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


  • 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

  • [ Profile on Launchpad]

Contributions to Ubuntu

Plans for the future

  • Help fix bug #1 in as many ways as possible
  • Work on making Ubuntu Server the best linux distribution for servers and virtual appliances
  • Work with kamion on germinate and seed management to help users understand what is maintained and how everything is organized
  • Help the community as best as I can

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...)
  • [ Personal blog] (mostly in french)

  • Small contributor and hoster of [ Hardware4linux]

  • and a few other things...


  • Nick is an excellent contributor and an essential member of the Ubuntu Server Community, definitely a deserving member of the Ubuntu Community at large (DustinKirkland).

  • Nick is a an excellent individual and an outstanding member of the Ubuntu Server community. I wholly support his application for Ubuntu membership. (ChuckShort)

  • Nick has been of great help in the ServerTeam, by providing technical contribution (such as ubuntu-vm-builder) as well as marketing and user needs for the Ubuntu Server Product (MathiasGug)

  • Nick got my support as well - he made great contributions to Ubuntu as a virtualisation platform - I love ubuntu-vm-builder Smile :) He is also a very nice guy, helping out on IRC channels, contributing documentation... we need more people like him Smile :) ( YannHamon )