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    How Can the Average User Help Debian?
    by Anonymous on Friday, January 11 @ 13:15:43 GMT

    I have been using linux now for about 4 years and Debian for about 2 of those. Ever since I first started with Debian, I have been hooked, but lately I have felt like I was sort of a leech. Each day I check my email and see posts in debian-devel, debian-kde, etc, and see so many people helping out with the distribution in various ways, and I often wonder to myself how I could possibly help out? I have a bit of programming experience, but nothing compared to what developers know. I don’t have much money so a financial contribution is out of the question. But, I still feel the need to give back to the distribution and community that has given me free software for the last 4 years. Is there anything that a user like me would be able to do to contribute in some useful way to the development of Debian? DanielS: The single most useful thing users can do is to help fix bugs by sending in patches to the BTS and just communicating with maintainers, etc, to see what can be done.

    Joy: check this page for an overview.

    Your Name: Anonymous [ New User ]



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