Friday's Fedora Facts: 2023-03

Originally published at: Friday's Fedora Facts: 2023-03 – 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)!

The F38 mass rebuild is underway.

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
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 4580
F37 2667
Rawhide 7343

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.

  • 2023-02-07 — F38 branches from Rawhide
  • 2023-02-07 — F38 Change completion deadline (testable)
  • 2023-02-21 — F38 Change completion deadline (100% complete)


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

Proposal Type Status
Shorter Shutdown Timer System-Wide Approved
Rpmautospec by Default System-Wide Approved
Noto Fonts For More Languages System-Wide Approved
GNU Toolchain Update (gcc 13.0, binutils 2.39, glibc 2.37, gdb 12.1) System-Wide Approved
FPC repackaging Self-Contained Approved
TeXLive2022 Self-Contained FESCo #2935
Noto CJK Variable Fonts Self-Contained FESCo #2938
Unfiltered Flathub System-Wide FESCo #2939
IPP-USB as a weak dependency of CUPS and sane-airscan Self-Contained FESCo #2942
cups-filters 2.0b Self-Contained Announced
IoT Simplified Installer Self-Contained Announced

Fedora Linux 39


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

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

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