Contributing to FreeBSD

Jerry jerry at
Mon Sep 30 12:30:37 UTC 2013

On Mon, 30 Sep 2013 17:16:54 +0530
karan garg articulated:

> Hi all,
> I am an open source enthusiast and new to freeBSD community. I am an
> RHCE and have a reasonable knowledge of linux administration,
> database, Bash Scripting, and C/C++.
> I want to contribute to the community. I have gone through the FreeBSD
> handbook, and list of various projects under the community. However,
> I was unable to determine a suitable project for me to get started.
> So, I would really appreciate if you could help me find a project
> that would require my field of knowledge.
> Also, I wish to apply for GSOC-2014 and have checked the ideas page
> but found the similar problems as above.
> Also, if you could give me a link of resources and handbook for me to
> go through before starting to contribute.

Well, if you really want a suggestion, you could try updating the
"linux_base-f10-10_7" port that was released by Fedora on November 25,
2008 to something newer, say the Fedora 19, released July 2, 2013.

Jerry ♔

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