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|REAL-NAME= Buddhika Chandradeepa Kurera
|birthday= February 22, 1981
|birthday= August, 06, 1987
|HOME= Beijing, PRC
|HOME= Kandy, Sri Lanka.
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Revision as of 02:19, 17 November 2010

Buddhika Chandradeepa Kurera
Buddhika Chandradeepa Kurera
Personal Information
Birthday: August, 06, 1987
Home: Kandy, Sri Lanka.
Fedora-specific Information
FAS-Name: bckurera
Miscellaneous Information
private Mail:
GPG-Key: [1]
IRC: bckurera on Freenode in
#fedora #fedora-ambassadors #fossuser
Badges (24)

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Buddhika Chandradeepa Kurera

Chandradeepa is an Engineering Undergraduate of the University of Peradeniya and the founder of the BCKurera IT Consultants Ltd.. He working with Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) activities in Sri Lanka since 2006 as soon he pass out from high school.


  • Email: me [AT] bckurera [DOT] info
  • Fedora Account: bckurera
  • IRC Nick name: bckurera
  • Blog:

Academic Profile

  • Final year student of University of Colombo.
  • Engineering undergraduate of the Uveristy of Peradeniya.
  • Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)

Fedora Related Activities

  • Full time Fedora user.

Fedora Events

  • Software Freedom Day 2010, Celebrated at UCSC with FOSS User magazine support.
  • Fedora 13 launch camp at the University of Peradeniya 2010.

FOSS related activities

  • Editor of the "FOSS Users Magazine" Sri Lanka (first FOSS related magazine in Sri Lanka
  • Founders of the "FOSS Users Group" in the University of Peradeniya.
  • Working with Open Source and Localization projects "Akuru Foundation Sri Lanka".
  • Open Office - Sinahala localization.
  • Member of Fedora Free Media for Sri Lanka.

Future Projects

  • Spreading Fedora and other FOSS among University Students and the Community.
  • Organizing workshops to educate the public and students about FOSS.
  • Media Projects