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Bruno Friedmann

Brief description: Work for a free future !



Lizards Blog: Yes

Current country: Switzerland

Gender: Male

Freenode IRC nick: tigerfoot

Freenode IRC cloak: opensuse/member/bruno-friedmann email alias (nick): email alias (full):




Active online participation

You would find me in

  • KDE : hunting bugs inside my favorite desktop, also helping a bit to the wiki & meetings [wiki page], I've been priviliged enough to sponsor also the famous Randa Meeting in 2014 and 2015
  • Retired Bacula : Packaging for mass and mailing list [] [bacula packages]
  • Bareos : the new comer in backup/restore a fork of Bacula []
  • Zend Framework : PhP framework [website]
  • [PostgreSQL] & [PostGIS] and other mapping software like Qgis, Mapserver, Grass
  • OpenSUSE : in bugzilla, IRC channels, Mailing lists (like artwork, marketing), and former Ambassadors
  • FSFE : I'm also a proud fellowship of []
  • OBS : building some packages, like squidview, Bacula, postgis, mapserver, postgresql-plr, pgadmin, mysql-workbench
  • Maintain the unofficial but working repository of ATI/AMD fglrx repository [FGLRX wiki page]

Active real life participation

Too awesome to meet people in real life.

  • Participate to Desktop Summit 2011 in Berlin
  • Afup in Paris Nov 2007 [afup] conferences about PhP
  • Fosdem 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 [Fosdem]
  • openSUSE Conference 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and next 2014 (Yeah so much regrets about the missing Greek edition in 2013)
  • PgDays europe at Paris in Nov. 2009, at Stuttgart in Dec 2010, Prague in 2012, Dublin 2013
  • LinuxDays in Geneva 2009
  • FrOsCamp in Zürich Sep 2010 : openSUSE Booth as ambassador.
  • Marketing Hackweek and Scale : Feb 2011 in LA, Feb 2013 in Nuremberg
  • Presentation & support at fosscom 2011 in Patra
  • Setup a git mirror for marketing/artwork team


2011 The Lizard Year

I was at Fosdem, in Zürich presenting openSUSE project during Gnome3 launch party. Also in Patra (Greece) with the Greek ambassadors team, also co-organize the virtual launch party on SecondLife for the launch of 11.4

Wear almost my geeko t-shirt everyday. Don't panic, I've several sorts of them. Was at OSC 2011 for the rwx sessions, and will present a workshop about kvm/libvirtd. Then the 12.1 launch !

I'm also the proud owner of the unique Geeko's car

2014 Boarding

With your help, I'm now one fo the board's member.

2014/2015 Board and show

Between early 2013 and early 2016 I had the privilege of serving as an elected openSUSE Board member.

Being active at differents places like Akademy, or Scale 13x in L-A

2016 Still contributing

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