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FPgM report: 2018–38

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora Program Management this week. The Fedora 29 Beta RC5 was declared Go and will release on 25 September.

I’ve set up weekly office hours in #fedora-meeting. Drop by if you have any questions or comments about the schedule, Changes, elections or anything else. Continue reading

Submit a Fedora talk to DevConf.cz 2019

DevConf.cz 2019 is the free, Red Hat sponsored community conference for open source contributors. Developers, admins, DevOps engineers, testers, documentation writers and other contributors to Linux, middleware, virtualization, storage, cloud, and mobile technologies will meet in Brno, Czechia January 25-27, 2019. Join Fedora and other FLOSS communities to sync, share, and hack on upstream projects together.

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Test Day: Fedora Silverblue

Why test Fedora Silverblue

Fedora Silverblue is a new variant of Fedora Workstation with rpm-ostree at its core to provide fully atomic upgrades. Furthermore, Fedora Silverblue is immutable and upgrades as a whole, providing easy rollbacks from updates if something goes wrong. Fedora Silverblue is great for developers using Fedora with good support for container-focused workflows. Continue reading

Say thank you this November during Fedora Appreciation Week 2018

Fedora Appreciation Week is a new event this year organized by the Fedora Community Operations (CommOps) team. Fedora Appreciation Week, abbreviated as FAW, is a week-long event to celebrate the efforts of Fedora Project contributors and to say “thank you” to each other. Fedora Appreciation Week begins Monday, November 5, 2018 and runs until Sunday, November 11, 2018.

What is it?

The Ubuntu Community Appreciation Day inspired the CommOps team to organize a similar event of appreciation for contributors who make Fedora what it is. This includes all types of contributors, from development, design, infrastructure, marketing, engineering, and more.

During this time of appreciation, users and contributors alike are highly encouraged to select either an individual or a group of contributors to thank for their efforts in Fedora. Appreciation can be given as a karma cookie in IRC, a short note of thanks on a mailing list, or a longer form appreciation such as a Fedora Happiness Packet.

This year’s Fedora Appreciation Week will occur during the 15th anniversary of the Fedora Project on November 6, 2018.

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FPgM report: 2018-37

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora Program Management this week. The Fedora 29 Beta was declared No-Go and will move to the alternate target date of 25 September. Also, the Respins SIG announced an updated set of live ISOs for Fedora 28.

I’ve set up weekly office hours in #fedora-meeting. Drop by if you have any questions or comments about the schedule, Changes, elections or anything else. Continue reading

Test Day: Virtualization 2018-09-11

Tuesday, 2018-09-11, is the Virtualization Test Day! We need your help to test! Continue reading

FPgM report: 2018–36

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora Program Management this week. Next week we have our Fedora 29 Beta Go/No-Go and Release Readiness meetings.

I’ve set up weekly office hours in #fedora-meeting. Drop by if you have any questions or comments about the schedule, Changes, elections or anything else. Continue reading

Fedora Pune Meetup – June 2018

Fedora Pune Meetup is a bimonthly community event where organizers/contributors speak and explain people about new things in Fedora and celebrate different Fedora releases. Link to agenda for the June Meetup:

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_Meetup_Pune_June_2018

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Test Days: Internationalization (i18n) features for Fedora 29

All this week, we will be testing for  i18n features in Fedora 29. Those are as follows:

  • Liberation Fonts 2 – Liberation 2.00.3 has wider character coverage and automated hinting instructions.
  • CJK Default To Noto FontsThis change will provides better quality of rendering for all of Chinese, Japanese and Korean  characters. We will now have default installed Serif face for Japanese and Korean, and also a Monospace face for all of CJK languages and keep consistencies in look among those typefaces.
  • IBUS 1.5.19 – Now users can type either emoji annotation or Unicode names on the current application and see the composing text before the final committed text is output.

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FPgM report: 2018-35

Here’s your report of what has happened in Fedora Program Management this week.

I’ve set up weekly office hours in #fedora-meeting. Drop by if you have any questions or comments about the schedule, Changes, elections or anything else. Continue reading

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