SOC like program for ubuntu
grvsaxena419 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 8 16:22:44 UTC 2011
Could you guide me some points from where I should start my work and which
project could be done.
On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 11:04 PM, Gaurav Saxena <grvsaxena419 at gmail.com>wrote:
> Thanks for replying :).
> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 9:24 PM, Robbie Williamson <robbie at ubuntu.com>wrote:
>> On 05/29/2011 04:23 AM, Gaurav Saxena wrote:
>> > Hello all
>> > I am an undergraduate computer engineering student . I am currently
>> doing my
>> > 6th semester . I am very much enthusiastic about ubuntu and have been
>> > ubuntu since my first semester.
>> > I am deeply inspired by the open source
>> > developers' commitment and dedication for giving their best and not even
>> > expecting any monetary benefits in lieu of it. I have seen that there is
>> > gsoc like program for promoting students to work for open source
>> > but ubuntu has not participated in it.
>> Unfortunately, Google did not accept our application this year.
> Ok. yes thats sad. Ubuntu is a renowned open source organization.
>> > Also there are programs by individual
>> > organizations like NSOC by ns3 . But ubuntu does not have any program of
>> > that kind (Please forgive me and aware me if any such program exists). I
>> > seen a link which had gsoc ideas for ubuntu . I am very much interested
>> > doing such type of project for ubuntu that will help promoting ubuntu
>> > making it a better operating system.
>> So what's your interest? The beauty about Ubuntu (and most other
>> opensource projects) is that you can jump in where ever you want :). I
>> could help you with contact points, if you can provide me a list of
>> areas you are interested in working with.
> Yes thats really great. I have gone through the soc ideas list at ubuntu
> wiki and found some very interesting projects. My personal interests are in
> doing some programming related to algorithms. I liked the projects like
> Ubuntu "System" Restore and Backup utility
> Nautilus Improvements
> Hardware device manager and hardware database
> I would be glad to hear some ideas from you that are related to algorithms
> and C/C++ programming.
>> > I don't have much experience of working on large projects like that and
>> > is also a reason why I want to contribute to open source and to
>> > to my favourite open source software would be a wonderful experience. It
>> > would be great if the community support my idea and it will be great if
>> > possible that I could get a mentor for such type of project and a
>> > certificate of completion for my academic benefit.
>> An official certificate might be difficult, however I'm sure whomever
>> you work with would be willing to provide an email certifying your
>> participation. Again, since the work is in the open, the need for a
>> certificate of proof is much less ;).
> Ok. Yes you are right that will be really great.
>> > Hoping for a positive reply.
>> Hope my reply was positive :D
> Yes indeed it was. I am very happy to work with my favorite organization
>> Robbie Williamson <robbie at ubuntu.com>
>> "You can't be lucky all the time, but you can be smart everyday"
>> -Mos Def
>> "Arrogance is thinking you are better than everyone else, while
>> Confidence is knowing no one else is better than you." -Me ;)
> Thanks and Regards ,
> Gaurav Saxena
Thanks and Regards ,
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