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I've been using Ubuntu as the primary OS since 2008 after having tested Mandrake, Mandriva and Ubuntu Warty (with its great and famous liveCD) and used Debian Etch just after its release in April 2007.

Contact information Name:

Matthieu Baerts Launchpad::

matttbe IRC:

matttbe on Freenode

I was earlier active in the forum but recent activity is more in glx-dock forum, launchpad and freenode irc (#cairo-dock, #cairo-dock-fr, sometimes on #ubuntu-* motu, fr, fr-devel, fr-party, classroom-chat), etc.)


  • I'm part of the development team of Cairo-Dock and it includes:
    • Packages maintainer for:
      • Ubuntu (ppa (stable and weekly release), Cairo-Dock repository and official Ubuntu repositories)
      • Debian (ppa (stable and weekly release) and Cairo-Dock repository)
      • But also doing patches about the compilation method on a couple of distributions
    • Website admin (

    • Push some patches into the core and its plug-ins.
    • Support (wiki, forum, launchpad, bugtracker, irc, etc.)
  • I always use the development release of Ubuntu on x86_64 (from the alphas to the stable release). So I post a few bugs reports as possible.
  • I'm part of a LUG (louviglug: Linux Users Group of Louvain-La-Neuve in Belgium)
  • I try to participate to some events (and organize some of them) about the free softwares
    • Ubuntu Party in Louvain-La-Neuve (9.04, 9.10, 10.04) and Paris (9.10)
    • The UDS of Brussels (only Wednesday because of my studies, arf Smile :) )

    • Fosdem (2010)

Future Goals

  • Do more patches and applets for Cairo-Dock project
  • Improve (again) the integration of Cairo-Dock in Ubuntu (also with other apps)
  • Add a daily build ppa for Cairo-Dock (need a newer version of bzr-builder)
  • Help more people to use Ubuntu
  • Become an Ubuntu Member