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Items of interest for contributors to the Fedora project — which could include you!

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 →

Behind the new Fedora Developer Portal

Are you looking for projects that could use your help? Fedora Developer Portal is a great project to start with, even if you’ve never contributed before. One of the easiest ways to contribute, but still valuable, is tell the authors what’s… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Fedora 24 Workstation

Fedora 24 Workstation is the latest release of our free, leading-edge operating system. You can download it from the official website here. There are several new and noteworthy changes in Fedora Workstation. GNOME 3.20 The default environment comes courtesy of the GNOME community…. Continue Reading →

Koschei: Reducing bugs and saving time

Koschei is a continuous integration service for RPM packages. It helps developers fix bugs as fast as possible. It tracks package dependency changes in Rawhide, the bleeding-edge, development version of Fedora. Packages whose dependencies change too much are rebuilt. Koschei logs… Continue Reading →

Day in the life of a Fedora Packager

Ever wondered what it’s like being involved with the Fedora Project? There are many different roles and types of people that help make Fedora what it is. One common form of contributing is packaging. This is when someone takes software,… Continue Reading →

Contributing to Fedora Quality Assurance

Every day, people from all over the world work together to create and support new releases of Fedora. One of the many important tasks is QA, or quality assurance. The QA sub-project in Fedora helps test software updates and new versions… Continue Reading →

Release validation testing in Fedora

If you’re looking for a way to contribute to Fedora, what about release validation testing? Completing test cases is a quick way to get started. Every release of Fedora that you download and use is tested by the Fedora QA… Continue Reading →

Write for the Fedora Magazine

Know an awesome piece of Fedora news? Have a good idea for a Fedora how-to? Do you or someone you know use Fedora in an interesting way? We’re always looking for new contributors to write awesome, relevant content. The Magazine is… Continue Reading →

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