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== Other Fedora Activities ==
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Member of [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Category:SciTech_SIG SciTech SIG]
  
 
== Contact ==
 
== Contact ==
  
 
droidery@gmail.com (I am more of an email/mailing list person rather than IRC.)
 
droidery@gmail.com (I am more of an email/mailing list person rather than IRC.)

Revision as of 02:07, 30 June 2011

Hello there! I am Amit Saha. ([1]). I shall summarize my efforts in the Fedora community on this page.


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Fedora Scientific Spin

I am a long-term Linux user and have been into full-time scientific research for the past 3 years now. Everytime I have to do a fresh-install of Linux (not so frequently, ofcourse), I have to download a bunch of tools which I use regularly. For example, gnuplot, xfig, LaTex compilers, numpy, etc.

How cool would it be to have a Linux distro which already had these installed? Say hello to Fedora-Scientific

Update #1: June, 24 - 2011

I finally started acting on this idea of mine with an email to the rel-eng list [[2]].

After discussions on the mailing list with Bill Nottingham, I proposed a patch to the comps-f16-xml.in file [[3]].

I already have the kickstart file ready for this one, which I shall post to the mailing list soon, once I have tested my ISO. It currently stands at 1.1 G.

Update #2: June 29 - 2011

Started discussions on Spins SIG [4]

Fedora Resources

Creating a Fedora Live CD

Fedora Custom Spins

Nightly Rawhide Builds

Other Fedora Activities

Member of SciTech SIG

Contact

droidery@gmail.com (I am more of an email/mailing list person rather than IRC.)