Someone asked me offline if Fedora allows one to remain anonymous and I
have answered it but perhaps this info would benefit others. As far as I
know, it is a requirement that you give your full name and other
information as specified in the Fedora account system while joining as a
contributor but can choose to mark all of the information except your id
(can be a nickname) and email address as private information. You
could potentially give false data while signing up and my understanding
is that, this is not a liability for Fedora (we might required to
remove the account if we get to know however) but one
practical/administration problem with remaining completely anonymous is
that you cannot be sponsored or reimbursed for any of your expenses by
Fedora Project since banks would require a identity to transfer cash
to. If this isn't something you will ever need as a contributor, it is
possibly to remain anonymous for all practical purposes. None of this
covers the legal aspects but that isn't my area of expertise and I
cannot give you advice on that. Contact legal AT fedoraproject.org for
-------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: krishna A <krishna.988(a)gmail.com>
> To: nobody(a)fedorahosted.org
> Cc: Fedora Freemedia <freemedia.trac(a)fedorahosted.org>,
> ankursinha(a)fedoraproject.org, freemedia-trac(a)lists.fedoraproject.org
> Subject: Re: [Fedora Freemedia] #6429: Krishna Moorthy A from INDIA
> wants a i386 DVD.
> Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 10:14:55 +0530
> Hi Ankur,
> Thank you.. Anyways I ordered ubuntu 10.10 from ubuntu.com..I
> installed and felt ubuntu is much user friendly than fedora..Thanks
> for ur effort..
> On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 12:32 PM, Fedora Freemedia
> <freemedia.trac(a)fedorahosted.org> wrote:
> #6429: Krishna Moorthy A from INDIA wants a i386 DVD.
> Reporter: krishna.988(a)gmail.com | Owner: ankursinha
> Status: assigned | Version: i386 DVD
> Resolution: | Keywords: APAC,
> Fedora 14, February 2011
> Email: krishna.988(a)gmail.com | Country: INDIA
> Changes (by ankursinha):
> * owner: => ankursinha
> * status: new => assigned
> Thank you for your interest in Fedora. I'm accepting your
> ticket and will
> mail you the media soon. Please let me know when you receive
> the media.
I've asked him to outline what he felt was easier in Ubuntu, so we could
see what Fedora is doing. I've forwarded the mail because it's a
consequence of us not being able to make Fedora available to people on
time. Had I managed to accept the ticket last month, we'd probably have
one more Fedora user.
I will be talking on Fedora Electronic Lab at the State Level
Academician's Convention at Reva Institute of Technology and
Management , Bangalore. The talk is scheduled at 9:30 am, 12th
March 2011. Expected attendance is around 50 Graduate students and 20
professors. Considering FEL is new to them, it will mainly consist of
a background of FEL and how it evolved, current state of the tools and
a short demo of the most common tools used in Universities. If you are
in or around Bangalore, please feel free to attend.
Rangeen Basu Roy Chowdhury
We were invited to present 2 hours seminar on General open source and Linux
at SAL Engi. Collage, Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
The seminar was a part of SALCON 3 days event.
It was open for all branch.
Around 125 participants attended from various branches includes Mechnical,
EC, Electrical, Computer, IT, Civil etc.
We offered free Fedora 14 live cd for interested people, but they need to
registered or note their name.
Participants are from various Geographical Location of India.
So we decided to post Fedora 14 Live cd.
Around 40 people demanded the Fedora 14 Live cd and registered their name.
So we will post 40 Live cd to them.
Will update the photo soon.
Thanks and Regards.
Redhat Channel Partner and Training Partner
404, Maulik arcade, Above Karnavati Pagarakha Bazar,
Nr. Mansi cross Road,
Satellite Rd, Ahmedabad
25, The Emperor, Fatehgunj, Baroda.
I have an USB drive formatted as readonly ISO9660 . I need to reformat it .
I have tried normal mkfs. But they failed saying "read-only filesystem" .
Then tried gparted, Its also not working,seems like not even detecting
usb. Running from command line "parted -l" says-
Warning: Unable to open /dev/sr1 read-write (Read-only file system).
has been opened read-only.
Error: /dev/sr1: unrecognised disk label
The number of requests is constantly increasing. I've accepted as many
as I could from Bangalore and around. Can already existing volunteers
please go ahead and accept a few more from their nearby areas?
Since the demand is increasing, it would be nice if more volunteers
would sign up and help increase the supply as well. Only two a month :)
If you have fedora media that you aren't using, please pass it on to one
of the volunteers. It would help a great deal.