by Philipp Claßen

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About the author of Ghost:

  • Philipp Claßen
  • He made his final exam at the "Gymnasium Landau a.d. Isar", Germany.
  • Performed his civilian service (ger.: Zivildienst) in Straubing, Germany.
  • Subsequently, he studied computer science at the University of Passau, Germany.
  • After graduating, he went to Munich and joined a company called Nickwoods, where he developed systems for algorithmic trading (high-frequency trading).
  • In 2010, he moved to Hamburg to join the software company
  • In March 2011, he again relocated to Munich, to work for, an innovative B2B trading platform.
  • In April 2017, he joined Cliqz, a startup in Munich. Backed by Mozilla, its mission is to redesign the Internet for the user by combining the power of data, browser, and search.

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For Arch Linux based distributions, it is recommended to use the AUR package.

What about 32-bit Windows?

I know that there are requests for 32-bit Windows. Unfortunately, when I build a 32-bit binary of Ghost 3, it crashes immediately. If you would like to see a release of Ghost 3 for 32-bit Windows, please let us know.


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authors: Michael Claßen, Philipp Claßen
Last modified: Thu Oct 27 16:23:55 CET 2014
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