New BugZapper Introduction

TK009 john.brown009 at
Thu Jan 7 16:39:46 UTC 2010

On 01/07/2010 05:00 AM, Sreejit Purushothaman wrote:
> Hi,
> My name is Sreejit and I work as a Java developer. I have been using 
> one or the other Fedora versions as my primary OS for the last few 
> years. I started learning linux about 5 or 6 years back when I got my 
> first computer. In fact that's when I really started working with 
> computers. Before that I rarely got my hands on one.
> I started of with RH 9 in a multi-boot environment with various 
> windows versions. Soon I found it easier to keep Linux as my primary 
> OS, and use windows for playing around with. I should mention here 
> that having a corrupt memory module perhaps helped speed up my 
> adoption of Linux :). There were times when the RAM was acting up and 
> I could not run windows for more than 10 to 15 minutes, while I 
> regularly managed to run RH9 for hours together, without problems, and 
> with a whole lot more applications than I usually run on windows. I 
> went on to try out various Fedora versions as and when I got hold of 
> them. Though I did try out other distros, I have almost always used 
> either RH9 or one of the Fedora versions, either at home or at work.  
> I still have PC's running RH9 at my office.
> When I attempted my first Linux installation I did not know a thing 
> about Linux, not even the basic commands. Now I am at a stage where I 
> am pretty comfortable with the shell. I can carry out basic system 
> administration, and have some experience with configuring servers. I 
> am not shy of playing around with configuration files and when I run 
> into problems I usually manage to find answers with the help of Google.
> I have been enjoying the fruits of other peoples hard work, be it the 
> wonderful people who build and maintain all the open source stuff, or 
> the kind souls who offer help and advice on the many forums, for quite 
> a while. Now I guess its time to start paying back in any way that I 
> can help. I have not been an active participant on any forum or 
> project till now and so am new to this. I would love to help in the 
> development of Fedora, since its what I myself use.
> Since I am new to this, I would appreciate any help in getting started.
> My IRC nick is sreejit.
> Regards,
> Sreejit.
Hello Sreejit, welcome to the Bugzappers and the Project. I will be 
sending you some bug triage information to get you started. Please ask 
if you have any questions, and I look forward to talking to you in IRC.

Thank you for volunteering to help out =)
Edward (tk009)

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