The openSUSE Community Week is going strong! Monday kicked off with a
number of really informative and well-attended sessions on GNOME, KDE,
testing, packaging, and more. Tuesday is even more chock full of fun, with
more sessions and plenty of openSUSE contributors on hand. If you want to get
involved in openSUSE there's no time like the present!
Be sure to spread the word -- write up Community Week on your blog, Tweet
about it, Dent it, put it on your Facebook wall, or whatever it takes to get the
word out about openSUSE Community Week!
Our community week is a chance to get people from around the world together at
the same time to focus on specific topics, and to transfer knowledge about
openSUSE to help grow our teams. The idea is to cover topics to improve our
community by broadening our knowledge, and to enable new contributors to
openSUSE and open source.
openSUSE Community Week runs from through May 17. openSUSE Community Week is a
chance to get people from around the world together at the same time to focus
on specific topics, and to transfer knowledge about openSUSE to help grow our
The idea is to cover topics to empower ourselves as a community by broadening
our knowledge, and to enable new contributors to openSUSE and open source.
As a reminder -- all sessions are being held in IRC. If you need help
getting started with IRC, see the openSUSE wiki for more. The entire
week's schedule can be found on the wiki. Here's an overview of
* GNOME Patch Tagging and Upstream Day from 08:00 to 22:00 UTC in
#opensuse-gnome on Freenode.
* KDE Administration and Internals from 16:00 to 17:00 UTC in #opensuse-kde
on Freenode, and general discussion in #opensuse-kde the rest of the day.
* Marketing Team: Working on openSUSE 11.2 launch plan in
#opensuse-marketing on Freenode from 13:00 UTC to 22:00 UTC.
* Features: Getting started with openFate from 12:00 to 14:00 UTC in
#opensuse-project on Freenode.
* Packaging: Creating a package step by step at 15:00 UTC. Hands on session!
Don't miss it, in #opensuse-buildservice.
* How to get started with Testing and QA at 11:00 UTC to 13:00 UTC in
#opensuse-testing on Freenode.
* openSUSE wiki "cleanup" from 13:00 UTC to 22:00 UTC in
#opensuse-wiki on Freenode.
And there will be plenty of openSUSE contributors in #opensuse-project for
general questions about openSUSE and getting started as a contributor. Also,
the Education Project will have general discussion on Tuesday in #openSUSE-
edu on Freenode from 09:00 to 15:00 UTC.
Join us Tuesday in IRC and **Have a Lot of Fun**!
Joe 'Zonker' Brockmeier <jzb(a)zonker.net>
openSUSE Community Manager: http://zonker.opensuse.org
Twitter: jzb | Identica: jzb
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