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Timeline of operating systems

This article presents a timeline of events in the history of computer operating systems from 1951 to the current day. For a narrative explaining the overall developments, see the History of operating systems.

Contents

  • 1950s 1
  • 1960s 2
  • 1970s 3
  • 1980s 4
  • 1990s 5
  • 2000s 6
  • 2010s 7
  • See also 8
    • Category links 8.1
  • References 9
  • External links 10

1950s

1960s

1970s

1980s

1990s

2000s

Year-Month Windows Mac BSD Linux Others
2000–? z/OS
2000–? z/VM
2000–01
2000–02 Windows 2000[30] Solaris 8
2000–03 FreeBSD 4.0 Red Hat Linux 6.2E AtheOS
BeOS R5
2000–04
2000–05
2000–06 OpenBSD 2.7 Plan 9 Third Edition[31]
2000–07
2000–08 Debian 2.2 MorphOS 0.1[32]
2000–09 Windows Millennium Edition[33] SUSE Linux 7.0
2000–10 z/OS
MorphOS 0.2
2000–11
2000–12 NetBSD 1.5
OpenBSD 2.8
AmigaOS 3.9[34]
HP-UX 11i
2001–01
2001–02 MorphOS 0.4[35]
2001–03 Mac OS X v10.0 "Cheetah"
2001–04
2001–05 AIX 5L 5.1
2001–06 OpenBSD 2.9
2001–07 eComStation 1.0
2001–08 Haiku[36]
2001–09 Mac OS X v10.1 "Puma"
2001–10 Windows XP[37]
Windows XP 64-bit Edition 2002[38]
Novell NetWare 6.0
2001–11
2001–12 OpenBSD 3.0 OS/2 4.52
2002–01 JX microkernel for Java
Sanos microkernel for net appliances
K42 microkernel for NUMA machines
2002–02
2002–03 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 AS
2002–04 SUSE Linux 8.0 Plan 9 Fourth Edition[39]
2002–05 OpenBSD 3.1 Solaris 9 (SPARC)
2002–06
2002–07 Debian 3.0 Syllable 0.4.0[40]
2002–08 Mac OS X v10.2 "Jaguar"[41]
2002–09 Windows XP Service Pack 1 NetBSD 1.6
2002–10 AIX 5.2
2002–11 OpenBSD 3.2 MorphOS 1.0
2002–12 MorphOS 1.1
2003–01 FreeBSD 5.0 Solaris 9 (x86)
JNode[42]JavaOS successor
2003–02 MorphOS 1.2
ReactOS 0.1.0
2003–03 Windows XP 64-bit Edition 2003[43] MorphOS 1.3
2003–04 Windows Server 2003
2003–05 OpenBSD 3.3 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 ES
2003–06 OpenVMS 8.0
2003–07
2003–08 Novell NetWare 6.5
MorphOS 1.4
2003–09 HP-UX 11i v2
2003–10 Mac OS X v10.3 "Panther" Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
SUSE Linux 9.0
2003–11 OpenBSD 3.4 Fedora Core 1
2003–12 Linux 2.6.0[44]
2004–01 Linux 2.6.1 ReactOS 0.2.0
2004–02 Linux 2.6.2, 2.6.3
2004–03 Linux 2.6.4 ReactOS 0.2.1
2004–04 Linux 2.6.5 ReactOS 0.2.2
2004–05 OpenBSD 3.5 Linux 2.6.6
Fedora Core 2
2004–06 ReactOS 0.2.3
2004–07 DragonFly BSD 1.0
2004–08 Windows XP Service Pack 2 Linux 2.6.8 AIX 5.3
2004–09 ReactOS 0.2.4
2004–10 Linux 2.6.9
Ubuntu 4.10
2004–11 OpenBSD 3.6 Fedora Core 3
2004–12 NetBSD 2.0 Linux 2.6.10
2005–01 Solaris 10
ReactOS 0.2.5
2005–02 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 OpenVMS 8.2
2005–03 Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Linux 2.6.11
Novell Open Enterprise Server
2005–04 Mac OS X v10.4 "Tiger" DragonFly BSD 1.2 Ubuntu 5.04 ReactOS 0.2.6
2005–05 OpenBSD 3.7
2005–06 Linux 2.6.12
Fedora Core 4
Debian 3.1
2005–07
2005–08 Linux 2.6.13 ReactOS 0.2.7
2005–09
2005–10 Linux 2.6.14
Ubuntu 5.10
SUSE Linux 10.0
ReactOS 0.2.8
2005–11 FreeBSD 6.0
OpenBSD 3.8
2005–12 NetBSD 3.0 ReactOS 0.2.9
2006–01 DragonFly BSD 1.4 Linux 2.6.15 Solaris 10 1/06
2006–02
2006–03 Windows Server 2003 R2 Linux 2.6.16
Fedora Core 5
2006–04
2006–05 OpenBSD 3.9 SymbOS
MINIX 3.1.2
2006–06 Linux 2.6.17
Ubuntu 6.06 (LTS)
Solaris 10 6/06
2006–07 DragonFly BSD 1.6
2006–08 BS2000/OSD v7.0[45]
ReactOS 0.3.0
2006–09 Linux 2.6.18 FreeDOS 1.0
OpenVMS8.3
2006–10 Fedora Core 6
Ubuntu 6.10
Slackware 11.0
2006–11 Windows Vista OpenBSD 4.0 Linux 2.6.19 AmigaOS 4.0
Solaris 10 11/06
2006–12
2007–01 DragonFly BSD 1.8 Bharat Operating System Solutions
2007–02 Linux 2.6.20 Inferno Fourth Edition
2007–03 Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2 Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 ReactOS 0.3.1
2007–04 Linux 2.6.21
Ubuntu 7.04
Debian 4.0
2007–05 OpenBSD 4.1 Fedora 7
2002–06
2007–07 Linux 2.6.22
Slackware 12.0
2007–08 DragonFly BSD 1.10 Solaris 10 8/07
2007–09 HP-UX 11i v3
ReactOS 0.3.3
2007–10 Mac OS X v10.5 "Leopard" Linux 2.6.23
Ubuntu 7.10
OpenVMS 8.3-1H1
2007–11 Windows Home Server OpenBSD 4.2 Fedora 8
gOS
AIX 6.1,
2007–12 NetBSD 4.0
2008–01 Linux 2.6.24 ReactOS 0.3.4
2008–02 Windows Vista Service Pack 1
Windows Server 2008
DragonFly BSD 1.12
FreeBSD 7.0
2008–03 Singularity 1.1
2008–04 Windows XP Service Pack 3 Linux 2.6.25
Ubuntu 8.04 (LTS)
2008–05 OpenBSD 4.3 Fedora 9
Slackware 12.1
Solaris 10 5/08
OpenSolaris 2008.05
BS2000/OSD v8.0A
2008–06 SUSE Linux 11.0 MorphOS 2.0
ReactOS 0.3.5
2008–07 DragonFly BSD 2.0 Linux 2.6.26
2008–08 STOP 6.5
ReactOS 0.3.6
2008–09 AmigaOS 4.1
z/OS V1R10
MorphOS 2.1
2008–10 Linux 2.6.27
Ubuntu 8.10
Android 1.0
Solaris 10 10/08
2008–11 OpenBSD 4.4 Fedora 10 Singularity 2.0
ReactOS 0.3.7
2008–12 Linux 2.6.28
Slackware 12.2
MorphOS 2.2
OpenSolaris 2008.11
2009–01
2009–02 DragonFly BSD 2.2 Debian 5.0
Android 1.1
ReactOS 0.3.8
2009–03 Linux 2.6.29
2009–04 NetBSD 5.0 Ubuntu 9.04
Android 1.5
ReactOS 0.3.9
2009–05 Windows Vista Service Pack 2 OpenBSD 4.5 Solaris 10 5/09
2009–06 Linux 2.6.30
Fedora 11
Palm webOS 1
AmigaOS 4.1
OpenSolaris 2009.06
2009–07 ReactOS 0.3.10
2009–08 Mac OS X v10.6 "Snow Leopard" Slackware 13.0 MorphOS 2.3
2009–09 DragonFly BSD 2.4 Linux 2.6.31
Android 1.6
2009–10 Windows 7
Windows Server 2008 R2
OpenBSD 4.6 Ubuntu 9.10
Android 2.0
Solaris 10 10/09
MorphOS 2.4
2009–11 FreeBSD 8.0 Fedora 12
openSUSE 11.2
2009–12 Linux 2.6.32 ReactOS 0.3.11

2010s

Year-Month Windows Mac BSD Linux Others
2010–01 Android 2.1 AmigaOS 4.1 Upd. 1
2010–02 Linux 2.6.33
2010–03
2010–04 DragonFly BSD 2.6 Ubuntu 10.04 (LTS) AmigaOS 4.1 Upd. 2
2010–05 OpenBSD 4.7 Linux 2.6.34
Fedora 13
Android 2.2
2010–06 MorphOS 2.5
OpenVMS 8.4
iOS 4.0
2010–07 openSUSE 11.3
2010–08 Linux 2.6.35
2010–09 Solaris 10 9/10
iOS 4.1
AIX 7.1
2010–10 DragonFly BSD 2.8 Linux 2.6.36
Fedora 14
Ubuntu 10.10
MorphOS 2.6
ReactOS 0.3.12
2010–11 NetBSD 5.1
OpenBSD 4.8
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 iOS 4.2
2010–12 Android 2.3 MorphOS 2.7
2011–01 Linux 2.6.37
2011–02 Windows 7 Service Pack 1 Debian 6.0
Android 3.0
2011–03 Linux 2.6.38
openSUSE 11.4
iOS 4.3
ReactOS 0.3.13
2011–04 DragonFly BSD 2.10 Ubuntu 11.04
Slackware 13.37
2011–05 OpenBSD 4.9 Linux 2.6.39
Fedora 15
Android 3.1

AmigaOS 4.1 Upd. 1 (for Classic)
2011–06 Google Chrome OS (first shipped) 9front
iOS 5.0
2011–07 Mac OS X v10.7 "Lion" Linux 3.0
Android 3.2
HP webOS 3

AmigaOS 4.1 Upd. 3
2011–08
2011–09
2011–10 Linux 3.1
Ubuntu 11.10
Android 4.0
2011–11 OpenBSD 5.0 Fedora 16
openSUSE 12.1
BS2000/OSD 9.0
Solaris 11 11/11
2011–12 AmigaOS 4.1 Upd. 4
2012–01 FreeBSD 9.0 Linux 3.2 FreeDOS 1.1
2012–02 DragonFly BSD 3.0 ReactOS 0.3.14
Minix 3.2
2012–03 Linux 3.3
Android 4.0.4
iOS 5.1
2012–04 Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS)
2012–05 OpenBSD 5.1 Linux 3.4
Fedora 17
2012–06 MorphOS 3.0
iOS 5.1.1
2012–07 Mac OS X v10.8 "Mountain Lion" Linux 3.5
Android 4.1
openSUSE 12.2
MorphOS 3.1
AmigaOS 4.1 Upd. 5
2012–08
2012–09 Windows Server 2012 Linux 3.6
Slackware 14.0
iOS 6.0
2012–10 Windows 8 NetBSD 6.0
OpenBSD 5.2
Ubuntu 12.10 Solaris 11.1
2012–11 DragonFly BSD 3.2 Android 4.2 Haiku R1 Alpha 4
iOS 6.0.1
2012–12 FreeBSD 9.1 iOS 6.0.2
2013-01 Fedora 18 BlackBerry 10
iOS 6.1
Solaris 10 1/13
2013-02
2013-03 openSUSE 12.3
2013-04 DragonFly BSD 3.4 Linux 3.9
Ubuntu 13.04
2013-05 NetBSD 6.1
OpenBSD 5.3
Debian 7.0 ReactOS 0.3.15
MorphOS 3.2
2013-06 Linux 3.10
2013-07 Fedora 19
Android 4.3
2013-08
2013-09 FreeBSD 9.2 Linux 3.11 iOS 7
MorphOS 3.3
z/OS Version 2.1
2013-10 Windows 8.1
Windows Server 2012 R2
OS X Mavericks (version 10.9) Ubuntu 13.10
2013-11 DragonFly BSD 3.6
OpenBSD 5.4
Fedora 19
Slackware 14.1
openSUSE 13.1
Android 4.4
Linux 3.12
2013-12 Fedora 20 MorphOS 3.4
2014-01 FreeBSD 10.0 Linux 3.13
2014-02 ReactOS 0.3.16
MorphOS 3.5
2014-03 Linux 3.14
2014-04 Ubuntu 14.04 (LTS) Solaris 11.2
2014-05 OpenBSD 5.5
2014-06 DragonFly BSD 3.8 Linux 3.15 MorphOS 3.6
2014-07
2014-08 Linux 3.16 MorphOS 3.7
2014-09 Minix 3.3
iOS 8
2014-10 OS X Yosemite (version 10.10) Ubuntu 14.10
Linux 3.17
2014-11 OpenBSD 5.6
FreeBSD 10.1
DragonFly BSD 4.0
openSUSE 13.2
Android 5.0
ReactOS 0.3.17
2014-12 Linux 3.18
2015-01
2015-02 Linux 3.19
2015-03
2015-04 Linux 4.0
Debian 8.0
Ubuntu 15.04
2015-05
2015-06
2015-07 Windows 10
2015-08 FreeBSD 10.2
2015-09 OS X El Capitan (version 10.11) z/OS Version 2.2 [46]

See also

Category links

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External links

  • http://www.levenez.com/unix/ — Timeline of UNIX 1969 and its descendants at present
  • Concise Microsoft O.S. Timeline — A color-coded concise timeline for various Microsoft operating systems (1981–present)
  • Bitsavers — an effort to capture, salvage, and archive historical computer software and manuals from minicomputers and mainframes of the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s
  • A brief history of operating systems
  • Microsoft operating system time-line
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