[aur-general] TU Application

Ángel Velásquez angvp at archlinux.com.ve
Wed Sep 10 11:15:45 EDT 2008

Kessia 'even' Pinheiro ha scritto:
> Hi,
>     My name is Kessia Pinheiro (a.k.a even), I'm a 22 years old
> finishing my computer scientist degree at Federal University of Bahia
> in Salvador/Bahia/Brazil.
>     I'm working now part-time on sysadmin stuff's (as treinee). I've
> used Linux since 2004, with Slackware, but I had problems with many
> things and decided switch to another distro. I tried many light
> distros, but none was completed to me. So I discovered Arch in 2006
> and I got involved with the brazilian community, helping people and
> writting some docs [1].
>     Me and my friends (hdoria and dsa) did a speech about ArchLinux in
> FISL [2] this April in Porto Alegre/Brazil. Other contribution is the
> pacupdate (developed with hdoria), a tray notifier for new updates for
> pacman [3].
>     Recently I'm interested in packaging for Arch, because some
> applications I used aren't in the repositories. Before Arch, I
> packaged a private .deb for my work, finally I sweat a lot and I
> couldn't remember exactly what I did, but i did it. So, I discover the
> Arch way to package and in few minutes my package was at AUR, I was so
> happy! So, now my contributions with PKGBUILDs are 16 [4] and growing.
> I'm packaging some stuff's that i have not found in repositories and
> these are helpful for some people. I'm also adopting some to help the
> number of orphans be lower.
>     So, as a TU, my plans are help manage AUR and community repo, also
> trying alert the contributors about problems with their PKGBUILDs,
> because many packages are out of date for a long time or with
> incomplete PKGBUILDs or incorrect. I want to help with some security
> apps too (my major contribution was snort package, hdoria adopted it
> in extra), helping to make more eyes at the security topic.
>     My main machine is a Dell laptop and i am using Arch i686 (but
> this laptop has an x86_64 architecture, so I'll install Arch64 this
> week). I have an old machine at work, but normally I use the laptop
> there too. My boyfriend also have the same laptop with Arch i686.
>     In my free time I like stay with my boyfriend, play videogames,
> listen music, read things are out of my degree course, viewing tv
> series.
>     Oh, the last thing, hdoria and angvp encouraged me to do this
> proposal, in fact they fought for who will be my sponsor, but angvp
> finally push more and he wins. However, hdoria is a friend of mine and
> he will share the sponsor with angvp (to be fair and no one cry). =)
>     Let's start the questions, I'm honored to answer. Thanks for your time!
> To find me:
> even @ irc.freenode.net
> even [at] archlinux-br [dot] org
> [1] http://even.archlinux-br.org/
> [2] http://fisl.softwarelivre.org/9.0/papers/pub/programacao/26
> [3] http://code.google.com/p/pacupdate
> [4] http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?SeB=m&K=even
Even, finally our beloved brazilian hacker girl :D, as she said, i 
pushed her to do this, so i can say that  it's an honour for me 
sponsoring Kessia, she is very qualified to be a Trusted User.

Let's start the discussion period

Angel Velásquez
angvp @ irc.freenode.net
Arch Linux Trusted User (TU)

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