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= Danishka Navin =
  
I am the Language Maintainer for Fedora Sinhala (The National language of the Sri Lanka) and also an active contributor to the Gnome Translation Project (GTP), Open Office and Mozilla. And also I am the coordinator of the KDE Sinhala Team. Moreover I am working as a Fedora Ambassador for Sri Lanka and as well as contributing to Fedora Free-Media project.
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Danishka Navin is based in Sri Lanka and is a Systems 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.
  
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In addition to Fedora, Danishka is working on several FOSS communities such as Mozilla, LibreOffice, Gnome, KDE and well known OLPC project.
  
  
== Profile ==
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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].
  
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== Fedora Contribution ==
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* Package Maintainer
 
* Fedora SIG Member - working for the Fedora Education Spin  
 
* Fedora SIG Member - working for the Fedora Education Spin  
* Language Maintainer - Fedora Sinhala
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** Fedora Education Spin
* Fedora Ambassador for Sri Lanka
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** Fedora Spin SIG
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* Localization - Fedora Sinhala Language Coordinator
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* Fedora [[Ambassadors]] for Sri Lanka
 
* Program Coordinator: Fedora Free-Media project Sri Lanka  
 
* Program Coordinator: Fedora Free-Media project Sri Lanka  
* Mozilla Browser/toolkit owner
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== Other FOSS Activities/Contributions ==
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* Sugar/OLPC - System Administrator, Localizer
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* LibreOffice - Localization, Marketing
 
* Coordinator KDE Sinhala Localization Project
 
* Coordinator KDE Sinhala Localization Project
 
* Gnome Translation Project (GTP)
 
* Gnome Translation Project (GTP)
* Open Office - Sinahala localization
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* Localized Debain Installer
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== Press ==
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=== TV Programs ===
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxoHfNusrvg Live interview on Channel Eye (National English TV Channel) under Rise N Shine morning show]
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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpMYZXFa0jc Hanthana Linux release on SirasaTV news]  on 20th September 2009
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=== News Paper Articles ===
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* [http://sundaytimes.lk/110731/Magazine/sundaytimesmirror_05.html 'Open source opening doors to IT']  - Sunday Times
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* [http://www.ft.lk/2012/05/12/reconstructing-sri-lankas-education-system-with-hanthana/ 'Reconstructing Sri Lanka’s education system with ‘Hanthana’'] - DailyFT article
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== Certifications ==
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* Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) - RHEL6
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* Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) - RHEL6
  
 
== 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: [http://www.facebook.com/danishka.navin Danishka Navin]
  
 
[[Category:Ambassadors from Sri Lanka]]
 
[[Category:Ambassadors from Sri Lanka]]

Revision as of 15:54, 18 July 2013

Danishka Navin
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 Systems 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

  • Package Maintainer
  • 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 FOSS Activities/Contributions

  • 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