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Claros Products are developed by a small but passionate team which is trying to deliver their best for the open source community. Here you can find some information about the team members, contributors and the official translators.

Claros Team

Umut Gökbayrak(Developer) has been a very active Open Source developer for more than a decade. His first novel application, Postaci, was a great success, dubbed as one of the most popular webmails in the world. As a software engineer, his next focus to conquer the space with Claros products provided that he finds spare time from music. He is the "smart brain" behind all Claros products and responsible for all the technical details of what makes you impressed in Claros.org



Görkem Çetin(Project Manager) is a renowned open source/Linux evangelist, promoter and advocator for more than 13 years. Çetin has co-founded many organizations and public institutes; Linux Users Group of Turkey, Turkish OpenOffice.org organization, GNOME Turkey and KDE Turkey to name a few. His 5 books on Linux and deep expertise in administering Linux systems and managing projects gives Claros project a custom lift. His duties in Claros.org includes public and developer relations, together with managing technical infrastructure.




Mustafa Tan(Release & Configuration Manager) is an Open Source and Java fan. Tan has proficiency in Configuration Management and Support Engineering over 7 years in Enterprise IT Projects and Companies. Tan is experienced on Continuous Integration & Build Tools, Issue Tracking, Wiki and Application Server Administration. He is also maintaining the Iphone Turkey Blog



Seryal Gökbayrak(Support Specialist) has proficiency in problem-solving, ensuring customer satisfaction and customer loyalty through her experience in customer relations teams over 5 years. CRM, customer loyalty with customer relationship management perspective are the main topics she is professionalised. At Claros, she is working on realizing and prioritizing user needs and requests and so strategies be developed by the help of user data, which would lead to success in the competitive environment.


Project Sponsors

Claros Software would like to thank our friends at E.Creative for their beautiful web design for claros.org homepage.



YourKit is kindly supporting open source projects with its full-featured Java Profiler. YourKit, LLC is creator of innovative and intelligent tools for profiling Java and .NET applications. Take a look at YourKit's leading software products: YourKit Java Profiler and YourKit .NET Profiler.

Atlassian has kindly provided an Open Source License for JIRA for use by Claros Project.

JetBrains has kindly provided an Open Source License for IntelliJ for use by Claros Project.


Official Translators

As Claros project continues to evolve in time, we need more and more translators and document writers to make Claros a truly international product.

We would like to thank the following people with their help in translating Claros Products.

Language Name
Brazilian Portuguese Felipe Tonioli
Bulgarian Kadir İmamoğlu
DanishSvend Gundestrup
English Umut Gökbayrak
French Stephane Paquet
GermanMustafa Oelcerman
Italian Enrico De Vita
Polish Peter Skurckzak
Simplified Chinese黄晓东
SlovakMartin Mikula
SpanishJuan Amezcua
Traditional Chinese林祺盛
Turkish Umut Gökbayrak
Claros inTouch 2.1
Claros inTouch Devel 2.2 Beta
Claros Chat 1.0
Claros Mini 1.0

Claros Chat Installation,

Installing Claros Chat couldn't be easier.

1. Unzip the claros-x.y-zip.
2. Create a new database called chat (or whatever you like) at MySQL (MySQL command -> "create database chat"
3. Run the SQL script at the SQL directory. (Type at shell prompt -> "mysql -u root -p chat < chat-mysql.sql"
4. There is a file called chat.war in the archive. Drop it into the webapps directory of Apache Tomcat
2. Start Tomcat
3. Edit the config.xml file, Hint: simply change your database password.
4. Restart tomcat

That's it. You can access the Claros...

Claros is revolutionary software. I love how it has a notebook, email, RSS reader and chat built in to one great web application. It simplifies doing all of my tasks whether it be reading the latest technology news, sending an email or chatting with colleagues and friends.
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