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Fedora Gnome Special Interest Group


Define and deliver as close to upstream modern, high-quality Gnome optimized desktop only experience to Fedora users and developers.

Fedora Gnome Spin

The Fedora Gnome spin is maintained collectively by the Gnome SIG but should essentially be following upstream module set for any given release starting with 3.10 and only add packages that greatly enhanced that end user experience run on top of btrfs filesystem on modern ( UEFI ) capable hardware.



Joining the SIG

Joining the Gnome SIG is as simple as being part of Fedora and having a love for Gnome. Once you are a contributor to Fedora, you can join the SIG by adding your name above and communicating with the rest of the team in the usual Fedora channels .

How you can help

If you have no idea how to help us with providing a good and qualitative excellent release of Gnome in Fedora here are some proposals where we need help:

  • Packagers: There are so many interesting packages that are not yet packaged for Fedora. Package it to improve the user experience.
  • Reviewers: Only a few persons are doing the Gnome-related reviews. Help us reviewing so that more packages could be included.
  • QA Community member: If you love Gnome use the development version or the updates-testing repository and report bugs, bugs, bugs, request enhancements or features. We need your feedback to improve Gnome or help with triaging the components that make up the Gnome Desktop spin
  • Documentation writers: Make sure that documentation of Gnome is high quality and complete in Fedora.
  • Release Notes: Help with writing the release notes
  • Wiki: Maintain and keep it updated with end user information.
  • Discussion* gnome Communicate with the Gnome sub-community within Fedora


There will be informal Gnome SIG meetings in the #fedora-meeting channel every


For more information about the past and upcoming meetings please see the meetings subpage: Gnome/Meetings

IRC Channel

We have informal chats about Gnome development in #fedora-devel IRC channel in freenode. Refer to Communicate page for more information.