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Rahul Sundaram

Brief Profile

  • Fedora contributor - packaging, documentation, events, marketing and community management.
  • Maintainer/Co-maintainer of over 100 Fedora packages in the official repository
  • Lead of Ask Fedora - http;// community knowledge base and support forum
  • Organizer of FUDCon Pune in 2011
  • Frequent international public speaker on Free and open source softrware including a keynote in, several presentations in FUDCon Boston 2007, 2008 and Virginia in 2012 and several others.
  • Founding member of the first public Fedora Board
  • In the past, Red Hat OLPC team information and community wrangler.
  • Fedora Ambassador for India and a member of the Fedora Ambassadors Steering Committee.
  • Ex- Linux Documentation Project volunteer
  • Mozilla Tamil translator in 2002.

71 Badges

Devendorizor Involvement Proven Packager Proven Tester Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Mugshot Ambassador What goes up... (Koji Failure I) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Master Editor Embryo Flock 2013 Speaker If you build it... (Koji Success II) If you build it... (Koji Success III) If you build it... (Koji Success I) Junior Badger (Badger I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Junior Editor Senior Editor Associate Editor The cat came back... Froglet Tadpole Egg Tadpole with Legs Partners in Crime Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Working' a Beat (Beat Writer I) Common Bugs Contributor Let Me Introduce Myself What goes around comes around (Karma I) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) FAmSCo Member Rockin' & Rollin' Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Take this and call me in the morning Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora II) Helping Hand Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora IV) Bona Fide White Hat Senior Badger (Badger II) What goes around comes around (Karma II) Ambassadors Sponsor Old Yeller Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Origin Adult Frog Don't Call it a Comeback Chief Editor Paranoid Panda Top 500 Macaron (Cookie I) White Rabbit Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II)


I originally created and maintained the Fedora Games spin , Fedora Xfce spin and some Indian Language spins of Fedora.

Packages I Maintain/Co-maintain



Red Hat Magazine

Linux For You


Linux Identity Magazine

Media References

Events and Conference Reports

I love to attend conferences and any public technology gathering to meet and discuss with people on Linux and other Free software.

Fedora Documentation

I have contributed extensively to Fedora release notes and I am a editor and writer of the Overview beat in the release notes.

I also maintain the official Fedora FAQ and wrote and maintain the Overview , contributions Red Hat contributions , security features, Ext4 in Fedora 11, Fedora 11 FAQ, and Fedora 7 FAQ pages.

Fedora Weekly News

I am a editor and lead writer of the "Ask Fedora" Column in Fedora Weekly News reports

Fedora Notes

My Fedora related notes and TODO list are available here