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Fedora Introductory Talk

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Fedora

  1. 1. What is Fedora?How To Join Fedora?
  2. 2. What is fedora?
  3. 3. Staying close to upstream projects
  4. 4. >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
  5. 5. What is The Fedora ReleasesNaming Convention??
  6. 6. 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.
  7. 7. WHAT IS COMMUNITY ?
  8. 8. WHAT OPEN SOURCECOMMUNITY PROVIDES YOU?
  9. 9. How to join 
  10. 10. Content Writer
  11. 11. 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)
  12. 12. Designer
  13. 13. Design projects including: Fedora Logo,PromoBanners, Widgets, Icon Theme,MediaArt, Posters, T-Shirt DesignSkills:GIMP , Inkcscape etc.
  14. 14. OS Developer niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. People Person niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  19. 19. Translatorniteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  20. 20. 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
  21. 21. Web Developer Or  Administrator niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  22. 22. 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
  23. 23. http://fedoraproject.org/join­fedoraTalk to :Fedora Mentors  niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  24. 24. sniteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  25. 25. niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org
  26. 26. The teamNitesh Narayan LalIRC:niteshnarayanlalFAS Account :niteshnarayanMail:niteshnarayan@fedoraproject.org

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