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Financial contributions are discussed on the [[Contribute]] page.

Revision as of 20:25, 5 October 2008

Join the Fedora Community


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To get started, set up an account using the Fedora Account System.

If you want to take an active hand in making Fedora even better, there are many ways you can help. What role do you want to fill?

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Content Writer

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Designer

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People Person

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OS Developer

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Translator

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Web Developer or Administrator

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This is a starting point.
There are many ways to participate in Fedora, this page is just a beginning spot.

Financial contributions are discussed on the Contribute page.

Making changes to the Fedora wiki is discussed on the wiki editing page.

Content Writer

Description of this role: Communicate through words.

Skills you possess or want to learn:

  • Writing, editing, grammar (wordsmith), technical, explaining complex ideas well, teaching, DocBook, XML, Wiki markup, technical knowledge (specific and general)

Teams/projects associated with this role:

Tasks typical in this role:

  • Guides, how-tos, FAQs, knowledgebase (kbase), articles, marketing material, process/methodology docs, editing, release notes

Designer

Description of this role: Communicate through images.

Skills you possess or want to learn:

  • Inkscape, GIMP, OO.org, design, usability/interaction

Teams/projects associated with this role:

Tasks typical in this role:

  • Conference banners/flyers, Materials (t-shirts, CD covers, etc.), OS art (wallpapers, themes), publication design, Web design, icons, banners, mockups, stylesheets

OS Developer

Description of this role: Communicate through code.

Skills you possess or want to learn:

  • Python, C, RPM/Packaging, Bugfiling

Teams/projects associated with this role:

Tasks typical in this role:

  • Test/break Fedora, design & build OS , file bugs, build packages, code for OS, develop new features

People Person

Description of this role: Communicate through one-on-one contact.

Skills you possess or want to learn:

  • People skills, event organization, customer service/support, enthusiasm

Teams/projects associated with this role:

Tasks typical in this role:

  • Conferences, local events, organizing events, Fedora forum/IRC help/support tech, send out media/spread Fedora

Translator

Description of this role: Communicate through interpretation.

Skills you possess or want to learn:

  • English, Non-English native language, technical knowledge, diff, PO, translation, babel tool (kbabel, etc.)

Teams/projects associated with this role:

Tasks typical in this role:

  • Marketing, docs, websites, application/OS translation, localization

Web Developer or Administrator

Description of this role: Communicate through the World Wide Web.

Skills you possess or want to learn:

  • Python, XML/XHTML, CSS, XSL/XSLT, TurboGears, Web app development, Linux system administration

Teams/projects associated with this role:

Tasks typical in this role:

  • Website pages, applications, stylesheets, toolchain, design, scripts, templates