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Happy Birthday!

Today is my 22th Birthday Anniversary. Considering that Advogato is a kind of "Nerd Blog", I can't miss this day in my diary. [[ :o) ]] As my birthday is very close to Christmas and New Year, is easier to make a good review about last year and I can tell that I'm very happy with 2004, and I'm also expecting even more from 2005. :))

Ok! But what brings me here, besides my birthday, is the fact that I want to write (and register) a little bit about the 2004 Final Meeting of our Debian User Group, it was a great time, we have dinner at a Mexican Restaurant, between lots of "spicy food" we also discuss a lot about free software, specially Debian, and ideas to 2005. In a few days I will have some pictures and I can post it here.

I was very busy in the last two months!

On [4-5].December.2004, I went to a different Free Software event called OpenBeach; it happened in Florianópolis, the main city in Santa Catarina, a South Brazilian State

We had a great weekend, talk a lot about free software and saw some very good friends. You can check some pictures from the event here .

I also would like to say thank you to tiagovaz that certified me as Apprentice.

During this period I worked a little bit with translations/localizations and give some attention to the Debian User Group that I'm involved.

25 Nov 2004 (updated 14 Dec 2004 at 03:27 UTC) »

Still alive...

I'm very busy during the last three weeks, we had two Free Software events extremely close, Conisli was [05-06].nov.2004 and Latinoware was [08-12].nov.2004. I was in charge to organize and take care of Debian Booths (specially Brasilian Debian User Group) in both events.

I would like to thank everybody that helps me to take care, "advocate" Debian, explain a little bit about our philosophy and ideas, how our project is organized and maintained. We also sold some nice T-Shirts and our Debian-BR-CDD (Custom Debian Distribution) CDs.

I'm writing some papers about the Booths and try to add it in Debian Events. During this period I'm facing a great e-mail problem, I don't have a notebook, during the events all mail management was done in WebMail interfaces... that's ok!! I will take some time to "update" my mails (read and answer), some tasks are a little bit delayed.

This week I translate a few things to Debian Women Project on their wiki. I would like to thanks rillian, he certified me as Apprentice. :-)

Unfortunately I was unable to find good pictures to post here! :o( Have to try again!

3 Nov 2004 (updated 6 Nov 2004 at 01:07 UTC) »


Advogato is really interesting. I did my first post a few days ago and I was wondering how long will take until somebody certified me. Well... for my suprise fxn was the first :-) There are nice people in this World. I would like to "thanks" (also) surripui, he also certified me.

It is a very busy week!! Today I play PaintBall, it is a very good way to reduce stress. :-) After that, put mails in order. I have to find time to upgrade my Debian Woody to Debian Sarge and re-organize my Partitions' Strategy, because I'm without space...

Filesystem            Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/hda6             4.0G  3.6G  416M  90% /
proc                     0     0     0   -  /proc
devpts                   0     0     0   -  /dev/pts
/dev/hda2             510M   15M  469M   3% /boot
/dev/hda5             5.0G  4.9G  157M  97% /home

Besides that, I'm working with documentation for new Free Software Projects related with our Debian User Group. As I said before, it is a busy week, I'm preparing for two Free Software Events in the next days, specially because both of them have a Debian "Booth". Considering this, lots of things stay "un-done", so... have to fight for more time!

Hello World! :o)

First post, first time using blogs! Well, in our lifes there is always (almost always) a first time. I found Advogato a long time ago but never "subscribed" myself. Today I was talking with a great friend (aristeu), and asked him about Advogato... he told me to register, as I was already interested I decided to try it out... why not? :-)

Today I did a few translations for Debian Women Project, anja is finnishing the setup of a new wiki and I'm "feeding" it with Portuguese Bra(s|z)ilian (pt_BR).

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