I'm Lina Elizabeth Porras Santana, I'm from the beautiful country of Colombia, I am a medical doctor and engineer, with a Master degree in Public Health and HIV, Interested in Research, Education, Data Science, Public Health, Telemedicine, Human Rights, Free Software, Open Source, and Open Knowledge.

I'm using Ubuntu since 2011 and since that time I've been part of the ubuntu community in my country, helping to spread the community and the voice about open and free software. I have found at the community lifetime friends and a lot of knowledge. As part of the Ubuntu Community, I have been contributing to the FLISoL in Colombia, mainly in the city that I live in: Bogotá.

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Ubuntu Goals

  • Ubuntu Spread the use of Ubuntu.

    Ubuntu Spread and strength Ubuntu Community.

    Ubuntu Lead efforts in order that Free/Open Software be used in government.

Personals Goals:

  • Ubuntu Learn more about Ubuntu and GNU/Linux.

    Ubuntu Being part of the community of Ubuntu worldwide.

    Ubuntu Bring spaces to talk and educate about freedom and gender in tech.

    Ubuntu Spread the use of Free Software.


  • Ubuntu Ubuntu Colombia Team member since 2012

    Ubuntu Ubuntu Colombia Community Council 2013 to 2019

    Ubuntu FLISoL 2011 - Stand Ubuntu Colombia

    Ubuntu Software Freedom Day 2011 - "Bienvenidos a Ubuntu"

    Ubuntu Ubuntu Global Jam 2012 - "Programas de Mensajería Instantánea en Ubuntu"

    Ubuntu Nodo Bogotá Mesh - Ubuntu Colombia - May 2012

    Ubuntu Organization Stand Ubuntu-Co FLISoL Candelaria 2012 y FLISoL Bogotá 2012

    Ubuntu Leader of Logístics at FLISoL Bogotá 2012

    Ubuntu Stand Ubuntu-Co Software Freedom Day 2012

    Ubuntu Organization of Release Party, Ubuntu 12.10

    Ubuntu Organizing Board FLISoL Bogotá 2017

    Ubuntu Organizing Board FLISoL Bogotá 2018

    Ubuntu Organizing Board FLISoL Bogotá 2019

    Ubuntu Organizing Board FLISoL Bogotá 2020

    Ubuntu Organizing Board FLISoL Bogotá 2022

    Ubuntu Community Council 2020 -2022

    Ubuntu FLISoL Colombia Coordinator since 2019


Lina Porras is a working woman, who really cares about the community of Ubuntu Colombia, very supportive with logistics activities and other extracurricular activities, always supports any required activity done by the media community either virtual or , is a very important part of our community. @namsohj |

By far, linaporras is one of the most active and prominent members in our community. Is just a joy to work with her as She puts all her energy and effort on fullfill our goals. She deserves to be an Ubuntu Member since ages, however as She has worked most on the community side of things only as today (and after too many pokes Wink ;) She has applied for the membership. I really recommend her as She's one of our local stars, She makes Ubuntu Colombia rock everyday :). AndresMujica

Finally (she really deserv it)!!! Many people in the Ubuntu Colombian community knows the impact, importance and big efforts that she give to all the Team! She is proud of the Ubuntu community, made a lot of work inside the community, have a lot of responsabilities and a big example of leadership. (BTW, she's also a great person! Smile :) Cheers! Julian Alarcon

I testify! Smile :) Lina is one of the best member in Ubuntu-Co. She likes to help in every event where Ubuntu-co participates, I really believe she will be a great Ubuntu member and could make big contributions to the community as she has done in events like UbuntuUserDay, and why not participate in UbuntuWomen project in a near future. Att: SergioMeneses


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