Friday's Fedora Facts: 2022-51

Originally published at: Friday's Fedora Facts: 2022-51 – 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)!

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
FOSDEM: Distributions Devroom Brussels, BE 5 Feb closes 31 Dec
CypherCon Milwaukee, WI, US 30–31 Mar closes 31 Dec
JSHeroes Cluj-Napoca, RO 18–19 May closes 31 Dec
DevRelCon Yokohama, JP 10–11 Mar closes 31 Dec
USENIX Annual Technical Conference Boston, MA, US 10–12 Jul closes 5 Jan
Devoxx UK London, UK 10–12 May closes 10 Jan
Scalar Conference Warsaw, PL 23–24 Mar closes 10 Jan
Hack in Paris Paris, FR 26–29 Sep closes 14 Jan
VueConf New Orleans, LA, US 25–26 May closes 15 Jan
JS Day Canarias Tenerife, ES 25–28 May closes 15 Jan
phpday Verona, IT 18–19 May closes 15 Jan
PyCon Italia Florence, IT 25–28 May closes 16 Jan
DevConf Cape Town & Pretoria, ZA 23 & 25 May closes 17 Jan
Container Plumbing Days virtual 22–23 Mar closes 23 Jan
MagnoliaJS Jackson, MS, US 17–18 Oct closes 31 Jan
jsday Verona, IT 13–14 Apr closes 31 Jan
Connectaha Omaha, NE, US 24 Apr closes 31 Jan
Open Source Summit North America Vancouver, BC, CA 10–12 May closes 5 Feb
Write The Docs Portland, OR, US 7–9 May closes 6 Feb
Newcrafts Paris, FR 25–26 May closes 12 Feb
Open Source North St. Paul, MN, US 24 May closes 18 Feb
Berlin Buzzwords Berlin, DE closes 19 Feb
JSDay IE Dublin, IE 26 Sep closes 28 Feb

Help wanted

Meetings & events


Release open bugs
F36 4625
F37 2226
Rawhide 7220

Prioritized Bugs

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

Bug ID Component Status
2015490 initial-setup ASSIGNED
2149632 gtk3 NEW

Fedora Linux 38


Below are some upcoming schedule dates. See the schedule website for the full schedule.

  • 2022-12-27 — Deadline for System-Wide Changes and Changes requiring a mass rebuild
  • 2023-01-17 — Deadline for Self-Contained Changes


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

Proposal Type Status
Perl: Replace versioned MODULE_COMPAT_ requires by RPM dependency generator System-Wide FESCo #2898
Golang 1.20 System-Wide Approved
Fedora Sway Spin Self-Contained Approved
libpinyin 2.8 Self-Contained Approved
GNU Make version 4.4 System-Wide FESCo #2916
Add _FORTIFY_SOURCE=3 to distribution build flags System-Wide FESCo #2917
Restore stricter SSH hostkeys permissions System-Wide FESCo #2919
Upgrade ImageMagick to version 7 Self-Contained FESCo #2920
Fedora Budgie Spin Self-Contained FESCo #2921
Use mdadm for BIOS RAID Support in Anaconda Self-Contained FESCo #2922
Pyramid 2.0 Self-Contained Announced
Xfce 4.18 Self-Contained Announced
Unified Kernel Support Phase 1 System-Wide Announced
X Server Prohibits Byte-swapped Clients System-Wide Announced
Shorter Shutdown Timer System-Wide Announced

Fedora Linux 39


The table below lists proposed Changes.

Proposal Type Status
Replace DNF with DNF5 System-Wide FESCo #2870
Boost 1.81 upgrade System-Wide FESCo #2918


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