Mustafa Qasim wrote:
I want to organize a Fedora Seminar at my university campus
for my university fellows as soon as I got comfortable with what I am
going to say. I am not a Linux Guru or FOSS advocate nor got much
involved in Fedora Project. I can't figure out what should I say and
what not, where should I limit my seminar.
Have you taken a look at Fedora Talking
I am using Fedora for a
couple of months but didn't know why I am not confident enough to play
this role? Ooh no it's not that I can't stand before people and say
something but my confidence is what do I know and how much I've grip
over my topic. If I am confident with what I am gonna present then no
matter there are 15 folks before me or 5 thousand :)
I've listened/seen people holding a LOT of experience like System
Programming Level etc. delivering speech on Linux related issues so,
can't imagine how a newbie or a man in street can spread the word
Fedora. Sometimes I think that I need a 10+ years experience in coding
kernel and building Linux codes to be able to address on anything in
Did u folks got my point?
Is your audience tech savvy? Whenever I go for a talk, I first visualize
my audience. I chalk out bullet points. I spend some time researching
about the information that would be interesting to the audience. In
almost all the GNU/Linux events I have participated in, I have talked
about free software, GPL, distros, open source software applications and
community. Fedora community would be a great topic to discuss in any
I've an idea that I should do a survey like asking folks there
they think Free software and Linux is, what application are there on
daily usage list in their Windows PC..bla bla ....
Consider talking about the FUDs thrown on free software and Linux.
Squash all those FUDs and encourage people to start using free software,
if they haven't already.
After that I think that I can draw a sketch of what my seminar would
could u folks help me to extract maximum benefit from that survey?
Any other Idea?
Thanks in Advance :)
With Warm Regards,