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Thu 02 February 2012

Using askfedora correctly

Posted by ankur in Tech (339 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

I'm the one of the moderators of askfedora. Of late, I've seen a lot of new questions come in. I've observed that most of these do not make correct use of the forum and therefore am outlining the good practices of using it here:

  1. Search before you post: Search the …

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Tue 17 January 2012

VIM Classroom for beginners repeat for APAC

Posted by ankur in Tech (68 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

Hi there!

As promised, I'm going to repeat the VIM class for beginners tomorrow at 2100 IST (1530 UTC) to suit APAC. I'm going to cover more or less the same points I covered in the initial class. Please try and make it :)

The venue of course, is #fedora-classroom on …

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Fri 09 December 2011

A Fedora Classroom on VIM.

Posted by ankur in Tech (117 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I intend to hold a classroom session on VIM on Tuesday, December 13 at 2000 UTC. Please mark your calendars. :)

To convert it into local time, you can run the following command in your terminal:

date -d '2011-12-13 2000 UTC'

The session will be at #fedora-classroom on Freenode. It will …

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Thu 08 December 2011

Fedora Ambassadors' survey

Posted by ankur in Tech (76 words, approximately a 1 minute read)

I've made a small survey I request everyone to fill up. It has 3 questions, of which one asks your name :P

It is intended to collect data on what people have been doing and what difficulties they're facing while carrying out ambassador activities. Once we have the data, we …

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Thu 08 December 2011

This is not a rant.

Posted by ankur in Tech (333 words, approximately a 2 minute read)

Hello all,

I hope you're all doing well. According to this page[1], there are 31 ambassadors in Fedora India.

I'd very gently like to remind all 31 of us of the duties of a Fedora Ambassador[2]:

> Duties and functions > >     organizes the general structure of Ambassadors project; >     distributes resources …

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