>New release every six months>Free and open source applications only>Free and open source Infrastructure>Maintained by volunteers largely (~70%)>Nearly 15000 software packages available>Rapid progress of free and open source software
What is The Fedora ReleasesNaming Convention??
Fedora 16 (Verne)James Lovelock is a futurologist, and so was Jules VerneFedora 15 (Lovelock)Laughlin is a city in the state of Nevada (United States), and so is Lovelock.Fedora 14 (Laughlin)Robert H. Goddard was a professor of physics, and so was Robert Laughlin.
WHAT IS COMMUNITY ?
WHAT OPEN SOURCECOMMUNITY PROVIDES YOU?
How to join
write tutorials and articleswrite 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)
Create new applicationsBecome a package maintainer to create andmaintain RPM packages for software in Fedora.test/break Fedora.Skill : Programming(c/c++,java), RPM/Packaging, Bugfiling
People Person email@example.com
Spread the word of fedoraThink of creative ways for promoting FedoraDevelop marketing strategies to promote theusage and support of Fedora worldwide.Provide Feedback to Developers about bugs.Skill : People skills, event organization, customer service/support, enthusiasm
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
Web Developer Or Administrator firstname.lastname@example.org
Improve Fedoras image and to create the bestpossible web interface for users and contributorson the Internet.Skill : Python, HTML/XML/XHTML, CSS, Web app development,Python, Linux system administration
http://fedoraproject.org/joinfedoraTalk to :Fedora Mentors email@example.com
The teamNitesh Narayan LalIRC:niteshnarayanlalFAS Account :niteshnarayanMail:firstname.lastname@example.org