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What is Open Source Software <ul><li>The freedom to run the program, for any purpose </li></ul><ul><li>The freedom to stud...
What? Where? Who? Why? How?
What is Fedora? <ul><li>Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that    showcases the latest in free and open source    s...
Freedom <ul><ul><li>Free/Libre Open Source Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free from patent encumbrances </li></ul></u...
Friends <ul><ul><li>Friends – working towards a common goal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ stickster?  sure we know each oth...
Features <ul><ul><li>Taking ownership of features – making them usable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Well managed feature imp...
First <ul><ul><li>Fedora is often the first mainstream distribution to tackle new features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SELi...
What is Fedora – other projects <ul><li>Directory Server </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora 10 has over 7,000 source packages. </li>...
Family Tree
Where?
Who uses Fedora?  <ul><li>NASA systems...a lot. </li></ul><ul><li>Roadrunner, the number one Supercomputer    in the world...
Who uses Fedora?  <ul><li>kernel.org. </li></ul><ul><li>Sourceforge.net. </li></ul><ul><li>Foss.in. </li></ul><ul><li>Wiki...
Who uses Fedora?
Who?
Who are behind Fedora? <ul><li>People from all over the World. </li></ul><ul><li>Contributors </li></ul><ul><li>Users </li...
Why?
Why Fedora is for you? <ul><li>Because it's freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Because it grows fast </li></ul><ul><li>Because it's...
Why don't you join us? Why #1 <ul><li>Fedora People provides free web space for hosting Fedora related content. </li></ul>...
<ul><li>Why #2 </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Relationships... </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful work...Do what matters... </li></u...
What You can do?
Lab Rules: 1. If you do it, do it in public. 2. Make it new, but make it work. 3. Fail, learn, repeat.  4. As quickly as p...
Documentation Infrastructure Translation  Websites Marketing  Live CD Tools Ambassadors  Distribution Artwork  Mentors Wha...
<ul><li>More... </li></ul><ul><li>Make your own distribution. </li></ul><ul><li>Play with latest technology </li></ul><ul>...
Steps <ul><li>First, you play, and be curious  </li></ul><ul><li>Then, you learn </li></ul><ul><li>Then, you do </li></ul>...
Availability
How do I get Fedora?  <ul><li>Download [fedoraproject.org/get-fedora] </li></ul><ul><li>FreeMedia. </li></ul><ul><li>Local...
How?
How to Join? <ul><li>You have to (step by step) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fill registration form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do...
Get Help <ul><li>Real Time Support (IRC) </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail Support </li></ul><ul><li>Forum Support </li></ul><ul><l...
Fire It Up!! [email_address]
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  1. 2. What is Open Source Software <ul><li>The freedom to run the program, for any purpose </li></ul><ul><li>The freedom to study how the program works, and adapt it to your needs </li></ul><ul><li>The freedom to redistribute </li></ul><ul><li>The freedom to improve the program, and release your improvements to the public, so that the whole community benefits </li></ul>
  2. 3. What? Where? Who? Why? How?
  3. 4. What is Fedora? <ul><li>Fedora is a Linux-based operating system that showcases the latest in free and open source software. </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora is always free for anyone to use, modify and distribute. </li></ul><ul><li>It is built by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project. </li></ul>
  4. 5. Freedom <ul><ul><li>Free/Libre Open Source Software </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free from patent encumbrances </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free for anyone to use, modify, and distribute, now and forever </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. Friends <ul><ul><li>Friends – working towards a common goal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ stickster? sure we know each other from irc” </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Features <ul><ul><li>Taking ownership of features – making them usable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Well managed feature implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fedora – the feature-full distribution </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. First <ul><ul><li>Fedora is often the first mainstream distribution to tackle new features </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SELinux </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PulseAudio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>KDE4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fedora leads in putting freedom first </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zimbra </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Perl artistic licenses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Actively seeking FSF review </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. What is Fedora – other projects <ul><li>Directory Server </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora 10 has over 7,000 source packages. </li></ul><ul><li>Documentation (release notes, howtos, wiki). </li></ul><ul><li>Translation (80+ languages). </li></ul><ul><li>Worldwide ambassadors and marketing. </li></ul><ul><li>Worldwide volunteers and infrastructure team. </li></ul><ul><li>Artwork and websites. </li></ul><ul><li>Quality assurance and bug triage. </li></ul>
  9. 10. Family Tree
  10. 11. Where?
  11. 12. Who uses Fedora? <ul><li>NASA systems...a lot. </li></ul><ul><li>Roadrunner, the number one Supercomputer in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>Over a hundred derivative distributions, RHEL and OLPC. </li></ul><ul><li>Even some Robots do. </li></ul><ul><li>Many universities and institutes. </li></ul><ul><li>Linus Torvalds. </li></ul><ul><li>Millions of other users. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Who uses Fedora? <ul><li>kernel.org. </li></ul><ul><li>Sourceforge.net. </li></ul><ul><li>Foss.in. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia.org (roughly 85% of servers). </li></ul><ul><li>Many universities and Web hosting companies </li></ul>
  13. 14. Who uses Fedora?
  14. 15. Who?
  15. 16. Who are behind Fedora? <ul><li>People from all over the World. </li></ul><ul><li>Contributors </li></ul><ul><li>Users </li></ul><ul><li>RedHat </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora Board </li></ul>
  16. 17. Why?
  17. 18. Why Fedora is for you? <ul><li>Because it's freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Because it grows fast </li></ul><ul><li>Because it's Community Based </li></ul><ul><li>Because it does everything you need </li></ul><ul><li>..... </li></ul><ul><li>Why not? </li></ul>
  18. 19. Why don't you join us? Why #1 <ul><li>Fedora People provides free web space for hosting Fedora related content. </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora Planet is an aggregation of contributor blogs. </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora Hosted is the perfect location for hosting your free and open source projects. </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora's own servers, so we can collaboratively work in real time. </li></ul><ul><li>Fedora Build System to build your software across multiple architectures. </li></ul><ul><li>The skills and experience of hundreds of fellow Fedora contributors! </li></ul>
  19. 20. <ul><li>Why #2 </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Relationships... </li></ul><ul><li>Meaningful work...Do what matters... </li></ul><ul><li>Limitless work so Limitless opportunity... </li></ul><ul><li>A chance to payback to the community. </li></ul><ul><li>[Hidden] A chance to upgrade your CV. </li></ul>Why don't you join us?
  20. 21. What You can do?
  21. 22. Lab Rules: 1. If you do it, do it in public. 2. Make it new, but make it work. 3. Fail, learn, repeat. 4. As quickly as possible. A lab for open source development
  22. 23. Documentation Infrastructure Translation Websites Marketing Live CD Tools Ambassadors Distribution Artwork Mentors What you can do here.
  23. 24. <ul><li>More... </li></ul><ul><li>Make your own distribution. </li></ul><ul><li>Play with latest technology </li></ul><ul><li>Build contacts. </li></ul>
  24. 25. Steps <ul><li>First, you play, and be curious </li></ul><ul><li>Then, you learn </li></ul><ul><li>Then, you do </li></ul><ul><li>Then, you give back </li></ul><ul><li>Then, you teach </li></ul>
  25. 26. Availability
  26. 27. How do I get Fedora? <ul><li>Download [fedoraproject.org/get-fedora] </li></ul><ul><li>FreeMedia. </li></ul><ul><li>LocalContacts. </li></ul><ul><li>Events. </li></ul>
  27. 28. How?
  28. 29. How to Join? <ul><li>You have to (step by step) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fill registration form </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download Contributor License Agreement (CLA) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign (gpg) CLA and send it back </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add yourself to destination membership (for instance: Ambassadors, Art Work, etc...) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Download Client Side Certificate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask to a Fedora Member to be inserted into EditPage on the wiki </li></ul></ul>
  29. 30. Get Help <ul><li>Real Time Support (IRC) </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail Support </li></ul><ul><li>Forum Support </li></ul><ul><li>Written Documentation </li></ul>
  30. 31. Fire It Up!! [email_address]
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