Fedora 12 tour

Robyn Bergeron robyn.bergeron at gmail.com
Mon Nov 9 01:02:34 UTC 2009

On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 6:01 PM, Robyn Bergeron <robyn.bergeron at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> faces.

And yes, we can put this in the brainbucket for F13 planning, or maybe
do it after F12 has been out a while and people are actually saying
what they use it for. :)

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