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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, Oracle
Vaishali Thakkar is associated with RGSoC as a co-organizer and a core-selection committee member since last 2 years. She works as a Linux kernel enginner at Oracle. She mainly works on memory management and security part of the Linux kernel and have diverse interest in operating... Read More →

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