Who I am
Hello. I am 27 years old and I live at Lisbon, Portugal. However I was born in Madeira Island a very nice island in the Atlantic. I hold both a BSc and MSc in Computer Science from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and I'm currently pursuing a PhD also in Computer Science.
My Ubuntu story
I have started using Linux on servers with FedoraCore1, then CentOS and then Debian. It was not until Ubuntu first release Warty that I decided to pursue using Linux on the desktop and it has been my platform of choice ever since. I'm on Launchpad since 2005 and have been contributing on a wide range of areas from bug reporting to translations and on the Portuguese LoCo Team.
- Ubuntu Booth demonstrator at the First Free Software Forum Portugal.
- Organized the first Ubuntu-pt meeting. Casual dinner with 18 Ubuntu users.
Regular at the monthly ubuntu-pt LoCo meetings.
Translator for Ubuntu in Portuguese.
- IRC channel support at #ubuntu-pt.
- Ubuntu advocate in Portugal.
- Did some packaging and related work.
- Was bugcontrol/bugsquad member (membership expired).
Examples of my work / Things I'm proud of
- Packaging fixes for eclipse:
- - Fixed FTBFS for powerpc and other bugs reviewed by Michael Koch and doko.
- Packaging fixes for libmtp:
- - Fixed package to install hal .fdi file and other conffile magic.
- Very proud of the inclusion of Transmission as the default bittorrent client following my proposal to ubuntu-desktop ML.
Areas of work
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Things I could do better
Plans for the future
What I like least in Ubuntu
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