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= Richard Hughes =
 
= Richard Hughes =
  
I'm now working full time for a UK defence company. I'm the creator of gnome-power-manager and PackageKit, and I also contribute to HAL and pm-utils. I do OSS stuff in my free time, although last year I did a summer internship for Red Hat after I finished my Masters degree in electronics. One day I'll come back to work in free software, but military electronics is where I'm at right now.
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I'm now working for Red Hat in the desktop group. I'm the maintainer of gnome-power-manager, DeviceKit-power and PackageKit, and I also contribute to HAL and pm-utils.
  
 
More information on my [http://www.hughsie.com homepage] .
 
More information on my [http://www.hughsie.com homepage] .
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== Activities within Fedora ==
 
== Activities within Fedora ==
  
* Power management has be more integrated with the desktop. This is an upstream thing and is naturally happening over time as more programs are using the gnome-screensaver and gnome-power-manager DBUS interfaces.
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* Power management has be more integrated with the desktop. This is an upstream thing and is naturally happening over time as more programs are using the new DBUS interfaces.
* Package management has to improve in Fedora to be competitive with Ubuntu. IMO package management user interaction sucks right now. See http://www.packagekit.org for ideas on how I'm trying to fix this.
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* Package management has to improve in Fedora to be competitive with other operating systems.

Revision as of 19:39, 17 March 2009

Richard Hughes

I'm now working for Red Hat in the desktop group. I'm the maintainer of gnome-power-manager, DeviceKit-power and PackageKit, and I also contribute to HAL and pm-utils.

More information on my homepage .

Contact

  • Email: [[MailTo(richard AT hughsie DOT com)]
  • IRC: hughsie on #hal or #PackageKit (freenode), and in #fedora-desktop (GIMPnet).
  • GPG key: Email me if you need this.
  • Fedora Account: hughsient

Activities within Fedora

  • Power management has be more integrated with the desktop. This is an upstream thing and is naturally happening over time as more programs are using the new DBUS interfaces.
  • Package management has to improve in Fedora to be competitive with other operating systems.