New BugZapper Introduction
john.brown009 at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 16:39:46 UTC 2010
On 01/07/2010 05:00 AM, Sreejit Purushothaman wrote:
> 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.
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 =)
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