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Fedora 33 Upgrade Test Day 2020-09-21

Moday 2020-09-21, is the Fedora 33 Upgrade Test Day! As part of the preparation for Fedora 33, we need your help to test if everything runs smoothly!

Why Upgrade Test Day?

We’re approaching the Beta Release date for Fedora 33. Most users will be upgrading to Fedora 33 and this test day will help us understand if everything is working perfectly. This test day will cover both a GNOME graphical upgrade and an upgrade done using DNF .

We need your help!

All the instructions are on the wiki page, so please read through and come help us test! As always, the event will be in #fedora-test-day on Freenode IRC.

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Test Day: Fedora Media Writer 2020-09-18

Friday, 2020-09-18, is the Fedora Media Writer Test Day! We need your help to test Fedora Media Writer!

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Blocker Review discussion tickets — now available

I’d like to announce a new project of the QA team and an extension of the BlockerBugs App. The blocker and freeze exception proposals can now not only be discussed during regular blocker review meetings, but also at any time through discussion tickets hosted on Pagure. So even if you don’t have time to participate in the meeting, you can still participate and vote in those discussion tickets.

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Test Days: Internationalization (i18n) features for Fedora 33

All of this week, we will be testing internationalization (i18n) features in Fedora 33. Those are as follows:

  • IBus 1.5.23: will replace the allowlist of XKB engines with the denylist of XKB ones
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Contribute at the Fedora Test Week for Btrfs

The Fedora Project is changing the default file system for desktop variants,—including Fedora Workstation, Fedora KDE, and more—for the first time since Fedora 11. Btrfs will replace ext4 as the default filesystem in Fedora 33. The Change is code complete, and has been testable in Rawhide as the default file system since early July. The Fedora Workstation working group and QA team have organized a test week from Monday, August 31, 2020 through Monday, Septemper 07, 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 33 Gnome 3.37 Test Day 2020-08-19

Wednesday, 2020-08-19 is the Fedora 33 Gnome Test Day! As part of changes Gnome 3.37 in Fedora 33, we need your help to test if everything runs smoothly!

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Contribute at the Fedora Test Week for Kernel 5.8

The kernel team is working on final integration for kernel 5.8. 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, August 17, 2020 through Monday, August 24, 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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Remembering Thomas Gilliard (satellit)

I’m sad to report that Thomas Gilliard (satellit), who was a
valued member of the QA team for many years, passed away last week. His
wife contacted me with the news. Thomas was a regular and reassuring
presence at QA and blocker review meetings and ran many thousands of
tests since he first joined the team in 2009. He was particularly
dedicated to testing our Sugar builds. We’ll miss him.

Fedora 33 Btrfs by default Test Day 2020-07-08

A new change proposal has been submitted for the Fedora 33 release cycle which entails usage of btrfs by default for Workstations and Spins across x86_64 and ARM architectures As a result, QA teams have organized a test day on Wed, July 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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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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