Support (ELS) to extend limited subscription services up to 11+ years. Here is more information about its life cycle.
Oracle Enterprise Linux
The table below contains information about Oracle’s Linux releases.
|Linux 3||Oct 2003||Oct 2011||Not Available||Indefinite|
|Linux 4||Feb 2005||Feb 2013||Not Available||Indefinite|
|Linux 5||Jun 2007||Jun 2017||Nov 2020||Indefinite|
|Linux 6||Feb 2011||March 2021||March 2024||Indefinite|
|Linux 7||Jul 2014||Jul 2024||Not Available||Indefinite|
|Linux 8||Jul 2019||Jul 2029||Not Available||Indefinite|
All releases < 6.0 are EoLed. More info about the Scientific Linux support policy is here.
Slackware Linux hasn't been developing since mid of 2016. You can find more information here.
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Below is a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server support lifecycle. You can find more info at https://www.suse.com/lifecycle/
|Product Release||General Support Ends||LTSS Ends|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1||31 May 2017||31 May 2020|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2||31 Mar 2018||31 Mar 2021|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3||31 Jun 2019||30 Jun 2022|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4||30 Jun 2020||31 Jun 2023|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP5||31 Oct 2024||31 Oct 2027|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15||31 Dec 2019||31 Dec 2022|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1||31 Jan 2021||31 Jan 2024|
The latest supported LTS version of Ubuntu including Extended Security Maintenance is 14.04 (EoL expected in April 2022). The latest supported non-LTS version is 19.10 (EoL planned for Jul 17, 2020). For additional information, refer to Ubuntu's List of Releases.
Windows Server 2003 and Windows XP came to their End of Life on July 14th, 2015, and will no longer be supported. Windows 7 came to its end of life on January 20th, 2020, and will no longer be supported.
Windows EoLed templates can be accessed at http://templates.repo.onapp.com/Windows-eol/