Fedora Linux 42 Schedule: All

HierarchIndex Name Start End Duration
1 Final Release Notes Tue 2022-04-12 Tue 2025-03-11 1064
2 Translate Final Release Notes (POT to PO) Tue 2022-04-12 Tue 2025-03-11 1064
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 42 development Tue 2024-08-06 Tue 2024-08-06 0
6 Start F42 wallpaper process Tue 2024-08-06 Tue 2024-08-06 0
7 Call for Workstation Changes/plans Tue 2024-10-29 Tue 2024-10-29 0
8 Test days Tue 2024-11-05 Mon 2025-04-07 153
9 Call for test days Tue 2024-11-05 Tue 2024-11-05 0
10 Notifications for retirement of packages with security issues Tue 2024-11-26 Mon 2024-12-23 27
11 Cleanup Marketing wiki from previous releases Wed 2024-11-27 Tue 2024-12-03 6
12 Cycle Marketing wiki pages for current release Wed 2024-11-27 Tue 2024-12-03 6
13 Create test days
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA/SOP_Test_Day_management
Tue 2024-12-03 Mon 2025-04-07 125
14 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission dealdine (requires infrastructure changes) in one week Wed 2024-12-04 Wed 2024-12-04 0
15 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (System Wide Changes) in two weeks Tue 2024-12-10 Tue 2024-12-10 0
16 Check for missing System-Wide Changes Tue 2024-12-10 Tue 2024-12-10 0
17 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission dealdine (requires infrastructure changes) in one week Wed 2024-12-11 Wed 2024-12-11 0
18 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposals requiring mass rebuild submission deadline in one week Tue 2024-12-17 Tue 2024-12-17 0
19 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (System Wide Changes) in one week Tue 2024-12-17 Tue 2024-12-17 0
20 Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (Changes requiring infrastructure changes) Wed 2024-12-18 Wed 2024-12-18 0
21 Update All Spins Wiki Pages From Previous Releases Wed 2024-12-18 Tue 2024-12-24 6
22 Begin collecting Change release notes Thu 2024-12-19 Thu 2024-12-19 0
23 Send request for non-Change release notes Thu 2024-12-19 Thu 2024-12-19 0
24 Retire packages with security issues Mon 2024-12-23 Mon 2024-12-23 0
25 Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (Changes requiring mass rebuild) Tue 2024-12-24 Tue 2024-12-24 0
26 Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (System Wide Changes) Tue 2024-12-24 Tue 2024-12-24 0
27 Change Checkpoint: Announce proposals requiring mass rebuild submission deadline Tue 2024-12-24 Tue 2024-12-24 0
28 Change Checkpoint: Announce proposals submission deadline (System Wide Changes) Tue 2024-12-24 Tue 2024-12-24 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 2024-12-24 Tue 2024-12-24 0
30 Check for missing Self-Contained Changes Tue 2024-12-31 Tue 2024-12-31 0
31 REMINDER: Spins keepalive deadline in two weeks Wed 2025-01-01 Wed 2025-01-01 0
32 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (Self Contained Changes) in one week Tue 2025-01-07 Tue 2025-01-07 0
33 Change Checkpoint: Proposal submission deadline (Self Contained Changes) Tue 2025-01-14 Tue 2025-01-14 0
34 Change Checkpoint: Check contingency plans (mass rebuild) Tue 2025-01-14 Tue 2025-01-14 0
35 Change Checkpoint: Announce proposal submission deadline (Self Contained Changes) Tue 2025-01-14 Tue 2025-01-14 0
36 REMINDER: Software String Freeze in one week Tue 2025-01-14 Tue 2025-01-14 0
37 Spins Submission Deadline Tue 2025-01-14 Tue 2025-01-14 0
38 Review Change proposals Tue 2025-01-14 Tue 2025-01-14 0
39 Add/enable planned features Tue 2025-01-14 Tue 2025-01-14 0
40 Mass Rebuild: RPMs first, then modules Wed 2025-01-15 Tue 2025-02-04 20
41 Keepalive deadline for spins Wed 2025-01-15 Wed 2025-01-15 0
42 F42 wallpaper deadline Tue 2025-01-21 Tue 2025-01-21 0
43 fedora-repos update with the new keys is available in updates-testing Tue 2025-01-21 Tue 2025-01-21 0
44 Software String Freeze Reached Tue 2025-01-21 Tue 2025-01-21 0
45 Re-sign F42 content with F43 key Tue 2025-01-28 Tue 2025-01-28 0
46 Retire Orphaned and Long-Time FTBFS Rawhide Packages
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Fails_to_build_from_source_Fails_to_install/
Tue 2025-01-28 Tue 2025-01-28 0
47 Change Checkpoint: Completion deadline (testable) Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
48 Branch Fedora Linux 42 from Rawhide Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
49 Rawhide starts Fedora Linux 43 development Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
50 Update Greenwave policy product_versions to add branched release Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
51 Post-branch Freeze (end date approximate) Tue 2025-02-04 Fri 2025-02-07 3
52 Create Talking Points Tue 2025-02-04 Mon 2025-02-10 6
53 Review Firefox Bookmarks For Update Tue 2025-02-04 Mon 2025-02-10 6
54 Change Checkpoint: Announce Completion deadline (testable) Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
55 Change Checkpoint: Check contingency plans (branch) Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
56 Remind not in MODIFIED Changes Owners Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
57 Update upstream schedules Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
58 Reflect supported versions in Bugzilla product description Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
59 Rebase Rawhide bugs Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
60 File FTBFS bugs from mass rebuild Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
61 Plan GNOME Test Day Tue 2025-02-04 Tue 2025-02-04 0
62 Deliver Incomplete Changes to FESCo Wed 2025-02-05 Wed 2025-02-05 0
63 Get list of inactive provenpackagers and send notifications Wed 2025-02-05 Wed 2025-02-05 0
64 Translation sprint Wed 2025-02-05 Mon 2025-02-17 12
65 Translation sprint start Wed 2025-02-05 Wed 2025-02-05 0
66 Begin sending weekly blocker bug reports Fri 2025-02-07 Fri 2025-02-07 0
67 Proposed Changes Profiles Tue 2025-02-11 Mon 2025-03-10 27
68 Update and Package Firefox Bookmarks Tue 2025-02-11 Wed 2025-02-12 1
69 Build list of inactive packagers for removal
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Policy_for_inactive_packagers/
Tue 2025-02-11 Tue 2025-02-11 0
70 REMINDER: Change Checkpoint: 100% Code Complete Deadline in 1 week Tue 2025-02-11 Tue 2025-02-11 0
71 Retire FTI packages in NEW state
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Fails_to_build_from_source_Fails_to_install/
Tue 2025-02-11 Tue 2025-02-11 0
72 REMINDER: Software Translation Deadline in 1 week Tue 2025-02-11 Tue 2025-02-11 0
73 Tag Updated Bookmarks Package Thu 2025-02-13 Thu 2025-02-13 0
74 Translation sprint end Mon 2025-02-17 Mon 2025-02-17 0
75 Bodhi updates-testing activation point Tue 2025-02-18 Tue 2025-02-18 0
76 Change Checkpoint: 100% Code Complete Deadline Tue 2025-02-18 Tue 2025-02-18 0
77 Beta Freeze (starts at 1400 UTC) Tue 2025-02-18 Tue 2025-03-11 21
78 Check status of Changes documentation Tue 2025-02-18 Tue 2025-02-18 0
79 Beta Infrastructure Change Freeze Tue 2025-02-18 Tue 2025-03-11 21
80 Beta Infrastructure Change Freeze Starts Tue 2025-02-18 Tue 2025-02-18 0
81 REMINDER: WGs to solicit bullet/talking points for Beta release announcement Tue 2025-02-18 Tue 2025-02-18 0
82 Change Checkpoint: Announce 100% Code Complete Deadline Tue 2025-02-18 Tue 2025-02-18 0
83 Change checkpoint: Check contingency plans (Beta freeze) Tue 2025-02-18 Tue 2025-02-18 0
84 Update upstream schedules Tue 2025-02-18 Tue 2025-02-18 0
85 Software Translation Deadline Tue 2025-02-18 Tue 2025-02-18 0
86 Beta Release Notes Tue 2025-02-18 Mon 2025-02-24 6
87 Translate Beta Release Notes Tue 2025-02-18 Mon 2025-02-24 6
88 Remove inactive provenpackagers Wed 2025-02-19 Wed 2025-02-19 0
89 Deliver features < 100% to FESCo Wed 2025-02-19 Wed 2025-02-19 0
90 Translation Deadline: Beta Release Notes (PO Files complete) Mon 2025-02-24 Mon 2025-02-24 0
91 Generate GNOME Software previews Tue 2025-02-25 Tue 2025-02-25 0
92 Disable any new features as necessary Tue 2025-02-25 Tue 2025-02-25 0
93 Package set review and image size check Tue 2025-02-25 Tue 2025-02-25 0
94 REMINDER: Beta Release Go/No-Go Meeting in 1 week Thu 2025-02-27 Thu 2025-02-27 0
95 Prepare Beta release announcement Tue 2025-03-04 Tue 2025-03-04 0
96 Web Tue 2025-03-04 Mon 2025-04-14 41
97 Update Website Content Tue 2025-03-04 Mon 2025-03-10 6
98 Submission deadline: non-Change release notes Wed 2025-03-05 Wed 2025-03-05 0
99 Create Beta Announcement Thu 2025-03-06 Mon 2025-03-10 4
100 Beta release Go/No-Go Meeting
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Go_No_Go_Meeting
Thu 2025-03-06 Thu 2025-03-06 0
101 Stage Beta on master minor Thu 2025-03-06 Mon 2025-03-10 4
102 Notify Mirrors of Beta Release Thu 2025-03-06 Thu 2025-03-06 0
103 Common bugs Mon 2025-03-10 Mon 2025-04-14 35
104 Pre-Beta release "Common issues" update
https://discussion.fedoraproject.org/t/about-the-proposed-common-issues-category/69491
Mon 2025-03-10 Mon 2025-03-10 0
105 Bit-flip Beta to mirrors Mon 2025-03-10 Mon 2025-03-10 0
106 Add Beta Banner to Website Mon 2025-03-10 Mon 2025-03-10 0
107 Beta Release (Early Target)
Fedora contributors plan on this
Tue 2025-03-11 Tue 2025-03-11 0
108 Current Beta Target date
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/releases/lifecycle/#_release_dates
Tue 2025-03-11 Tue 2025-03-11 0
109 Mindshare Call for Release Events Tue 2025-03-11 Tue 2025-03-11 0
110 Beta Infrastructure Change Freeze Ends Tue 2025-03-11 Tue 2025-03-11 0
111 Publish Beta release announcement Tue 2025-03-11 Tue 2025-03-11 0
112 Prepare "What's new in F42 Workstation?" Tue 2025-03-11 Tue 2025-03-11 0
113 Blocker bug tracker update: Beta release
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:SOP_blocker_tracker_process#Beta_release
Tue 2025-03-11 Tue 2025-03-11 0
114 Translate Final Release Notes (POT to PO) start Tue 2025-03-11 Tue 2025-03-11 0
115 Add update artwork to GNOME Software Tue 2025-03-11 Tue 2025-03-11 0
116 Branch release notes for upcoming release Wed 2025-03-12 Wed 2025-03-12 0
117 Write release notes Wed 2025-03-12 Tue 2025-04-08 27
118 Send call for release notes writers Wed 2025-03-12 Wed 2025-03-12 0
119 Branch guides for upcoming release Wed 2025-03-12 Wed 2025-03-12 0
120 Update guides for upcoming release Wed 2025-03-12 Tue 2025-04-08 27
121 Beta Target date #1
Fedora users plan on this
Tue 2025-03-18 Tue 2025-03-18 0
122 Update and freeze the screenshots page Tue 2025-03-25 Mon 2025-03-31 6
123 REMINDER: WGs to solicit bullet/talking points for GA release announcement Tue 2025-03-25 Tue 2025-03-25 0
124 Retire FTI packages in NEW state
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Fails_to_build_from_source_Fails_to_install/
Tue 2025-03-25 Tue 2025-03-25 0
125 Translation Period for Website (POT to PO) Tue 2025-03-25 Tue 2025-04-08 14
126 Translation Period for Website (POT to PO) start Tue 2025-03-25 Tue 2025-03-25 0
127 Final Freeze (starts at 1400 UTC) Tue 2025-04-01 Tue 2025-04-15 14
128 Final Infrastructure Change Freeze Tue 2025-04-01 Tue 2025-04-15 14
129 Final Infrastructure Change Freeze Starts Tue 2025-04-01 Tue 2025-04-01 0
130 Create GA Announcement Tue 2025-04-01 Mon 2025-04-07 6
131 Brief news distribution network Tue 2025-04-01 Mon 2025-04-07 6
132 Final Screen Shots Tue 2025-04-01 Mon 2025-04-07 6
133 Monitor news sites to provide corrections & info Tue 2025-04-01 Mon 2025-05-12 41
134 Change Checkpoint: Check contingency plans (Final freeze) Tue 2025-04-01 Tue 2025-04-01 0
135 Retire all packages with broken deps Tue 2025-04-01 Tue 2025-04-01 0
136 Zero Day Release Notes Tue 2025-04-01 Mon 2025-04-07 6
137 Translate 0-Day Release Notes Tue 2025-04-01 Mon 2025-04-07 6
138 REMINDER: Final Release Go/No-Go Meeting in 1 week Thu 2025-04-03 Thu 2025-04-03 0
139 Translation Deadline: 0-Day (PO Files complete) Mon 2025-04-07 Mon 2025-04-07 0
140 Docs string freeze Tue 2025-04-08 Tue 2025-04-08 0
141 Announce on trans@lists.fedoraproject.org that translations can begin Tue 2025-04-08 Tue 2025-04-08 0
142 Prepare Final release announcement Tue 2025-04-08 Tue 2025-04-08 0
143 Prepare "Rebasing Silverblue" Tue 2025-04-08 Tue 2025-04-08 0
144 Translation Period for Website (POT to PO) end Tue 2025-04-08 Tue 2025-04-08 0
145 Website String Freeze Tue 2025-04-08 Tue 2025-04-08 0
146 Announce on trans@lists.fedoraproject.org that translations can begin Tue 2025-04-08 Tue 2025-04-08 0
147 Enable Updates in Bodhi for the current release Wed 2025-04-09 Wed 2025-04-09 0
148 GA Announcement available for translation (optional) Wed 2025-04-09 Tue 2025-04-15 6
149 Final release Go/No-Go Meeting
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Go_No_Go_Meeting
Thu 2025-04-10 Thu 2025-04-10 0
150 Stage Final on master minor Thu 2025-04-10 Mon 2025-04-14 4
151 Notify Mirrors of Final Release Thu 2025-04-10 Thu 2025-04-10 0
152 Pre-Final release "Common issues" update
https://discussion.fedoraproject.org/t/about-the-proposed-common-issues-category/69491
Mon 2025-04-14 Mon 2025-04-14 0
153 Bit-flip Final to mirrors Mon 2025-04-14 Mon 2025-04-14 0
154 Translation Deadline: Websites (POs done) Mon 2025-04-14 Mon 2025-04-14 0
155 Add Final Release Banners to Website Mon 2025-04-14 Mon 2025-04-14 0
156 Early Final Target date
Fedora contributors plan on this
Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
157 Current Final Target date
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/releases/lifecycle/#_release_dates
Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
158 Create Zenodo citation Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
159 Hold Sponsored Release Events and Publish Event Reports Tue 2025-04-15 Mon 2025-09-15 153
160 Update release version attributes Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
161 Add new release docs to front page Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
162 Publish updated guides and release notes on docs.fp.o Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
163 Final Infrastructure Change Freeze Ends Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
164 Marketing Retrospective Tue 2025-04-15 Mon 2025-04-28 13
165 Publish Final release announcement Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
166 Publish "What's new in F42 Workstation?" Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
167 Update WordPress sidebar Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
168 Bugzilla cleanup of tracking bugs
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_Program_Management/HouseKeeping/Fedora26#Bugzilla_cleanup_of_tracking_bugs
Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
169 Reflect supported versions in Bugzilla product description
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_Program_Management/HouseKeeping/Fedora26#Bugzilla_Product_Description--Release_Day
Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
170 Blocker bug tracker update: Final release
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/QA:SOP_blocker_tracker_process#Final_release
Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
171 Set current release to active in Package database Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
172 Update PDC with F40 EOL date Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
173 Update Workstation screenshot on website Tue 2025-04-15 Tue 2025-04-15 0
174 Publish "Rebasing Silverblue" Wed 2025-04-16 Wed 2025-04-16 0
175 Cleanup distribution component in Bugzilla Wed 2025-04-16 Wed 2025-04-16 0
176 REMINDER: Send Email About Fedora Linux EOL Activities Thu 2025-04-17 Thu 2025-04-17 0
177 Final Target date #1
Fedora users plan on this
Tue 2025-04-22 Tue 2025-04-22 0
178 Remove inactive packagers
https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Policy_for_inactive_packagers/
Tue 2025-04-22 Tue 2025-04-22 0
179 Elections
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Elections
Wed 2025-04-23 Fri 2025-05-30 37
180 Selection of questions from Questionnaire Wed 2025-04-23 Wed 2025-05-07 14
181 Selection of questions from Questionnaire - start Wed 2025-04-23 Wed 2025-04-23 0
182 Nomination period Wed 2025-04-23 Wed 2025-05-07 14
183 Nomination period - start Wed 2025-04-23 Wed 2025-04-23 0
184 REMINDER: EOL release final update push in 1 week Tue 2025-05-06 Tue 2025-05-06 0
185 Selection of questions from Questionnaire - end Wed 2025-05-07 Wed 2025-05-07 0
186 Nomination period - end Wed 2025-05-07 Wed 2025-05-07 0
187 Interviews Wed 2025-05-07 Wed 2025-05-14 7
188 Interviews - start Wed 2025-05-07 Wed 2025-05-07 0
189 REMINDER: EOL release final update push in 1 day Mon 2025-05-12 Mon 2025-05-12 0
190 Fedora Linux 40 EOL auto closure Tue 2025-05-13 Tue 2025-05-13 0
191 Remove EOL docs from front page Tue 2025-05-13 Tue 2025-05-13 0
192 Bugzilla Product Description--Fedora Linux 40 EOL Tue 2025-05-13 Tue 2025-05-13 0
193 Bugzilla Version 40 EOL Tue 2025-05-13 Tue 2025-05-13 0
194 Update Greenwave policy product_versions to remove EOL release Tue 2025-05-13 Tue 2025-05-13 0
195 Remove Beta images Tue 2025-05-13 Tue 2025-05-13 0
196 Remove F40 from Greenwave Tue 2025-05-13 Tue 2025-05-13 0
197 Interviews - end (@ 23:59:59 UTC) Wed 2025-05-14 Wed 2025-05-14 0
198 Voting Setup & Validation & Publishing of interviews Thu 2025-05-15 Thu 2025-05-15 0
199 Voting period Fri 2025-05-16 Thu 2025-05-29 13
200 Voting period starts (@ 00:00:00 UTC) Fri 2025-05-16 Fri 2025-05-16 0
201 Voting period ends (@ 23:59:59 UTC) Thu 2025-05-29 Thu 2025-05-29 0
202 Result Announcement Fri 2025-05-30 Fri 2025-05-30 0
203 Request update of permissions on FESCo Pagure instance
https://pagure.io/group/fesco
Fri 2025-05-30 Fri 2025-05-30 0
204 Request update of permissions on Mindshare Pagure instance
https://pagure.io/group/fedora-mindshare
Fri 2025-05-30 Fri 2025-05-30 0
205 Request update of permissions on Council Pagure instance
https://pagure.io/group/Fedora-Council
Fri 2025-05-30 Fri 2025-05-30 0
206 Update of FESCo docs
https://pagure.io/fesco/fesco-docs/blob/master/f/fesco/modules/ROOT/pages/index.adoc
Fri 2025-05-30 Fri 2025-05-30 0
207 Update of Mindshare docs
https://pagure.io/mindshare/blob/master/f/website/modules/ROOT/pages/index.adoc
Fri 2025-05-30 Fri 2025-05-30 0
208 Update of Council docs
https://pagure.io/Fedora-Council/council-docs/blob/master/f/council/modules/ROOT/pages/members.adoc
Fri 2025-05-30 Fri 2025-05-30 0
209 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 2025-05-30 Fri 2025-05-30 0
210 Adjust the Council mailing list subscriptions Fri 2025-05-30 Fri 2025-05-30 0
211 Adjust the Mindshare mailing list subscriptions Fri 2025-05-30 Fri 2025-05-30 0