[fedora-india] F19 QA participation

Akanksha Sharma akvats.linux at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 13:57:01 UTC 2013


Hi All,

Please reply, if some one is participating in Fedora 19 QA,  from India.

Regards
Akanksha


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>    1.  [Event Report] Fedora OpenStack, P.E.S. College of
>       Engineering, Aurangabad, India, March 2, 2013 (Shakthi Kannan)
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> From: Shakthi Kannan <shakthimaan at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [fedora-india] [Event Report] Fedora OpenStack, P.E.S.
>         College of Engineering, Aurangabad, India, March 2, 2013
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> Hi,
>
> I had organized a Fedora and OpenStack [1] workshop at P.E.S. College
> of Engineering [2], Nagsen Vana, Aurangabad, Maharashtra on Saturday,
> March 2, 2013.
>
> After a formal inauguration at 1000 IST, I introduced the students to
> communication guidelines, mailing list etiquette, and project
> guidelines using the "i-want-2-do-project. tell-me-wat-2-do"
> presentation [3]. The different Fedora sub-projects [4] to which they
> can contribute to were mentioned.  I showed the various free/open
> source software tools available for them to learn and use. The career
> options with free/open source software were also discussed. I had
> asked them to write down any questions they had on the forenoon
> session, so I could answer them in the afternoon session. Few of their
> questions:
>
> * If I do a project in Java, what are my career options?
> * What is the difference between open source and Microsoft?
> * Is Linux popular only because of security, or are there other reasons
> too?
> * I am interested in mainframes. How should I learn?
> * I am interested in a career in animation. What free/open source
> software can I use?
> * What are the steps to become a good software engineer?
> * Can I patent a software product?
>
> Post-lunch, I answered their queries in the Q&A session, to the best
> of my knowledge. I also gave them an introduction on copyright,
> trademark and patents, and mentioned that IANAL [5]. I then introduced
> them to the architecture of OpenStack, explaining the individual
> components, and their functionality. The OpenStack Lab Guide [6] was
> provided to them to setup their own OpenStack cloud. Some of them had
> brought their laptops to try it hands-on. I demonstrated the Horizon
> web interface after starting the required services.
>
> All their computer labs have been migrated to Fedora 17. Thanks to
> Prof. Nitin Ujgare for working with me in organizing this workshop,
> and for maintaining the Fedora labs at the Institute. Aurangabad is
> around 230 km from Pune, and takes around 4 1/2 hours by road. There
> are frequent bus services between Pune and Aurangabad. You can book
> bus tickets at Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC)
> [7] web site. There are a number of historic places to visit in and
> around Aurangabad. Few photos taken during the trip are available in
> my /gallery [8].
>
> Regards,
>
> SK
>
> [1] Fedora OpenStack. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/OpenStack
>
> [2] P. E. S. College of Engineering, Nagsen Vana, Aurangabad.
> http://www.pescoe.ac.in/
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> [3] i-want-2-do-project. tell-me-wat-2-do.
> http://shakthimaan.com/downloads.html#i-want-2-do-project-tell-me-wat-2-do
>
> [4] Fedora sub-projects. http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Projects
>
> [5] IANAL. I Am Not A Lawyer.
>
> [6] OpenStack Lab Guide.
> http://fedorapeople.org/~russellb/openstack-lab-rhsummit-2012/index.html
>
> [7] Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation.
> http://www.msrtc.gov.in/msrtc_live/index.html
>
> [8] Photos. http://www.shakthimaan.com/Mambo/gallery/album88
>
> --
> Shakthi Kannan
> http://www.shakthimaan.com
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