I hope a lot of folks looking to get started with contributing to Fedora
are still around! I have here, an *easy* way of helping the community
make a better Fedora 19 release. It's rather simple really:
- Download the iso files
- Run them on a virtual machine (any virtual machine will do!)
- Report bugs/issues
- * to the QA list
- * to bugzilla
You need no skills for this at all. Well, you need to know how to
download a file off the internet, run a virtual machine, and erm, write
Mails about the various Test Candidates are sent to the "test announce"
mailing list. Here's the most recent announcement that describes the
Alpha Release Candidate 2. The e-mail has detailed information on
what you need to do, and how to do it.
If you like helping with testing, you could even sit in the blocker
meetings and learn more details about the current status of the Fedora
The more testing each release gets before hand, the better it is. The
more bugs we know about, the more we can fix in time. We need your
I've been trying to test as many candidates as I can. It takes about 30
minutes at the most, if you run the entire battery of tests.
PS: Please do not reply to this mail. It's a "call for action" only :)
Please only print if necessary.
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