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Next as I remember was with Knoppix. I loved KDE a lot those days. Then came Ubuntu. It was Ubuntu 5.10 with 2CDs, one live and one to install. I was with Ubuntu for a couple of years and them moved to Fedora. During that season I started loving GNOME and still I'm a GNOME lover. So switching to Fedora was not that difficult. Of course [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Snavin Danishka Navin] helped me a lot. Since then I'm here with Fedora.
 
Next as I remember was with Knoppix. I loved KDE a lot those days. Then came Ubuntu. It was Ubuntu 5.10 with 2CDs, one live and one to install. I was with Ubuntu for a couple of years and them moved to Fedora. During that season I started loving GNOME and still I'm a GNOME lover. So switching to Fedora was not that difficult. Of course [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Snavin Danishka Navin] helped me a lot. Since then I'm here with Fedora.
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== Activities within Fedora ==
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* FAS [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/accounts/user/view/callkalpa callkalpa]
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* [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/callkalpa Packages I maintain]
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* Fedora Ambassador for Sri Lanka
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* Contributor at [[SIGs/SoaS| Fedora Sugar on a Stick]]
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* Contributor at [http://spins.fedoraproject.org/soas/ Fedora Sound SIG]
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* Fedora free media contributor
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* Full time Fedora user
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== Other activities in the FOSS world ==
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* GNOME - Sinhala Lokalization
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* Open Office - Sinhala Lokalization
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== Contact Me ==
 
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I can be found at #fedora #hanthana #fedora-sound on freenode
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== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
 
[http://kalpapathum.blogspot.com Blog]
 
[http://kalpapathum.blogspot.com Blog]
 
== Activities within Fedora ==
 
* [https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgdb/users/packages/callkalpa Packages I maintain]
 
* Fedora Ambassador for Sri Lanka
 
* Contributor at [[SIGs/SoaS| Fedora Sugar on a Stick]]
 
* Contributor at [http://spins.fedoraproject.org/soas/ Fedora Sound SIG]
 
* Fedora free media contributor
 
* Full time Fedora user
 
 
== Other activities in the FOSS world ==
 
* GNOME - Sinhala Lokalization
 
* Open Office - Sinhala Lokalization
 
 
 
  
 
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[[Category:Ambassadors from Sri Lanka]]

Revision as of 16:44, 3 November 2011

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Kalpa Pathum Welivitigoda

About Me

I'm Kalpa from Galle, Sri Lanka.

Currently I'm a student of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. Besides that I'm involved in the lokalization project of OpenOffice.

My first experience with GNU/Linux was with Red Hat 8. It was a three CD pack which I bought with zero knowledge about GNU or linux or even FOSS. I just wanted to give it a try and see what's inside. I couldn't install it properly as one of the CDs was cracked. The error was that it can't read some files and the whole installation process terminates. I had no idea what these files are related to. So what I did was I removed some packages with wild guesses and tried to install. I failed not once, twice but several times. Finally I could get it installed. Unfortunately there was no GUI (those files may be the ones that couldn't be read). I actually abandoned it there after, because I knew nothing to do with the CLI nor I had internet connection to explore.

Next as I remember was with Knoppix. I loved KDE a lot those days. Then came Ubuntu. It was Ubuntu 5.10 with 2CDs, one live and one to install. I was with Ubuntu for a couple of years and them moved to Fedora. During that season I started loving GNOME and still I'm a GNOME lover. So switching to Fedora was not that difficult. Of course Danishka Navin helped me a lot. Since then I'm here with Fedora.


Activities within Fedora

Other activities in the FOSS world

  • GNOME - Sinhala Lokalization
  • Open Office - Sinhala Lokalization


Contact Me

Email

callkalpa@fedoraproject.org callkalpa@gmail.com

IRC

callkalpa

I can be found at #fedora #hanthana #fedora-sound #sugar on freenode

GPG Key

pub   2048R/11E76923 2010-03-31 [expires: 2011-03-31]
      Key fingerprint = CC32 F412 EF35 672C 2F4F  ADA7 3361 77CB 11E7 6923
uid                  W.H. Kalpa Pathum <callkalpa@gmail.com>
sub   2048R/66AAB18F 2010-03-31 [expires: 2011-03-31]

External Links

Blog