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)!

Fedora Linux 35 will reach end of life on Tuesday.

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Releaseopen bugs

Prioritized Bugs

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

Bug IDComponentStatus

Fedora Linux 37


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

  • 2022-12-09 — Election voting begins (FESCo and Mindshare)
  • 2022-12-16 — Election voting begins (Council)
  • 2022-12-22 — Election voting ends

Fedora Linux 38


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

  • 2022-12-21 — Deadline for Changes requiring infrastructure changes
  • 2022-12-27 — Deadline for System-Wide Changes and Changes requiring a mass rebuild
  • 2023-01-17 — Deadline for Self-Contained Changes


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

Ostree Native Container (Phase 2, stable)System-WideApproved
Perl: Replace versioned MODULE_COMPAT_ requires by RPM dependency generatorSystem-WideAnnounced
Enable bootupd for Fedora Silverblue & KinoiteSelf-ContainedApproved
Build Fedora Silverblue & Kinoite using rpm-ostree unified core modeSelf-ContainedApproved
Remove Guile Support from GDBSelf-ContainedApproved
LLVM 16System-WideApproved
Add Fedora Auto Firstboot Services to desktop variantsSystem-WideApproved
Golang 1.20System-WideFESCo #2913
Fedora Sway SpinSelf-ContainedFESCo #2914
libpinyin 2.8Self-ContainedFESCo #2915
GNU Make version 4.4System-WideAnnounced
Add _FORTIFY_SOURCE=3 to distribution build flagsSystem-WideAnnounced
Restore stricter SSH hostkeys permissionsSystem-WideAnnounced

Fedora Linux 39


The table below lists proposed Changes.

Replace DNF with DNF5System-WideFESCo #2870
Boost 1.81 upgradeSystem-WideAnnounced


Have something you want included? You can file an issue or submit a pull request in the fedora-pgm/pgm_communication repo.