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This is a place for people to collaborate with each other. This is a platform to get united with like minded people from all over the world. Start Collaborating now. Mail to abhradipm@fedoraproject.org if you have any query.

Contents

Steps

Here is a step by step guide to help you collaborate.

Create an account

Sign up here and then login to this wiki

List your name

Submit your name to the list below in the appropriate section.

Student Developers looking for collaboration

Project Mentors looking for collaboration

Others interested in FOSS/Fedora projects

Campaigns to collaborate with

Links to Institutions/Organizations looking to collaborate

Home Page Blog Certificates Join

Complete your profile

Once you are registered and listed on the above list, click on your name and edit the page that follows. Enter information about yourself. Do not forget to mention points written below :

  • Name
  • Contact
  • Work Experience (if any)
  • Past Encounters with FOSS (if any)
  • Current Designation (students should mention their standard/class)
  • Technical Skills
  • Why am I here
  • Why I support FOSS
  • Fedora is my friend because
  • I would like to (Do projects,Contribute to FOSS movement,Mentor students etc.)

Find Friends

After completion of your profile check out profiles of your fellow list members to find somebody with similar interest. Do not get disheartened if you do not find someone like minded, someday someone may find you out. Look for friends in the mailing lists of collaborating organizations. At least you may get reply from others and you may be able to convince others about your idea.

Submit Idea

You can start doing it as soon as you have completed your profile. If you have any collaboration idea, then post your collaborative project idea to let others know about your plans and comment on the feasibility of your collaborative project idea.

Projects

If community thinks that your idea is feasible to execute and if you become successful to gather a few people to collaborate with you, start a collaborative project. Describe your project and state the Time duration of project. Also decide parameters for calling it a successful project.

Work on your project

Start working on your project and frequently release updates about your project at your project description page. Upon successful completion of project list it on the list of successful collaborative projects. We recommend you to release your project under GPL v3.

Continue to contribute

A successful projcet is not the end of the road. Rather it is just the beginning. Now people will start seriously using it, start reporting bugs, suggesting changes. Please do not stop the development work. Continue to contribute and collaborate.