Getting involved (Русский)
В биологии мутуализм — взаимовыгодные отношения между организмами. Этот принцип можно применить и к активным членам сообщества Arch, желающих принять участие и внести вклад в их любимый дистрибутив GNU/Linux. Такое участие приносит пользу не только члену сообщества, но и в перспективе всем сторонникам свободного и открытого программного обеспечения.
Arch Linux существует благодаря неустанным усилиям многих людей. Никто из нас не получает денег за работы, и у нас нет личных средств на поддержание работы серверов. Есть много способов поддержать Arch. Если разработка ПО, документация, или техническая поддержка не самые сильные ваши стороны, вы можете помочь нам, пожертвовав некоторую сумму.
Один из простейших способов поддержки — это участие в Форуме Arch Linux (англоязычный). Please read Forum Etiquette first, then feel free to share your ideas, lend a helping hand to new users, and get to know your community. Use the forum Report feature (at the lower right of all forum posts) to alert the forum team of abuse.
- Flag articles with appropriate article status templates (e.g. Template:Codeline, Template:Codeline, Template:Codeline, etc.)
- Add content to stubs and expand incomplete or poorly-written articles.
- Add or improve translations; ensure that translations are in sync with each other.
- Reduce and combine duplicate pages.
- Correct inaccurate content, spelling, grammar, language, and style.
- Reduce the number of categories. Scan the wiki for similar categories that should be combined; improve wiki navigation.
- Categorize uncategorized pages.
- Add article summary boxes to all articles.
- Update the FAQ with relevant questions from the forum and remove obsolete questions.
Other useful pages for cleanup:
In the long run, the goal is a professional and easily-navigated wiki, such that supplementary guides, documenters, etc. are unnecessary. This is a community effort, but wiki maintenance is often a tedious and thankless task. If you take on the task seriously, a formal position as a wiki maintainer may be in order. This gives the job purpose and recognition.
Opening (and closing) bug reports on the Arch Linux Bugtracker is one of the possible ways to help the community. However, ineffective use of the bug-tracker can be counter-productive instead of being useful. This article will guide anyone wanting to help the community efficiently by reporting or hunting bugs.
See also: Bug Squashing Day
The Arch User Repository is a community-driven repository of PKGBUILDs for Arch users. Packages in the AUR are built by the PKGBUILDs and are not pre-built binaries like from the official repositories. The AUR was created to organize and share new packages from the community and to help expedite popular packages' inclusion into the Template:Codeline repository.
'Rolling Release' ezine
Contribute to Rolling Release, the official Arch Linux ezine. It is a community-backed, web-based publication that is always looking for contributers, artists, and the like.
You can find here the list of git repositories for official Arch Projects.
Arch has a vital and active community of software developers and contributing projects. If you have a project you would like to link to, this is a great place to do it. Include a link to your project, the date your project started, and a brief (one or two sentence) description of your project.
- Other distributions based on Arch Linux
- Utilities to aid end users in using the AUR
- Graphical front-ends for pacman
- Graphical front-ends for rc.conf
- Projects that do not quite fit into any existing category
- Google Earth Arch user map
- A third-party package repository and online discussion board for Arch Linux pro-audio users
- A collection of some of the popular games in [unsupported], to save archers compilation time. They've also patched up many broken games that wouldn't compile.
- @archlinux.us emails, Gmail based
- Arch Linux Blogs
- Mobile access to the @archlinux.us emails
- A collection of humorous quotes from #archlinux
- namcap is an utility for Arch Linux which helps in automatic detection of common mistakes and errors in PKGBUILDs. This page is an automatically generated report obtained after running namcap against the core, extra and community trees.
- Pacman on OS X (dead as of 2011-03-23)
- An ALPM package and PKGBUILD parser in Python
- Xyne's contributions to the Arch Linux community
As a developer...
Firstly, remember that the main motivation for your work on Arch should be helping the whole community, and not trying to become an "Arch developer" by any means. Secondly, you are also part of the community; to provide help to others means you will also help yourself.
As an artist...
Feel free to share wallpapers, splash screens, color palettes, widgets, themes, etc. with the community on the forum.
See also: http://www.archlinux.org/art/