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7th April 2010, 10:02 PM
Welcome to Fedora Weekly News Issue 220 (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/FWN/Issue220) for the week ending April 7, 2010. What follows are some highlights from this issue.

This week's issue kicks off with a couple announcements, including news on opening bids for FUDCon 2011 locations, details on the one week slip on Fedora 13 beta, and links to upcoming Fedora events globally.
From the Fedora Planet, news and views from Fedora community members including availability of Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 2.2, lots of libguestfs tips, the creation of "A K12 Educatorís Guide to Open Source Software", and the availability of the open source texbook on Open Source.
In Marketing news, details on work on building bridges between Ambassadors and Marketing teams, a wiki challenge to the Marketing Team, details on work with students from Allegheny College sprinting on Fedora Marketing deliverables, and much more.
In Quality Assurance news, details on last week's two Test Days, on the implementation of SSSD by default and on ABRT, the Automated Bug Reporting Tool in Fedora. The upcoming test day will be on virtualization Thursday of this week. Details also on the ongoing Fedora 13 beta candidate build testing, and discussion about the possibility of BugZapping classes.
In Translation news, an overview of upcoming Fedora 13 translation tasks and deliverables, including a request for translation of a Fedora 13 countdown banner, and a new self-introduction page for new prospective members of the Translation team.
In Design news, details on a request for a new Fedora t-shirt for the upcoming FUDCon in Zurich, another iteration of Fedora 13 wallpaper, and discussion around a Fedora 13 banner on fedoraproject.org.
We're pleased to present a special topic on the first Fedora Summer Coding for the next few issues, and include here details on this project that will be of wide interest to the Fedora community, including a call for ideas, an invitation to participate, and a call for sponsors of the work this summer. We conclude this week's issue with this past week's security advisories for Fedora 13, 12 and 11. Read on!

We're also pleased to note the availability of Fedora Audio Weekly News (FAWN), an audio version in Ogg Vorbis format for a few past FWN issues that one of our contributors has begun. Find it on the Internet Archive (http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22FWN%22) and have a listen!

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FWN Editorial Team: Pascal Calarco (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Pcalarco), Adam Williamson (http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Adamwill)