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DavidGiard is a New Ubuntu Activist looking forward to becoming an Ubuntu Member. Most of is work is done in the Local User Group of The University of Sherbrooke (http://www.gulus.org) and in the CanadianTeam. At the end of 2005, i got sick of searching for people from Quebec interested in Ubuntu. So i found the CanadianTeam and i started to translate their pages on the FrenchTeam's wiki. Later a suggestion from FabianRodriguez compelled me to do something i new i had to do; Start a QuebecTeam. So i did(With the help from DanielRobitaille, PatrickHétu and FabianRodriguez).
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I am currently working to find financing for the http://gulus.usherbrooke.ca mirror which will soon contain an updated Ubuntu Mirror. While i'm writing this, we are still in the process of creating/downloading/updating an Ubuntu Mirror, but it should be completed soon. The web site is at: http://www.ubuntu-qc.org/, most of my contribution to Ubuntu is on the QuebecTeam/WebAdminLog and of course, since i was the only one doing any work on the team, i am the new owner of the Loco-Drupal Developpement Team: https://edge.launchpad.net/~loco-drupal-dev. I also took over the Loco-Drupal project: https://edge.launchpad.net/loco-drupal. For me it is a way to put my work on ubuntu-qc.org back to the community.
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I may be new to Ubuntu, but i'm not a Linux Newbie, i have been using Linux since 1994. I the near futur i think it would help a lot if they're was an easy way to find and talk to Ubunteros from my area(as well as any other areas...). As for what i see for the futur, i think we need to find a way to promote local projects, i was thinking about creating a fundation in Quebec, to enable people to give money to local projects, and of course it would really help to be able to give back tax receipts.
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'''About Me''':
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'''Recent Ubuntu Work''': I live in Sherbrooke, Quebec. I talk French and English.
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 * Translating [ContactingLUGS] to French: [ContacterLesGULS].
 * Taking the commitment to contact my Local LUGS.
 * When i installed breezy, i experienced [http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=9160 bug#9160]. A fix was already commited upstream so i have nothing to do except verify if the problem is solved when the next Breezy Iso will come out.
 * Reported [http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=11380 bug #11380].
 * Added (Working Together) to [http://ubuntu.ca/wiki/index.php/Ubuntu-ca_LUG_Presentation Ubuntu-ca_LUG_Presentation].
 * I experienced [http://bugzilla.ubuntu.com/show_bug.cgi?id=11389 bug #11389] and came up with the same solution (fix postinst path to xkbcomp) but a patch was already created.
 * Added a French Version to http://ubuntu.ca/wiki/index.php/CD_Insert.

I started with Slackware in 1994(i think), one of my friend, introduced me to it. It was still text-based floppy install.. Ah the old days.. Anyway, i have been using Linux since that day.
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 * E-Mail: <swe3tdave AT gmail DOT com>
 * GPG: E3FB8B2E
 * E-Mail: <david AT mlinux DOT ca>
 * Professional Web Site: http://en.mlinux.ca/
 * Personnal Web Site: http://swe3tdave.com/
 * GPG: [[http://keyserver.ubuntu.com:11371/pks/lookup?search=0xE3FB8B2E&op=index|E3FB8B2E]]
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 * LaunchPad: https://launchpad.net/~swe3tdave


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DavidGiard

At the end of 2005, i got sick of searching for people from Quebec interested in Ubuntu. So i found the CanadianTeam and i started to translate their pages on the FrenchTeam's wiki. Later a suggestion from FabianRodriguez compelled me to do something i new i had to do; Start a QuebecTeam. So i did(With the help from DanielRobitaille, PatrickHétu and FabianRodriguez).

The web site is at: http://www.ubuntu-qc.org/, most of my contribution to Ubuntu is on the QuebecTeam/WebAdminLog and of course, since i was the only one doing any work on the team, i am the new owner of the Loco-Drupal Developpement Team: https://edge.launchpad.net/~loco-drupal-dev. I also took over the Loco-Drupal project: https://edge.launchpad.net/loco-drupal. For me it is a way to put my work on ubuntu-qc.org back to the community.

I the near futur i think it would help a lot if they're was an easy way to find and talk to Ubunteros from my area(as well as any other areas...). As for what i see for the futur, i think we need to find a way to promote local projects, i was thinking about creating a fundation in Quebec, to enable people to give money to local projects, and of course it would really help to be able to give back tax receipts.

About Me:

I live in Sherbrooke, Quebec. I talk French and English.

I started with Slackware in 1994(i think), one of my friend, introduced me to it. It was still text-based floppy install.. Ah the old days.. Anyway, i have been using Linux since that day.

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DavidGiard (last edited 2014-08-25 03:22:50 by swe3tdave)