Good Morning Mentors Team,
I introduce my self, my name is Armel Kermorvant, I'm in France and I
have 39 years old. I'm married and I have 3 kids (3 boys).
I'm a french Amabassador and Vice President of Fedora-fr.
I start my linux life with Red Hat 4.2 (Baltimor) in 1996 and I use a
lot of others versions of Red Hat distribution.
I work in international computers manufacturer and I'm in charge of the
linux development team, hardware compatibility, drivers development,
customers support, ...
About the customers support, I discuss with lot of large accounts to
help them for the Linux strategy and for de deploiement.
I like to join the mentors team for lot of reasons :
- Help the FedoraProject
- Hardware compatibility expertise
- Relation ship with the Fedora users in France
I you need more informations to my professional cursus, please goto
I hope after this short description, I hope that you will accept me in
the as mentors team.
Thanks a lot and have a nice week
For the past week I have been browsing the Fedora community in hopes
of finding out more about the project. I am greatly interested in
contributing to the project, but since this being my first open source
project I am a little green on how to get things going. I would highly
appreciate any guidance or suggestions anyone can provide.
The first group I am attracted to is the Ambassadors group. With two
years of practical technical support in my repertoire, I have gained the
uncanny ability to convey technological based information to less than
technologically based people. Additionally I have been familiarized with
issue troubleshooting, tracking, and resolvent for both end users and
intra-department complications. I have also worked on technological
documentation aimed at both development issues and the
The second group I found interesting was the OS Development group.
Although I am not strong in programming methods, and I am fluent in
several languages including C/C++, Perl, Ruby, and PHP. I feel that my
limited knowledge may not provide much in bleeding advances to the
project, but I would be thrilled with minor details and support for more
But most importantly, I am interested in the entire project no matter
the aspect. I feel that open-source provides both the world and the
contributor with wealth of great things. The technological community can
only benefit from projects where advancement is more important than
profit. Additionally the experience with the open source environment is
something I am greatly interested in. Contribution to a large scale
project can only help in advancing my skill set in the technological
Again, I thank you for any support or guidance and look forward to
hearing from you.