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I am Omar CHERIF. Professionally I'm a Web Developer and GNU/Linux sysadmin for eCHERIF a software development company based in Tunisia (supporting mostly Fedora and CentOS in the usual heterogeneous environment). I have started using GNU/Linux as I got Fedora 6(Zod) and has been a long time user of Fedora GNU/Linux Distribution. Throughout the time I had the opportunity to try out many distributions such as CentOS, SuSE, Debian, Yellowdog and more recently Ubuntu but I am still a fan of RPM distribution mainly Fedora. I have also started bloging and advocating about Free and Open Source Software as well as Open Content. I have also been involved in Web development for more than 5 years. I am 27 years old (and counting...)

Free/Busy Time


    Usually in: ##linux
                I also occasionally visit #fedora, and I spend time on other non-Fedora channels (##php #python #perl #android), too. 
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Involvement with Free Software And Fedora

Advocating and blogging on Open Source Software, on Linux and Collaborative works

Fedora Ambassador

Though i have been promoting fedora at work, my entourage, colleges and schools ( I have presented/ demonstrated fedora in some Free software events). I have joined Fedora Ambassador later and hope this will make my involvement and contribution more strong


   * Coding & Software Development
   * Web Development
   * Fedora Artwork contribution
   * Testing new open-source apps and reporting bugs
   * Testing and Reviewing distros
   * Playing around kernel
   * Creating web applications
   * Geek of: Computer Science
            - Information Technology
            - Internet
            - Video Games
            - Mangas
            - Engineering
            - Humanities
            - Literature
            - Music
            - Philosophy
            - Science (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, etc.)
            - Social Science (Psychology, Sociology, etc.)
            - Technical Writing...

Activities within Fedora

   * Fedora Ambassador, Tunis, Tunisia
   * Fedora 10 Release Party in Tunisia, 2008-12-13 at INSAT (Institut National des Sciences Appliquées et de Technologie) More info.
   * Contributions in translation and packaging projects
   * Help users to learn, and appreciate Fedora Linux
   * Participating in Open Day manifests
   * Promoting Fedora (FC11 Leonidas), promoting Fedora events and participating in various Open Source projects
   * Organize Fedora Events and Related in Tunis
   * Talk about Fedora in public
   * Distribute Fedora DVD upon request
   * Work with other Fedora Ambassadors Tunisia and World Wide
   * To promote Fedora community and Open Source projects
   * Improve IA, user experience and user friendliness of Fedora web sites
   * Helping peoples on irc and multiple boards across the net
   * We plan submitting some packages that we currently have in our personal repository for the benefit of the community


   * Tunisian Fedora community: 
   * Company Website: 
   * Fedoraproject page: 

Internet Footprints

   * Company Blog BLOG
   * My Blog