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 * Porting Ubiquity to Debian:<<BR>>We need a python coder to port ubiquity to Debian. <<BR>>Contact: irc channel on server: irc.freenode.net channel: #gnewsense-dev and talk to nyu or Kamping_kaiser.
 * BTS migration:
We need someone to help with the migration from our current BTS inside pmwiki to Savannah: [[http://bugs.gnewsense.org/Bugs/00298]]<<BR>>Contact: irc channel on server: irc.freenode.net channel: #gnewsense-dev and talk to nyu or Kamping_kaiser.


 * Linux-libre: <<BR>>We need someone who can help lxo include our kernel changes/bugs in linux-libre scripts.<<BR>>Contact: server: irc.freenode.net channel: #gnewsense-dev and talk to Kamping_kaiser or lxo.<<BR>>
 * Filling gNewSense freedom related bugs to Debian BTS:<<BR>>People to make sure all our freedom related bugs are filed in the Debian BTS<<BR>>Contact: server: irc.freenode.net channel: #gnewsense-dev and talk to Kamping_kaiser
 * Freeing Debian contrib:<<BR>>Freeing packages in Debian contrib (e.g.get packages which require sun java building and running with icetea instead).
Contact: server: irc.freenode.net channel: #gnewsense-dev and talk to Kamping_kaiser


 * Fixing Bazaar/Bazaar-svn:<<BR>>Python coder to fix bzr/bzr-svn as required, and push changes upstream.
Contact: server: irc.freenode.net channel: #gnewsense-dev and talk to Kamping_kaiser


 * Python Bazaar Savannah plugin:
developing a Python Bazaar Savannah plugin (similar to the launchpad integration) would be cool. (could only do local stuff atm, no apis). Contact: server: irc.freenode.net channel: #gnewsense-dev and talk to Kamping_kaiser
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Contribute to gNewSense!

Volunteers are key to the success of gNewSense. This is a community effort -- we do not have the support of corporations behind us like many other distributions do, and so it depends on YOU to make things happen. :)

Read below to learn more about how you can help. Once you find something that interests you, contact our Volunteer Coordinator Graziano Sorbaioli to get started: volunteer AT gnewsense.org

How can I help the most right now?

Currently our greatest need is for Developers, so if you fit this and other roles you should consider applying for this one.

Developers

Description of this role
Hack the Builder scripts and package management.

Skills you possess or want to learn
Python, C, bash, GNU tools, DEB/Packaging, Bugfiling

Examples of where and how you can contribute in this role
Go to the Development Team home page

Website Developers

Description of this role
*Improve gNewSense's image creating the best possible web interface for users and contributors on the Internet.

  • Currently we need someone to help samgee adapting the already existing migration script from pmwiki to moinmoin to make it function with current versions of both wikis.
    Contact: server: irc.freenode.net channel: #gnewsense-dev and talk to Kamping_kaiser or samgee

Skills you possess or want to learn
Pmwiki, CSS, HTML, PHP

Examples of where and how you can contribute in this role
Go to the Web Team home page

Artwork Team

Description of this role
Creating artwork and designs for the gNewSense community on request.

Skills you possess or want to learn
Inkscape, GIMP, OO.org, design, usability/interaction

Examples of where and how you can contribute in this role
Go to the Artwork Team home page

Documentation Team

Description of this role
*Write documents, guides, how-tos, FAQs, marketing material, process/methodology docs, release notes.

  • People familiar with, or willing to learn, docbook to contribute to documentation.
    Contact: server: irc.freenode.net channel: #gnewsense-dev and talk to leo_rockway or Kamping_Kaiser

  • We also need people to look inside debian for documentation released under GNU Free Documentation License in the non-free repository.

That documentation is free software and we need to put it back in gnewsense.

Skills you possess or want to learn
Writing, editing, grammar (wordsmith), technical, explaining complex ideas well

Examples of where and how you can contribute in this role
Go to the Documentation Team home page

Package Freedom Verifiers

Description of this role
Verifying the license of each package to ensure it is a free license.

People who update the LibrePlanet Software Blacklist page with all the apps we remove from gNewSense.

Skills you possess or want to learn

Examples of where and how you can contribute in this role
Go to the Freedom Verification Team home page

Marketing Team

Description of this role
Through the development of processes and content, this project aims to spread gNewSense and to provide a central repository of ideas and information that can be used to deliver gNewSense to new audiences.

Skills you possess or want to learn
Strong writing, editing, grammar, ability to explain benefits of gNewSense to new users.

Examples of where and how you can contribute in this role
Go to the Marketing Team home page

Volunteer Coordinators

Description of this role
Help recruit project contributors, be a point of contact for the community members and channel the feedback to gNewSense developers.

Skills you possess or want to learn

Examples of where and how you can contribute in this role
Go to the Volunteer Coordinators Team home page

Local communities

Description of this role
Support the spread and development of gNewSense in different locations around the world.

Skills you possess or want to learn
Languages, programming, writing, etc.

Examples of where and how you can contribute in this role
Go to the Local Communities home page


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