User:Mariobl

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Mario Blättermann

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I'm Mario, born in 1970 in Germany. My profession is carpenter, mostly I build formwork for concrete. I spend a considerable part of my free time on Linux. That's a good compensation for my physical work ;)

My first contact with free operating systems was in 1999. Means, I'm one of the older farts in this field. After a lot of years with Mandrake/Mandriva I tried to find the "ideal distribution", but I'm very unsure if it really exists. My dream was a distribution with a rolling release, with less branding patches, with a good quality assurance, with... But there is no distribution which would match all these needs. Fedora is for me the best compromise of all of them.

Some years ago I began with building packages for Mandriva, which were published by the Mandrivauser.de project. Now I've restarted packaging for Fedora, with a better quality assurance and much better tools surrounding the build process.


Information

  • eMail: mailto:mariobl@fedoraproject.org
  • Google Talk: mailto:mario.blaettermann@gmail.com
  • Jabber: mariobl@jabber.org
  • AIM: MarLnx
  • Yahoo Messenger: mario.blaettermann
  • GPG key: 9EA0F881
  • Location: Greußen (Thüringen), Germany
  • Time zone: UTC +01:00 (CET) or UTC +02:00 CEST
  • Languages: German (mother's language), Dutch (good), English (medium)
  • Fedora Account: mariobl

Special Interests

Activities within Fedora


If you build it... (Koji Success I) If you build it... (Koji Success II) Junior Badger (Badger I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Involvement Packager Sponsor Embryo Bona Fide You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Tadpole Egg What goes up... (Koji Failure I) If you build it... (Koji Success III) Let Me Introduce Myself What goes around comes around (Karma I) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) Take this and call me in the morning In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Tadpole with Legs You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) What goes around comes around (Karma II) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) What goes up... (Koji Failure III) Corporate Drone Origin Delivery Parselmouth Paranoid Panda Don't Call it a Comeback Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Baby Badger Partners in Crime Override, you say? Top 500 Chemnitzer Linux-Tage Attendee Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) Binary Star

Other activities

I'm co-maintainer of the gLabels project. This is an application for designing and printing stationery products, such as self-adhesive labels and business cards. However, I have no idea how programming languages work, within gLabels I'm working on translations, documentation and picking up new templates.