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Hello and Welcome! I am Vidya Ayer from India, an Ubuntu user and active volunteer in [http://www.ubuntu.com Ubuntu], [http://www.ubuntu-women.org Ubuntu-Women], [http://www.linuxchix.org Linuxchix], [http://women.alioth.debian.org/ Debian-Women] and [http://dmoz.org/ DMOZ].
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== Contact == Hello and Welcome!
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 * IRC Nick: svaksha @irc.freenode.net
 * email : svaksha@gmail.com
 * [http://www.svaksha.com Personal Weblog]
 * [https://launchpad.net/people/svaksha Launchpad_page]
 * [http://dmoz.org/profiles/svaksha.html Dmoz_profile]

== FLOSS Volunteer ==

 * Administer 2 mailing lists with [http://www.linuxchix.org LinuxChix], an online community for women "using" Linux.

 * Co-wrote a [http://lists.debian.org/debian-glibc/2005/10/msg00008.html Sanskrit (SA)] language locale with Christian Perrier (bubulle), which awaits inclusion in the Debian package : belocs-locales-data and also in package: locales (version: 2.3.5-6).

 * Editor at [http://dmoz.org/ dmoz.org], MusicMoz since 2003. Currently restricted to anything related to [http://dmoz.org/Computers/Software/Operating_Systems/Linux/Distributions/Debian/Flavours/Ubuntu/ Ubuntu], [http://dmoz.org/Computers/Open_Source/Software/Music_and_Audio/Libre software for Music and Audio], and [http://dmoz.org/Science/Social_Sciences/Linguistics/Languages/Natural/Indo-European/Indo-Iranian/Indo-Aryan/Sanskrit/ Sanskrit].
I am Vidya Ayer from India, an Ubuntu user and active volunteer in [http://www.ubuntu.com Ubuntu], [http://www.ubuntu-women.org Ubuntu-Women], [http://www.linuxchix.org Linuxchix], [http://women.alioth.debian.org/ Debian-Women] and [http://dmoz.org/ DMOZ].
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== Current Team/Membership Status == === Contact ===

 {*} IRC : svaksha @irc.freenode.net

 {*} Email : svaksha@gmail.com

 {*} [http://www.svaksha.com Weblog]

 {*} [https://launchpad.net/people/svaksha Launchpad Profile]

 {*} [http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/svaksha UW wikipage]


== FOSS & Ubuntu Volunteer Experience ==


=== LinuxChix.org ===

 * Admin the [http://linuxchix.org/mailman/listinfo/newchix Newchix] and [http://linuxchix.org/mailman/listinfo/jobposts Job-posts] mailing lists for [http://www.linuxchix.org LinuxChix], an online community for women "using" Linux.



=== DMOZ.org ===

 * [http://dmoz.org/profiles/svaksha.html Editor] at [http://dmoz.org/ Dmoz], [http://musicmoz.org/ MusicMoz] since 2003.
 * Currently restricted to anything related to [http://dmoz.org/Computers/Software/Operating_Systems/Linux/Distributions/Debian/Flavours/Ubuntu/ Ubuntu], [http://dmoz.org/Computers/Open_Source/Software/Music_and_Audio/Libre Libre software for music and audio], and [http://dmoz.org/Science/Social_Sciences/Linguistics/Languages/Natural/Indo-European/Indo-Iranian/Indo-Aryan/Sanskrit/ Sanskrit].


=== Ubuntu-Women Team ===

 {*} Ubuntu-Women - [https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-women Launchpad]

 * [http://www.ubuntu-women.org Ubuntu-Women.org]: Designed, created, and implemented the contents for the new website from our [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWomen old wiki page].

 * Maintain the website and admin the [https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-women UW mailing list].

 * Co-ordinate the [http://www.ubuntu-women.org/mentoring.html mentoring] project with [http://wiki.ubuntu-women.org/ElizabethKrumbach Elizabeth Krumbach].

 * Mentor women and guide new users on how to contribute to Ubuntu.


=== Ubuntu Bug-Squad ===
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 {*} MarketingTeam - [https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-marketing/ Launchpad]  * Squash bugs on Malone and Ubuntu-bugzilla.
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 {*} Ubuntu-Women - [https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-women Launchpad]

 {*} UbuntuMagazine


== Ubuntu Volunteer ==

 * [http://www.ubuntu-women.org Ubuntu-Women.org] : Designed, created, and implemented the contents for the website and admin the UW mailing list. Mentor women and guide new users there to contribute to Ubuntu.

 * [https://launchpad.net/people/bugsquad/ Bugsquad] : Squash bugs on Malone and Ubuntu-bugzilla.

 * [https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-marketing/ Marketing] : Created a [https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/milestones Milestones specification] for the Ubuntu Abanta (?) Magazine.

 * Assisting Ubuntu Marketing team members, and other community groups and teams when needed.

 * Currently translate for the Sanskrit localisation of packages in Ubuntu for Indian languages. Plan to increase volunteer translators for Sanskrit. Main impediments are that its a classical language with '''zero''' commercial value resulting in low interest as its practically considered a dead language by many people.

 * Various contributions in different Wiki's and Ubuntu mailing lists.

 * [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IndianTeam Ubuntu-IN] : Wrote the initial draft for the Indian Loco team and was involved with the setting up of the [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IndianTeam Ubuntu-IN] team and was the mailing list admin for a short while.

 * Advocate Ubuntu awareness whenever possible and have distributed my surplus Hoary, Breezy and Dapper CD's to many people locally and am happy to note that mostly students used it more than engineers.
 

=== Wiki's and Teams created ===

 * [https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-l10n-sa Ubuntu Sanskrit Translators Team]
 * [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWomen Ubuntu-Women] wiki
 * [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuWomenMentors Ubuntu-Mentors] wiki
 * [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IndianTeam Indian Team] wiki


=== Bugs reported ===
 1. Bugs reported
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=== Bugs triaged ===
 2.
Bugs triaged
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=== Ubuntu Marketing Team ===

 {*} MarketingTeam - [https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-marketing/ Launchpad]
 {*} UbuntuMagazine

 * [https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-marketing/ Marketing] : Created a [https://launchpad.net/distros/ubuntu/+spec/milestones Milestones specification] for the Ubuntu Abanta(?) Magazine.

 * Assisting Ubuntu Marketing team members, and other community groups and teams when needed.


=== Debian/Ubuntu Translation/Localisation ===

 {*} Sanskrit Translators [https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-l10n-sa Launchpad]

 * Co-wrote a [http://lists.debian.org/debian-glibc/2005/10/msg00008.html Sanskrit (SA) language locale] with Christian Perrier (bubulle), which awaits inclusion in the Debian package : belocs-locales-data and also in package: locales (version: 2.3.5-6).
 
 * Translate for the Sanskrit localisation of packages in Ubuntu. Plan to increase volunteer translators for Sanskrit, a classical Indian language. Main impediments are its classical roots, lack of daily usage, with '''zero''' commercial value resulting in low interest as its practically considered a dead language by many people.



=== Ubuntu-IN Loco Team ===

 {*} [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IndianTeam Ubuntu-IN] : Wrote the [https://wiki.ubuntu.com/IndianTeam?action=recall&rev=2 initial drafts] for the Indian Loco team.

 * Was involved with the [http://people.ubuntu.com/%7Efabbione/irclogs/archived/2006-03/ubuntu-meeting-2006-03-07.html setting up] of the Ubuntu-IN Loco team
 
 * Was the mailing [https://lists.ubuntu.com/archives/ubuntu-in/2006-March/000000.html list admin] for a short while.


=== Advocacy, Misc. ===

 * Various contributions in different Wiki's and Ubuntu mailing lists.

 * Advocate Ubuntu awareness whenever possible and have distributed my surplus Hoary, Breezy and Dapper CD's to many people locally and am happy to note that mostly students used it more than engineers.

 * Am trying to learn about packaging, testing and learning other technical details about Ubuntu and its relation with Debian and how they work in tandem.
 
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नमस्ते

About

Hello and Welcome!

I am Vidya Ayer from India, an Ubuntu user and active volunteer in [http://www.ubuntu.com Ubuntu], [http://www.ubuntu-women.org Ubuntu-Women], [http://www.linuxchix.org Linuxchix], [http://women.alioth.debian.org/ Debian-Women] and [http://dmoz.org/ DMOZ].

Contact

FOSS & Ubuntu Volunteer Experience

LinuxChix.org

DMOZ.org

Ubuntu-Women Team

Ubuntu Bug-Squad

Ubuntu Marketing Team

Debian/Ubuntu Translation/Localisation

  • Ubuntu Sanskrit Translators [https://launchpad.net/people/ubuntu-l10n-sa Launchpad]

  • Co-wrote a [http://lists.debian.org/debian-glibc/2005/10/msg00008.html Sanskrit (SA) language locale] with Christian Perrier (bubulle), which awaits inclusion in the Debian package : belocs-locales-data and also in package: locales (version: 2.3.5-6).

  • Translate for the Sanskrit localisation of packages in Ubuntu. Plan to increase volunteer translators for Sanskrit, a classical Indian language. Main impediments are its classical roots, lack of daily usage, with zero commercial value resulting in low interest as its practically considered a dead language by many people.

Ubuntu-IN Loco Team

Advocacy, Misc.

  • Various contributions in different Wiki's and Ubuntu mailing lists.
  • Advocate Ubuntu awareness whenever possible and have distributed my surplus Hoary, Breezy and Dapper CD's to many people locally and am happy to note that mostly students used it more than engineers.
  • Am trying to learn about packaging, testing and learning other technical details about Ubuntu and its relation with Debian and how they work in tandem.

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