HFOSS: Double bugfix

This article is a further addition to the series of blog posts for my Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software Development course at RIT. For this week’s homework, we are tasked with finding an open source project, looking at known bugs or finding new ones, and submitting a bugfix. I

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Speak Up!

This article is part of an ongoing series about how to earn specific Fedora badges. Learn more about the Speak Up! badge! “Speak Up!”: What is it? The Speak Up! badge is categorized as a “Community Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Vacation

This article is part of an ongoing series about how to earn specific Fedora badges. Learn more about the Vacation badge! “Vacation”: What is it? The Vacation badge is categorized as a “Community Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Science badge?

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Science

This article is part of an ongoing series about how to earn specific Fedora badges. Learn more about the Science badge! “Science”: What is it? The Science badge is categorized as a “Quality [Assurance] Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Science

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Fedora Elections 2015: Be informed!

Today, the Fedora Elections for December 2015 officially began at 00:00 UTC. The voting period will be open from now until December 14th, 2015, at 23:59 UTC. Fedora is a community-driven project, and voting is one of the greatest ways you can have an impact in how Fedora runs, either

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Extra! Extra!

“Extra! Extra!”: What is it? The Extra! Extra! badge is categorized as a “Content Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Extra! Extra! badge? In short, the Extra! Extra! badge is awarded to Fedora contributors that write an article for the Fedora

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Mumble ready for testing

Mumble is back in Fedora The popular Voice Over IP (VoIP) program, Mumble, is being repackaged again for Fedora 22 and 23. Fedora contributor fedpop unretired the package from the Fedora Package Database and is working on getting it added to the stable repositories. Mumble is available for testing for

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Telegraphist

Telegraphist: What is it? The Telegraphist badge is categorized as a “Quality [Assurance] Badge” and is defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Telegraphist badge? In short, Telegraphist is awarded to Fedora contributors and users who map the names of their favorite upstream projects to

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Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Parselmouth

Parselmouth: What is it? The Parselmouth badge is categorized as a “Miscellaneous Badge” and was defined in this Trac ticket. But what’s the real scoop behind the Parselmouth badge? In short, Parselmouth is awarded to Fedora contributors who assist in porting Python 2 packages in Fedora to Python 3. As

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Fedora Badges

Gotta Badge ‘Em All: Introduction to Fedora Badges

What is this?! What is this? What is this?! Introducing a new series being published weekly on my blog – “Gotta Badge ‘Em All!” This series aims to introduce readers to the hundreds of Fedora badges that members of the Fedora community can earn. Maybe you’re a newcomer looking at

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