Urgent Need for More Contributors
Ali Linx (amjjawad)
amjjawad at gmail.com
Mon Nov 4 09:07:22 UTC 2013
On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 10:14 AM, Parin Porecha <parinporecha at gnome.org>wrote:
> I am Parin Porecha, a 3rd year student at IIIT-Hyderabad, India.
Thank you for your email :)
My name is Ali and this is my roles with Ubuntu GNOME Community -
It is a pleasure to meet you :)
> I just came across this post -
> http://ubuntugnome.org/urgent-need-for-more-contributors/, and I'm
> interested in contributing to Ubuntu GNOME (particularly 'Bug Fixing' and
Thank you so much for your response, this is really great to see more and
more interested people who would like to join and truly help :)
> I believe I have the required skills -
> I've been involved with GNOME since December 2012, currently
> maintainer/developer of Getting Things Gnome! (https://launchpad.net/gtg).
> I also completed a GSoC project for GTG this year (
> Here's a list of bugs I've patched for GTG -
> I am looking for long-term commitment, so that I can get involved with
> Ubuntu community apart from GNOME as well.
Very, very interesting :)
This will make things much easier for us and for you since you have
previous experience with GNOME and Ubuntu should be an easy system to deal
with after all :)
> So, how can I get started ?
First of all, I'd like to invite you to have a read at this page and join
our mailing list:
I have CC'ed the list so once you subscribe, you don't need to wait for
your emails to get approved since you are a subscriber :)
Also, to became an official member of the team, you need to have a read at:
And of course, if you have any Q, please ask :)
As for how to get started?
Tim, is our Head of Developers and he is away until Wed (2 days to go :D)
and once he is back, he will take it from there :)
At the moment, I'd strongly suggest to bookmark this page:
And whenever you have time, try to read more about us so that you
understand how things work here :)
Please, if you need anything, just ask :)
Also, it would be super great if you could download and install Ubuntu
GNOME 13.10 and play with :)
Thank you for your email, much appreciated and we are looking forward to
see more from you in the near future!
Remember: "All of us are smarter than any one of us."
Areas of Involvement <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad/AreasOfInvolvement>
My Projects <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/amjjawad/Projects>
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