How to Contribute
OpenSUSE Asia Summit 2016
Yogyakarta, Sept 29 - Oct 2, 2016
OpenSUSE Indonesia Community Member
Release Manager of BlankOn Linux
GNOME Foundation Member
CEO of KodeKreatif (http://kodekreatif.co.id)
Should we contribute?
Why we need to contribute?
House building, harvest time, etc
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Why we need to do it?
• Already got the benefit for using FOSS products. So we need to
contribute back to FOSS.
• Get job because using FOSS. So need to send feedback.
• Increase personal value.
• Create history.
• Learn how to communicate and collaborate with others.
• Learn more from answering question in social media or mailing
• Looks cool.
Make your contribution less than others
Limited internet connection
Limited hardware (infrastructure, testing)
Limited storage (infrastructure, repositories)
Less time (full time employee or family reason)
Someone borrow your laptop* ^_^
Problems stop you to contribute
Family reason (prohibited by wife/husband)
Overwork/side job/extra job?
Travel arround the world
How to contribute?
Contribution - Personal
Supporting to your local communities
Create event (such as OpenSUSE Asia Summit)
Helpdesk at social media, mailing list, chat groups
Be FOSS developers, local or international.
Translations (1211 local language).
Write book, wiki/how to.
Contribution - Groups
Creating FOSS events
OpenSUSE Asia Summit, GNOME Asia Summit, ILC,
Software Freedom Day
Supporting FOSS Developers
Helping companies (ofcourse not free as free lunch)
Contribution - Company/StartUp
Use FOSS products and give feedback
bug reports, bug fixing, write how to/wiki, translation
Be sponsor for FOSS products
Be sponsor for FOSS events
Be sponsor/donate to developers
example : FANS Shoes
Contribution - Goverment
Create FOSS products and maintaint it
Co-work with FOSS Communities
Example: Indonesia RootCA & PKIWebSDK - Kominfo