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Top Badgers of 2017: Carl George

What is “Top Badgers”?

“Top Badgers” is a special series on the Community Blog. In this series, Luis Roca interviewed the top badge earners of 2017 in the Fedora Project. Not familiar with Fedora Badges? No worries, you can read more about them on the Badges website.

This article features Carl George (carlwgeorge), who clocked in at the #1 spot of badges earned in 2017, with 37 badges! As of the writing of this article, Carl is the #267 all-time badge earner in Fedora.

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Document Freedom Day Singapore 2018

On the 28 March 2018, Fedora Ambassadors organized Document Freedom Day in Singapore. Document Freedom Day is a day which like-minded folks who care about libre document formats gather to discuss and raise awareness of libre document formats. Libre document formats help reduce restrictions and vendor lock-ins. They are also an important tool that enables our right to read freely.

As someone passionate about freedom and individual privacy, I was excited about this event. Along with my ambassador mentor, Herson, we helped to organize this event.

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Fedora meetup at Pune – March 2018

Long time we did not had any meetup at Pune, Maharashtra, India, so we decided to get started again.  Details about this meetup are available at Fedora Wiki page.

Planning for meetup started 1 month before. Initially Ompragash proposed to have meetup.com account for Fedora Pune to get more awareness. Later dropped this plan, since this is not only Fedora Pune level topic but applicable for all Fedora events.

Event started well in time.

  • 15 Attendees were present including college students.
  • Ompragash welcomed all the attendees and had a short introduction from everyone. He delivered his first talk “Telling the Fedora Story”, in this he explained how Fedora project started.
  • Parag explained different ways to contribute in Fedora in his talk. He kept on answering queries in between, it was engaging session.

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Top Badgers of 2017: Fabio Valentini

What is “Top Badgers”?

“Top Badgers” is a special series on the Community Blog. In this series, Luis Roca interviewed the top badge earners of 2017 in the Fedora Project. Not familiar with Fedora Badges? No worries, you can read more about them on the Badges website.

This article features Fabio Valentini (decathorpe), who clocked in at the #3 spot of badges earned in 2017, with 34 badges! As of the writing of this article, Fabio is the #222 all-time badge earner in Fedora.

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Fedora 28 Upgrade Test Day 2018-04-19

Thursday, 2018-04-19, is the Fedora 28 Upgrade Test Day!
As part of this planned change for Fedora 28, we need your help to test if everything runs smoothly!

Why Upgrade Test Day?

As we approach the Final Release date for Fedora 28. Most users will be upgrading to Fedora 28 and this test day will help us understand if everything is
working perfectly. This test day will cover both a Gnome graphical upgrade and an upgrade done using DNF . Continue reading

Fedora 28 Anaconda Test Day 2018-04-16

Monday, 2018-04-16 is the Fedora 28 Anaconda Test Day!

Why Anaconda Test Day?

Anaconda will be split into several modules that will communicate over DBus. The goal is to introduce a stable way to interact with Anaconda to support its customization, extensibility, and testability. It will be easier to monitor the installation, maintain an install class or an addon, drop some modules or provide your own UI. Continue reading

Kernel 4.16 Test Day 2018-04-13

Friday, 2018-04-13 is the Kernel 4.16 Test Day!

Why Test Kernel?

The kernel team is working on final integration for Kernel 4.16.  This version was just recently released, and will arrive soon in Fedora.
This version will also be the shipping kernel for Fedora 28. So it’s to see whether it’s working well enough and catch any remaining issues. Continue reading

Top Badgers of 2017: Alberto Rodriguez Sanchez

What is “Top Badgers”?

“Top Badgers” is a special series on the Community Blog. In this series, Luis Roca interviewed the top badge earners of 2017 in the Fedora Project. Not familiar with Fedora Badges? No worries, you can read more about them on the Badges website.

This article features Alberto Rodriguez Sanchez (bt0dotninja), who clocked in at the #4 spot of badges earned in 2017, with 33 badges! As of the writing of this article, Alberto is the #117 all-time badge earner in Fedora.

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Interviews on the Fedora Infrastructure Hackathon 2018

This week, the Fedora Infrastructure team is convening for a Hackathon from April 9-13 at Fredericksburg, VA. You can also attend/partake remotely in #fedora-admin from 09:30 UTC-5 daily. The hackathon is intended to help the team leap ahead for several critical Fedora and CentOS initiatives. We interviewed members of the Fedora Infrastructure team to ask what the goals for the hackathon are and why it is needed.

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Fedora 28 Add-on Modularity Test Day 2018-04-10

Tuesday, 2018-04-10 is the Fedora 28 Add-on Modularity Test Day! As part of the change, we’ll be testing the new add-on modules on the latest Fedora Server.
We need your help to test if everything runs smoothly!

Why Modularity Test Day?

Many of you would have read the amazing article which came out months ago!
Featuring one of major change[1] of Fedora 28 Server we would test to make sure that all the functionalities are performing as they should. Continue reading

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