I’ll post links to the LinuxCon 2011 presentations made available via slideshare by Oregon State University Open Source Lab. There will be 5 blog posts with LinuxCon presentations.
The first presentation is the “The Fundamentals of Open Source Development” by Leslie Hawthorn, Outreach Manager and Jeff Sheltren, Operations Manager of the OSD Open Source Lab. The actual presentation took place on the 16th of August 2011 at LinuxCon 2011.
Abstract: This presentation deals with the definition of open source, which companies, projects and industries use open source software, how to get started, understanding the open source philosophy, communicating with other developers with mailing lists, IRC,…, using revision control system and general guidelines on how to get involved in open source project.
If you want to download the presentation slides, please go to Fundamentals of Open Source Development and use the download button on top of the Slideshare presentation. If it does not work, you may also download a copy here.