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Becoming a Fedora contributor

May 31, 2010, 07:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ian MacGregor)

[ Thanks to Ian MacGregor for this link. ]

"I became a Fedora contributor after experiencing what I felt was a highly polished distro and outstanding support from the Fedora user community - my Fedora profile can be viewed here. I had attempted to become a contributor for another distro, but the process required to do so ended up being so long and difficult that I just gave up and moved on. I felt that, if they really wanted help, their join process would have been much easier and their people would have been more helpful.

"Becoming a Fedora contributor was easier than I expected. I followed this link and chose the role of 'Web Developer' due to my experience writing html/css and working with wiki's. Choosing the Websites role led me to this page and then to this page. I could hardly believe my eyes, these pages were laying out a step-by-step process that users could follow in order to become a member of a certain Team. After setting up my FAS account and sending the required information to the mailing list, I was contacted by a few kind folks to ask me what exactly I was able to do to help the team"

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