Every week mattdm publishes his series "5 Things In Fedora This Week."
It is a *really* awesome regular feature on Fedora Magazine, and a great
way to get out the big news of the week to the community at large. This
list is *artisinally* crafted by the FPL himself (I know because I've been
watching him diligently do it each week since I got here.)
This is one of those parts of Fedora that falls *squarely* into our "Things
CommOps Helps With" bucket.
*Mission*: Add "5tftw" to the Commops Wiki page toolbox section, and point
to Fedora Magazine as a link. In the description, indicate that if folks
want to contribute, there are only 2 requirements: The "Thing" needs at
least ONE link, and can have a maximum of 5 sentences of descriptive text.
To contribute send your "Thing" to the CommOps mailing list, and in the
subject line 5tftw and the Date of the Friday of the week you want to
publish your "thing" on. (e.g. 5tftw 10/30/15)
Good Luck CommOps!
Here are a few suggestions for NLP-related tasks :
1. Analyse Fedora IRC Channel conversations to find expertise of
i.e. Contributors hang out in different IRC channels and have different
domains of expertise (sometimes channel-specific or not). Analyse IRC
conversations to find out areas of expertise of contributor. Could be
helpful in finding the "right person" for the task/mentoring/problem
solving.(especially for newcomers/ tasks outside a specific team)
2. Sentiment Analysis to find which application needs most help/development
, what are users mostly contributing on , which tasks are relatively
tougher and need senior contributors to work on them.
These are just some rough ideas which I think would be helpful. Please add
more to the list or tell me your inputs/suggestions on these .
Hello, I'm Jona, a new Fedora Ambassador in Albania. I have finished my
studies in Business Informatics at the University of Tirana and I'm a
hackivist at Open Labs. I'm
passionate about philosophy of Open Source, i believe in
transparency and cooperation, open and free Internet. Lately i have been
working on promoting FLOSS in Albania and I'm very passionate about
programming, i already know HTML, JS and a bit of Python
I'd love to be part of Community Operations Project. Looking forward to
contributing to CommOps on wiki related tasks
My name is Silva Arapi, I come from Albania. I am part of Open Labs
Hackerspace <http://openlabs.cc/>, a community who promotes Free Libre Open
Source Software in Albania. It's been almost a month now, since I got
involved in the group who promotes and contributes in the Fedora Project.
It has been an amazing month, with many events that we have organized and I
have learned way much more about fedora, and feel more confident about the
contribution that I can give for the Fedora Project.
I would like to apply for the Outreachy Program and be part of Community
Operations project. More specifically I would like to work with web testing
and bug reporting or content development. I know HTML5, CSS3, JQuery and
be waiting for more information on how should I proceed to get involved to
I'm forwarding this to the CommOps mailing list, where I know there are
some new contributors looking for wiki tasks :)
AFAIK, you can just log-in with your FAS account and edit the wiki, unless
this page is restricted to be editable by only certain accounts (in which
case, it may not help to post this to the CommOps list, but it is a
learning experience for everyone eitherway.)
Thanks for your report and contributions :)
On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 10:45 AM, Zach Villers <zachvatwork(a)gmail.com>
> I created https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Workday_planning_page it links
> from a section on the apprentice getting started page. Please
> edit/correct as you see fit.
> I do not have permission to add the event to fedocal. Can someone please
> add the date (Nov 18) for me or let me know who can add it or give me
> infrastructure mailing list
I have a keen interest in English and am part of the Literary society of my
college and also in the Lean In chapter of my college.
I would really like to contribute towards your project Fedora commOps in
the Outreachy 2016 program.
I have prior knowledge of Python, Ruby,C, HTML and CSS.
How can I be of any help? I find the project very intriguing and would do
my best to contribute towards it.
Indira Gandhi Delhi Technical University for Women
New contributors are encouraged to hang out in IRC where we coordinate
activity and hold meetings about various parts of Fedora.
Some good channels to join on Freenode for onboarding generally include:
For writing and documentation, you should also join:
Tonight at 5pm ET there will be an editorial meeting for Fedora Magazine,
which I know is always looking for authors and contributing writers. For
details on that meeting and any others, you can check our various team
calendars on Fedocal: http://apps.fedoraproject.org/calendar
If you have questions, my nick is decause (though I'm travelling today and
may not be able to respond immediately.)
On Oct 29, 2015 8:27 AM, "Zach Oglesby" <zach(a)oglesby.co> wrote:
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> > On Sun, Oct 18, 2015, at 11:12 AM, ncfiedler(a)gnome.org
> > <mailto:email@example.com> wrote:
> >> I would be grateful for a hint about what to do next.
> > I'm no expert, but this page has a few links to various
> > documentation you could dive into improving:
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs_Project_contributor_expectations
> > Also, to other people on this list:
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Join_the_Docs_Project funnels people
> > here, where they see messages like the one I'm replying to with no
> > reply. I think that discourages new contributors, and it's
> > certainly not encouraging the person who posted it to the list.
> > Does fedora want docs contributors? Either reply to new
> > contributors or don't send them here.
> Fedora Docs is a group of all volunteer writers, we all have jobs, and
> families and many other responsibilities. Of course we want new
> writers, but we don't always get back to introduction emails quickly,
> and yes we do miss some of them.
> Also, please feel free to reply to the introduction emails and welcome
> others yourself. It is not a task that a specific person is
> responsible for.
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From: Petr Hracek <phracek(a)redhat.com>
To: OS Development List <os-devel-list(a)redhat.com>
Cc: Radek Vokal <rvokal(a)redhat.com>, "Ondřej Vašík" <ovasik(a)redhat.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2015 15:10:30 +0100
Subject: Fedora Developer Portal - official release SOON
I am happy to announce that Fedora Developer Portal is going to be released
Hopefully this week. Official web address is going to be
Official ticket on Fedora infrastructure is here . Thanks to kevin from
Fedora Infrastructure team.
Developing instance is located here .
*Fedora developer portal:*
The aim of the portal is to give an overview about important development
tools and projects in Fedora (like Docker, Vagrant, DevAssistant).
Focus is targeted on beginners, advanced users and developers.
*Who will use the portal?*
Fedora developer portal shows users how to develop on Fedora easily, and of
course introduces them to new projects and tools that are available in
Fedora users will have and overview about:
- new technologies
- available developer languages
- projects released in each Fedora release cycle
- import tools in Fedora (like Docker, Vagrant, DevAssistant, etc.)
- other tools which can be used for development
All portal is located on GitHub here .
Git repo with website, CSS and rest of stuff, is here .
Git repo for contents is here .
There were already several blog posts like .
I am glad to thank you also Adam Samalik, Josef Stribny for cooperation.
Red Hat, Inc
My name is Mohammed Rafy .
I've been part of various open source organizations like Mozilla , FSMK ,
contributing by community management and event planning.
I'm a Ubuntu user and i'm not much too much in to coding but i know all
most everything of what i know like web development ..
So yes , I have known fedora for almost 2-3 years from now , and i also
have used during my college times , but i wasn't knowing about contribution
Glad to join this community .
P.S : I'm from india .
Best regards :)