Manners matters.

I was checking out this fabulous new book called Open Advice after seeing a link on a mailing list. The book is a collection of reflections by experienced (and often well-known) free and open source software contributors on things they wish they’d known when they started in FOSS. I found …

Power punch.

Fedora Talk, Gobby, and IRC make for a great combination when it comes to inclusive conferencing. I joined a bit late, but there’s a fantastic online-enhanced teleconference going on today to tease out all the details around No Frozen Rawhide. Developers and maintainers will undoubtedly have questions about how the …

Social networking at FUDCon.

While at FUDCon, please make sure to let the community know what you’re doing! Blog posts are really helpful for spreading word out to Planet Fedora and other aggregators. Make sure to tag your posts as “Fedora” and “FUDCon” also. If your attendance is sponsored by the Fedora Project, you’re …

Classrooms ’round the world.

Fedora has been running IRC classes for some time in the #fedora-classroom channel on IRC Freenode. Classes are scheduled for this weekend, and they’re at a convenient time for people in the APAC (Asia/Pacific) region to hold informative sessions with Fedora contributors. The classroom “days” for both Saturday and Sunday …