Ubuntu-motu-mentors Digest, Vol 23, Issue 1

Justin Fulcher justinf23 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 21:44:54 BST 2009


Request for mentor (Justin Fulcher)
On Mar 23, 2009, at 8:00 AM, ubuntu-motu-mentors-request at lists.ubuntu.com 
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>   1. Request for mentor (Tristan Greaves)
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> Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 08:36:15 +0000
> From: Tristan Greaves <tristan at extricate.org>
> Subject: Request for mentor
> To: ubuntu-motu-mentors at lists.ubuntu.com
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> Hi all,
>
> I am looking for a kind mentor to look after me.
>
> I'm Tristan, and I've been using Linux of some description since my
> university years (around 1996).  Back then it was Slackware followed  
> by
> Red Hat, but now I consider myself a Ubuntu convert.  Booting my  
> laptop
> up and seeing all the hardware registered seamlessly makes me realise
> how far things have come.
>
> I develop under Linux in my day job, although this is Perl/web/Oracle
> related.  I feel it is time to get a bit more hands on with packet
> management, as it is almost like I am missing out.
>
> I have started helping out with bugs and so on via Launchpad:
>
> 	https://launchpad.net/~tristan-extricate
>
> Although I notice I can't change bug priorities (such as setting to
> 'Wishlist') just yet.
>
> I have been reading through the package literature, and downloading
> package sources to see how they tick.  I need to start being guided a
> bit more - such as, which packages would be good to start trying to
> bring in?  Which ones to merge?  What's the procedure for taking a raw
> package from Debian and bringing it into Ubuntu?  And so on...
>
> I'm running jaunty, and am aware it is feature frozen right now --  
> so is
> it possible to use the REVU process as a result?
>
> I am based in the United Kingdom.
>
> I very much look forward to hearing from you.
>
> Kind regards,
>
> Tris.
>
>
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