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This is a rough draft.

Who are we?

Design Sofware Special Interest Group aimed to improves latest free and open tools for designers.

Contributing roles in the Design Software SIG

Contributing roles
This is only suggestions for contributing roles. Only your imagination sets the limits.
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Content writer

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OS Developer

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People Person


  • Creating high quality packages of design tools featuring graphics, web, arts and some video editings.
  • Documenting the available tools, including wiki documentation and comps.xml
  • Promote the Design Suite
  • Actively review each other's design-related packages to shorten the time it takes to get them approved and imported into Fedora Package Collection
  • Help each other fix bugs that have been filed against design packages
  • Alerting each other about orphaned and soon-to-be orphaned games so that we can prevent their removal

Design News websites



Design Software SIG has three channels for communication:

  • The mailing list,
  • The current wiki page for suggesting design software, the need of reviewing pacakages or joining the SIG,
  • the IRC channel located on


Active Contributors

Packages in Fedora repository

Packages in Design Suite

Recently added packages

Rejected Packages


This section tracks the latest upstream development packaged in individual Fedora People repository. Using them wil help exposing bug, and exploring new features without disturbing the main Fedora repositories. In addition, the resulting source RPM will teach upstream about the good practice of packaging. To use these repository for testing purpose:

  • access to these links below,
  • put the repo file in into /etc/yum.repos.d/
  • execute the update using either Software Update or input the command in terminal sudo yum update.

Development repository