Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Behind Ubuntu: Raphaël Pinson

Filed under
Interviews
Ubuntu

Raphaël is known for his work on Kubuntu, and more recently on Ichthux, a Linux distribution based on Kubuntu and aimed at Christian users and communities.

In his interview, we learn how Raphaël’s Christianity has influenced his involvement in the open source community, how he feels non-English speakers fare and what he gets up to in his spare time.

Bio
IRC Nickname: raphink
Location: Cannes, French Riviera
Age: 24
Profession: Linux System Administrator
Website/Blog: www.raphink.info

Ubuntu Stuff

In what way are you involved in Ubuntu?

I am an Ubuntu core-dev, focusing on Kubuntu. I make packages, review the packages of other contributors, work on bugs, translations, documentation. I also have a side project, Ichthux, which is a derivative distribution based on Kubuntu for Christian users and communities, that I am including in Ubuntu.

How much time do you spend working on Ubuntu?

Full Story.

More in Tux Machines

Today in Techrights

Linux and Graphics

today's howtos

Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS Delayed Until February 2, Will Bring Linux 4.8, Newer Mesa

If you've been waiting to upgrade your Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus) operating system to the 16.04.2 point release, which should have hit the streets a couple of days ago, you'll have to wait until February 2. We hate to give you guys bad news, but Canonical's engineers are still working hard these days to port all the goodies from the Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak) repositories to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, which is a long-term supported version, until 2019. These include the Linux 4.8 kernel packages and an updated graphics stack based on a newer X.Org Server version and Mesa 3D Graphics Library. Read more