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Wednesday, October 25 • 17:05 - 17:45
Why Should We Care About Kernelnewbies! - Vaishali Thakkar, Oracle

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Linux kernel being one of the largest open source project, attracts many newish programmers. But do they really end up contributing to the project? What are the common technical and non-technical issues faced by them while contributing to the Linux kernel? Why should one care about kernelnewbies as a kernel developer/maintainer? As a community, what kind of actions can be taken to improve the situation?

In last 1.5 year, Vaishali conducted many Linux kernel workshops in Indian universities and local meetup groups. In this talk, she would like to take a look at the answers of above mentioned questions based on her experiences with kernelnewbies.

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Vaishali Thakkar

Linux kernel engineer, Freelancer
Vaishali Thakkar is a freelance kernel engineer and co-organizer of RGSoC. She has diverse interest in different areas/subsystems of Linux Kernel, including but not limited to I2C, Security, memory management. power management etc. She also volunteers as a coordinator for Linux Kernel... Read More →

Wednesday October 25, 2017 17:05 - 17:45 CEST
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