On Monday 18 August 2014 02:17 AM, Praveen Illa wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I am Praveen Illa from Hyderabad. Like Pirate Praveen I am also from > Electrical background but my passion towards computers and Technology, > FOSS brought me here. > > After bored with windows thing, I looked for another alternative that > could be explorable....then I found Ubuntu and started experimenting > with it, then I got to know that the computers can be used with Telugu > interface and it looks so amazing to me, landed me on Launchpad. Started > working on Telugu localization. After that I need to find the upstream > sources for the l10n stream and like that Gnome, Xfce, LXDE, Gimp.... At > the sametime I can find the similar interest people who are working on > it Like Swecha and e-telugu organisations, met nice people. Like other > folks, my Gnu/linux journey started with ubuntu and ended with the > universal operating system 'Debian'. It's been fourth year started using > it, and I'm very comfortable using Debian. > > Whatever I discover, the first thing I do is localize that thing > irrespective of the usage statistics. As I always want to see the Telugu > in the Top position in the statistics, other Indic languages encourages > me to do so. > So far I've localized many apps and projects. But finding the equal word > for the Technical term will always a big challenge for the people who do > Localization. Yet to find a better solution, I also follow the other > indic language communities for better approach in L10N. > > In 2011, I got the chance to attend MiniDebConf event along with > Pavithran which was organized at Pune. This event introduced me Indian > FOSS community and met nice people like Pavithran, Praveen, Sirish, > Prof. Abhijith... > > Apart from the Localization, my other interests are python programming > language, Django frame work, writing articles on Free and open source > software in wikipedia, blog. > > Looking forward to participate in MiniDebconf 2014. I hope you can take a session on debian localization.
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