Sarath Lakshman

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Sarath Lakshman (born 19 September 1989 in Mahé) is an Indian programmer and Linux activist. He works for Couchbase India Pvt Ltd as a Senior Software Engineer.

Born and raised in India, he was a student of Jawaharlal Nehru Government Higher Secondary School in mahe[1] and continued his studies at Model Engineering College, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT). He is the founder of the Linux distribution, Slynux GNU/Linux,[2] started in 2004, and author of the Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook.[3][4] He has also written articles in the Linux For You monthly magazine.

Sarath has contributed notably to projects like Pardus Linux, Pitivi, Ubuntu and Google Summer of Code.[5]

Books written[edit]

Lakshman, Sarath (2010). Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook. Packt publishing. p. 360. ISBN 978-1-84951-376-0. 


  1. ^ "A whiz-kid's tryst with Linux". Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
  2. ^ Lakshman, Sarath. "SLYNUX GNU/Linux Operating System". Archived from the original on 11 September 2011. Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
  3. ^ "Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook". Packt publishing. Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
  4. ^ "Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook". Packt publishing. Retrieved 2011-02-11. 
  5. ^ "About Sarath Lakshman". Retrieved 2011-02-11. 

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