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    Introduction To Fedora Introduction To Fedora Presentation Transcript

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