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Fedora Linux 40 Release Party: Celebrating community & innovation

The Fedora community came together on Friday, May 24th, and Saturday, May 25th, 2024, to celebrate the much-anticipated release of Fedora Linux 40. This virtual Release Party marked a significant milestone for the project, showcasing an array of new features, community initiatives, and a groundbreaking shift to the Matrix/Element platform for a truly open-source and interactive experience.

Fedora Linux 40 represents a significant step forward for the open source operating system. With 53 accepted Changes (28 System-Wide and 25 Self-Contained), it brings a host of new features, improved hardware support, enhanced security, and updated software packages.

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Fedora DEI Team 2024 Q1 Report

This post is a brief summary of the team’s highlights over the course of the first quarter of 2024 (January to March). The new year brought new highlights: 

  • Fedora Council Hackfest
  • Fedora Week of Diversity
  • GNOME Collaboration
  • Marketing Team collaboration
  • Fedora Accessibility Working Group 

These highlights will be summarised below.

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Fedora London Meetup comes alive in 2024

Our London-based Fedora Community members got together in person to get to know the people behind the Fedora Account System and Matrix nicks.

At a Glance

  • What: A revival of Fedora local meetup in London
  • Where: University College London
  • When: 18:00-20:30, 26 Feb 2024
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Join Fedora Week of Diversity (FWD) 2024

We are happy to announce the Fedora Week of Diversity (FWD) 2024 from June 17th to 22nd, organized by the Fedora DEI Team. FWD is a time when we come together to honor the diverse voices, perspectives, and skills that enrich the vibrant Fedora community.

What is Fedora Week of Diversity (FWD)?

Every year, FWD serves as a platform to spotlight the different members and their noteworthy contributions to the community and projects they work on. This year’s theme, “Empowering Diversity, Enriching Communities,” acknowledges the views, perspectives, and talents of individuals from different backgrounds, experiences, and walks of life, impacting not only our community but also extending across the entire open-source ecosystem.

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Flock 2024 CFP extended to April 29th

The Flock to Fedora 2024 call for proposals (CFP) is now extended to Monday, April 29th 2024 at 11:59 PM US Eastern. Now is the last chance to get your great idea or topic into the Flock 2024 CFP before it closes. This will be the only extension and the new deadline is final.

See the previous announcement for more details about the Flock 2024 CFP. You can also submit directly at cfp.fedoraproject.org. For general questions about Flock and the CFP, join the Fedora Chat room on Matrix, #flock:fedoraproject.org.

Fedora @ SCaLE 21x 2024

Our ambassadors delivered support, outreach, and swag items via Fedora @ SCaLE 21x Linux Conference – a 2024 community event.

Life-size entrance gateway to SCaLE 21x. Shows expo hours and various sponsors
Portal to Linux wonder: SCaLE 21x.

At a Glance

  • What: A community-run open-source and free software conference in Pasadena, California
  • Where: Pasadena Convention Center
  • When: 14 – 17 March 2024
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Join us! Restarting Community Ops team meetings in 2024

After a long pause since 2019, the Fedora Community Operations (CommOps) team will hold an inaugural meeting in support of the recently-approved Community Ops 2024 Reboot Community Initiative. Please fill the meeting day/time poll if you are interested by Thursday, 11 April 2024.

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Flock 2024 CfP open now until April 29th

EDIT: The CFP was extended to April 29th. Don’t wait to get your idea or topic in for this year!

Apply now for the Flock to Fedora 2024 Call for Proposals (CfP) at cfp.fedoraproject.org. This year, Flock is using Pretalx as our CfP system. If you submitted a proposal to DevConf CZ this year, it will feel familiar. The submission deadline for the Flock 2024 CfP is Monday, April 29th, 2024.

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Fedora Ops Architect Weekly

Happy new year everyone! The Fedora Ops Architect weekly has resumed after a little downtime post the holiday period. I hope you all have had a pleasant January and the year is off to a good start. Below are a few items that you might find interesting happening around the project space right now, and I look forward to being able to bring a more diverse spread of information on various activities in Fedora in weeks to come!

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Fedora 39 Release Party – Frankfurt, Germany

Even though the odds were slim due to a strike of train operators, 10 Fedora friends (old & new) found their way to the first physical Frankfurt Fedora Release Party on November 16, 2023.

Ten people pose for a photograph in front of a table with pizza, soda, and blue Fedora polo shirts.
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