Thomas Beckett thomas.beckett at
Wed Feb 2 05:00:23 CST 2005

On Tue, 1 Feb 2005 21:19:47 -0700, Owen Stenseth <owen at> wrote:
> Hello my name is Owen Stenseth. I am a 33 year old systems architect who has been running linux since the early days of slackware. I have been using debian for a number of years and have just recently converted my wife over to gnu/linux thanks to ubuntu.
> I am a seasoned web developer and have recently developed my own wiki/blog using python as a way to learn the language. I have been programming in perl for over 10 years and have experience writing XS extensions and local business modules for the language. I am a proponent of XML/XSLT and have experience with mysql and postgres. I can also get my hands dirty with C and C++ if there is a need (although I prefer scripting).
> I am especially good at tools programming and am interested in furthering the ubuntu experience for those people moving from the windows environment.
> We all have limited cycles that we can put back into open source projects and I wish to direct my skills and time where I can to this one. Where can I find more information about what tasks I can help with.
> Regards,
> Owen Stenseth
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Hi Owen to get started in developing for ubuntu I think you need to
take a look here:

for insperation you might like to look into which of the bouties are
available that you can put your tallents to.


Q: How many freudian does it take to change a lightbulb?
A: Two - one to change the bulb - the other to hold the penis...

.... I mean ladder!!!

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