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  • Q: I'd like to participate. How do I begin?

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      Download the source code (see http://coreboot.org/Download_coreboot). Then build coreboot for the QEmu emulator for a first idea how coreboot works, and what it does and does not provide (see http://coreboot.org/QEMU_Build_Tutorial)


         — Patrick Georgi (pgeorgi) · 3 years ago
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      Show up on IRC (see http://coreboot.org/IRC) and talk about what you want to do with coreboot. Firmware development can be an intimidating experience (you will make your devices not boot up a couple of times), so discussing projects can help set realistic expectations.


         — Patrick Georgi (pgeorgi) · 3 years ago
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      • Tip:

        Talk about diverse kinds of contributions. Include URLs if relevant (we'll automatically linkify them).

      • Examples:

        Here's how to download and patch our codes…

        Read about our death-defying mailing list and momentous IRC channel at http://lobstermag.net.

  • Q: Other than writing code, how can I contribute?

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      • Tip:

        Discuss documentation, testing, webmastering, and/or publicity.

        Include URLs if relevant (we'll automatically linkify them).

      • Example:

        We need people to download version 0.4.5 and make sure the frobulator still frobulates correctly.

  • Q: What's a good bug for a newcomer to tackle?

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        Many projects have good small tasks that can teach newcomers how the project works. Now's your chance to share one of them!

        Include URLs if relevant (we'll automatically linkify them).

      • Example:

        Someone could improve the photo upload dialog box so that it lets you resize the photo before sending it to the web.

  • Q: What is a bug or issue with coreboot that you've been putting off, neglecting, or just plain avoiding?

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      • Examples:

        I don't know how to get started with internationalizing my app.

        Bug 392 about printing was filed five years ago, and I don't even know if printing still works.

        I want help from a C coder writing a Maildir patch for Alpine.

      • Note:

        If this issue was formally filed on the web, be sure to include the URL.

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free x86 (and other) firmware

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The code is mostly written in C.

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