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Fedora 28 Release Party Bangalore

Furthering on the community efforts, a bunch of Fedora Contributors and Users in Bangalore decided to celebrate the Fedora 28 Release. This post will be talking about, how we celebrated it and the vent highlights.

To start with, I would like to thank Bex for sending the swags and all who contributed to the release and made it successful.

It was 2018-05-11, a Friday, clearly a start of the weekend when everybody in the office are chilled-out state of mind. We kicked off the release party with Vipul Siddharth speaking on Fedora 28 New Features.
@SiddharthVipul speaking why Fedora is important and what's new in F28 — sumantro (@6r11c3) May 11, 2018 Next we had Sinny Kumari talking about Atomic and new features in Fedora Atomic. @ksinny talks about @projectatomic at Fedora 28 Release Party— sumantro (@6r11c3) May 11, 2018 Next we Kanika & Bhumika spoke about GSoC and Outreachy! How to get involved as a student @a2batic and Bhumi…

Fedora at FOSDEM 2018

This is my experience at FOSDEM 2018. To start with, since 2013, many of my seniors who went to FOSDEM, described that to me as one of the biggest open source developer event on the planet. They often told me their experience with the event and the learning they got from it. This was my opportunity to put those feedbacks to test.

I traveled from Bangalore,India on 2018-02-01. My outbound was from BLR-AUH-BRU , it was fairly smooth. Just after completion of immigration checks, me followed exactly what was told by @skamath (Sachin Kamath). Connected to a wifi, walked to the train stop and boarded a got down at Brussels midi. Hotel Chambord was booked for all the Fedora volunteers (thanks to @zachmitzelos and @bex).
I checked in without a hitch and went out for a walk in the snow, and then met Alvero from Spain over couple of drinks and then later in evening met all the volunteers and walked to beer event!
Day1: It was a fairly cold (3degrees) , Zach booked an Uber X , we all hopped in wit…

Mozilla Bangalore Community Mentroship program

This post is to articulate a program that we recently started to rejuvinate the Mozilla Bangalore community. The prime focus of the event was to create a framework and engage college students with a direct mentorship for 3 weeks with the mentors.

To rehash a bit of past , we had Mozilla India Community Meetup ,post which we created a framework which will cater to contributors to match up with mentors and continue to grow.

With time, we faced hickups andkept losing momentum. Finally, this revamp is made, this meetup marked the begining.