Olivier Fourdan

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Olivier Fourdan is the creator of the Xfce desktop environment, for which development began at the end of 1996.[1][2]

He started his career as a new technologies production engineer as well as in web development and embedded Linux systems.[3]

Fourdan has been working for Red Hat since 2007, interrupted by 2 years at Intel during 2013 and 2014. As of 2017, he is active in the adoption of Wayland, working on many different components, amongst them GTK+, Mutter, GNOME Control Center, XWayland, and Mesa.[4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Programmieren zum Wohl der Menschheit" [Programming for the benefit of mankind] (in German). faz.net. 24 July 2011. Retrieved 9 November 2014.
  2. ^ La historia de Linux: nacimiento, crecimiento y madurez de un pingüino, malavida, 2015-08-28.
  3. ^ Then, Ewdison (6 February 2009). "Xfce creator talks Linux, Moblin, netbooks and open-source". SlashGear. Retrieved 9 November 2014.
  4. ^ Oliver Fourdan currently open on Gnome bug tracker, accessed 2017-01-28.
  5. ^ Oliver Fourdan submitted patches at Gnome Bugtracker, accessed 2017-01-28.
  6. ^ Patches from Olivier Fourdan on Freedekstop.org, accessed: 2017-01-28.