How to contribute

Hey Everyone!

I am brand new to Garuda, just downloaded it last week and I am absolutely floored. I was an Ubuntu user for almost a decade from 2005-2015 and went to Windows mainly for gaming and work reasons. I was absolutely shocked a couple of months ago when I installed Ubuntu temporarily on an old machine and found not just Steam support, but loads of packages to help gamers. I decided to keep on Ubuntu for a while until it conflicted with my AMD GPU drivers, and while troubleshooting I found Garuda.

It has only been a week, but I am absolutely stunned by the work ya’ll have done. This is a stellar OS, and is everything I’ve been looking for, thank you so much. I went ahead and got a monthly donation set up to help keep this project alive. That said, while I’m sure monetary contribution is nice, I am confident there are other ways I could help. While I am not an engineer by trade, I do serve as Head of Product for a software company, and have significant experience in product management and design. If there is anything I can do to help contribute towards this project and help keep this community thriving, please let me know!

Best, and again thank you!

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Thank you on behalf of the Garuda team

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You can help users with problems in the forum, report bugs here or in Gitlab and recommend Garuda to your friends.

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Thank you for the welcome, very happy to be here.

Absolutely will do on the forum and bug reporting, thanks! I also build PC’s for a couple of my friends and going forward this will be my go to OS :slight_smile:

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Learn Arch Linux first. There’s no better information than their Wiki. Then learn Garuda.

It may take awhile.

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Just thought I’d start off by thanking you for your kind monthly contribution, and I’d also like to welcome you to the Garuda community.

As already mentioned by @SGS, helping other users out with their issues on the forum is awesome, and is also one of the most appreciated ways of giving back to the community.

:+1: :wave:

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Thanks for the suggestions all. I’ll definitely read up on the Arch Linux wiki and help out on the forum wherever possible. Again, thanks for the work on this!

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