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Rahul Sundaram

Brief Profile

  • Fedora contributor - packaging, documentation, events, marketing and community management.
  • Maintainer/Co-maintainer of over 100 Fedora packages in the official repository
  • Lead of Ask Fedora - http;// community knowledge base and support forum
  • Organizer of FUDCon Pune in 2011
  • Frequent international public speaker on Free and open source softrware including a keynote in, several presentations in FUDCon Boston 2007, 2008 and Virginia in 2012 and several others.
  • Founding member of the first public Fedora Board
  • In the past, Red Hat OLPC team information and community wrangler.
  • Fedora Ambassador for India and a member of the Fedora Ambassadors Steering Committee.
  • Ex- Linux Documentation Project volunteer
  • Mozilla Tamil translator in 2002.

71 Badges

Devendorizor Involvement Proven Packager Proven Tester Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Mugshot Ambassador What goes up... (Koji Failure I) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Master Editor Embryo If you build it... (Koji Success II) Flock 2013 Speaker If you build it... (Koji Success III) If you build it... (Koji Success I) Junior Badger (Badger I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) The cat came back... Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Associate Editor Froglet Junior Editor Senior Editor Tadpole What goes around comes around (Karma I) Egg Common Bugs Contributor Tadpole with Legs Partners in Crime Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Working' a Beat (Beat Writer I) Let Me Introduce Myself FAmSCo Member Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Rockin' & Rollin' Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora II) Take this and call me in the morning Helping Hand What goes around comes around (Karma II) Bona Fide White Hat Senior Badger (Badger II) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora IV) Old Yeller Ambassadors Sponsor Origin Adult Frog Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Don't Call it a Comeback Chief Editor Macaron (Cookie I) Paranoid Panda Top 500 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) White Rabbit Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI)


I originally created and maintained the Fedora Games spin , Fedora Xfce spin and some Indian Language spins of Fedora.

Packages I Maintain/Co-maintain



Red Hat Magazine

Linux For You


Linux Identity Magazine

Media References

Events and Conference Reports

I love to attend conferences and any public technology gathering to meet and discuss with people on Linux and other Free software.

Fedora Documentation

I have contributed extensively to Fedora release notes and I am a editor and writer of the Overview beat in the release notes.

I also maintain the official Fedora FAQ and wrote and maintain the Overview , contributions Red Hat contributions , security features, Ext4 in Fedora 11, Fedora 11 FAQ, and Fedora 7 FAQ pages.

Fedora Weekly News

I am a editor and lead writer of the "Ask Fedora" Column in Fedora Weekly News reports

Fedora Notes

My Fedora related notes and TODO list are available here