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Creating and Running Automated Tasks with Taskotron in Fedora

Submitted by Sumantro Mukherjee (@sumantro) on Apr 10, 2017

Section: Full talk of 40 mins duration Technical level: Intermediate Status: Rejected


1.What is Automated Testing?
2.Taskotron design principle
3.Understanding Libtaskotron and test cloud
4.Taking an example task and running it against a package
5.Storing the results
6.Documenation and references


This session is to understand how to create a task and run it in Fedora using libtaskotron.Taking a disposible image which contains minimal fedora installtion with all the required taskotron files. We will be taking examples of previously created tasks and run it against a package and then find out if it fails or passes.
At the end of the talk, attendees will have an idea of Fedora’s primary automation system, Taskotron.


A Fedora 23+ system hooked on to a good bandwith network
Python 2
Basics of Ansible and Python is a plus.

Speaker bio

Sumantro hails from India . Currently works at Red Hat , Bangalore as Fedora QA . He evangelizes on open web and Open Source technologies. His FOSS journey started in 2013 with Mozilla where he used to build apps for Firefox OS Marketplace and later became App Reviewer for Global Firefox OS Marketplace. He is currently volunteering as a ReMo at Mozilla where he works with future technologies like VR and Connected Devices also a Fedora Ambassador from India.



  • Zainab Bawa (@zainabbawa) 3 years ago

    Please upload and share link – by end of this week – to a two min preview video explaining what this talk is all about and why should the audience attend it.

  • Sumantro Mukherjee (@sumantro) Proposer 3 years ago

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