These are the Talking Points for the Fedora 29 release. For information on how these talking points were chosen, see Talking Points SOP. They are intended to help Ambassadors quickly present an overview of highlighted features when talking about the release, and to help drive content for the release, etc.
The talking points are based in part on the Change Set for this release.
- 1 Overall Release Story
- 2 Fedora-Wide Changes and Improvements
- 3 Changes to talk about for regular users
- 4 Changes affecting security
- 5 Changes to talk about for developers
- 6 Fedora Atomic Host
- 7 Fedora Server
- 8 Fedora Workstation
- 9 Fedora ARM (aarch64 and ARMv7)
- 10 Spins
- 11 Labs
- 12 Upgrading to the Latest Release
- 13 All Changes
Overall Release Story
Releases may slip if Fedora 29 isn't ready for our users, but the schedule calls for a beta release at the middle of September.
Fedora-Wide Changes and Improvements
Changes to talk about for regular users
Changes affecting security
Changes to talk about for developers
Fedora Atomic Host
Fedora 29 features GNOME 3.30 as the default desktop environment. GNOME 3.30 includes a number of enhancements to the core applications, including performance improvements in GJS (this should improve GNOME Shell as well as other GJS-based applications).
GNOME Software supports automatic updates for Flatpak.
Fedora ARM (aarch64 and ARMv7)
KDE Plasma Desktop
Upgrading to the Latest Release
To learn how to upgrade to the latest release from a recent Fedora release using DNF, see here.
Fedora 29 Accepted System Wide Changes Proposals
These changes have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 28 Release as System Wide Changes.
Fedora 29 Accepted Self Contained Changes Proposals
These changes have been accepted by the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee for the Fedora 28 Release as Self Contained Changes.