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  • Presentation Template Created by: Rodrigo Padula de Oliveira Brazilian Fedora Ambassador [email_address] www.projetofedora.org
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    1. 1. Fedora 12 Release Event <ul><li>Ahmed Daoud </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora Ambassador </li></ul>
    2. 2. <ul><ul><li>Fedora 12 Release Event </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intro to Opensource. </li></ul><ul><li>What is GNU/Linux? </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora 12 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>What is new? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fedora Spins. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ease of Use. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>15000 and more Applications. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtualization. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Moving from Windows to Linux </li></ul>
    3. 3. Intro to Opensource <ul><li>software whose source code is published and made available to the public, enabling anyone to copy, modify and redistribute the source code without paying royalties or fees. </li></ul><ul><li>The GPL License. </li></ul><ul><li>Benifits of using opensource. </li></ul><ul><li>FOSS Repositories. </li></ul><ul><li>The future of opensource. </li></ul>
    4. 4. Opensource Achivments <ul><li>Operating systems: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Linux – Opensolaris – Chrome OS. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Programming Languages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PHP – Python – Java – Perl – C/C++. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Productivity tools. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenOffice.org – Koffice – GIMP ....etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internet Browsers & Websites CMSs. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Firefox – Opera - Chrome. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Joomla, Wordpress, Drupal. </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. What is GNU/Linux? <ul><li>GNU/Linux is a free opensource operating system. </li></ul><ul><li>Linux is the kernel which was built by a student as an alternative for UNIX. </li></ul><ul><li>GNU is a set of tools and programs used with the kernel to form a full operating system. </li></ul><ul><li>Modern GNU/Linux = Linux + GNU + X. </li></ul><ul><li>Linux distros are versions released by Communities and companies. </li></ul>
    6. 6. Fedora 12 Release <ul><li>Fedora is a GNU/Linux distro released by fedora community and sponsered by Redhat. </li></ul><ul><li>New release every six months. </li></ul><ul><li>Free and open source applications only </li></ul><ul><li>Maintained by volunteers largely (~70%) </li></ul><ul><li>Nearly 15000 installable software packages. </li></ul>
    7. 7. New in Feodra 12. <ul><li>20 second startup time, Plymouth improvements and Kernel Mode Support </li></ul><ul><li>Ext4 as default filesystem. </li></ul><ul><li>GDM and GNOME finger print integration. </li></ul><ul><li>Set Empathy as the default IM client. </li></ul><ul><li>Virtualization and Security enhancements. </li></ul><ul><li>Nouveau as the default driver for Nvidia cards ( No 3D support yet!). </li></ul><ul><li>Add full IPv6 support to NetworkManager.. </li></ul><ul><li>Gnome 2.28, KDE 4.3, OpenOffice 3.1 </li></ul>
    8. 8. Fedora Spins <ul><li>Fedora spins are alternate version of Fedora, tailored for various types of users via hand-picked application set or customizations. </li></ul><ul><li>Most Common Spins are </li></ul><ul><ul><li>XFCE spin: well integrated XFCE desktop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Games: Showcase of best games on Fedora. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FEL: Fedora Electronic Lab. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Spins enable users to create their own ones. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Ease of Use. <ul><li>Fedora is easy to use. </li></ul><ul><li>Gnome or KDE each provides an easy to use GUI system (Demo). </li></ul><ul><li>OpenOffice.org is as easy as Microsoft Office (Demo). </li></ul><ul><li>All multimedia applications which you need are availabe. </li></ul><ul><li>Codecs are availabe on RPM-fushion repositories. </li></ul>
    10. 10. Virtualization <ul><li>Virtualization is fully supported on Fedora. </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora comes with high performance virtualization utilities such as KVM. </li></ul><ul><li>KVM is suitable for servers. </li></ul><ul><li>For personnel use it's better to use VirtualBox. </li></ul><ul><li>Wine is a good solution to run Windows Software on Linux. </li></ul>
    11. 11. The Way To Linux <ul><li>Prepare your USB Live Fedora stick </li></ul><ul><li>Get a good book (may be arabic one). </li></ul><ul><li>Start applying what you read on the Live system. </li></ul><ul><li>Participate at one of Linux communities. Ex: Linuxac </li></ul><ul><li>Use a small note book to write down what you learned every day. </li></ul><ul><li>Finally you will be a Linux user. </li></ul>
    12. 12. Useful Websites <ul><li>www.fedoraproject.org </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora Docs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://docs.fedoraproject.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fedora Spins </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://spins.fedoraproject.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>مجتمع لينكس العربى </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://linuxac.org/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How to Forge </li></ul>

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