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Fedora 27 Release Party - Coimbatore

As part of Anokha Tech Fest, a 2 day FOSS workshop was hosted in Amrita School of Engineering on 22nd and 23rd of February along with a Fedora Release party on the second day. Around 40 people from various years and disciplines attended the event to learn about Linux, Open …

Fedora and me at Devconf


Devconf is an annual developer conference which happens across continents and I got an opportunity to attend the Europe edition of Devconf in Brno, Czech Republic. Devconf is a 3 day event filled with super-cool tech talks about the latest Red Hat and general open-source technology.

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Flock '17 - Day 2

I woke up pretty early for day 2 because my session was the first one for the day, and I had to polish my slides a bit. We had the usual introduction to the day by Bex which was followed by my CommOps and metrics workshop.

The workshop was split …

Flock '17 - Day 1

After a good nights sleep, I woke up pretty early for attending the session lined up on Day1. I walked to a nearby restaurant for breakfast and rushed back to the conference room just in time for the traditional State of Fedora Talk by the FPL (Fedora Project Leader), Matthew …

Flock '17 - Day 0

I recently attended Flock Conference, the annual conference of Fedora Project, where contributors from all around the world (yep, the 5 continents) come together, meet, hack and have fun. This edition of Flock was hosted in Hyannis, a beautiful city in the Cape Cod peninsula. In this post, I'll try …

The final week - GSoC Wrap Up

Happy Independence day, India!

Also, today marks the beginning of the GSoC deadline week. This post will wrap-up what I have done during my intern period.

Community Bonding period

  • Figure out how fedmsg works
    fedmsg (FEDerated MeSsaGe bus) is a python package and API defining a brokerless messaging architecture to …

Identifying Fedora Contributors - Stats for Flock

Quoting the Fedora Wiki :

Flock is an annual conference for Fedora contributors to come together, discuss new ideas, work to make those ideas a reality, and continue to promote the core values of the Fedora Community: Freedom, Friends, Features, and First.

I was working on generating statistics for Flock this …

fedstats - Final touches and road ahead

GSoC Deadline is coming!

This week was meant for me to add the final touches to the tool and getting statistics for Flock ready by tweaking it.

Final Touches

The only thing remaining was categorization of output files. This had to be done because the files generated earlier where cluttering …

Improving statistics using python-fedora API

I was working on adding the group scraping feature this week. This is one thing that was proposed in a recent meeting of Commops, originally for CommOps retrospective wiki.

I was initially thinking of using statscache for this, but came across a few things that stopped me from doing so …

Understanding the statscache daemon

The last two weeks were pretty hectic. I had to read up a lot of documentation, code, fight spam and recover from a failed Fedora Upgrade. Phew, glad to have myself finally back up.

To start with, I was working on the stats tool very less this month and was …