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Fedora Introductory Talk

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Fedora Fedora Presentation Transcript

  • What is Fedora?How To Join Fedora?
  • What is fedora?
  • Staying close to upstream projects
  • >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 
  • Content Writer
  • 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)
  • Designer
  • Design projects including: Fedora Logo,PromoBanners, Widgets, Icon Theme,MediaArt, Posters, T-Shirt DesignSkills:GIMP , Inkcscape etc.
  • OS Developer niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  • 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 niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  • 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
  • niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  • Translatorniteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  • 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 niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.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  niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  • sniteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  • niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  • The teamNitesh Narayan LalIRC:niteshnarayanlalFAS Account :niteshnarayanMail:niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org