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Fedora Introductory Talk

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  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.
  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
  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
  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
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  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
  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.­fedoraTalk to :Fedora Mentors
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  26. 26. The teamNitesh Narayan LalIRC:niteshnarayanlalFAS Account