Novacut’s Jason DeRose spent some of his time at last weeks Ubuntu Developer Summit interviewing various Ubuntu developers.

One of his interviewees was the bug-crushing and packaging genius Bilal Akhtar – a name anyone who follows the development of Ubuntu will have surely come across at one time or another. (Bilal also writes for OMG! Ubuntu! and as moderates the comment section)

Bilal, aged 15, was the youngest person at the Ubuntu Developer Summit – a fact that does not belie his skill for Linux development.

In his interview, which you can see below, Bilal talks about being a Canonical contractor; how he became involved with Ubuntu; and shares his frustration at the lack of Ubuntu users in Saudi Arabia…

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