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{{admon/warning |Freemedia program is for GIVING freemedia, if you join this, you will have to GIVE free media, you will NOT receive any media yourself. If you wish to receive freemedia, see [https://fedoraproject.org/freemedia/FreeMedia-form.html Request Media]}}
 
 
 
 
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|Fedora Free Media Program is a volunteer initiative under [[Distribution/Project|  Fedora Distribution Project]]  that aims to distribute Fedora Media (DVDs) for free to individuals who can't afford to buy or download. Please note this is a volunteer initiative by local Fedora Ambassadors or Contributors. More Fedora Ambassadors or Contributors are invited to participate . If you have any question about this, or if you'd like to start a Fedora Free Media Program for your country, please contact '''''[[User:Susmit|Susmit]], [[user:yn1v|Neville]] or [[user:frankly3d|Frank]]'''''.
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|Fedora Free Media Program is a volunteer initiative under [[Distribution/Project|  Fedora Distribution Project]]  that aims to distribute Fedora Media (DVDs) for free to individuals who can't afford to buy or download. Please note this is a volunteer initiative by local Fedora Ambassadors or Contributors. There is no funding from Fedora for this initiative. The media comes from volunteers from around the globe that coordinates their efforts using Fedora Infrastructure. The number of discs is limited to the resources of those volunteers. We are constantly looking for more Fedora Ambassadors or Contributors to participate. If you have any question about this you can consult '''''[[User:Susmit|Susmit]], [[user:yn1v|Neville]] or [[user:frankly3d|Frank]]'''''.
 
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== How FreeMedia Works ==
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[https://fedoraproject.org/freemedia/FreeMedia-form.html Request Media]
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[[#policy| Policy]]
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[[#join | Join]]
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[[#donation | Donation]]
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[[#for_contributors | Resource for Contributors]]
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[[#worldwide_programs | Existing Freemedia programs]]
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At the begining of each month a [[#form| Form to Request Media]]  is opened. This form captures requests from all people. This form does not include those countries that are listed as embargoed in the [[Legal/Export|  Export Matrix List]]. After the form has been closed, the volunteers pick the closest request so the shipping cost are keep low.
  
 
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* One media per person per release + source media if requested.
 
* One media per person per release + source media if requested.
* Any duplicate requests will be cancelled.
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* Any duplicate requests will be canceled.
* If you're a Fedora Ambassador or Fedora Contributor, you will not receive any DVD via this program.  
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* If you're a Fedora Ambassador or Fedora Contributor, you will not receive any DVD via this program. Freemedia does not provide disks for events.
 
* Please note this is a volunteer initiative by local Fedora Ambassadors or Contributors.
 
* Please note this is a volunteer initiative by local Fedora Ambassadors or Contributors.
 
* Please note we can't ship media to U.S. embargoed or restricted destinations. See [[Legal/Export|  Fedora Export Control Product Matrix]]  
 
* Please note we can't ship media to U.S. embargoed or restricted destinations. See [[Legal/Export|  Fedora Export Control Product Matrix]]  
 
* Per Fedora Project Board's [https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-advisory-board/2008-March/msg00135.html recommendation] , physical media with source code is available upon request.
 
* Per Fedora Project Board's [https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-advisory-board/2008-March/msg00135.html recommendation] , physical media with source code is available upon request.
* For historical records, visit Fedora Free Media Program [[Distribution/FreeMedia/Information|  Achieve]] page.
 
  
  
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== Join ==
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== Form ==
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Before fill in the form we would like you to remember that we have limited resources, and therefore to consider others means to obtain media, like:
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# [http://fedoraproject.org/get-fedora download]
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# attend to an [[FedoraEvents | event]]
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# ask to another user or a [https://fedoraproject.org/membership-map/ambassadors.html Fedora Ambassador] for copying his o her disk
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# buy from an [[Distribution/OnlineVendors | online vendor]] or [[Distribution/LocalVendors | local vendors]]
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If none of those works for you then, here is the [https://fedoraproject.org/freemedia/FreeMedia-form.html FORM]
  
* Do you have a DVD burner?
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* Have you downloaded the latest Fedora binary and source ISO images?
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* Can you accept at least two media requests per month?
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== Helping US ==
If you answered yes to all of your above questions, there are only three steps to join
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=== Join us===
{{Admon/warning | First three steps are MANDATORY. In absence of any one, your subscription will not be approved. }}
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Freemedia is a wonderful idea, coordinates small contributions form people around the world to deliver media for those that otherwise would not be able to enjoy Fedora. All this is made using Fedora Infraestructure. If you like this concept and like Fedora, you can easily become a member. We ask for two disk monthly plus shipping, please consider [[Distribution/Fremedia/Join_freemedia | Join]] the Fremedia team.
 
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# Please make sure your personal wiki page is in place with your contact details. You can find out the template [[Template:Userpage|here.]]
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# Apply for "freemedia" group via [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/ Fedora Account System] first. (Please make sure to include Country Code in your FAS profile)
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#Subscribe to [https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-freemedia-list Fedora Free Media Program Mailing List] and wait for an approval. If you don't apply for 'freemedia' group in FAS first, your subscription to the list will be rejected!
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# If you want to receive every ticket updates, you may optionally want to subscribe to [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/freemedia-trac Freemedia Trac List]
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We appreciate all of the support and interest we have received so far, and we hope that more volunteers will step forward to help us increase our capacity and accept a larger number of requests.
 
We appreciate all of the support and interest we have received so far, and we hope that more volunteers will step forward to help us increase our capacity and accept a larger number of requests.
  
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=== Donation===
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You can help us making a [[Distribution/FreeMedia/Donation|Donation]] to the program.
  
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== History ==
 
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* For historical records, visit Fedora Free Media Program [[Distribution/FreeMedia/Information| Archive]] page.
== Donation ==
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* Make a [[Distribution/FreeMedia/Donation|Donation]] to the program
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* We have very limited resources. Please consider ordering from [[Distribution/OnlineVendors| Online vendors]] or sponsoring from [[Distribution/SponsoredMedia| Sponsor Media]].
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== Resource for Contributors ==
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* Please read [[FreeMedia_Infrastructure_SOP|Standard Operating Procedure]] before you handle tickets.
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* A screen-casting is [[Freemedia_screenshots|here]] .
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* After you are familiar with the process, you may go to [https://fedorahosted.org/freemedia/ Freemedia Ticketing System] to take care of the request.
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== Existing Freemedia programs ==
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# These are the existing programs around the globe.
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# Direct E-Mail Requests addressed to the Program Coordinators will not be accepted.
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|'''Country'''||'''Coordinator'''||'''Available Releases'''||'''Available architecture'''||'''Comments'''
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|Bangladesh ||[[User:Angel | AshiqurRahman]]||F10 (LiveCD)||x86||
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|Brazil ||[[RodrigoPadula]]||F10 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86, x86_64|| Para solicitar mídias, cadastre-se em nosso site http://www.projetofedora.org e solicite a um de nossos colaboradores no Fórum
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|Cameroon ||[[User:ahandajf| Jean-Francis Ahanda]]||F10 & F11 (LiveCD)||x86, x86_64, ppc ||
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|Canada ||[[User:jfsaucier| Jean-Francois Saucier]]||F10 & F11 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86, x86_64, ppc ||
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|China ||[[YuanYijun]]||F10 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86, x86_64, ppc||
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|Croatia ||[[User:vedranm| Vedran Miletić]]||F11 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86, x86_64, ppc ||
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|Germany || [[User:Julian| Julian Aloofi]]||F11 (DVD)||x86, x86_64, ppc ||
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|Ghana ||[[User:Kinkelson| Leonard Adjei]]||F9 (LiveCD) F10 & F11 (DVD)||x86, x86_64||
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|Greece || [[User:Cmpahar| Christos Bacharakis]], [[User:Ppapadeas|Pierros Papadeas]]||F10 & F11 (liveCD & DVD)||x86, x86_64, ppc ||
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|India ||[[SiddharthUpmanyu]]||F10 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86, x86_64, ppc||
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|Malaysia || [[MohdSyafarulRazi]], [[SyamsulAnuar]], [[MohdIzharFirdaus]]||F11 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86||
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|Morocco ||[[user:Solarwinds| Aoufir Hicham ]]||F11 (DVD )||x86 ||
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|Pakistan ||[[user:aslam|Muhammad Aslam]]||F10 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86, x86_64||
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|Poland ||[[PawelSadowski]]||F10 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86, x86_64, ppc||
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|Portugal ||[[user:pedrosilva|Pedro Silva]]||F11 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86, x86_64||
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|Saudi Arabia ||[[user:taljurf|Tareq Al Jurf]]||F10 & F11 (DVD or LiveCD)||i386||
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|Scotland ||[[user:Affix | Keiran Smith]]||F10 & F11 (DVD or LiveCD)||i386 / x86||
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|Serbia ||[[pravda013 | Ferenc Pravda]]||F10 (DVD or LiveCD)||i386||
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|Singapore ||[[Jason Benedict Low]]||F10 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86, x86_64, ppc||
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|Sri Lanka ||[[DanishkaNavin]]||F11 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86, x86_64, ppc||
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|USA ||[[ScottHarvanek| Scott Harvanek]]||F10 (DVD or LiveCD)||x86, x86_64, ppc ||
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Revision as of 17:24, 8 November 2009

Fedora Free Media Program is a volunteer initiative under Fedora Distribution Project that aims to distribute Fedora Media (DVDs) for free to individuals who can't afford to buy or download. Please note this is a volunteer initiative by local Fedora Ambassadors or Contributors. There is no funding from Fedora for this initiative. The media comes from volunteers from around the globe that coordinates their efforts using Fedora Infrastructure. The number of discs is limited to the resources of those volunteers. We are constantly looking for more Fedora Ambassadors or Contributors to participate. If you have any question about this you can consult Susmit, Neville or Frank.
Warning (medium size).png
Please do not write directly to program coordinators asking for media. For requesting media use the Form

Contents

How FreeMedia Works

At the begining of each month a Form to Request Media is opened. This form captures requests from all people. This form does not include those countries that are listed as embargoed in the Export Matrix List. After the form has been closed, the volunteers pick the closest request so the shipping cost are keep low.

Policy

  • One media per person per release + source media if requested.
  • Any duplicate requests will be canceled.
  • If you're a Fedora Ambassador or Fedora Contributor, you will not receive any DVD via this program. Freemedia does not provide disks for events.
  • Please note this is a volunteer initiative by local Fedora Ambassadors or Contributors.
  • Please note we can't ship media to U.S. embargoed or restricted destinations. See Fedora Export Control Product Matrix
  • Per Fedora Project Board's recommendation , physical media with source code is available upon request.


Form

Before fill in the form we would like you to remember that we have limited resources, and therefore to consider others means to obtain media, like:

  1. download
  2. attend to an event
  3. ask to another user or a Fedora Ambassador for copying his o her disk
  4. buy from an online vendor or local vendors

If none of those works for you then, here is the FORM

Helping US

Join us

Freemedia is a wonderful idea, coordinates small contributions form people around the world to deliver media for those that otherwise would not be able to enjoy Fedora. All this is made using Fedora Infraestructure. If you like this concept and like Fedora, you can easily become a member. We ask for two disk monthly plus shipping, please consider Join the Fremedia team.

We appreciate all of the support and interest we have received so far, and we hope that more volunteers will step forward to help us increase our capacity and accept a larger number of requests.

Donation

You can help us making a Donation to the program.

History

  • For historical records, visit Fedora Free Media Program Archive page.