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== Contact ==

 * He is known as '''nijaba''' on Freenode and hangs out on #ubuntu-server

 * He can be reached at '''nick(dot)barcet(at)canonical(dot)com'''

 * [https://launchpad.net/~nijaba Profile on Launchpad]

== Contributions to Ubuntu ==

 * Packaging of [https://launchpad.net/~nijaba/+archive limesurvey]. [http://limesurvey.org Limesurvey] is a PHP web application that allows to do virtually all kinds of online surveys. This was my first attempt at a Debian packaging and I had quite a bit of fun with dbconfig, wwwconfig and even made upstream add a couple functions so that installation an upgrade could be handled smoothly and automatically. Currently trying to convince them that libraries such as adodb, php-gettext or phpmailer should not be modified and directly included in their source.

 * Some code to [https://code.launchpad.net/ubuntu-jeos/ ubuntu-vm-builder], including IP address assignment, advanced partitioning, templating, building from and iso, firstboot and firstlogin, and multiple bug fixes (see [http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~ubuntu-virt/ubuntu-jeos/intrepid/annotate/nick.barcet%40canonical.com-20080531095012-gxz56mf9qy4b1c62?file_id=changelog-20071101170606-ue4bhosvjt3gd68n-2 changelog] for details).

 * Working on a [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/ServerTeam/Survey community survey] for Ubuntu Server Edition. This survey will be put online shortly and has for goal to capture what are the strengths and weaknesses of Ubuntu as a Server.

 * Wrote a [https://help.ubuntu.com/community/JeOS tutorial on Jeos] with Soren that is included in the [http://help.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/serverguide/C/jeos.html 8.04 server guide]. It was also published in the January edition of Linux Magazine.

 * [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MacBookPro/SantaRosaFanControl Script to control the fans] of Mac Book Pro (santa rosa), which is really a daemon to help me keep my macbook cool.

 * Complete refresh of the server pages on [http://www.ubuntu.com/server ubuntu.com] for 8.04 (went from 1 to 25 pages)

 * Refresh of the [http://www.ubuntu.com/files/server/UbuntuServerBrochure804LTS.pdf Ubuntu Server Edition product brochure] for 8.04.

 * And a few other things...

== About me ==

 * Linux user since 1998 (Red-hat then Suse to start with) and Ubuntu convert since 6.06LTS

 * Member of the Solutions Linux program committee since 2006 (France's largest event about Linux and Open Source Software)

 * Speaker at many Linux events (Solutions Linux, OSCON, Linux-World, Conocimiento Libre, etc...)

 * [http://nicolas.barcet.com Personal blog] (mostly in french)
 
== Testimonials ==

Nicolas (Nick) Barcet is the Ubuntu Server Product Manager at Canonical.

Contact

  • He is known as nijaba on Freenode and hangs out on #ubuntu-server

  • He can be reached at nick(dot)barcet(at)canonical(dot)com

  • [https://launchpad.net/~nijaba Profile on Launchpad]

Contributions to Ubuntu

About me

  • Linux user since 1998 (Red-hat then Suse to start with) and Ubuntu convert since 6.06LTS
  • Member of the Solutions Linux program committee since 2006 (France's largest event about Linux and Open Source Software)
  • Speaker at many Linux events (Solutions Linux, OSCON, Linux-World, Conocimiento Libre, etc...)
  • [http://nicolas.barcet.com Personal blog] (mostly in french)

Testimonials

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