Friday's Fedora Facts: 2022-01

Originally published at: Friday's Fedora Facts: 2022-01 – 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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Release open bugs
F34 5481
F35 2509
F36 (rawhide) 6973

Fedora Linux 36


  • 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
Users are administrators by default in the installer GUI. Self-Contained FESCo #2708
Enable fs-verity in RPM System-Wide FESCo #2711
Switch GnuTLS to allowlisting System-Wide Approved
Make Rescue Mode Work With Locked Root System-Wide FESCo #2713
Wayland By Default with NVIDIA proprietary Driver System-Wide Approved
GHC compiler parallel version installs Self-Contained FESCo #2715
Keylime subpackaging and agent alternatives Self-Contained FESCo #2716
Golang 1.18 System-Wide FESCo #2720
DIGLIM System-Wide FESCp #2721
LLVM 14 System-Wide FESCo #2726
Ruby 3.1 System-Wide FESCp #2727
%set_build_flags for %build and %check System-Wide FESCo #2728
Default To Noto Fonts System-Wide FESCo #2729
Hunspell Dictionary dir change System-Wide FESCo #2730
Relocate RPM database to /usr System-Wide FESCo #2731
No ifcfg by default Self-Contained Announced
Django 4.0 Self-Contained Announced
GNU Toolchain Update System-Wide Announced
New requirements for akmods binary kernel modules for Silverblue / Kinoite support Self-Contained Announced


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