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== Submit new entires ==
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== Submit new entries ==
  
To submit a new entry to the directory, please [http://directory-dev.fsf.org/wiki?title=Special:UserLogin&returnto=Main_Page log-in] and then go to our [[Form:Submit|submission page]], where after entering the name of the package or software program, you will be brought to a multi-part form. Don't worry, only the first few fields are required. So if you don't feel-up to going through the full process of filling the entire thing out, that's ok! The final step is to go to the last tab and press the save button at the bottom.  
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# [http://directory.fsf.org/wiki?title=Special:UserLogin&returnto=Main_Page Login to the directory]
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# Head to our [[Form:Submit|submission page]].
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# Enter the name of the package or software program.
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# You will be brought to a multi-part form -- don't panic! Only the first few fields are required.  
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# The final step is to go to the last tab and press the '''save button''' at the bottom.  
  
 
After our team has reviewed your submission thoroughly, completed adding as much data as possible, and ensured it meets all of our guidelines, your submission will be published on the Directory.  
 
After our team has reviewed your submission thoroughly, completed adding as much data as possible, and ensured it meets all of our guidelines, your submission will be published on the Directory.  
  
== Have you discovered a piece of proprietary software listed in the directory? ==
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== File a bug or make a suggestion ==
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On the page of each package listed in the directory, clicking the ''please tell us how to improve this entry'' button in the bottom left corner of the page will allow you to submit a short [[:Category:Bug_report|bug report]].
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If the page you are on does not have such a button, or you would like to file a bug or suggestion to help us improve other pages or aspects of our directory, then you can do so by clicking the button below:
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{{#formlink:form=Bug_report|link text=file a bug or make a suggestion|query string=Bug_report[Project_page]={{PAGENAME}}&namespace=Review|link type=button}}
  
If so, please send an email with the subject "URGENT!" to {{Email|bug-directory@gnu.org|bug-directory@fsf.org}}. 
 
  
== Want to suggest an update to an entry? ==
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'''Are you reporting that a project listed on the directory contains nonfree software or nonfree documentation?''' Then make sure to click the checkbox that asks just this question when submitting your bug or problem with a particular listing in the directory.
  
If you've found some information that is out of date or just wrong on an entry, simply click the "bug report" button and fill out any parts of the form that you can. We understand if this process may be cumbersome while we still work out all the kinks in our system, so you can feel free to email us {{Email|bug-directory@gnu.org|bug-directory@fsf.org}} with as much explanation as you can, including a link to the page you are referring to.
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== Help us maintain and improve the Directory ==
  
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Want to join others in the community and help curate and build the Free Software Directory? Join the [http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/directory-discuss directory-discuss list] and send an email asking us how you can help!
== Want to join the team? ==
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Want to join others in the community and help curate and build the new Free Software Directory?  The best way to get started is to email {{Email|directory@fsf.org|directory@fsf.org}}. In the near future we will contact you, as well as update this page, with more details of how you can get started.
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If you are an administrator looking for directions, check out the [[FSD:Workflow|workflow page]].

Revision as of 17:50, 14 August 2012


Submit new entries

To submit a new entry to the directory:

  1. Login to the directory
  2. Head to our submission page.
  3. Enter the name of the package or software program.
  4. You will be brought to a multi-part form -- don't panic! Only the first few fields are required.
  5. The final step is to go to the last tab and press the save button at the bottom.

After our team has reviewed your submission thoroughly, completed adding as much data as possible, and ensured it meets all of our guidelines, your submission will be published on the Directory.

File a bug or make a suggestion

On the page of each package listed in the directory, clicking the please tell us how to improve this entry button in the bottom left corner of the page will allow you to submit a short bug report.

If the page you are on does not have such a button, or you would like to file a bug or suggestion to help us improve other pages or aspects of our directory, then you can do so by clicking the button below:


Are you reporting that a project listed on the directory contains nonfree software or nonfree documentation? Then make sure to click the checkbox that asks just this question when submitting your bug or problem with a particular listing in the directory.

Help us maintain and improve the Directory

Want to join others in the community and help curate and build the Free Software Directory? Join the directory-discuss list and send an email asking us how you can help!

If you are an administrator looking for directions, check out the workflow page.




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