Arch Linux Developer Fellows

Below you can find a list of ex-developers (aka project fellows). These folks helped make Arch what it is today. Thanks!

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Alexander Baldeck

Alias: kth5
Email: alexander.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:kth5
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer, PPC Monkey
Website:
Occupation: SysAdmin, free worker in arts
Birth Year: 1983
Location: cbrp3
Languages: German, English
Interests: alt. electronic music, video gaming, social events
Favorite Distros: Arch, NetBSD, Haiku
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Alexander Fehr

Alias: pizzapunk
Email: alexanderf.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:pizzapunk@gmail.com, irc://irc.freenode.net:pizzapunk
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Student (Computer Science, Biology)
Birth Year: 1980
Location: Berlin, Germany
Languages: German, Slovak, English
Interests: Open Source Software, Triathlon, Punk Rock
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux
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Andrea Scarpino

Alias: ilpianista
Email: andrea.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber: andreascarpino {0x40} jabber {0x2E} org, irc: irc.freenode.net:ilpianista
PGP Key: 0xD30DB0AD
Roles: Qt/KDE SC Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Student, Developer
Birth Year: 1988
Location: Lecce, Italy
Languages: Italian, English, German
Interests: underwater fishing, football, running
Favorite Distros: Arch, Debian
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Arjan Timmerman

Alias: arjant
Email: arjan@archlinux.org
Other Contact:
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles:
Website:
Occupation:
Birth Year:
Location: Netherlands
Languages:
Interests:
Favorite Distros:
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Aurelien Foret

Alias: orelien
Email: aurelien.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:orelien
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Pacman Developer, Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Software Engineer
Birth Year: 1977
Location: Grenoble, France (45° 12' North; 05°43' East)
Languages: French, English
Interests: Computers, Cycling, Music, and Guitar
Favorite Distros: Arch, Slackware
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Dale Blount

Alias: super_user
Email: dale.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:supa_user
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer, Infrastructure
Website:
Occupation: SysAdmin / Programmer
Birth Year: 1981
Location: Erie, PA, USA (44° 6' North, 80° 8' West)
Languages: English
Interests: Computers, Automobiles, Sports, A/V equipment
Favorite Distros: Arch, Slackware, Ubuntu and CentOS as a last resort
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Damir Perisa

Alias: dp
Email: damir.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:damir.perisa@jabber.org skype:damirperisa
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Division Leader:Internationalization, Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Student (Molecular Biology)
Birth Year: 1983
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Languages: Schwiitzerdüütsch, Deutsch, English, Français
Interests: Evolution, Developemental Biology, Genetics, Photography, Philosophy, Music, Languages, Reading, Human Civilisations, Astronomy
Favorite Distros: Arch, Archie, Debian, SuSE
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Daniel Griffiths

Alias: Ghost1227
Email: dgriffiths.archlinux.org
Other Contact: ghost1227@jabber.org, irc://irc.freenode.net:ghost1227
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Developer
Website:
Occupation: Network administration and support
Birth Year:
Location: Omaha, NE
Languages: English, German, Gaelic, some Spanish
Interests: Computers, Graphic Design, FOSS/Linux
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Dieter Plaetinck

Alias: Dieter_be
Email: dieter.archlinux.org
Other Contact: dieterplaetinck@jabber.org, irc://irc.freenode.net:Dieterbe
PGP Key: 0x1985A992
Roles: Release Engineer, installation tools developer/maintainer
Website:
Occupation: System engineer
Birth Year: 1985
Location: Ghent, Belgium
Languages: English, Dutch
Interests: drums, music, open source
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Don Stewart

Alias: dons
Email: don.archlinux.org
Other Contact: donsATgalois.com irc://irc.freenode.net:dons
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Haskell toolchain
Website:
Occupation: Research & development
Birth Year: 1980
Location: Portland, OR, USA
Languages: English
Interests: Programming languages, music, politics, food
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux, OpenBSD, NetBSD
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dorphell

Alias: dorphell
Email: dorphell.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:dorphell
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles:
Website:
Occupation:
Birth Year:
Location:
Languages:
Interests:
Favorite Distros:
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Douglas Soares de Andrade

Alias: dsa
Email: douglas.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:dsandrade@gmail.com, irc://irc.freenode.net:dsa
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Developer
Birth Year: 1982
Location: Brasilia, Brazil
Languages: Brazilian Portuguese, English
Interests: Family, Computers, Martial Arts, Books, Music
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux, Gobolinux, Slackware
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Dusty Phillips

Alias: Dusty
Email: dusty.archlinux.org
Other Contact: xmpp:buchuki@gmail.com,aim:dusty0508
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Web Backend Developer
Website:
Occupation: Code Craftsman
Birth Year: 1983
Location: Shaunavon, Saskatchewan
Languages: English, Python, broken French
Interests: Martial Arts, Coding, Woodworking, Skating
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux
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Eduardo Romero

Alias: kensai
Email: eduardo.archlinux.org
Other Contact: k3nsai@jabberworld.org
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Newsletter Author
Website:
Occupation: Student/Networks & Telecommunications
Birth Year: 1984
Location: Puerto Rico
Languages: Spanish, English, Ruby
Interests: My Fiancée
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux
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Eli Janssen

Alias: cactus
Email: eliott.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:cactus
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Infrastructure
Website:
Occupation: SysAdmin / Programmer
Birth Year: 1978
Location: Eugene, OR
Languages: English
Interests: Interests?
Favorite Distros: Arch, Debian, OpenBSD
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Eric Johnson

Alias: farphel
Email: ericj.archlinux.org
Other Contact:
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer, Created initial AUR website, Initial archstats developer (pre-cursor to pkgstats)
Website:
Occupation: Technical Program Manager @ Google
Birth Year: 1967
Location: Kirkland, Washington, USA
Languages: (some) English, Python, Go
Interests: Family, video games, UNIX, physics
Favorite Distros: Arch, Debian
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François Charette

Alias: firmicus
Email: francois.archlinux.org
Other Contact: firmicus04 ?? googlemail ??? com
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation:
Birth Year:
Location:
Languages: Français, English, Deutsch, ????
Interests:
Favorite Distros:
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Hugo Doria

Alias: hdoria
Email: hugo.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:hugodoria@gmail.com, irc://irc.freenode.net:hdoria
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: CS Student, SysAdmin, Father
Birth Year: 1986
Location: Aracaju, Brazil
Languages: Brazilian Portuguese, English
Interests: Family, Computers, Music, Games, Tracking, Sushi and all TI-related stuff
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux, Slackware, Gentoo
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James Rayner

Alias: iphitus
Email: james.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:iphitus
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Student (Aerospace Engineering/Business)
Birth Year: 1988
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Languages: English
Interests: spaceflight & technology, planes, reading, video games
Favorite Distros: Arch, FreeBSD, OpenBSD
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Jason Chu

Alias: Xentac
Email: jason@archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:xentac@xentac.net
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Tool Developer, All around good guy
Website:
Occupation: CTO, Oprius Software
Birth Year: 1981
Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
Languages: English, Python
Interests: Karate
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Jeff Mickey

Alias: codemac
Email: jeff.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenodes.net:codemac jabber:j@xmpp.us
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Manager, Early Userspace
Website:
Occupation: Student / Freelance Programmer
Birth Year: 1986
Location: Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
Languages: English
Interests: Linux/Computer/Programming, Music, Philosophy, Linguistics, Wine
Favorite Distros: Arch, Gentoo, FreeBSD
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Judd Vinet

Alias: apeiro
Email: judd.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:apeiro
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Founder, Mascot
Website:
Occupation: SysAdmin / Programmer
Birth Year: 1980
Location: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Languages: English
Interests: Music, Guitar, and all things with buttons
Favorite Distros: Arch, Slackware, CRUX, PLD
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Justin Davis

Alias: juster
Email: jrcd83()gmail!com
Other Contact:
PGP Key: 0x983D4366
Roles: perl package stuff
Website:
Occupation: Student
Birth Year: 1983
Location: Maryland, USA
Languages: American. Very little Spanish and French.
Interests: pencil sketching, yoga, reading, music, banjo pickin'
Favorite Distros: ArchLinux, OpenBSD, plan9
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Kevin Piche

Alias: kpiche
Email: kevin.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:kpiche
PGP Key: 0xFF10B937
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: UNIX Admin / Security Analyst
Birth Year: 1971
Location: Ottawa, Canada (45° 25' North; 75° 42' West)
Languages: English
Interests: Computers, Reading
Favorite Distros: Arch, Redhat
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Manolis Tzanidakis

Alias: zen_guerilla
Email: manolis.archlinux.org
Other Contact: Jabber:mtzanidakis@jabber.org
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation:
Birth Year:
Location:
Languages:
Interests:
Favorite Distros:
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Paul Mattal

Alias: pjmattal
Email: paul.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:pjmattal
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: AUR Developer
Website:
Occupation: Computer Science Litigation Consultant
Birth Year: 1975
Location: Cambridge, MA, USA (42° 22' North, -71° 6' West)
Languages: English, French
Interests: Classical Music, Computers, Food and Cooking, Wine
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Phil Dillon-Thiselton

Alias: dtw
Email: phil.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:dtw
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Project Manager
Birth Year: 1978
Location: London/UK
Languages: English, Swahili
Interests: Kiting, Travel
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Simo Leone

Alias: neotuli
Email: simo.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:neotuli
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: AUR Developer, Web Monkey, ArchISO Developer, Janitor
Website:
Occupation: CS Student (UIUC), Part time bum
Birth Year: 1988
Location: Urbana, IL, USA
Languages: English, Finnish, Spanish
Interests: Running, Biking, Shiny Objects, Chasing Girls
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Stéphane Gaudreault

Alias: stephane
Email: stephane.archlinux.org
Other Contact: jabber:stephane.gaudreault@jabber.org
PGP Key: 0xAB441196
Roles: Developer
Website:
Occupation: Mathematician
Birth Year: 1978
Location: Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec, Canada
Languages: Français (French), English
Interests: Family, Reading, Music
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux, Fedora, Gentoo
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Thayer Williams

Alias: thayer
Email: thayer.archlinux.org
Other Contact:
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Branding, Graphics, Web Design, Wiki Editor
Website:
Occupation: Information management
Birth Year: 1977
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Languages: English
Interests: Simple living, reading, hiking, kayaking
Favorite Distros: Arch, Debian
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Thomas Dziedzic

Alias: td123
Email: gostrc@gmail.com
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:td123
PGP Key: 0x0C84C0A5
Roles: Trusted User
Website:
Occupation: Developer, Student
Birth Year: 1989
Location: San Francisco, CA
Languages: English, Polish
Interests: Anything related to computers, Skating, Running/Biking
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux, Ubuntu, *BSDs
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Tobias Kieslich

Alias: neri
Email: tobias.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:neri
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Programmer, Content Production
Birth Year: 1974
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Languages: German, English
Interests: Computers, Biking, Free Climbing, Photography
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Tom Killian

Alias: tomk
Email: tom.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:tomkx
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Father
Birth Year: 1960
Location: Bray, Ireland
Languages: English
Interests: Family, Music, Linux
Favorite Distros: Arch, OpenBSD
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Travis Willard

Alias: cerebral
Email: travis.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:cerebra1 jabber:Cerebral
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer
Website:
Occupation: Software Developer
Birth Year: 1983
Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Languages: English
Interests: Ping Pong, Development/Programming, Video Games
Favorite Distros: Arch
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Varun Acharya

Alias: varun
Email: varun.archlinux.org
Other Contact:
PGP Key: Unknown
Roles: Package Maintainer:Arch64
Website:
Occupation: Dentist
Birth Year: 1985
Location: Chennai, India
Languages: English, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Tulu
Interests: Gaming, Swimming, Anime, Linux
Favorite Distros: Arch, Ubuntu
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Vesa Kaihlavirta

Alias: vegai
Email: vesa.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:vegai / xmpp://v@chao.mu
PGP Key: 0x437520BD
Roles: Package Maintainer, Haskell, new programming languages
Website:
Occupation: Programmer et alia
Birth Year: 1980
Location: Jyväskylä, Finland
Languages: English, Finnish, bit of French, bit of Swedish
Interests: Movies, procrastination, programming languages, hacking, family
Favorite Distros: 9front
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Роман Кирилич (Roman Kyrylych)

Alias: roman
Email: roman.archlinux.org
Other Contact: irc://irc.freenode.net:Romashka
PGP Key: 0x70E80477
Roles: Bug Hunter
Website:
Occupation: Software Architect
Birth Year: 1984
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Languages: Ukrainian, English, Russian
Interests: development for Web and Linux
Favorite Distros: Arch Linux