Friday's Fedora Facts: 2023-02

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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)!

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Conference Location Date CfP
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 18–20 Jun closes 19 Feb
JSDay IE Dublin, IE 26 Sep closes 28 Feb
Scenic City Summit Chattanooga, TN, US 2 Jun closes 1 Mar
DevOpsDays Chicago Chicago, IL, US 9–10 Aug closes 17 Mar
openSUSE Conference 2023 Nürnberg, DE 26–28 May closes 9 Apr
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 4585
F37 2551
Rawhide 7263

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
  • 2023-02-07 — F38 branches from Rawhide


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

Proposal Type Status
Pyramid 2.0 Self-Contained Approved
Xfce 4.18 Self-Contained Approved
Unified Kernel Support Phase 1 System-Wide Approved
X Server Prohibits Byte-swapped Clients System-Wide Approved
Shorter Shutdown Timer System-Wide FESCo #2928
Rpmautospec by Default System-Wide FESCo #2930
Noto Fonts For More Languages System-Wide FESCo #2931
GNU Toolchain Update (gcc 13.0, binutils 2.39, glibc 2.37, gdb 12.1) System-Wide FESCo #2932
FPC repackaging Self-Contained FESCo #2933
TeXLive2022 Self-Contained FESCo #2935
Noto CJK Variable Fonts Self-Contained Announced
Unfiltered Flathub System-Wide Announced
IPP-USB as a weak dependency of CUPS and sane-airscan Self-Contained Announced

Fedora Linux 39


The table below lists proposed Changes.

Proposal Type Status
Replace DNF with DNF5 System-Wide FESCo #2870


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