Author: Dennis W. Otugo

How to use Fedora Wiki as your wiki whiteboard

Welcome to the Fedora Wiki, wiki for Fedora Project, a free software Linux distributionThe Fedora Project Wiki is a helpful tool for the Fedora community. It is a public “whiteboard” with information about Fedora, its community, and its contributors. New wiki pages are like a clean whiteboard space for a meeting. The flexibility is useful for collaborative planning or frequent logging of information. The wiki doesn’t offer great support for durable documents, but they are more spontaneous and convenient.

How to write in Fedora Wiki

The Fedora Wiki uses default MediaWiki markup language. MediaWiki is easy to use and made popular by Wikipedia. It is similar but more simple than writing HTML for web pages.

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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 participating in Google Summer of Code 2018

GSoC is a summer program aiming to bring more student developers into open source software development. It enables students to spend their summer break working with open source organizations on projects proposed by participating organizations and supported by mentors.

The Fedora Project has participated in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) as a mentoring organization for over a decade now. Once again, Fedora is participating again this year. We are happy to be accepted again as an organization this year and are looking forward to working with many bright and excited students across the world on many parts of Fedora.

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Bodhi: 2017 Year in Review

2017 was a busy year for the Bodhi project. This post explains a bit about what Bodhi does, highlights, and goals for 2018.

Wait, what is Bodhi?

Bodhi is designed to democratize the package update testing and release process for RPM-based Linux distributions. It provides an interface for developers to propose updates to a distribution, and an interface for testers to leave feedback about updates through a +1/-1 karma system.

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