Fedora 12 tour

Robyn Bergeron robyn.bergeron at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 01:01:39 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 5:25 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 02:11:10AM -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote:
>> On Sat, 2009-11-07 at 01:03 -0500, Máirín Duffy wrote:
>> > > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_12_one_page_release_notes
>> >
>> > Some more ideas for the tour too, but I don't know if they are official
>> > features or not and thus would make the tour too long?
>> > - Tablet support gets better with each Fedora release. It might be cool
>> > to point out that (1) no xorg.conf is needed for pressure sensitive
>> > wacom tablets, they work out of the box (2) xournal is a virtual
>> > notebook great for tablets and even without tablets (3) cellwriter is a
>> > handwriting recognition application that works great (4) inkscape and
>> > gimp of course rock with a tablet
>> So I added a section on tablet support. Hope it's okay. Sad to say none
>> of the apps mentioned (gimp, inkscape, cellwriter, xournal) are
>> installed by default - does that mean we can't use the material?
>> I also added a photo for bluetooth headset support.
> I don't think that we have to be limited to just what's installed by
> default when we talk about the things that Fedora offers.  After all,
> that enables us to talk about virtualization and hardware enablements.

When I read this thread I had a small idea - it would be cool if we
had some sort of rotating banner / box / something with a photo of a
person and the "I use Fedora 12 for X" or "What I like most about F12
is Y"...  with their name and what they do.  For example, mine might
say something like, "My kids use Fedora 12 for online preschool games"
-Robyn, a mom!

...just to show the diversity of what Fedora offers to a variety of
people.  Let users upload a photo and a statement and give them a
chance to see themselves on the front page or something.

Anyway, just, you know, coming up with my usual random ideas :)  All
the stuff we say Fedora 12 can do is fine and dandy, but it's awesome
to hear about practical use cases from actual end users, with actual

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