Introduce yourself!

We did in fact meet then! I wish I even knew who to ask about that photo though… Last photo with me and gafton both in it.

Back in the day, I was burnt out and taking a break. After that, not signing up was just inertia. New username is fine; mkj is taken everywhere else anyway! :relaxed:

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Hello everyone,

My name is Hari Rana, also known as TheEvilSkeleton, but you can call me Tesk, Skelly or TheEvilSkely.

I’m really excited to be part of Fedora Friends! I’ve been using GNU/Linux for around 3 years, from Ubuntu to Manjaro, Pop!_OS, Arch, Gentoo, NixOS, Fedora Workstation and finally Fedora Silverblue.

I don’t have much experience with Linux in general, since I’ve been using it for 3 years. I try my best to learn as much as I can so I can contribute back what I’ve learned. I mostly contribute to documentation, since it’s one of the places where free and open source software (FOSS) falls behind, but also because it’s where I am very good at.

I recently started playing with containers because I use Silverblue on both my laptop and desktop, and I am enjoying it a lot.

I have some knowledge with Flatpak. I maintain 6 Flatpak apps currently. I am on the process of rewriting most of Flatpak’s docs because it lacks clearance and it can be difficult to understand its documentation.

On a personal note, I am a 19 year old “student”. I’m quoting “student”, since I stopped attending to classes because I couldn’t concentrate anymore due to stress and pressure in relation to COVID, exams and assignments. Instead of doing nothing during the time, I decided to join Fedora Friends, Fedora Magazine and QA to contribute more to FOSS and collaborating with people around the world, and be part of the Year of the Linux Desktop™. I’m male.

I wish to work at Red Hat (yes, even after IBM acquired it), SUSE or any FOSS company that hires people as technical writer (though I’d prefer Red Hat the most).

Sorry for the long intro. I write a lot :P. Hello again everyone!

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Welcome, Tesk!

It is never enough technical writers in open source projects, so you have plenty of possibilities to contribute :slight_smile:

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Luna Jernberg (bittin) a Swedish Fedora tester, 30 year old and a general GNU/Linux geek

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Welcome to the homeland mate!

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Salutations, Skelly and good luck with your goals!

Sooo, now that I’m on here too I guess I can also leave a word or two.

I am one of the founders of the Linux Café Discord Server.
I’ve been a Linux enthusiast for easily 15 years now, who finally made the move from macOS as my main system about four years ago. I’ve been using openSUSE Tumbleweed ever since.

I am relatively well versed in BTRFS, Docker, Systemd-Nspawn and Virtualisation.
Fedora-wise I’ve tried my hand at all Fedora distros.
The only one I’ve ended up actually using however has been Silverblue so far. Mainly because it’s ideal for rarely used devices with a narrow use-case, as the immutability and image-style auto-updates reduce the likelihood of breakage on infrequent updates a lot.
Like Skelly I’m also a fan of flatpak and have moved most all of my applications from normal packages to flatpaks.

As for why I joined here:
I’ve always enjoyed helping people learn about what their systems can actually do and how to make use of all that potential. So using this platform to share my knowledge would be something I’d like to do.

P.S.: Cheers @refi64 wouldn’t have expected you to have actually started this thread guess you really are everywhere^^

Edit: I’d also like to use this chance to request access to Fedora Magazine. Thx.

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Access for writing articles? For that, the magazine is open, but you should follow the Magazine’s workflow. It looks long, but it’s quite easy and fast.

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Hi all,

I am Marko, from Croatia. This is my first time using Fedora. Before I used for few years Manjaro (Arch based) and some Ubuntu distros.
Today I installed Fedora 34 and I am really satisfied. No issues with the installation, all good , smooth :slight_smile:
I have Master of Ecoengineering. I ditched Windows and switched on linux. Linux is far better in many terms ( you all know this ).
I love pets ( have ferret and 2 dogs) , walking, reading and technology. :slight_smile:

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Share pet on the pet post!
And Hello here!

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Hello,
my name is Patrick Frank, I am 46 years old and live in Germany.

Using computers (mainly desktops) is a hobby and maybe a passion, too. For sad reasons I am not enjoying to search for proper algorithms to all kinds of problems. It ruins my mood. For me, a computer is a tool that supports me in my attempt to interact with other humans. For example, showing a feature of a software to somebody who is well receiving. That is great fun for me.

I don’t think that my mental health situation and my skills allow, that I become a contributor or developer. In certain moods I even doubt that I qualify to be an admin of my own computers. I hope most people are able to tolerate my ways. When not then please drop me a message with your feedback :smile:

Happy times,
Paddy

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Hi, my name is Ralf. I’m from Germany, and already posted some stuff on other Fedora channels, without introducing myself, so I assume a short introduction is appropriate.
I’m currently tinkering around with some older computers and servers, trying to build something useful. I’m enjoying the different channels that help me in building a useful infrastructure but soon realized that it will take more time that I planned.

I have some programming experience in C++ and C#, and trying to improve here, but right now, time and quietness is quite lacking, so I’m more occupied with administration. To be honest, there is more than enough to do, and if I ever will finish my work…(that’s really too far away to think about that)
I’m spending much time in reading developer books or guidelines and unfortunately the time for implementation is lacking very often, but I assume that most people know what I’m talking about.

So far, so good. I will get in touch with topics here from time to time.

Best regards,
Ralf

EDIT: By the way, I think that I don’t understand Inter-process-Communication very well, so, this would be a fantastic area for improvement. I think I have a few books where the subject is described a bit, nevertheless I would be thankful for a reading tip, especially having troubleshooting in mind.

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My name is Gulshan, I am currently pursuing my bachelor’s degree in Information technology, currently in my first year.
The previous year I started learning to program, thanks to this lockdown, At least something good has happened to me.

Yesterday I wrote my first article on PipeWire on my blog, after a suggestion by a community member in the fedora telegram group.

Link to my blog Article on PipeWire - https://bufferoverflow.me/what-is-pipewire

Please Do check this :slight_smile:

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Hi @dulsi ,
Perhaps you could do a magazine article about this topic, I’m sure it would get some readers attention.

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@jakfrost : I did suggest one on Open Source Game Achievements but only got the one +1 from you. I’m still interested in doing a gamin article of some kind but haven’t had a chance to put something together. Maybe focus on particular types of games (puzzle game article, twin stick shooter article, etc.).

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Hey folks!

I am introducing mysel a bit too late :smiley: But now I am here. Some of the members of Fedora know me. My name is Andi and I’m from Germany. (FAS: andilinux)
I am a Fedora user and contributor in several Fedora teams/projects (QA, i3-spin, D&I, Fedora Podcast, AskFedora).

I am working as a Freelance (tutor/teacher, some IT stuff). One of my biggest hobbies is gaming and coding.

Welcome to all other new users here in our Fedora community! :slight_smile:

Cheers

Andi

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Hey Andi: Nice to meet you here on the discussion board. I remember you from the ask fedora forum. I’m not very active here, at the moment I’m trying to fix the experimental features I recently adjusted in Safari, wondering myself: “What the hell is that setting for?”

I’m trying to get better in coding and have a bunch of books before me on my desk!
Happy welcome!!! :tada: :badminton: :+1:

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Hey Ralf: Thx for welcoming me here as well :wink: Yes, we have chatted on AskFedora forum.
I hope you enjoy Fedora and our community :wink: ?
What kind of experimental feature has Safari done?

Don’t get stressed improving your coding skills etc. :slight_smile: Take your time and enjoy coding! :wink:

Happy welcome from me as well!!! :dizzy: :dizzy: :wave:t3: :wave:t3: :tada: :tada: :balloon:

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I believe I’m trying to get behind the vulnerabilities behind the webkit engine, but stumbled over some settings I wasn’t aware of. Well, since we are in community for Fedora, I don’t want to make a topic out of it. A bit stress is always useful for me, but at the moment there are a lot of things that need to be done, so I will start with that and enjoy the books afterwards.
I’m running different flavors of Fedora and a long time goal would be a running OpenShift or OKD-cluster, but I’m waiting for the possibility, as announced recently, to build a 1-node cluster, since I’m struggling to get the hardware ready to build a high available fail-over cluster.

The Fedora community is very cool, I like it very much!
Are you using Fedora mainly as a workstation with a desktop-environment?

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Ah okay I see :slight_smile: Yea, that’s always good trying to get behind the vulnerabilities.

Which Fedora flavors are you running? OpenShift or OKD-cluster is a good long-term goal. :slight_smile:

Nice to know that you like the Fedora community.

I am using Fedora as my workstation; but I have several other flavors on GNOME Boxes due QA, test-days etc. :slight_smile:
Currently, I switched from GNOME to KDE.

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I think XFCE is a good choice for task-oriented admins, and it saves your resources. I tried i3, but right now, I can’t see any time-savings, so I will probably not stay with it. Gnome and KDE are a perfect fit for general purposes. I don’t care so much about the desktop.

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