Fedora 11 Intro

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Fedora 11 Intro

  1. 1. chitlesh@fedoraproject.org - 12 August 2006
  2. 2. ● What is Fedora? ● Who is Fedora? ● Why does Fedora matter? ● How do you join the open source movement?
  3. 3. What is fedora? chitlesh@fedoraproject.org - 12 August 2006
  4. 4. ...A powerful operating system... ●stable ●secure ●Innovative ●Second most popular LINUX
  5. 5. ...a set of projects...
  6. 6. Ambassadors Artwork Directory Server Distribution Documentation Printing Translation Websites Fedora for Women chitlesh@fedoraproject.org - 12 August 2006
  7. 7. How to get into projects?
  8. 8. ● Content Writer ● Designer ● People Person ● OS Developer ● Translator ● Web Developer or Administrator
  9. 9. Content writer ● write tutorials and articles ● write documents, guides, how-tos, FAQs, marketing material, process/methodology docs, release notes. ● write documentation about usability. Skills: Writing, editing, grammar,technical knowledge (specific and general)
  10. 10. Designer.. ●design projects including: Fedora Logo, PromoBanners, Widgets, Icon Theme, MediaArt, Posters, T-Shirt Design Skills:GIMP,design
  11. 11. Os Developer.. ● Create new applications ● Become a package maintainer to create and maintain RPM packages for software in Fedora. ● test/break Fedora. Skill : Programming, RPM/Packaging, Bugfiling
  12. 12. People Person.. ● Spread the word of Fedora ● Think of creative ways for promoting Fedora ● Develop marketing strategy to promote the usage and support of Fedora worldwide. ● Provide Feedback to Developers about bugs. Skill : People skills, event organization, customer service/support, enthusiasm
  13. 13. Translator... ● Translate documents, guides, how-tos, FAQs, marketing material, process/methodology docs. ● Translate the software to your native language. Skill : English, Non-English native language, technical knowledge
  14. 14. Web Developer or Administrator... ●Improve Fedora's image and to create the best possible web interface for users and contributors on the Internet. Skill : Python, XML/XHTML, CSS, Web app development, Linux system administration
  15. 15. How to join chitlesh@fedoraproject.org - 12 August 2006
  16. 16. http://fedoraproject.org/join-fedora ●It is as easy as getting account in any social networking site. Talk to ●
  17. 17.  [ Who's using Fedora? ] chitlesh@fedoraproject.org - 12 August 2006
  18. 18. ● Linus Torvalds, the creator and primary maintainer of Linux ● NASA's systems ● Roadrunner, the number one Supercomputer in the world ● Evo Smart Console gaming console ● Over a hundred Derived distributions including Red Hat Enterprise Linux ● humanoid robots ● Millions of other users
  19. 19. Features of Fedora and What's new in Fedora 11?
  20. 20. Quick facts ● New release every six months ● Free and open source applications only ● Free and open source Infrastructure ● Maintained by volunteers largely (~70%) ● Nearly 15,000 installable software packages ● Rapid progress of free and open source software
  21. 21. What's New in Fedora 11? ● 20 second boot time ● Nouveau as the default driver for Nvidia cards ● Ext4 as default filesystem. ● Presto Yum Plugin for Delta RPM's ● GDM and GNOME finger print integration ● Windows Cross Compiler (MinGW + cross compiled packages) ● Security enhancements
  22. 22. We can't wait to impress you, The team chitlesh@fedoraproject.org - 12 August 2006

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