New Account Requests

/!\ Translators don't need a Git account anymore for submitting their translations. Please read the following posts (first announce, second announce) to find out why.

GIT Accounts

Git accounts grant commit access to


We do request that applicants have submitted a reasonable number of patches to an existing maintainer, or GitLab issues before they request direct commit access.


  1. Open a GitLab issue (the issue is marked as confidential by default)

  2. You can then follow the status of the issue by directly watching updates on it. The Accounts Team will let you know once your request has been processed and the issue closed
  3. Retrieve your temporary Account Management System password with the following command (ssh -l $userid, once you ran the command look for an e-mail on your INBOX containing the password. The e-mail address is the one you specified as your Permanent e-mail address on the account request). Once done login for directly managing your account. More details on the Account Management System are available HERE.

  4. Make sure to read the following wiki pages before committing to any GNOME module:


Other account requests

If you are interested in receiving one of the following benefits please read the following instructions:

  1. Creating a blog at HERE

  2. mail aliases are currently created automatically within 24h from your acceptance into the GNOME Foundation (the e-mail the alias will be binded to is the one available on your user profile page on the Account Management System).

For the following other requests please open an issue stating so:

  1. Accessing for publishing new releases (requires the DOAP file of the module you will be publishing new releases to contain a maintainer tag with your userid)
  2. Receiving a account
  3. Requesting a webspace (and then login via ssh -l $uid, please read HERE if you were used to login against webapps2)

AccountsTeam/NewAccounts (last edited 2020-03-03 22:07:42 by CarlosSoriano)