Raphaël Hertzog


Raphaël Hertzog is the founder of Freexian SARL and is its current manager.

Volunteer contributor to the Debian project since 1997, he was among the first French people who have joined the project. Over the years he contributed to many things, from the creation of the Package Tracking System to the maintenance of the Debian package manager (dpkg).

Raphaël is also the author of a French-language best-seller on Debian that shows in a clear and effective way how to best apprehend this fabulous distribution. The book is published by Eyrolles in the collection “Cahiers de l'Admin”.

He maintains a blog about free software (and Debian in particular) at RaphaelHertzog.com. You can follow him on his Facebook page, on Twitter or Identi.ca. He also manages a free newsletter.

His latest articles

  1. Kickstart the Arabic Translation of the Debian Handbook
  2. The Debian Administrator’s Handbook, now in French and Spanish!
  3. My Free Software Activities in December 2013
  4. The Debian Wheezy Handbook is now available
  5. My Free Software Activities in November 2013
  6. Will Debian’s technical committee coopt Keith Packard or Philipp Kern?
  7. My Free Software Activities in September 2013
  8. Finding a new name for the Package Tracking System
  9. My Free Software Activities in August 2013
  10. My Free Software Activities in July 2013