Friday's Fedora Facts: 2021-44

Originally published at: Friday's Fedora Facts: 2021-44 – 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)!

Fedora Linux 35 was released on Tuesday! Fedora Linux 33 will reach end of life on Tuesday 30 November. Nominations for the F35 elections cycle are now open.

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.



Conference Location Date CfP
SCaLE Pasadena, CA, US 5–8 Mar closes 30 Nov

Help wanted

Prioritized Bugs

See the Prioritized Bugs documentation for information on the process, including how to nominate bugs.

Upcoming meetings


Release open bugs
F33 4795
F34 5508
F35 1492
F36 (rawhide) 6469

Fedora Linux 35


  • 2021-11-03Nomination period opens
  • 2021-11-17 — Nomination period ends
  • 2021-11-17 — Interview period begins
  • 2021-11-24 — Interview period ends
  • 2021-11-26 — Voting begins
  • 2021-12-09 — Voting ends
  • 2021-12-10 — Results announced

Fedora Linux 36


The table below lists proposed Changes. See the ChangeSet page or Bugzilla for information on approved Changes.

Proposal Type Status
Enforce Authselect Configuration Consistency System-Wide Approved
Ansible 5 Self-Contained Approved
OpenLDAP 2.5 System-Wide FESCo #2682
Drop NIS(+) support from PAM System-Wide FESCo #2684
Retire the NIS(+) user-space utility programs System-Wide FESCo #2685
Package information on ELF objects System-Wide FESCo #2687
Replace the fbdev drivers with simpledrm and the DRM fbdev emulation layer System-Wide FESCo #2689
Rubygem Cucumber 7.1.0 Self-Contained FESCo #2690
Stratis 3.0.0 Self-Contained FESCo #2691
Remove .la files from buildroot Self-Contained Announced
java-17-openjdk as system JDK in F36 System-Wide Announced


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