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= Ask Fedora =
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[http://ask.fedoraproject.org Ask Fedora] is a community knowledge base and support forum and designed to be the primary place for community support in Fedora.  It is powered by [[Askbot]], Django based web application.  [[User:Sundaram| Rahul Sundaram]] has explained the history of the project [https://mether.wordpress.com/2011/07/16/the-case-for-ask-fedora/ here].
  
{{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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== Communicate ==
  
== Introduction ==
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If you have any feedback on Ask Fedora, you can directly post a comment or question to the site and tag it as "meta".  You can also join us at #askbot [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_use_IRC IRC] channel in irc.freenode.net or post to [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/mailman/listinfo/infrastructure Fedora infrastructure] mailing list.  Do read the [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ask_Fedora_SOP standard operating procedure] if you want to help with infrastructure of Ask Fedora. 
  
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?
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== Participate ==
  
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
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You can participate by asking questions or answering them in http://ask.fedoraproject.org, [http://ask.stg.fedoraproject.org/questions/ testing] the staging instance,  [https://fedorahosted.org/design-team/ticket/199 designing] a logo or a mascot or developing [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Askbot#Feature_wishlist features] for Askbot. Askbot is a Django based web application and if you are a Django/Python programmer, we would love to have your participation.  
if you do not wish your name and/or email address to be published.
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[[wiki/FWN |Fedora Weekly News]] is published every week and is announced in [https://www.redhat.com/mailman/listinfo/fedora-announce-list fedora-announce-list] .
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= History =
  
Thank you for your contributions and support.
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[[User:Sundaram| Rahul Sundaram]] initiated a earlier effort for editors to interface with developers and directly answer user questions as part of the Fedora Weekly News.  This effort didn't scale and is now defunct.  
 
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Users will receive following auto-response from fedora-news-list when an email sent to askfedora@fedoraproject.org:
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* [[FWN/Issue162#AskFedora |2009-02-09]]
 
* [[FWN/Issue119#AskFedora |2008-02-11]]
 
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* [[FWN/Issue117#AskFedora |2008-01-28]]
 
* [[FWN/Issue117#AskFedora |2008-01-28]]

Revision as of 16:06, 8 November 2011

Ask Fedora is a community knowledge base and support forum and designed to be the primary place for community support in Fedora. It is powered by Askbot, Django based web application. Rahul Sundaram has explained the history of the project here.

Communicate

If you have any feedback on Ask Fedora, you can directly post a comment or question to the site and tag it as "meta". You can also join us at #askbot IRC channel in irc.freenode.net or post to Fedora infrastructure mailing list. Do read the standard operating procedure if you want to help with infrastructure of Ask Fedora.

Participate

You can participate by asking questions or answering them in http://ask.fedoraproject.org, testing the staging instance, designing a logo or a mascot or developing features for Askbot. Askbot is a Django based web application and if you are a Django/Python programmer, we would love to have your participation.

History

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