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The [[Overview|Fedora Project]] wiki is a place for end users and developers to collaborate.
 
  
Do you want to create some content?  It's easy to get a [[Account_System | Fedora account]] so you can help — just [[Account_System/NewAccount|follow these instructions]], then visit the [[Help:Editing|wiki help page]].
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== What is the Fedora Project? ==
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This space is primarily used as a '''collaboration tool for our contributor community''' — developers, packagers, designers, writers, translators, quality assurance, and so on.
  
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| style="border-width: 0;" | {{admon/tip | Links of interest | Here are some links to help you get started with Fedora and become one of the millions of people already using Fedora and contributing to the Fedora Project and free software:
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'''[http://get.fedoraproject.org?wkfpF{{FedoraVersion}} Download] Fedora now!'''
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=Looking for documentation?=
  
Do you want to install Fedora?  Read our [https://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/{{FedoraVersion}}/html/Installation_Quick_Start_Guide/index.html Fedora {{FedoraVersion}} Installation quick start Guide].
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Try [https://docs.fedoraproject.org/ docs.fedoraproject.org]. This includes an overview of the [https://docs.fedoraproject.org/fedora-project/project/fedora-overview.html Fedora Project], as well as [https://docs.fedoraproject.org/f26/release-notes/index.html Release Notes], our [https://docs.fedoraproject.org/f26/install-guide/index.html Installation Guide], and more.
  
Need more '''help?'''  Just '''[http://ask.fedoraproject.org Ask Fedora]'''.  
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You might also like [https://fedoramagazine.org/ Fedora Magazine], featuring often-updated articles of interest to Fedora users from beginner to expert, and from Raspberry Pi to the desktop to servers to the cloud.
  
'''[[Join]] the Fedora Project'''.
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Read [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/ documentation] and our [[FAQ]] for using and contributing to Fedora.
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=Looking for help?=
  
Read the [[FWN/LatestIssue | Fedora Weekly News]].
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Try [https://ask.fedoraproject.org/ ask.fedoraproject.org], our community-driven question-and-answer site.
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[[Communicate | Interact]] with the Fedora community.
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Learn our [[RoadMap | future]].
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=Looking to contribute?=
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Check out [http://whatcanidoforfedora.org/ whatcanidoforfedora.org], which will guide you to different areas where you can help, and to the people who can help you get started.
  
See how fast [[Statistics | we're growing]].
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See [[Common {{FedoraVersion|short}} bugs| common Fedora bugs]] and how to handle them.
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Report a new [[BugsAndFeatureRequests | bug]] or request a [[BugsAndFeatureRequests | change]].
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=Want to ''get'' Fedora?=
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Visit [https://getfedora.org/ getfedora.org] to download our USB installation media creator tool, get ISO images to burn directly, or click to launch Fedora Atomic Host in Amazon EC2.
 
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The Fedora Project is a global partnership of free software community members.  The Fedora Project is sponsored by [http://www.redhat.com/ Red Hat], which invests in our [[infrastructure]] and resources to encourage collaboration and incubate innovative new technologies.  Some of these technologies may later be integrated into Red Hat products. They are [[Red Hat contributions | developed in Fedora]] and produced under a [[Licensing | free and open source license]] from inception, so other free software communities and projects are free to study, adopt, and modify them.
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= This Wiki =
  
Read an [[overview]] to read more about our mission, our community, our governance, and what makes Fedora unique. You can also learn about our [[Vision statement|vision]] and [[Foundations | core values — the foundations]] upon which the project is built. We also have information relating to our [[user base]], and the [[objectives]] for our technical work.
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Wikis can be many things — encyclopedias, workspaces, whiteboards, and more. While many great docs sites are built from wikis, we've discovered that mixing all of those things together really causes chaos. Our documentation resides on [https://docs.fedoraproject.org/ its own site] and this wiki is strictly a contributor workspace.
  
== What's inside Fedora? ==
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If you're a Fedora user, you're welcome to browse around — see the subprojects list on the left for some places to start.
  
<!-- The [[Fedora {{FedoraVersion}} tour]]  covers our most recent release. -->
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Note that you'll need '''a Fedora account''' and to be in '''at least one Fedora subproject group''' on that account to make wiki edits.
The [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/en-US/Fedora/{{FedoraVersion}}/html/Release_Notes Fedora {{FedoraVersion}} Release Notes] covers the most recent release of Fedora.
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The [[Releases/{{FedoraVersionNumber|next}}/Schedule | Release Schedule]]  gives a timeline of the next release, {{FedoraVersion|full|next}}.  The [[FeatureList | Feature List]]  documents the features planned for {{FedoraVersion|long|next}}.
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== Where can I get help? ==
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[http://ask.fedoraproject.org Ask Fedora], our knowledge base and community support forum is ready for you!
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== How do I get involved? ==
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There are many ways to [http://join.fedoraproject.org/ contribute] to the Fedora distribution and the community that surrounds it.  We have a large community full of talented and energetic [http://planet.fedoraproject.org/ people] who enjoy meeting new contributors and helping them learn how to participate in Fedora.  The list below provides links to each team and sub-project.  Use it to visit a team that interests you.  On the team page you can find out how to contact other community members and get involved in the Fedora community.
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== Fedora sub-projects for contributors ==
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Latest revision as of 16:21, 9 November 2017


Wiki-work.png

This space is primarily used as a collaboration tool for our contributor community — developers, packagers, designers, writers, translators, quality assurance, and so on.

Overview-docs-icon.png

[edit] Looking for documentation?

Try docs.fedoraproject.org. This includes an overview of the Fedora Project, as well as Release Notes, our Installation Guide, and more.

You might also like Fedora Magazine, featuring often-updated articles of interest to Fedora users from beginner to expert, and from Raspberry Pi to the desktop to servers to the cloud.

Overview-help-icon.png

[edit] Looking for help?

Try ask.fedoraproject.org, our community-driven question-and-answer site.

Overview-contribute-icon.png

[edit] Looking to contribute?

Check out whatcanidoforfedora.org, which will guide you to different areas where you can help, and to the people who can help you get started.

Overview-download-icon.png

[edit] Want to get Fedora?

Visit getfedora.org to download our USB installation media creator tool, get ISO images to burn directly, or click to launch Fedora Atomic Host in Amazon EC2.

[edit] This Wiki

Wikis can be many things — encyclopedias, workspaces, whiteboards, and more. While many great docs sites are built from wikis, we've discovered that mixing all of those things together really causes chaos. Our documentation resides on its own site and this wiki is strictly a contributor workspace.

If you're a Fedora user, you're welcome to browse around — see the subprojects list on the left for some places to start.

Note that you'll need a Fedora account and to be in at least one Fedora subproject group on that account to make wiki edits.