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Hello there! I am Amit Saha. ([http://echorand.me]). I shall summarize my efforts in the Fedora community on this page.
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== Fedora Scientific Spin ==
 
== 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.  
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* In progress documentation [http://fedora-scientific.readthedocs.org/en/latest/ http://fedora-scientific.readthedocs.org/en/latest/]
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* Download [http://spins.fedoraproject.org/scientific-kde/ here]
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* Fedora project [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Scientific_Spin wiki]
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* Testing the Scientific spin [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Scientific_Packages_Testing page]
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* Fedora Scientific Spin and other Fedora updates on my [http://echorand.me/category/fedora/ blog]
  
How cool would it be to have a Linux distro which already had these installed? Say hello to Fedora-Scientific
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==  Packaging ==
  
'''Update #1:''' June, 24 - 2011
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[https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=799810 PiCloud client] (Stalled)
  
I finally started acting on this idea of mine with an email to the rel-eng list [[http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/rel-eng/2011-May/012251.html]].
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== Google Summer of Code'12 Efforts ==
  
After discussions on the mailing list with Bill Nottingham, I proposed a patch to the comps-f16-xml.in file [[http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=comps.git;a=commitdiff;h=ebfe294e32736a3e3386ee9c55ffb7386821b902]].
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[https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/GSOC_2012/Student_Application_amitksaha Student page]
  
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.
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[https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/GSOC_2012/Student_Application_amitksaha/OnDemandBuildService#On-Demand_Fedora_Build_Service Proposal] (Proposal accepted)
  
''' Update #2:''' June 29 - 2011
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[http://echorand.me/category/fedora/gsoc2012/ Blog posts]
  
Started discussions on Spins SIG [http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/fedora-spins/2011-June/002008.html]
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[https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/AmitKsaha_GSocNotes GSoC Project Notes]
  
 
== Fedora Resources ==
 
== Fedora Resources ==
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[http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_create_a_Fedora_install_ISO_for_testing How to Create a Fedora Install ISO for testing]
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[http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_create_and_use_a_Live_CD Creating a Fedora Live CD]
 
[http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_create_and_use_a_Live_CD Creating a Fedora Live CD]
  
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[http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/ Nightly Rawhide Builds]
 
[http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/ Nightly Rawhide Builds]
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[http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/How_to_create_an_RPM_package How to Create a RPM package]
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[http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Guidelines Fedora Packaging Guidelines]
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[http://dotancohen.com/howto/yum_repo.html Local Yum repository]
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[http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/yum-downloadonly-plugin/ Download (not install) packages]
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[http://fedoranews.org/tchung/gpg/ Signing your custom packages]
  
 
== Other Fedora Activities ==
 
== Other Fedora Activities ==
  
Member of [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Category:SciTech_SIG SciTech SIG]
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Member and List administrator of [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SIGs/SciTech Fedora Science and Technology SIG ]
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== Miscellaneous ==
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* As a Red Hat Employee, my "official" work is on [http://beaker-project.org/ Beaker]
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== Links ==
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[http://stackoverflow.com/questions/315911/git-for-beginners-the-definitive-practical-guide Git for Beginners]
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[http://book.git-scm.com/3_basic_branching_and_merging.html Git basic branching and merging]
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[http://wiki.networksecuritytoolkit.org/nstwiki/index.php/HowTo_Create_A_Patch_File_For_A_RPM Create a patch file for RPM]
  
 
== Contact ==
 
== Contact ==
  
droidery@gmail.com (I am more of an email/mailing list person rather than IRC.)
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Email: amitksaha@fedoraproject.org
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IRC: amitksaha
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Blog: [http://echorand.me http://echorand.me]

Latest revision as of 23:44, 3 April 2014

Amit Saha
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Personal Information
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Home: Brisbane, Australia
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FAS-Name: amitksaha
Fedora-Mail: amitksaha@fedoraproject.org
Fedorapeople: http://amitksaha.fedorapeople.org
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private Mail: amitsaha.in@gmail.com
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Homepage: echorand.me
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Contents

[edit] Fedora Scientific Spin

[edit] Packaging

PiCloud client (Stalled)

[edit] Google Summer of Code'12 Efforts

Student page

Proposal (Proposal accepted)

Blog posts

GSoC Project Notes

[edit] Fedora Resources

How to Create a Fedora Install ISO for testing

Creating a Fedora Live CD

Fedora Custom Spins

Nightly Rawhide Builds

How to Create a RPM package

Fedora Packaging Guidelines

Local Yum repository

Download (not install) packages

Signing your custom packages

[edit] Other Fedora Activities

Member and List administrator of Fedora Science and Technology SIG

[edit] Miscellaneous

  • As a Red Hat Employee, my "official" work is on Beaker

[edit] Links

Git for Beginners

Git basic branching and merging

Create a patch file for RPM

[edit] Contact

Email: amitksaha@fedoraproject.org

IRC: amitksaha

Blog: http://echorand.me