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Share Fedora: Difficult Conversations

Last week the Fedora community was asked to share ideas for maintaining existing community. Opensource.com collected many great responses. This week the blogging challenge continues with ideas on how to have difficult conversations. These kinds of conversations happen in every… Continue Reading →

Share Fedora: Maintaining Existing Community

Last week the Fedora community was asked to share ideas for encouraging new contributors. Opensource.com collected many great responses. This week the blogging challenge continues with ideas on how to maintain existing community.  his is another critical issue for Fedora on a regular… Continue Reading →

Gitlab, Pelican and Let’s Encrypt for a secure blog

SSL security allows users to trust the authenticity of a site’s content. While you can host an SSL blog on both GitHub and GitLab pages, only GitLab supports SSL for custom domains. This article shows you how to use Pelican and Let’s Encrypt to produce… Continue Reading →

Hello, Modern Paste!

Fedora offers a pastebin service for its users and contributors. A pastebin lets you save text on a website for a length of time. This helps you exchange data easily with other users. For example, you can post error messages for help with… Continue Reading →

Submissions now open for the Fedora 26 supplemental wallpapers

Each release, the Fedora Design team works with the community on a set of 16 additional wallpapers. Users can install and use these to supplement the standard wallpaper. Submissions are now open for the Fedora 26 Supplemental Wallpapers, and will remain open… Continue Reading →

FCAIC in the House, part II

As you may remember from part I, I became the cake-man (that’s FCAIC or Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator) about three months ago.  It has been an exciting adventure moving from an engineering role into one where I work… Continue Reading →

Beginner’s guide to IRC

IRC, short for Internet Relay Chat, is a great way for individuals and teams to communicate and work together. Although there are new apps like Slack that mimic it, IRC itself has been around for decades. It’s a time-tested system with a… Continue Reading →

Kanika Murarka: How do you Fedora?

We recently interviewed Kanika Murarka on how she uses Fedora. This is part of a series on the Fedora Magazine. The series profiles Fedora users and how they use Fedora to get things done. Contact us on the feedback form… Continue Reading →

FCAIC in the House

The who in the where? On 3 October I officially1 started my new role as the Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator2 (abbreviated to FCAIC, pronounced “F-cake”). The job is like many other roles called “Community Manager” or “Community Lead.”… Continue Reading →

Chomreabsuor Phnom Penh — FUDCon APAC is coming!

ជំរាបសួរ, or chomreabsuor, is what people in Cambodia say to each other when they meet. And it’s time for Fedorans to meet in Cambodia! Fedora’s FUDCon for the APAC region takes place in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, held alongside the BarCamp ASEAN in November 2016. BarCamp ASEAN… Continue Reading →

Welcoming our new Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator

Good news, everybody! I’m pleased to announce that we have completed our search for a new Fedora Community Action and Impact Coordinator, and he’ll be joining the Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team to work with Fedora as of 3… Continue Reading →

Getting involved with the Fedora kernel

There are countless ways to contribute to open source projects like Fedora. Perhaps one of the most obvious ways to contribute is by helping with the Linux kernel in Fedora. At Flock 2016, I gave a talk about the state… Continue Reading →

Getting involved with Fedora Quality Assurance

Fedora is a large project with several different teams and groups working on the distribution every day. Quality assurance, abbreviated to QA, is an important and fundamental part of what goes into making a release of Fedora successful. To make… Continue Reading →

Flock: conference preview for Fedora contributors

This year, the Polish city of Kraków hosts the fourth annual Flock conference. Flock is a working conference for contributors to Fedora. Each year, Fedora contributors come together to discuss new ideas for Fedora, and work to make those ideas a reality…. Continue Reading →

Now Available: The Ultimate Fedora T-Shirt!

If you’ve been involved in free and open source projects like Fedora for very long, you know one of the most sought-after “swag” items is a t-shirt with your projects’ logo. Until now, the easiest way to get a Fedora T-shirt… Continue Reading →

Fedora Job Opening: Fedora Community Outreach and Impact Lead

Love Fedora? Want to work with Fedora full-time to help support and grow the Fedora community? Red Hat’s Open Source and Standards (OSAS) team is hiring a Fedora Community Outreach and Impact Lead to do just that. As the Fedora… Continue Reading →

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