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Danishka Navin is based in Sri Lanka and is a System Administrator/Engineer by profession and he do public speaking and conducting awareness of Free and Open Source Software. He found the [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.
 
  
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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= Danishka Navin =
  
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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 25,000 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, One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project and Sugarlabs Foundation.
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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 ==  
  
* Packaging Sugar Activities
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* Package Maintainer - [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/snavin packages maintain]
 
* Fedora SIG Member - working for the Fedora Education Spin  
 
* Fedora SIG Member - working for the Fedora Education Spin  
 
** Fedora Education Spin  
 
** Fedora Education Spin  
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* Localization - Fedora Sinhala Language Coordinator
 
* Localization - Fedora Sinhala Language Coordinator
 
* Fedora [[Ambassadors]] for Sri Lanka
 
* Fedora [[Ambassadors]] for Sri Lanka
* Program Coordinator: Fedora Free-Media project Sri Lanka  
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* Program Coordinator: Fedora Free-Media project Sri Lanka
  
== Other ==
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== Other FOSS Activities/Contributions ==
  
* Mozilla Localizer, Mentor
 
 
* Sugar/OLPC - System Administrator, Localizer
 
* Sugar/OLPC - System Administrator, Localizer
 
* LibreOffice - Localization, Marketing
 
* LibreOffice - Localization, Marketing
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* Localized Debain Installer
 
* Localized Debain Installer
  
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== Project ==
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=== Hanthana Linux School Labs Project ===
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Hanthana Linux School Labs project is another initiative to deploy FOSS driven school ICT labs in rural areas. These labs are deployed with the help of community.
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[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTN-6e0Sa_Q Watch this documentary on first pilot project ] [with English subtitles]
  
 
== Press ==
 
== Press ==
  
* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpMYZXFa0jc Hanthana Linux release on SirasaTv news on 20th September 2009]
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=== TV Programs ===
* [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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* [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxoHfNusrvg Live interview on Channel Eye (National English TV Channel) under Rise N Shine morning show]
 
* [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
  
 
== Certifications ==
 
== Certifications ==
 
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* Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) - RHEL6
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* Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator - (RHCVA)
Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) - RHEL6
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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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* Blog:    [http://danishkanavin.blogspot.com danishkanavin.blogspot.com]
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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]]

Latest revision as of 13:57, 1 January 2014

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 (32)

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 Speak Up! FUDCon Beijing Secretary General

 



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[edit] 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 25,000 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, One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project and Sugarlabs Foundation.


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

[edit] Fedora Contribution

  • Package Maintainer - packages maintain
  • 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

[edit] Other FOSS Activities/Contributions

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

[edit] Project

[edit] Hanthana Linux School Labs Project

Hanthana Linux School Labs project is another initiative to deploy FOSS driven school ICT labs in rural areas. These labs are deployed with the help of community.

Watch this documentary on first pilot project [with English subtitles]

[edit] Press

[edit] TV Programs

[edit] News Paper Articles

[edit] Certifications

  • Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Server Hardening
  • Red Hat Certified Virtualization Administrator - (RHCVA)
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE) - RHEL6
  • Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) - RHEL6

[edit] Public Profile