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''This is the contribution and governance space for Fedora Workstation. For general end-user information, including downloads, please visit the main [https://getfedora.org/ Fedora website].''
 
''This is the contribution and governance space for Fedora Workstation. For general end-user information, including downloads, please visit the main [https://getfedora.org/ Fedora website].''
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== About Fedora Workstation ==
  
 
Fedora Workstation is the Fedora Project's desktop edition. It aims to be a compelling desktop OS which is appropriate for a wide range of users and applications. Software development is a particular target for workstation, and it is particularly appropriate for those doing tech work.
 
Fedora Workstation is the Fedora Project's desktop edition. It aims to be a compelling desktop OS which is appropriate for a wide range of users and applications. Software development is a particular target for workstation, and it is particularly appropriate for those doing tech work.
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* IRC: #fedora-workstation on freenode
 
* IRC: #fedora-workstation on freenode
  
== Policies and definitions ==
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== Resources ==
  
* [[Workstation/Workstation_PRD|Workstation product definition]] - initial product definition for the Workstation Edition
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* Third party repository policies:
* [[Workstation/Technical_Specification|Workstation technical specification]] - detailed technical description of the Workstation
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** [https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/fesco/Third_Party_Repository_Policy/ FESCo's Fedora-wide third party repo guidelines]
* [[Third_party_software_policies|Third party software repositories]] - policy and documentation on the third party repos that are included in Fedora Workstation
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** [[Workstation/Third_party_software_policies|Old 3rd party repo policy]] (no longer active)
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** [[Workstation/Third_Party_Software_Repositories|Overview of current workstation 3rd party repos]] (includes user visible documentation which is linked to from Software)
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* Technical guides on hosting your own app repos:
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** [[Workstation/Third_party_software_Workstation_Guidelines|Extra technical requirements for Workstation]]
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** [[Workstation/softwareappdata|How to create repo metadata]]
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** [[Workstation/hostingmetadata|Add the metadata to your software repository]]
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* Guidelines:
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** [[/Guidelines/Applications_and_Launchers|Application packaging and integration guidelines]]
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** [[/Default_App_Guidelines|Guidelines for selecting default apps to be pre-installed]]
  
== Guidelines, docs and tutorials ==
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=== Historical Resources ===
  
* [[Guidelines/Applications_and_Launchers|Applications and launchers]] - guidelines on which apps can be included, how they should be named and what they should look like
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The following historical founding documents are relevant to informing the mission of Fedora Workstation, but many parts are obsolete and they are no longer effective governing documents.
* How to create 3rd party repositories for Fedora Workstation:
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** [[Workstation/softwareappdata|Create the necessary metadata]]
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* [[Workstation/Workstation_PRD|Workstation product definition]]
** [[Workstation/hostingmetadata|Add the metadata to your software respository]]
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* [[Workstation/Technical_Specification|Workstation technical specification]]
  
 
== Fedora Workstation Working Group ==
 
== Fedora Workstation Working Group ==
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* [[User:kalev | Kalev Lember]] (kalev)
 
* [[User:kalev | Kalev Lember]] (kalev)
 
* [[User:chrismurphy | Chris Murphy]] (chrismurphy)
 
* [[User:chrismurphy | Chris Murphy]] (chrismurphy)
* [[User:petersen | Jens Petersen]] (juhp, petersen)
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* [[User:petersen | Jens Petersen]] (petersen)
* [[User:uraeus | Christian Schaller]] (cschalle)
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* [[User:tpopela | Tomáš Popela]] (tpopela)
 
* [[User:otaylor | Owen Taylor]] (otaylor)
 
* [[User:otaylor | Owen Taylor]] (otaylor)
 
* [[User:langdon | Langdon White]] (langdon)
 
* [[User:langdon | Langdon White]] (langdon)
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=== Meetings ===
 
=== Meetings ===
  
WG meetings happen weekly over IRC. Chairs: see the [[Workstation/Running_a_meeting|instructions for running WG meetings]].
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WG meetings happen weekly over BlueJeans. [https://apps.fedoraproject.org/calendar/workstation/ Calendar]
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IRC meetings may be held on occasion. Chairs: see the [[Workstation/Running_a_meeting|instructions for running WG meetings]].
  
=== Resources ===
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=== WG resources ===
  
 
Working group resources and documents:
 
Working group resources and documents:
  
* [[Workstation/Governance|WG governance]]
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* [[/Governance|WG governance]]
 
* [https://apps.fedoraproject.org/calendar/workstation/ Meeting calendar] ([https://apps.fedoraproject.org/calendar/ical/workstation/ iCal])
 
* [https://apps.fedoraproject.org/calendar/workstation/ Meeting calendar] ([https://apps.fedoraproject.org/calendar/ical/workstation/ iCal])
 
* [https://pagure.io/fedora-workstation Issue tracker]
 
* [https://pagure.io/fedora-workstation Issue tracker]
* [[Workstation/Task list|WG task list]] - no longer active, but includes links to design and planning pages
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* [[/Tasklist|WG task list]] - no longer active, but includes links to design and planning pages

Latest revision as of 18:08, 9 March 2021

This is the contribution and governance space for Fedora Workstation. For general end-user information, including downloads, please visit the main Fedora website.

About Fedora Workstation

Fedora Workstation is the Fedora Project's desktop edition. It aims to be a compelling desktop OS which is appropriate for a wide range of users and applications. Software development is a particular target for workstation, and it is particularly appropriate for those doing tech work.

Fedora Workstation is built on a technology base that is shared with the other official Fedora Editions, and is the product of work that happens across the Fedora project, including teams that work on common technologies and processes.

While the Workstation aims to share as much technology as possible with the other Fedora Editions, it is also a distinct technology and user experience, and is developed as a well-defined and integrated desktop experience.

Getting in touch

Diverse teams and activities (both downstream and upstream) contribute to the Fedora Workstation experience. Workstation-specific discussions happen on the following channels:

Resources

Historical Resources

The following historical founding documents are relevant to informing the mission of Fedora Workstation, but many parts are obsolete and they are no longer effective governing documents.

Fedora Workstation Working Group

The Workstation Working Group (WG) is the management and governance body for Fedora Workstation. Its roles and responsibilities include:

  • Defining the Workstation Edition, including which software is included.
  • Setting the Workstation's technical direction. This includes overseeing and advising on technical changes and initiatives.
  • Creating and tracking engineering initiatives, as necessary.
  • Acting as a point of contact for Workstation design and engineering issues.
  • Coordination and liaison with other Fedora teams and organizations.

The WG was created by (and is ultimately responsible to) the Fedora Engineering Steering Committee (FESCo).

Membership

The Workstation WG appoints its own members. These currently include:

The WG can be contacted through the standard workstation mailing list and IRC channel, which are listed above.

Meetings

WG meetings happen weekly over BlueJeans. Calendar

IRC meetings may be held on occasion. Chairs: see the instructions for running WG meetings.

WG resources

Working group resources and documents: