Bio: Participant of several free software projects since 1998 and a founding member of the NGO BrOffice.Org, LibreOffice community representative in Brazil. He started a university research project in 2003, to develop a Linux distribution to support the migration of MS-Windows users, called Famelix GNU/Linux, now known as BRLix.
Currently works developing code for the kernel, to help brazilian manufacturers of desktops and notebooks, who want to sell computers with preinstalled Linux.
A German "lost in the tropics"!! :-)