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== Press ==
== Press ==
* [ Hanthana Linux release on SirasaTv news on 20th September 2009]
=== TV Programs ===
* [ 'Open source opening doors to IT' - Sunday Times]
* [ 'Reconstructing Sri Lanka’s education system with ‘Hanthana’' DailyFT article]
* [ Live interview on Channel Eye (National English TV Channel) under Rise N Shine morning show]
* [ Live interview on Channel Eye (National English TV Channel) under Rise N Shine morning show]
* [ Hanthana Linux release on SirasaTV news]  on 20th September 2009
=== News Paper Articles ===
* [ 'Open source opening doors to IT']  - Sunday Times
* [ 'Reconstructing Sri Lanka’s education system with ‘Hanthana’'] - DailyFT article
== Certifications ==
== Certifications ==

Revision as of 04:35, 21 October 2012

Danishka Navin
[[Image:|thumb|center|Danishka Navin]]
Personal Information
Birthday: 10th January
Home: Sri Lanka
Fedora-specific Information
FAS-Name: snavin
Miscellaneous Information
private Mail:
GPG-Key: A7064AD2
IRC: hanthana on Freenode in
#fedora #fedora-ambassadors #fedora-l10n #hanthana
Badges (31)

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


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 [ 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.


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


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


TV Programs

News Paper Articles


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

Public Profile