Firestarter is an Open Source project and therefore open to contributions
from the community. If you want to help develop Firestarter you
should start by joining the Firestarter mailing list
and discussing your proposal with us. You can also contact
us main developers directly.
You do not have to be a programmer to help out. We are looking for all sorts
We need people to complete the documentation, write tutorials, explore advanced
We are always looking for someone to create new icons, logos and pictures for the website.
Please contact us directly if you have the skill and want to help.
Firestarter is translated into around 40 languages, but the
translations need to constantly be maintained which requires a lot of work.
Translations are coordinated with the help of the
GNOME Translation Project, if you want
to help you should start by join your language's translation team.
- Creating distribution packages
Almost all of the Firestarter binary packages
are contributed by users. If your favorite distribution is not represented you can help out
by creating the package yourself and submitting it to us.
- <Your skill here>
You probably know best exactly how you can help and apply your unique skills.
Persons who wish to work as programmers on the project should track
the CVS development version. CVS access is provided
through the GNOME CVS server and open to all GNOME developers.
So join in, have fun, gain valuable experience and a bit of online prestige.