Friday's Fedora Facts: 2021-49

Originally published at: Friday's Fedora Facts: 2021-49 – 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)!

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Conference Location Date CfP
Distributions DevRoom @ FOSDEM virtual 5–6 Feb closes 20 Dec
CentOS Dojo @ FOSDEM virtual 3–4 Feb closes 9 Jan
Red Hat Summit TBD late spring closes 5 Jan

Help wanted

Upcoming test days

Prioritized Bugs

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

Upcoming meetings


Release open bugs
F34 5512
F35 2135
F36 (rawhide) 6805

Fedora Linux 36


  • 2021-12-22 — Deadline for Change proposals that require infrastructure changes
  • 2021-12-28 — Deadline for System-Wide Change proposals and proposals that require mass rebuild
  • 2022-01-18 — Deadline for Self-Contained Change proposals
  • 2022-01-19 — Mass rebuild begins
  • 2022-02-08 — F36 branches from Rawhide; Rawhide begins F37 development


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

Proposal Type Status
ostree native containers / CoreOS layering System-Wide Approved
Plocate as the default locate implementation Self-Contained Approved
PostgreSQL 14 Self-Contained FESCo #2706
LXQt 1.0.0 Self-Contained FESCo #2707
Users are administrators by default in the installer GUI. Self-Contained FESCo #2708
Enable fs-verity in RPM System-Wide Announced
Switch GnuTLS to allowlisting System-Wide Announced
Make Rescue Mode Work With Locked Root System-Wide Announced
Wayland By Default with NVIDIA proprietary Driver 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.