SridharDhanapalan

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About

Name: Sridhar Dhanapalan

Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (UTC +1000)

GNU/Linux user since: 1998

About me: http://www.dhanapalan.com/blog/about/

Blog: http://www.dhanapalan.com/blog

Launchpad profile: https://launchpad.net/~sridhar

Ubuntu Fora profile: http://ubuntuforums.org/member.php?u=44804

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Contact

E-mail: sridhar AT dhanapalan DOT com

XMPP/Jabber/Google Talk: sridhar AT dhanapalan DOT com

IRC: yama on irc.freenode.net and irc.oftc.net

OpenPGP/GnuPG key: 0x049D38B4

Links

Speaking

A selection of talks that I have given.

Some of these items are replicated in other sections as deemed appropriate.

Press

Places in the media where I (interviews) or my work have been featured.

Some of these items are replicated in other sections as deemed appropriate.

Direct

Unleash Kids

OLPC Australia

General

Indirect

OLPC Australia (some samples)

BizCubed

FLOSS Community Contributions

This is an incomplete list of my contributions to the free/libre and open source software community. I'll try to cover the main ones, but it's likely that I have forgotten some. A lot has happened since I started using free software in 1998 Smile :)

  • General GNU/Linux and free software advocacy, both online and in person

One Laptop per Child (OLPC)

Sydney Linux Users Group (SLUG)

Linux Australia (LA)

Open Source Industry Australia (OSIA)

FLOSS Community Contributions: Software Projects

This is an incomplete list of my contributions to software projects in the free/libre and open source software community. As in the previous section, I'll try to cover the main ones, but it's likely that I have forgotten some.

Pentaho (2007 - 2010)

Active member of the Pentaho community: documentation, community, testing, etc.

Fedora (2007 - present)

Active member of the Fedora community.

CentOS (2007 - present)

Active member of the CentOS community.

Ubuntu (2005 - present)

Refer to my Launchpad profile for further detail.

Gentoo (2002 - 2009)

  • Active member of Web fora
  • Active member of Gentoo-Au (including #gentoo-au on irc.freenode.net)
  • Created and tested ebuilds
  • Bugs reporter and tester

PCLinuxOnline / PCLinuxOS (2000 - 2006)

  • as Senior Administrator/Editor of PCLinuxOnline, oversaw the growth of this Web site into the largest independent Mandrake (now Mandriva) Linux community site in the early 2000s

  • a founder of the successful PCLinuxOS distribution

  • Administrator of the PCLinuxOnline and PCLinuxOS mailing list and Web forum

  • Original author and maintainer, PCLinuxOS Wikipedia page

  • Created packages and artwork
  • Bugs reporter and tester

Mandrake Linux (1998 - 2004)

  • Active member of Web fora and Newbie, Expert, Cooker and MNF mailing lists
  • Bugs reporter and tester

GNOME/KDE/Xfce/X

Galeon

Other

  • Miscellaneous bug reports, testing and fixes to Mozilla, OpenOffice.org and many other projects

  • Posts to mailing lists and Web fora of many FLOSS projects


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SridharDhanapalan (last edited 2013-11-21 23:15:52 by sridhar)