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Fedora Quality Assurance

Welcome to the Fedora QA project page. Fedora QA is the project which covers all testing of the software that makes up Fedora. It's our goal to continually improve the quality of Fedora releases and updates.


The Quality Assurance project is engaged in the following activities:

Pending and completed tasks are listed in Pagure.

Get Involved

We're always eager to have new contributors to the QA project, no matter your experience level. If you'd like to get involved with helping to make Fedora better, read the What can I do? page to find out how to join in with QA activities. There are tasks available for every level of expertise and available spare time.

Stay informed

You can follow important QA events by subscribing to the QA calendar. To do that, open your favorite calendar software (Google Calendar, Thunderbird, etc), choose to add a remote calendar using URL, and input You should now see QA events in your calendar. (Note: Do not download the .ical file from that URL and feed it to the calendar software, that would only show a static snapshot of our calendar).

You are also advised to subscribe to the test-announce mailing list. All our QA events and also important Fedora Branched composes nominated for testing are announced in there.



Our permanent QA channel is #fedora-qa[?]. You can connect any time and talk to QA members and anyone else interested in Fedora quality there.

QA meetings are held on Mondays at 16.00 UTC (or 15.00 UTC during daylight savings time, check our calendar to see a precise time) in the fedora-meeting channel on IRC. Everyone is welcome to come along, especially if you're thinking of getting involved with QA and would like to ask some questions first. General info on QA meetings and records from previous meetings can be found at QA/Meetings.

If you need help with running an IRC client a connecting to our channels, see How to use IRC.

Mailing lists

  • test is the main mailing list for the QA project
  • test-announce is the mailing list for QA project announcements. This is a lower-traffic list if you want to keep up with important events but find the test@ volume too high.
  • qa-devel is the mailing list for QA tooling development


  • fedora-qa project on Pagure is the main place for general task management
  • fedora-qa group lists other projects we maintain on Pagure

If you'd like to get involved with Fedora but QA doesn't sound like the right group for you, think about joining another Fedora project instead.