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= Danishka Navin =
 
= Danishka Navin =
  
Danishka Navin is based in Sri Lanka and is a System Administrator/Engineer by profession and he do public speaking, community building/development and conducting awareness of Free and Open Source Software. He found the [http://www.hanthana.org Hanthana Linux Project], a Fedora remix. It has been deployed in several government schools locally and downloded more than 15,000 copies globally.  
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Danishka Navin is based in Sri Lanka and is a System Administrator/Engineer by profession and he do public speaking, community building/development and conducting awareness of Free and Open Source Software.  
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In 2009 he found the [http://www.hanthana.org Hanthana Linux Project], a Fedora remix. It has been deployed in several government schools locally and download more than 15,000 copies globally. The Hanthana Linux Project let local community to contribute back to global FOSS movement under Hanthana Linux Project. Several school students, teachers, university students and other users started contributing by spreading word, finding bugs, compiling documentation. Some of them have been filled bugs/issues against the upstream project (such as Fedora, LibreOffice, etc) after knowing the proper bug filling mechanism.  
  
 
In addition to Fedora, Danishka is working on several FOSS communities such as Mozilla, LibreOffice, Gnome, KDE and well known OLPC project.
 
In addition to Fedora, Danishka is working on several FOSS communities such as Mozilla, LibreOffice, Gnome, KDE and well known OLPC project.
  
  
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Moreover he is working on deploying school ICT labs in financially deprecated schools, under [http://school.hanthana.org Hanthana School Labs Project].
  
 
== Fedora Contribution ==  
 
== Fedora Contribution ==  
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== Public Profile ==
 
== Public Profile ==
  
* [http://http://www.linkedin.com/in/danishkanavin LinkedIn]
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* LinkedIn: [http://http://www.linkedin.com/in/danishkanavin www.linkedin.com/in/danishkanavin]
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* Twitter: [http://twitter.com/danishkanavin @danishkanavin]
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* Flickr: [http://www.flickr.com/photos/danishkanavin Danishka Navin]
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* FaceBook: [https://www.facebook.com/danishka.navin Danishka Navin]
  
 
[[Category:Ambassadors from Sri Lanka]]
 
[[Category:Ambassadors from Sri Lanka]]

Revision as of 04:56, 21 October 2012

Danishka Navin
[[Image:|thumb|center|Danishka Navin]]
Personal Information
Birthday: 10th January
Home: Sri Lanka
Fedora-specific Information
FAS-Name: snavin
Fedora-Mail: snavin@fedoraproject.org
Miscellaneous Information
private Mail: danishka@gmail.com
GPG-Key: A7064AD2
IRC: hanthana on Freenode in
#fedora #fedora-ambassadors #fedora-l10n #hanthana
Badges (29)

Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Involvement Mugshot Ambassador Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Let Me Introduce Myself You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) If you build it... (Koji Success II) If you build it... (Koji Success I) Junior Badger (Badger I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) What goes up... (Koji Failure III) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) Baby Badger Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Junior Editor Hatchling Associate Editor Embryo Tadpole Egg Tadpole with Legs Froglet

 



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Danishka Navin

Danishka Navin is based in Sri Lanka and is a System Administrator/Engineer by profession and he do public speaking, community building/development and conducting awareness of Free and Open Source Software.

In 2009 he found the Hanthana Linux Project, a Fedora remix. It has been deployed in several government schools locally and download more than 15,000 copies globally. The Hanthana Linux Project let local community to contribute back to global FOSS movement under Hanthana Linux Project. Several school students, teachers, university students and other users started contributing by spreading word, finding bugs, compiling documentation. Some of them have been filled bugs/issues against the upstream project (such as Fedora, LibreOffice, etc) after knowing the proper bug filling mechanism.

In addition to Fedora, Danishka is working on several FOSS communities such as Mozilla, LibreOffice, Gnome, KDE and well known OLPC project.


Moreover he is working on deploying school ICT labs in financially deprecated schools, under Hanthana School Labs Project.

Fedora Contribution

  • Packaging Sugar Activities
  • Fedora SIG Member - working for the Fedora Education Spin
    • Fedora Education Spin
    • Fedora Spin SIG
  • Localization - Fedora Sinhala Language Coordinator
  • Fedora Ambassadors for Sri Lanka
  • Program Coordinator: Fedora Free-Media project Sri Lanka

Other

  • Mozilla - Localizer, Mentor
  • Sugar/OLPC - System Administrator, Localizer
  • LibreOffice - Localization, Marketing
  • Coordinator KDE Sinhala Localization Project
  • Gnome Translation Project (GTP)
  • Localized Debain Installer

Press

TV Programs

News Paper Articles

Certifications

  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) - RHEL6
  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) - RHEL6

Public Profile