Friday's Fedora Facts: 2023-01

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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
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
WASM IO Barcelona, ES 23–24 Mar 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
Scenic City Summit Chattanooga, TN, US 2 Jun closes 1 Mar
Web Weekend Kathmandu Kathmandu, NP 23–24 Sep closes 21 Apr

Help wanted

Upcoming test days

Have a test day idea for Fedora Linux 38? The call for test days is open.

Meetings & events


Release open bugs
F36 4612
F37 2432
Rawhide 7258

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.

  • 2023-01-17 — Deadline for Self-Contained Changes
  • 2023-01-18 — F38 Mass rebuild begins


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

Proposal Type Status
Add -fno-omit-frame-pointer and -mno-omit-leaf-frame-pointer to default compilation flags System-Wide Approved
Perl: Replace versioned MODULE_COMPAT_ requires by RPM dependency generator System-Wide Approved
GNU Make version 4.4 System-Wide Approved
Add _FORTIFY_SOURCE=3 to distribution build flags System-Wide Approved
Restore stricter SSH hostkeys permissions System-Wide Approved
Upgrade ImageMagick to version 7 Self-Contained Approved
Fedora Budgie Spin Self-Contained Approved
Use mdadm for BIOS RAID Support in Anaconda Self-Contained Approved
Pyramid 2.0 Self-Contained FESCo #2924
Xfce 4.18 Self-Contained FESCo #2925
Unified Kernel Support Phase 1 System-Wide FESCo #2926
X Server Prohibits Byte-swapped Clients System-Wide FESCo #2927
Shorter Shutdown Timer System-Wide FESCo #2928
Rpmautospec by Default System-Wide Announced
Noto Fonts For More Languages System-Wide Announced
GNU Toolchain Update (gcc 13.0, binutils 2.39, glibc 2.37, gdb 12.1) System-Wide Announced
FPC repackaging Self-Contained Announced
TeXLive2022 Self-Contained 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 Approved


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

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