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This section covers the news surrounding the Fedora Ambassadors Project[1].

Contributing Writer: Sankarshan Mukhopadhyay

Welcome New Ambassadors

This week the Fedora Ambassadors Project had no new member joining.

Summary of traffic on Ambassadors mailing list

Tristan Santore responded [1] to a thread about a single DVD of Desktop Spins vs 4 CDs of Desktop Spins expressing a personal wish to see dual layer media in line with the availability and affordability of DVD drives with dual layer write capabilities.

Christoph Wickert explained [2] the long delay in obtaining approval for the multi-desktop DVD and informed about the current efforts with the media production company to enable availability in around 3 weeks. In response to questions raised further in the thread [3], Christoph provided an URL [4] containing details about this effort

Vinzenz Vietzke informed [5] about the availability of OLPC hardware in connection with a Linux event in Souther Germany. Christoph Wickert provided [6] details about those who have an OLPC with them.

Gerold Kassube posted [7] a link to fosdem 2k11 - A film about FOSDEM 2011

Larry Cafiero posted [8] about a 2XL Fedora Ambassadors Polo Shirt being available to Ambassadors in NA in return for a compelling reason as to why the specific Ambassador would receive the shirt

David Ramsey informed [9] about the 2011 RHCP of the Year Awards [10] and, the FreeIPA v2 [11] and XFCE 4.8 [12] test days

Joerg Simon wrote [13] about the role of the Ambassador Group and FAmSCo especially as seen within The Fedora Project. The thread [14] has feedback and suggestions from Ambassadors around the ideas expressed by him.

Harpreet Singh provided an introduction [15] to the Fedora Ambassadors. Danishka Navin pointed [16] to the India list [17] as a place to receive further guidance and help.

Caius Chance posted [18] Minutes of FAmSCo meeting on 2011-02-12 [19]

Summary of events reported on Ambassadors mailing list

Angel reported [1] on the Linux Boot Campaign 1.0 and, the Fedora 14 Release Party [2]

Nilesh Vaghela reported [3] on the Open Source | Linux | Fedora Installation Workshop at SAL Engineering College, Ahmedabad

Shakthi Kannan reported [4] on the GNUnify 2011 event at Pune, India

Summary of traffic on FAmSCo mailing list

Pierros Papadeas posted [1] Agenda for 2011-02-20 meeting of FAmSCo [2]

Robyn Bergeron requested [3] FAmSCo representation at the Alpha Readiness meeting on 2011-02-24 at 1900 UTC. Pierros Papadeas confirmed [4] about joining in.

Max Spevack asked for help [5] from someone familiar with LATAM Fedora Ambassadors to understand the context of an expenses ticket [6]. Igor Pires Soares followed up [7] providing the information needed.

Joerg Simon forwarded [8] a mail from Mahay Alam Khan adding himself as a Regional Mentor for APAC and added his observations. Susmit Shannigrahi answered [9] a question from Larry Cafiero about who Mahay Alam Khan was. He further suggested [10] asking on the fedora-bd list about the need for a Mentor for Bangladesh.