Fedora Linux 40 Schedule: All

HierarchIndex Name Start End Duration
1 Final Release Notes Tue 2022-04-12 Tue 2024-03-12 700
2 Translate Final Release Notes (POT to PO) Tue 2022-04-12 Tue 2024-03-12 700
3 Translate Final Release Notes (POT to PO) end Tue 2022-04-12 Tue 2022-04-12 0
4 Translation Deadline: GA rel-notes (PO Files complete) Tue 2022-04-12 Tue 2022-04-12 0
5 Rawhide starts Fedora Linux 40 development Tue 2023-08-08 Tue 2023-08-08 0
6 Start F40 wallpaper process Tue 2023-08-15 Tue 2023-08-15 0
7 Call for Workstation Changes/plans Tue 2023-10-31 Tue 2023-10-31 0
8 Test days Tue 2023-11-28 Mon 2024-04-08 132
9 Call for test days Tue 2023-11-28 Tue 2023-11-28 0
10 Create test days
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA/SOP_Test_Day_management
Tue 2023-12-05 Mon 2024-04-08 125
11 Notifications for retirement of packages with security issues Tue 2023-12-05 Mon 2024-01-01 27
12 Cleanup Marketing wiki from previous releases Wed 2023-12-06 Tue 2023-12-12 6
13 Cycle Marketing wiki pages for current release Wed 2023-12-06 Tue 2023-12-12 6
14 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission dealdine (requires infrastructure changes) in one week Wed 2023-12-13 Wed 2023-12-13 0
15 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (System Wide Changes) in two weeks Tue 2023-12-19 Tue 2023-12-19 0
16 Check for missing System-Wide Changes Tue 2023-12-19 Tue 2023-12-19 0
17 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission dealdine (requires infrastructure changes) in one week Wed 2023-12-20 Wed 2023-12-20 0
18 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposals requiring mass rebuild submission deadline in one week Tue 2023-12-26 Tue 2023-12-26 0
19 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (System Wide Changes) in one week Tue 2023-12-26 Tue 2023-12-26 0
20 Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (Changes requiring infrastructure changes) Wed 2023-12-27 Wed 2023-12-27 0
21 Update All Spins Wiki Pages From Previous Releases Wed 2023-12-27 Tue 2024-01-02 6
22 Begin collecting Change release notes Thu 2023-12-28 Thu 2023-12-28 0
23 Send request for non-Change release notes Thu 2023-12-28 Thu 2023-12-28 0
24 Retire packages with security issues Mon 2024-01-01 Mon 2024-01-01 0
25 Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (Changes requiring mass rebuild) Tue 2024-01-02 Tue 2024-01-02 0
26 Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (System Wide Changes) Tue 2024-01-02 Tue 2024-01-02 0
27 Change Checkpoint: Announce proposals requiring mass rebuild submission deadline Tue 2024-01-02 Tue 2024-01-02 0
28 Change Checkpoint: Announce proposals submission deadline (System Wide Changes) Tue 2024-01-02 Tue 2024-01-02 0
29 Begin reminders for packages that haven't rebuilt in last 2 releases
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Fails_to_build_from_source_Fails_to_install/
Tue 2024-01-02 Tue 2024-01-02 0
30 Check for missing Self-Contained Changes Tue 2024-01-09 Tue 2024-01-09 0
31 REMINDER: Spins keepalive deadline in two weeks Wed 2024-01-10 Wed 2024-01-10 0
32 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (Self Contained Changes) in one week Tue 2024-01-16 Tue 2024-01-16 0
33 Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (Self Contained Changes) Tue 2024-01-23 Tue 2024-01-23 0
34 Change Checkpoint: Check contingency plans (mass rebuild) Tue 2024-01-23 Tue 2024-01-23 0
35 Change Checkpoint: Announce proposal submission deadline (Self Contained Changes) Tue 2024-01-23 Tue 2024-01-23 0
36 REMINDER: Software String Freeze in one week Tue 2024-01-23 Tue 2024-01-23 0
37 Spins Submission Deadline Tue 2024-01-23 Tue 2024-01-23 0
38 Review Change proposals Tue 2024-01-23 Tue 2024-01-23 0
39 Add/enable planned features Tue 2024-01-23 Tue 2024-01-23 0
40 Mass Rebuild Wed 2024-01-24 Tue 2024-02-20 27
41 Keepalive deadline for spins Wed 2024-01-24 Wed 2024-01-24 0
42 F40 wallpaper deadline Tue 2024-01-30 Tue 2024-01-30 0
43 fedora-repos update with the new keys is available in updates-testing Tue 2024-01-30 Tue 2024-01-30 0
44 Software String Freeze Reached Tue 2024-01-30 Tue 2024-01-30 0
45 Review Firefox Bookmarks For Update Tue 2024-02-06 Mon 2024-02-12 6
46 Re-sign F40 content with F41 key Mon 2024-02-12 Mon 2024-02-12 0
47 Retire Orphaned and Long-Time FTBFS Rawhide Packages
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Fails_to_build_from_source_Fails_to_install/
Mon 2024-02-12 Mon 2024-02-12 0
48 Change Checkpoint: Completion deadline (testable) Tue 2024-02-13 Tue 2024-02-13 0
49 Branch Fedora Linux 40 from Rawhide Tue 2024-02-13 Tue 2024-02-13 0
50 Rawhide starts Fedora Linux 41 development Tue 2024-02-13 Tue 2024-02-13 0
51 Update Greenwave policy product_versions to add branched release Tue 2024-02-13 Tue 2024-02-13 0
52 Post-branch Freeze (end date approximate) Tue 2024-02-13 Fri 2024-02-16 3
53 Create Talking Points Tue 2024-02-13 Mon 2024-02-19 6
54 Update and Package Firefox Bookmarks Tue 2024-02-13 Wed 2024-02-14 1
55 Change Checkpoint: Announce Completion deadline (testable) Tue 2024-02-13 Tue 2024-02-13 0
56 Change Checkpoint: Check contingency plans (branch) Tue 2024-02-13 Tue 2024-02-13 0
57 Remind not in MODIFIED Changes Owners Tue 2024-02-13 Tue 2024-02-13 0
58 Update upstream schedules Tue 2024-02-13 Tue 2024-02-13 0
59 Reflect supported versions in Bugzilla product description Tue 2024-02-13 Tue 2024-02-13 0
60 Rebase Rawhide bugs Tue 2024-02-13 Tue 2024-02-13 0
61 Plan GNOME Test Day Tue 2024-02-13 Tue 2024-02-13 0
62 Deliver Incomplete Changes to FESCo Wed 2024-02-14 Wed 2024-02-14 0
63 Get list of inactive provenpackagers and send notifications Wed 2024-02-14 Wed 2024-02-14 0
64 Translation sprint Wed 2024-02-14 Mon 2024-02-26 12
65 Translation sprint start Wed 2024-02-14 Wed 2024-02-14 0
66 Tag Updated Bookmarks Package Thu 2024-02-15 Thu 2024-02-15 0
67 Begin sending weekly blocker bug reports Fri 2024-02-16 Fri 2024-02-16 0
68 Proposed Changes Profiles Tue 2024-02-20 Mon 2024-03-18 27
69 Build list of inactive packagers for removal
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Policy_for_inactive_packagers/
Tue 2024-02-20 Tue 2024-02-20 0
70 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: 100% Code Complete Deadline in 1 week Tue 2024-02-20 Tue 2024-02-20 0
71 Retire FTI packages in NEW state
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Fails_to_build_from_source_Fails_to_install/
Tue 2024-02-20 Tue 2024-02-20 0
72 REMINDER: Software Translation Deadline in 1 week Tue 2024-02-20 Tue 2024-02-20 0
73 File FTBFS bugs from mass rebuild Tue 2024-02-20 Tue 2024-02-20 0
74 Translation sprint end Mon 2024-02-26 Mon 2024-02-26 0
75 Bodhi updates-testing activation point Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
76 Change Checkpoint: 100% Code Complete Deadline Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
77 Beta Freeze (starts at 1400 UTC) Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-03-12 14
78 Check status of Changes documentation Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
79 Beta Infrastructure Change Freeze Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-03-12 14
80 Beta Infrastructure Change Freeze Starts Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
81 REMINDER: WGs to solicit bullet/talking points for Beta release announcement Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
82 Change Checkpoint: Announce 100% Code Complete Deadline Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
83 Change checkpoint: Check contingency plans (Beta freeze) Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
84 Update upstream schedules Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
85 Software Translation Deadline Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
86 Beta Release Notes Tue 2024-02-27 Mon 2024-03-04 6
87 Translate Beta Release Notes Tue 2024-02-27 Mon 2024-03-04 6
88 Generate GNOME Software previews Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
89 Disable any new features as necessary Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
90 Package set review and image size check Tue 2024-02-27 Tue 2024-02-27 0
91 Remove inactive provenpackagers Wed 2024-02-28 Wed 2024-02-28 0
92 Deliver features < 100% to FESCo Wed 2024-02-28 Wed 2024-02-28 0
93 REMINDER: Beta Release Go/No-Go Meeting in 1 week Thu 2024-02-29 Thu 2024-02-29 0
94 Translation Deadline: Beta Release Notes (PO Files complete) Mon 2024-03-04 Mon 2024-03-04 0
95 Prepare Beta release announcement Tue 2024-03-05 Tue 2024-03-05 0
96 Update Website Content Tue 2024-03-05 Mon 2024-03-11 6
97 Submission deadline: non-Change release notes Wed 2024-03-06 Wed 2024-03-06 0
98 Create Beta Announcement Thu 2024-03-07 Mon 2024-03-11 4
99 Beta release Go/No-Go Meeting
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Go_No_Go_Meeting
Thu 2024-03-07 Thu 2024-03-07 0
100 Stage Beta on master minor Thu 2024-03-07 Mon 2024-03-11 4
101 Notify Mirrors of Beta Release Thu 2024-03-07 Thu 2024-03-07 0
102 Common bugs Mon 2024-03-11 Mon 2024-04-15 35
103 Pre-Beta release "Common issues" update
https://discussion.fedoraproject.org/t/about-the-proposed-common-issues-category/69491
Mon 2024-03-11 Mon 2024-03-11 0
104 Bit-flip Beta to mirrors Mon 2024-03-11 Mon 2024-03-11 0
105 Add Beta Banner to Website Mon 2024-03-11 Mon 2024-03-11 0
106 Beta Release (Early Target)
Fedora contributors plan on this
Tue 2024-03-12 Tue 2024-03-12 0
107 Current Beta Target date
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/releases/lifecycle/#_release_dates
Tue 2024-03-12 Tue 2024-03-12 0
108 Mindshare Call for Release Events Tue 2024-03-12 Tue 2024-03-12 0
109 Beta Infrastructure Change Freeze Ends Tue 2024-03-12 Tue 2024-03-12 0
110 Publish Beta release announcement Tue 2024-03-12 Tue 2024-03-12 0
111 Prepare "What's new in F40 Workstation?" Tue 2024-03-12 Tue 2024-03-12 0
112 Blocker bug tracker update: Beta release
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:SOP_blocker_tracker_process#Beta_release
Tue 2024-03-12 Tue 2024-03-12 0
113 Translate Final Release Notes (POT to PO) start Tue 2024-03-12 Tue 2024-03-12 0
114 Add update artwork to GNOME Software Tue 2024-03-12 Tue 2024-03-12 0
115 Branch release notes for upcoming release Wed 2024-03-13 Wed 2024-03-13 0
116 Write release notes Wed 2024-03-13 Tue 2024-04-09 27
117 Send call for release notes writers Wed 2024-03-13 Wed 2024-03-13 0
118 Branch guides for upcoming release Wed 2024-03-13 Wed 2024-03-13 0
119 Update guides for upcoming release Wed 2024-03-13 Tue 2024-04-09 27
120 Beta Target date #1
Fedora users plan on this
Tue 2024-03-19 Tue 2024-03-19 0
121 Update and freeze the screenshots page Tue 2024-03-26 Mon 2024-04-01 6
122 REMINDER: WGs to solicit bullet/talking points for GA release announcement Tue 2024-03-26 Tue 2024-03-26 0
123 Retire FTI packages in NEW state
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Fails_to_build_from_source_Fails_to_install/
Tue 2024-03-26 Tue 2024-03-26 0
124 Translation Period for Website (POT to PO) Tue 2024-03-26 Tue 2024-04-09 14
125 Translation Period for Website (POT to PO) start Tue 2024-03-26 Tue 2024-03-26 0
126 Final Freeze (starts at 1400 UTC) Tue 2024-04-02 Tue 2024-04-16 14
127 Final Infrastructure Change Freeze Tue 2024-04-02 Tue 2024-04-16 14
128 Final Infrastructure Change Freeze Starts Tue 2024-04-02 Tue 2024-04-02 0
129 Create GA Announcement Tue 2024-04-02 Mon 2024-04-08 6
130 Brief news distribution network Tue 2024-04-02 Mon 2024-04-08 6
131 Final Screen Shots Tue 2024-04-02 Mon 2024-04-08 6
132 Monitor news sites to provide corrections & info Tue 2024-04-02 Mon 2024-05-13 41
133 Change Checkpoint: Check contingency plans (Final freeze) Tue 2024-04-02 Tue 2024-04-02 0
134 Retire all packages with broken deps Tue 2024-04-02 Tue 2024-04-02 0
135 Zero Day Release Notes Tue 2024-04-02 Mon 2024-04-08 6
136 Translate 0-Day Release Notes Tue 2024-04-02 Mon 2024-04-08 6
137 REMINDER: Final Release Go/No-Go Meeting in 1 week Thu 2024-04-04 Thu 2024-04-04 0
138 Translation Deadline: 0-Day (PO Files complete) Mon 2024-04-08 Mon 2024-04-08 0
139 Docs string freeze Tue 2024-04-09 Tue 2024-04-09 0
140 Announce on trans@lists.fedoraproject.org that translations can begin Tue 2024-04-09 Tue 2024-04-09 0
141 Prepare Final release announcement Tue 2024-04-09 Tue 2024-04-09 0
142 Prepare "Rebasing Silverblue" Tue 2024-04-09 Tue 2024-04-09 0
143 Translation Period for Website (POT to PO) end Tue 2024-04-09 Tue 2024-04-09 0
144 Website String Freeze Tue 2024-04-09 Tue 2024-04-09 0
145 Announce on trans@lists.fedoraproject.org that translations can begin Tue 2024-04-09 Tue 2024-04-09 0
146 Enable Updates in Bodhi for the current release Wed 2024-04-10 Wed 2024-04-10 0
147 GA Announcement available for translation (optional) Wed 2024-04-10 Tue 2024-04-16 6
148 Final release Go/No-Go Meeting
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Go_No_Go_Meeting
Thu 2024-04-11 Thu 2024-04-11 0
149 Stage Final on master minor Thu 2024-04-11 Mon 2024-04-15 4
150 Notify Mirrors of Final Release Thu 2024-04-11 Thu 2024-04-11 0
151 Pre-Final release "Common issues" update
https://discussion.fedoraproject.org/t/about-the-proposed-common-issues-category/69491
Mon 2024-04-15 Mon 2024-04-15 0
152 Bit-flip Final to mirrors Mon 2024-04-15 Mon 2024-04-15 0
153 Translation Deadline: Websites (POs done) Mon 2024-04-15 Mon 2024-04-15 0
154 Add Final Release Banners to Website Mon 2024-04-15 Mon 2024-04-15 0
155 Early Final Target date
Fedora contributors plan on this
Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
156 Current Final Target date
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/releases/lifecycle/#_release_dates
Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
157 Create Zenodo citation Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
158 Hold Sponsored Release Events and Publish Event Reports Tue 2024-04-16 Mon 2024-09-16 153
159 Update release version attributes Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
160 Add new release docs to front page Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
161 Publish updated guides and release notes on docs.fp.o Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
162 Final Infrastructure Change Freeze Ends Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
163 Marketing Retrospective Tue 2024-04-16 Mon 2024-04-29 13
164 Publish Final release announcement Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
165 Publish "What's new in F40 Workstation?" Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
166 Update WordPress sidebar Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
167 Bugzilla cleanup of tracking bugs
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_Program_Management/HouseKeeping/Fedora26#Bugzilla_cleanup_of_tracking_bugs
Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
168 Reflect supported versions in Bugzilla product description
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_Program_Management/HouseKeeping/Fedora26#Bugzilla_Product_Description--Release_Day
Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
169 Blocker bug tracker update: Final release
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:SOP_blocker_tracker_process#Final_release
Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
170 Set current release to active in Package database Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
171 Update PDC with F38 EOL date Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
172 Update Workstation screenshot on website Tue 2024-04-16 Tue 2024-04-16 0
173 Publish "Rebasing Silverblue" Wed 2024-04-17 Wed 2024-04-17 0
174 Cleanup distribution component in Bugzilla Wed 2024-04-17 Wed 2024-04-17 0
175 REMINDER: Send Email About Fedora Linux EOL Activities Thu 2024-04-18 Thu 2024-04-18 0
176 Final Target date #1
Fedora users plan on this
Tue 2024-04-23 Tue 2024-04-23 0
177 Remove inactive packagers
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Policy_for_inactive_packagers/
Tue 2024-04-23 Tue 2024-04-23 0
178 Elections
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Elections
Wed 2024-04-24 Fri 2024-05-31 37
179 Selection of questions from Questionnaire Wed 2024-04-24 Wed 2024-05-08 14
180 Selection of questions from Questionnaire - start Wed 2024-04-24 Wed 2024-04-24 0
181 Nomination period Wed 2024-04-24 Wed 2024-05-08 14
182 Nomination period - start Wed 2024-04-24 Wed 2024-04-24 0
183 REMINDER: EOL release final update push in 1 week Tue 2024-05-07 Tue 2024-05-07 0
184 Selection of questions from Questionnaire - end Wed 2024-05-08 Wed 2024-05-08 0
185 Nomination period - end Wed 2024-05-08 Wed 2024-05-08 0
186 Interviews Wed 2024-05-08 Wed 2024-05-15 7
187 Interviews - start Wed 2024-05-08 Wed 2024-05-08 0
188 REMINDER: EOL release final update push in 1 day Mon 2024-05-13 Mon 2024-05-13 0
189 Fedora Linux 38 EOL auto closure Tue 2024-05-14 Tue 2024-05-14 0
190 Remove EOL docs from front page Tue 2024-05-14 Tue 2024-05-14 0
191 Bugzilla Product Description--Fedora Linux 38 EOL Tue 2024-05-14 Tue 2024-05-14 0
192 Bugzilla Version 38 EOL Tue 2024-05-14 Tue 2024-05-14 0
193 Update Greenwave policy product_versions to remove EOL release Tue 2024-05-14 Tue 2024-05-14 0
194 Remove Beta images Tue 2024-05-14 Tue 2024-05-14 0
195 Remove F38 from Greenwave Tue 2024-05-14 Tue 2024-05-14 0
196 Interviews - end (@ 23:59:59 UTC) Wed 2024-05-15 Wed 2024-05-15 0
197 Voting Setup & Validation & Publishing of interviews Thu 2024-05-16 Thu 2024-05-16 0
198 Voting period Fri 2024-05-17 Thu 2024-05-30 13
199 Voting period starts (@ 00:00:00 UTC) Fri 2024-05-17 Fri 2024-05-17 0
200 Voting period ends (@ 23:59:59 UTC) Thu 2024-05-30 Thu 2024-05-30 0
201 Result Announcement Fri 2024-05-31 Fri 2024-05-31 0
202 Request update of permissions on FESCo Pagure instance
https://pagure.io/group/fesco
Fri 2024-05-31 Fri 2024-05-31 0
203 Request update of permissions on Mindshare Pagure instance
https://pagure.io/group/fedora-mindshare
Fri 2024-05-31 Fri 2024-05-31 0
204 Request update of permissions on Council Pagure instance
https://pagure.io/group/Fedora-Council
Fri 2024-05-31 Fri 2024-05-31 0
205 Update of FESCo docs
https://pagure.io/fesco/fesco-docs/blob/master/f/fesco/modules/ROOT/pages/index.adoc
Fri 2024-05-31 Fri 2024-05-31 0
206 Update of Mindshare docs
https://pagure.io/mindshare/blob/master/f/website/modules/ROOT/pages/index.adoc
Fri 2024-05-31 Fri 2024-05-31 0
207 Update of Council docs
https://pagure.io/Fedora-Council/council-docs/blob/master/f/council/modules/ROOT/pages/members.adoc
Fri 2024-05-31 Fri 2024-05-31 0
208 Update of history FESCo docs
https://pagure.io/fesco/fesco-docs/blob/master/f/fesco/modules/ROOT/pages/Previous_Fedora_Engineering_Steering_Committee_Members.adoc
Fri 2024-05-31 Fri 2024-05-31 0
209 Adjust the Council mailing list subscriptions Fri 2024-05-31 Fri 2024-05-31 0
210 Adjust the Mindshare mailing list subscriptions Fri 2024-05-31 Fri 2024-05-31 0
211 Fedora Linux 40 end of life Tue 2025-05-13 Tue 2025-05-13 0