Friday's Fedora Facts: 2021-13

Originally published at: Friday's Fedora Facts: 2021-13 – 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 Final freeze begins Tuesday.

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.



Conference Location Date CfP
elementary Developer Weekend virtual 26-27 June closes ~20 Apr
Akademy virtual 18-25 June closes 2 May
openSUSE Virtual Conference virtual 18-20 June closes 4 May
DevConf.US virtual 2-3 Sep closes 31 May

Help wanted

Prioritized Bugs

Bug ID Component Status

Upcoming meetings


Fedora Linux 34


Upcoming key schedule milestones:

  • 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
1929643 sddm NEW Accepted(Final)
1938630 shim ASSIGNED Accepted(Final)
1943943 plasma-discover NEW Accepted(Final)
1942443 gdm NEW Proposed(Final)

Fedora Linux 35


Proposal Type Status
rpmautospec – removing release and changelog fields from spec files System-Wide Approved
“Fedora Linux” in /etc/os-release System-Wide Approved
Reduce dependencies on python3-setuptools System-Wide FESCo #2590
RPM 4.17 System-Wide Announced
Smaller Container Base Image (remove sssd-client, util-linux, shadow-utils) Self-Contained 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Changes approved, rejected, or withdrawn will be removed from this table the next week.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.