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Old 09-16-2004, 11:24 AM   #1
crm
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how can i help linux? / open source? / OSS?


ive been spodding arround on various distrobutions, trying to find my feet for a few months now, id really like to put sonmthing back into the opensource community... but i dont kinow how..

i have 0 programming knoelge appart from uber basic bash scripting and 2 days worth of the perlintro man page,

is there any other way i can help the community?
are there any sites for people like me? (usless but with free time :P)
 
Old 09-16-2004, 11:36 AM   #2
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Donate to LQ
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help people on here or in other linux forums
host a mirror for a distro/gnu project
debug software
convert your friends
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<edit> also: look here: http://www.fsf.org/help/help.html </edit>

Last edited by scuzzman; 09-16-2004 at 11:41 AM.
 
Old 09-16-2004, 11:51 AM   #3
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cant really do any of that, cus i refuse to do anything remotley pay-pall after they rinced me for 50


help people on here or in other linux forums

i do try!


host a mirror for a distro/gnu project

id love to do that!!, i think i have a spair box for it aswell! (rummages)

debug software

dont know how! but id like to do more testing!

convert your friends

gouse of 6 .... 2 use linux outright other 4 use OSS on there puters (its hard to convert music students to linux cus no one has tried to port Reason or Protools yet ) ... my work here is done!


also THNKS! i never whould have thought of looking at the Gnu website! *duh*

Last edited by crm; 09-16-2004 at 11:57 AM.
 
  


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