fedora 21 Release Party Talk by arcolife

fedora 21 Release Party Talk by arcolife

Intro talk for Release party of Fedora 21 in Bangalore, held on 10th January, 2015. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Release_Party_F21_Bangalore

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Archit Sharma

January 10, 2015
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    Fedora 21 Release Party Bangalore Talk By Archit Sharma FAS

    User:Arcolife Twitter: @arcolife http://work.arcolife.in Associate SE @ RedHat
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    Overview ..But first, what is Linux? $ whoami Official mascot

    of Linux kernel. • Initial release 1991; 24 years ago • Latest release 7 December 2014 • Target market Personal computers, mobile devices, embedded devices, servers, mainframes, supercomputers
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    Overview Ok.. now whaaaaat is Fedora? http://lmgtfy.com/?q=fedora+project • Initial release

    6 November 2003 • Latest release 21 (9 December 2014) • Target market Personal computers, mobile devices, embedded devices, servers, mainframes, supercomputers
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    Overview • How is it different from other Linux distributions?

    Fedora has a reputation for focusing on innovation, integrating new technologies early on and working closely with upstream Linux communities. Making changes upstream instead of specifically in Fedora ensures that the changes are available to all Linux distributions. • Current Fedora flavors Cloud, Server, and Workstation. • What to expect from new flavors? Better repositories, more stability, more security, faster updates, great support and a great community as always!
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    History – Fedora Linux • An undergraduate project, called ‘Fedora

    Linux’, started by Warren Togami in 2002; intended to provide a single repository for well-tested third-party software packages so that non-Red Hat software would be easier to find, develop, and use. • 2003 was a landmark year for open-source development, chiefly, Linux development. This was the year Red Hat discontinued its popular Linux distribution and branched off into enterprise-first development with Red Hat Enterprise Edition, and a community powered Linux distribution called ‘Fedora’.
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    Fedora Project • The key of Fedora Linux and Red

    Hat Linux Fedora's repository development would be collaborative with the global volunteer community. Fedora Linux was eventually absorbed into the Fedora Project, carrying with it this collaborative approach • Reasons behind the initiative - Innovation vs stability - Avoid mixing development with production.
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    Foundation • Freedom, Friends, Features, First “Fedora is always free

    for anyone to use, modify, and distribute. It is built and used by people across the globe who work together as a community: the Fedora Project.” - Fedora Project
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    Future • Fedora.Next - Next 10 year vision: The Fedora.next

    project is a rethink of the way Fedora is made and developed, and who it’s targeted towards. - 5 working groups working on Workstation, Server, Cloud, Base Design and Environment & Stacks. • What can you do for us? That said, how could Red Hat Fedora community benefit from your contributions? Well, Fedora was originally developed to encompass directions that speak of innovations.
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    Some Information • Join Fedora Project https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Join • Fedora Project

    Packages GIT repositories http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/ • Fedora sub-projects https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Projects • Fedora Packaging Software - Koji http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/
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    Some More Information • IRC channels (for communications; on Freenode

    IRC n/w) #fedora - for endusers, channels topics include general discussion. #fedora-devel - for Fedora developers. #fedora-admin - Fedora development infrastructure administrators. #fedora-india – fedora India Channel • On searching for Fedora, Github says “We've found 1,665 repository results” • Definition of a project, from Fedora Wiki https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Defining_projects
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    Even More Information • Fedora Release life cycle https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_Release_Life_Cycle?rd=LifeCycle •

    Download your copy of Fedora 21 now! https://getfedora.org/ • Wanna go for an alternative version? Use Fedora spins - https://spins.fedoraproject.org/
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    Additional Random Information short N sweet.. Opinion Mining on Fedora

    (Twitter based) Well... mostly positive I'd say.. :D