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Abhijith PA

Hello, I'm Abhijith. A Free Software enthusiast.

I am Debian Developer now

Hello World !


I am a Debian Developer since November 28. When I joined Debian in 2015. I didn’t had any plans to became a DD. Back then my contributions were uploading screenshots to the and I mainly done this to escape from boring college lab projects (my most respected teachers, sorry).

Fast forward to 2018 many things changed in my life and Debian played a good portion in it.

A time line will be good.

  • In middle of 2014 - Introduced to Debian
  • January 2015 - Made my first contribution
  • July 2015 - First ITA submitted (cortina)
  • July 2015 - Got a beautifully written demotivating email
  • July 2015 - Learned packaging with the help of Pirate Praveen and balasankarc
  • September 2015 - Joined Ruby team, first ruby package
  • October 2016 - Became Debian Maintainer
  • Janury 2018 - Joined LTS, security team
  • November 2018 - Became Debian Developer