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Sci-Tech Special Interest Group


The purpose of the Fedora Sci-Tech SIG is to improve the number and quality of packages available for scientific and technical users.

Packagers/Reviewers/People interested

  • EdHill
  • JasonTibbitts
  • DejiAkingunola
  • GerardMilmeister
  • OrionPoplawski
  • QuentinSpencer
  • ChitleshGoorah
  • DominikMierzejewski
  • JoseMatos
  • RexDieter
  • PeterLemenkov
  • PatriceDumas
  • FabianAffolter
  • SergioPascual
  • AlexLancaster
  • MarekMahut
  • StuartCampbell
  • KevinKofler
  • PierreYvesChibon
  • ChristianIseli
  • EricTanguy
  • JerryJames
  • NicolaSoranzo


  • ["UsingMultipleMPIs"] - How to use lam and openmpi on the same system.

Packages awaiting review

Potential Packages

  • GAP - Computer algebra system - JasonTibbitts has a working and up-to-date GAP package in, but it needs significant cleanup before it has a chance of passing review.
  • ROOT - High energy physics data analysis package -
  • SAGE Mathematica-like open source mathematics software ( SAGE packaging discussion )
  • ITK - Insight Segmentation and Registration Toolkit - software system to support the Visible Human Project
  • Trilinos - Collection of packages that support parallel linear algebra computations, solution of linear, non-linear and eigen systems of equations and related capabilities. (LGPLv2+)

Bioinformatics WishList

Available Packages


  • SAGE packaging discussion
  • MPI work:
  • Use environment-modules to improve the "MPI alternatives" situation -- please see the proposal at the bottom of EdHill