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Ask Fedora is a community knowledge base and wiki and designed to be the primary place for community support in Fedora.  It is powered by [[Askbot]].  Rahul Sundaram has explained the history of the project [https://mether.wordpress.com/2011/07/16/the-case-for-ask-fedora/ here].  We are currently running a [http://ask.stg.fedoraproject.org/questions/ staging instance] for your feedback.  Ask Fedora will have a soft launch by end of September and will do a full launch in sync with Fedora 16 release schedule.
  
= Ask Fedora =
 
  
{{Admon/note | Please note, we are not a support or help line for Fedora Project. We will not answer any software or hardware specific questions. If you need a help on specific software or hardware, please use fedora-list or Fedora Forum!}}
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= History =
  
== Introduction ==
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Rahul Sundaram initiated a earlier effort for developers to directly answer user questions as part of the Fedora Weekly News.  This effort didn't scale and is now defunct
  
Fedora has a strong community of people helping each other in the [http://forums.fedoraforum.org/? Fedora Forum]  and [https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-list fedora-list]  but have you always wanted to ask a question to Fedora developers but weren't sure whom to ask? A new feature for the next release of Fedora? Any big picture questions of general interest to Fedora users?
 
 
If so, we have just the right solution for you. Send your questions to askfedora@fedoraproject.org and [[NewsProject |Fedora News Team]] will bring you answers from the right places to selected number of questions every week as part of our weekly news report. Please indicate
 
if you do not wish your name and/or email address to be published.
 
 
[[FWN |Fedora Weekly News]] is published every week and is announced in [https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-announce-list fedora-announce-list] .
 
 
Thank you for your contributions and support.
 
 
== General Guideline ==
 
 
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Users will receive following auto-response from fedora-news-list when an email sent to askfedora@fedoraproject.org:
 
 
* [[AskFedora/AutoResponse]]
 
 
== Questions and Answers ==
 
 
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* [[FWN/Issue162#AskFedora |2009-02-09]]
 
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Revision as of 11:27, 18 September 2011

Ask Fedora is a community knowledge base and wiki and designed to be the primary place for community support in Fedora. It is powered by Askbot. Rahul Sundaram has explained the history of the project here. We are currently running a staging instance for your feedback. Ask Fedora will have a soft launch by end of September and will do a full launch in sync with Fedora 16 release schedule.


History

Rahul Sundaram initiated a earlier effort for developers to directly answer user questions as part of the Fedora Weekly News. This effort didn't scale and is now defunct