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Fedora 33 SwapOnZRam Test Day 2020-07-06

The Workstation Working Group has proposed a change for Fedora 33 to use swap on zram. This would put swap space on a compressed RAM drive instead of a disk partition. The QA team is organizing a test day on Monday, July 06, 2020. Refer to the wiki page for links to the test cases and materials you’ll need to participate. Read below for details.

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Contribute at the Fedora Test Week for Kernel 5.7

The kernel team is working on final integration for kernel 5.7. This version was just recently released, and will arrive soon in Fedora. As a result, the Fedora kernel and QA teams have organized a test week from Monday, June 22, 2020 through Monday, June 29, 2020. Refer to the wiki page for links to the test images you’ll need to participate. Read below for details.

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Contribute at the Fedora CoreOS Test Day

The Fedora CoreOS team has released the first Fedora CoreOS testing release based on Fedora 32. They expect that this release will promote to the stable channel in two weeks, on the usual schedule. As a result, the Fedora CoreOS and QA teams have organized a test day on Monday, June 08, 2020. Refer to the wiki page for links to the test cases and materials you’ll need to participate. Read below for details.

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Mindshare election: Interview with Sumantro Mukherjee (sumantrom)

This is a part of the Mindshare Elections Interviews series. Voting is open to all Fedora contributors. The voting period starts on Thursday, 28 May and closes promptly at 23:59:59 UTC on Thursday, 11 June.

Interview with Sumantro Mukherjee

  • Fedora account: sumantrom
  • IRC nick: sumantrom (found in fedora-qa #fedora-test-day #fedora-classroom #fedora-india #fedora-meeting #fedora-join #fedora-devel #fedora-kernel #fedora-mindshare)
  • Fedora user wiki page
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Contribute at the Fedora 32 IoT Edition Test Day

Fedora test days are events where anyone can help make sure changes in Fedora work well in an upcoming release. Fedora community members often participate, and the public is welcome at these events. If you’ve never contributed to Fedora before, this is a perfect way to get started. On Wednesday, April 15, we’ll test Fedora IoT.

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Contribute at the Fedora Test Week for Kernel 5.6

The kernel team is working on final integration for kernel 5.6. This version was just recently released, and will arrive soon in Fedora. As a result, the Fedora kernel and QA teams have organized a test week from Monday, April 13, 2020 through Monday, April 20, 2020. Refer to the wiki page for links to the test images you’ll need to participate. Read below for details.

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Fedora 32 Upgrade Test Day 2020-04-02

Thursday 2020-04-02 through Monday 2020-04-06, is the Fedora 32 Upgrade Test Day(s)! As part of the preparation for Fedora 32, we need your help to test if everything runs smoothly!

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Fedora 32 Cloud Test Day March 20th

Now that the Fedora Beta is officially released, the Fedora Cloud SIG would like to get the community together this week to find and squash some bugs. We are organizing a test day for Friday, March 20th.

For this event we’ll test Fedora Cloud Base content. See the Alternative Downloads Beta Page for links to the Beta Cloud Base Images. We have qcow, AMI, and ISO images ready for testing.

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Test Days: Internationalization (i18n) features for Fedora 32

All this week, we will be testing internationalization (i18n) features in Fedora 32. Those are as follows:

  • FontLangProvidesToLangpacks: — This Change moved Provides: font(:lang=<langcode>) from fonts packages into new langpacks-core-font-<langcode> packages, which define the default Sans font for each language.
  • ProvideOpenTypeBitmapFonts:— This Change provides bitmap fonts with modern font format (OpenType Bitmap Font) to use with gnome-terminal and other applications which uses pango for font rendering.
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Contribute at the Fedora 32 IoT Edition Test Day

Fedora test days are events where anyone can help make sure changes in Fedora work well in an upcoming release. Fedora community members often participate, and the public is welcome at these events. If you’ve never contributed to Fedora before, this is a perfect way to get started. On Wednesday, March 4, we’ll test Fedora IoT.

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