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Hello Everyone =)

During the last Developer Membership Board meeting I got approved as Ubuntu Contributing Developer & Ubuntu Member. Thank you everyone!

I support Crosswire related packages in Debian & Ubuntu as part of ~pkgcrosswire team and I do a few things syncs/merges/bug fixes here and there =)

Although I'm now in Hull, UK studying Engineering I made a political decision to put Latvia on the Ubuntu Members map. I grew up in Latvia, my family still lives there and I spend most of my holidays there =)
Dmitrijs Ledkovs on Ubuntu Members map, Riga, Latvia
My other hobbies include opportunistic scientific python programming and volleyball. I'm national volleyball league referee in UK and I play for a few teams as well. Can't wait for the London 2012 Olympics cause I might be a Beach Volleyball Line Judge (finger's crossed).

So please welcome to Ubuntu Planet - Latvia the Country that Sings. Here is an amazing video "Welcome to my Country" about Latvia. The soundtrack is by Brainstorm, probably the most internationally known Latvian Band (Eurovision fans say ooh ;-) )

ps. Lithuania is our neighbors ;-) we are a different country in the Baltic States !

pss. Ubuntu Planet readers youtube video did not get embedded =( open the blog to see it


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  2. This is really a excellent post. I will need to add you to my Feed list.

  3. Apsveiksana Latvija,

    Maybe you can help me figure out how to get Latvian accents using my standard keyboard (KDE).

    I was wondering if there were any members in Riga. I'll be there next year. Maybe we'll cross paths if you've returned.


  4. I'll be in Riga in July. There is a Debian Developer in Latvia I did meet him once in Riga =)

    I use Gnome =( sorry about that. I have LV keyboard selected but then I need to adjust "3rd Level" switch to map windows key to make accents. Hope this helps.


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