Fedora Remix: A custom distribution from proven design

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Excerpt

Fedora offers a complete set of tools for generating your own customized distribution. The output format can be installable CDs or DVDs, or Live images suitable for CD/DVD or USB keys. These tools allow sub-communities to consume and contribute to FOSS using a platform that is geared toward their specific needs.

Description

This talk will discuss the toolset and how the tools can be used to fill a variety of needs for the hobbyist, the administrator, or the FOSS advocate.

Additional discussions about trademarks and legal rights to create a Fedora Remix will be discussed and how Fedora enables others to use a secondary trademark to benefit redistribution.

Speaking experience

Speaker

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    Clint Savage

    Utah Open Source Foundation / Fedora Project

    Biography

    Clint Savage has been involved with Linux since 1998. Clint has been an instructor for the past 5+ years and teaches such topics as Linux fundamentals and system administration. In addition, Clint is creating a company around infrastructure deployment for start-ups and small businesses.

    Clint joined the Fedora Project in 2007 and recently became the West Regional Ambassador for North America. In addition to his participation in the Fedora Project, Clint started Utah Open Source (http://www.utos.org) in 2006 and runs the Utah Open Source Conference (http://utosc.com) with tons of help from volunteers.