Fedora - Giannis Konstantinidis (OSCAL2014)

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) Introduction to Fedora - Will be presenting basic stuff about Fedora, its' community
2) "Let's Build a Fedora Community in Albania!" - Will be presenting ways to contribute to the Fedora Project and invite the audience to aid our efforts in establishing an Albanian Fedora Community.

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Fedora - Giannis Konstantinidis (OSCAL2014)

  1. 1. Introduction to Fedora OSCAL 2014 Presented by: Giannis Konstantinidis Fedora Ambassador giannis@konstantinidis.cc http://konstantinidis.cc Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0
  2. 2. What is Fedora? ● GNU/Linux Distro ● 100% Free & Open ● Innovative ● Stable ● Secure
  3. 3. 2003 - 2013
  4. 4. Our Mission The Fedora Project's mission is to lead the advancement of free and open source software and content as a collaborative community.
  5. 5. The Four Foundations
  6. 6. Freedom ● 100% free, legal, redistributable. ● Software. Artwork. Project code. EVERYTHING. ● Never cutting corners.
  7. 7. Friends ● Everyone has something to give. ● 13mil. userbase; 5k active contributors ● Disagreement, then discussion, then consensus.
  8. 8. Features ● Technical excellence. ● Upstream collaboration. ● Our features become part of others...
  9. 9. Features ● Innovation! ● We don't wait for others to do the heavy lifting. ● Rapid release cycle. ● Community R&D lab.
  10. 10. Getting Fedora http://get.fedoraproject.org
  11. 11. Different Flavours ● Desktops: KDE, XFCE, LXDE, MATE ● Electronic Lab (FEL) ● Security ● Design Suite ● Games ● Jam (Music Spin) ● Robotics ● Sugar on a Stick (SoaS) Discover a different Fedora environment. See http://spins.fedoraproject.org
  12. 12. Different Flavours (2) ● Fedora In The Cloud: ● Amazon EC2, OpenStack ● Fedora ARM: ● Pidora (Raspberry Pi) ● Secondary Architectures: ● Power PC, s390x What are you waiting? Check out http://get.fedoraproject.org
  13. 13. Live USB Creator https://fedorahosted.org/liveusb-creator/
  14. 14. Need Help? ● Ask Fedora: http://ask.fedoraproject.org ● Forums: http://fedoraforum.org ● IRC: #fedora on irc.freenode.net, etc. ● Mailing Lists: users@lists.fedoraproject.org ● RTFM: http://docs.fedoraproject.org ● Wiki: http://wiki.fedoraproject.org
  15. 15. Contributing to Fedora
  16. 16. Our Community
  17. 17. 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)
  18. 18. 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
  19. 19. 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
  20. 20. 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
  21. 21. Web Developer or Admin Improve Fedora's image and create the best possible web interface for users and contributors on the Internet. Skill : Python, XML/XHTML, CSS, Web App development, Linux system administration
  22. 22. Designer Design projects including: Fedora Logo, Promo Banners, Widgets, Icon Themes, Media Art, Posters, T-Shirt Design Skill: GIMP, Inkscape, Design
  23. 23. Quick Steps to Join ● Start by creating a Fedora account. See join.fedoraproject.org ● Find a team or project you're interested in. Join their mailing list and send an introduction e-mail; then start working on something! ● Keep up with the latest news around Fedora ● Don't be afraid to ask questions!
  24. 24. SIGs ● Special Interest Groups ● Teams within the Fedora Project; a first stage in the development of new projects! ● 44 SIGs currently ● Join one or start your own! https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Category:SIGs
  25. 25. Regional Mail. List sq-users@lists.fedoraproject.org https://lists.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinf o/sq-users
  26. 26. Row 1 Row 2 Row 3 Row 4 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Column 1 Column 2
  27. 27. Any questions? :) Giannis Konstantinidis giannis@konstantinidis.cc /giannisk95 @gianniskon Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 http://konstantinidis.cc

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