[aur-general] TU application

Taylor Lookabaugh jesus.christ.i.love at gmail.com
Fri Jan 18 00:32:33 EST 2013

Taylor Lookabaugh

On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 9:31 PM, Taylor Lookabaugh <
jesus.christ.i.love at gmail.com> wrote:

> Michael,
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Trusted_user
> Taylor Lookabaugh
> On Thu, Jan 17, 2013 at 9:10 PM, Drmgiver <drmgiver at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 01/17/2013 06:39 PM, Evangelos Foutras wrote:
>>> On 17/01/13 21:46, Alexandre Filgueira wrote:
>>>> Hi everybody,
>>>> This whole thing of becoming a TU began after talking by email with
>>>> Allan about one article of his where he talked about one project of
>>>> mine. He put me in contact with Evangelos Foutras to be my sponsor,
>>>> and here I am trying to become a TU.
>>>> My name is Alexandre Filgueira. I'm a galician guy (Spain), 22 to 23
>>>> years old and computer lover.
>>>> I'm a sysadmin and teacher. I like bash, python and vala, but I have
>>>> knowledge in some other languages. I also like web programming.
>>>> I'm a tv-show/cinema addict and music lover, from classic to blues,
>>>> jazz, rock, punk...
>>>> I installed Arch the first time in 2008, at 18 years old. I was with
>>>> Ubuntu since 2006 and I always wanted to have more control over some
>>>> things, so I began trying distros... (Fedora, Gentoo, Debian...).
>>>> When I saw what Arch was about, my head thought... oh yeah baby!
>>>> ...and when I had my first Arch Linux system installed... I simply felt
>>>> in love.
>>>> My first forum post is dated 2009.02.18 asking about help with the
>>>> grub when I deleted my ubuntu partition to have just Arch on my
>>>> system. I'm better now xD
>>>> I just have 2 packages in AUR simply because everything I wanted was
>>>> in the official repos or already in AUR [1].
>>>> After all these years using Arch Linux, I thought that I wasn't
>>>> helping the community as I could. I have a couple of forum posts,
>>>> most of them asking. I did years ago a script to automatically install
>>>> and configure a gnome system (gnome 2 in that time)[2].
>>>> My last contribution to the Arch Linux world is Cinnarch, being a
>>>> bridge to show how good is our base system, showing them across a
>>>> beautiful window, keeping the real rolling release soul intact.
>>>> Thanks to my work on Cinnarch, I could find a bug in libalpm and I
>>>> tried to fix it, with the help of David Reisner, the patch has already
>>>> been merged.[3]
>>>> My plan is to bring cinnamon to Arch Linux, a classic desktop built
>>>> with modern technologies. I think is a good one to have in our
>>>> official repos.
>>>> I don't own the cinnamon package in AUR, when I began with Cinnarch,
>>>> that package already existed. But I fixed some of the problems with
>>>> that package, like the switch to systemd (I was awake until 3am
>>>> fixing that thing in Cinnarch and then I reported the fix to the
>>>> Arch Linux community), or the screensaver fix when gnome 3.6 came.
>>>> And I think that's all. Thanks for considering me to become a TU.
>>>> [1]https://aur.archlinux.org/**packages/?K=faidoc&SeB=m<https://aur.archlinux.org/packages/?K=faidoc&SeB=m>
>>>> [2]http://archive.org/details/**Videotutorial<http://archive.org/details/Videotutorial>
>>>> [3]https://mailman.archlinux.**org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2013-**
>>>> January/016283.html<https://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/pacman-dev/2013-January/016283.html>
>>> Even though Xfce is the best DE, I confirm my sponsorship of Alexandre;
>>> it'd be cool to have Cinnamon in our repos.
>>> Let's begin with the discussion. :)
>>>  New to Arch, (coming from Mint, and I love this) and I apologize for
>> the interruption, but what is a TU exactly?
>> Michael
> Shoot, I wish the gmail web client could automatically start below the

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