Oracular Oriole Release Schedule

Ubuntu Oracular Oriole Release Schedule

Week Date (Thursday) 24.10 events
April 2024
1 April 25 Toolchain Uploaded
May 2024
2 May 02
3 May 09
4 May 16
5 May 23
6 May 30
June 2024
7 June 06
8 June 13
9 June 20
10 June 27 Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)
July 2024
11 July 04
12 July 11
13 July 18
14 July 25
August 2024
15 August 01
16 August 08
17 August 15 Feature Freeze, Debian Import Freeze
18 August 22 Ubuntu Testing Week (optional)
19 August 29
September 2024
20 September 05 User Interface Freeze
21 September 12 Documentation String Freeze, Kernel Feature Freeze
22 September 16 (Monday) Beta Freeze, Hardware Enablement Freeze
September 19 Beta (mandatory)
23 September 26 Kernel Freeze, Non Language Pack Translation Deadline
October 2024
24 October 03 Final Freeze, Release Candidate, Language Pack Translation Deadline
25 October 10 Final Release

Planned and potentially disruptive archive-wide activities

If you’re planning a change that might have a disruptive effect on the archive - e.g. transitions or switches of important defaults (such as compiler versions) - list it here.

Week Date (Thursday) Planned activity
April 2024
1 April 25
May 2024
2 May 02 Qt 6.6.2
3 May 09
4 May 16 KDE Frameworks 6 (60/71 source NEW packages accepted)
5 May 23
6 May 30
June 2024
7 June 06
8 June 13
9 June 20 binutils 2.43
10 June 27
July 2024
11 July 04 GCC 14 as default
12 July 11 Ruby 3.3
13 July 18
14 July 25
August 2024
15 August 01
16 August 08 GNOME 47.beta, Go 1.23 as default
17 August 15 LLVM 19 as default
18 August 22
19 August 29
September 2024
20 September 05 GNOME 47.rc
21 September 12
22 September 19 GNOME 47
23 September 26
October 2024
24 October 03
25 October 10

Ubuntu O O Release Task Signup Sheet

This signup sheet is to be used for planning release milestone tasks.

The Alpha and Beta 1 milestones have been replaced with Testing Weeks, which are organized ad hoc at this point.

Milestone Date Image (Nusakan) Engineering Checklist Tracking Announcement Email
Feature Freeze n/a n/a utkarsh
UI Freeze n/a n/a utkarsh
Doc String Freeze n/a n/a utkarsh
24.10 Beta
Final Freeze
24.10 Release October 10 2024 vorlon utkarsh utkarsh

When the archive is frozen, all members of the release team are expected to participate in bug fix reviews.

After Feature Freeze, all members of the release team are expected to participate in Feature Freeze Exception reviews in their particular area of expertise.

After Final Beta, all members of the release team are expected to participate in Bug fix reviews in their particular area of expertise.

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