Friday's Fedora Facts: 2023-09

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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)!

The F38 Beta freeze is in place. The current F38 Beta target is the early target date (2023-03-14).

I have weekly office hours most Wednesdays in the morning and afternoon (US/Eastern time). 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
DevConf.CZ Brno, Czech Republic 16-18 Jun closes 10 Mar
DevOpsDays Chicago Chicago, IL, US 9–10 Aug closes 17 Mar
FOSSY call for tracks Portland, OR, US 13–16 Jul closes 19 Mar
Akademy Thessaloniki, GR 15–16 July closes 30 Mar
Container Days Hamburg, DE 11–13 Sep closes 31 Mar
All Things Open Raleigh, NC, US 15–17 Oct closes 31 Mar
DevConf US Boston, MA, US 16–18 Aug closes 3 Apr
Upstream virtual 7 Jun closes 7 Apr
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

Meetings & events


Release open bugs
F36 4530
F37 3497
F38 (pre-release) 996
Rawhide 6913

Prioritized Bugs

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

Bug ID Component Status
2015490 initial-setup ON_QA

Fedora Linux 38


Bug Component Status Blocker status
2149246 distribution POST Accepted(Beta)
2170878 crypto-policies NEW Accepted(Beta)
2174753 gnome-session NEW Proposed(Beta)
2175155 gnupg2 NEW Proposed(Beta)
2175244 initial-setup NEW Proposed(Beta)
2156691 kernel NEW Proposed(Beta)
2173985 mutter NEW Proposed(Beta)
2174563 sddm NEW Proposed(Beta)


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

  • 2023-03-14 — F38 Beta early target release date
  • 2023-03-21 — F38 Beta target release date #1
  • 2023-04-04Final freeze begins


The table below lists Changes status. See the ChangeSet page or Bugzilla for more information.

Status Count
ON_QA 45

Fedora Linux 39


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

Proposal Type Status
Modernize Thread Building Blocks for Fedora 39 System-Wide FESCo #2959
MinGW toolchain update System-Wide FESCo #2962


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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