Friday's Fedora Facts: 2021-11

Originally published at: Friday's Fedora Facts: 2021-11 – Fedora Community Blog

Here’s your weekly Fedora report. Read what happened this week and what’s coming up. Your contributions are welcome (see the end of the post)! The Beta freeze is underway. F34 Beta release candidate 3 was declared go and will be released on the “target date #1” milestone of 23 March.

The rollout of the new account system starts at 1030 UTC on Thursday 25 March. It will last approximately two days. Expect issues logging in to some services during this window.

I have weekly office hours on Wednesdays in the morning and afternoon (US/Eastern time) in #fedora-meeting-1. Drop by if you have any questions or comments about the schedule, Changes, elections, or anything else. See the upcoming meetings for more information.

Remember that many locations are changing to/from summer time in the next few weeks.


  • The rollout of the new account system starts at 1030 UTC on Thursday 25 March and will last approximately two days.
  • Copr release 2021-03-17 is available, including support for running fedora-review during the build.


Conference Location Date CfP
openSUSE Virtual Conference virtual 18-20 June closes 4 May
DevConf.US virtual 2-3 Sep closes 31 May

Help wanted

Upcoming test days

Prioritized Bugs

Bug ID Component Status

Upcoming meetings


Fedora Linux 34


Upcoming key schedule milestones:

  • 2021-03-23 — Beta release target #1
  • 2021-04-06Final freeze begins at 1400 UTC
  • 2021-04-20 — Final release early target
  • 2021-04-27 — Final release target #1


Change tracker bug status. See the ChangeSet page for details of approved changes.

Status Count
ON_QA 51


Bug ID Component Bug Status Blocker Status
1919483 anaconda MODIFIED Accepted(Final)
1928321 man-pages-l10n MODIFIED Accepted(Final)
1929938 man-pages-l10n MODIFIED Accepted(Final)
1929643 sddm NEW Accepted(Final)
1938630 shim ASSIGNED Accepted(Final)
1937783 abrt NEW Proposed(Final)
1939751 LiveCD – KDE NEW Proposed(Final)
1940715 systemd NEW Proposed(Final)

Fedora Linux 35


Proposal Type Status
rpmautospec – removing release and changelog fields from spec files System-Wide FESCo #2582
“Fedora Linux” in /etc/os-release System-Wide FESCo #2588
Reduce dependencies on python3-setuptools System-Wide Announced

Changes approved, rejected, or withdrawn will be removed from this table the next week. See the ChangeSet page for a full list of approved changes.


Have something you want included? You can file an issue or submit a pull request in the fedora-pgm/pgm_communication repo.

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