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== Neville A. Cross ==
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= Neville A. Cross =
  
I am Admnistrative Manager at [[http://www.teodolinda.com.ni Hotel Mansion Teodolinda]] at Managua city, capital of Nicaragua. I have a business degree, so I am not a deep knowledgeable computer person. I am a Amateur Radio since 1993, and a enthusiast on packet radio.
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== General Data ==
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*'''Fedora Account:''' yn1v
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*'''GPG:'''96851663
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*'''Blog:''' http://taygon.com (Spanish)
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*'''IRC:''' yn1v (usually #fedora-latam for meetings)
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*'''Location:''' Managua, Nicaragua. 1206.29 N / 08615.91 W '''Time Zone:''' UTC +06:00
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*'''Nationality:''' Nicaraguan '''Languages:''' Spanish (first language), English (as second language), Portuguese (just a bit).
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*'''Call Sign:''' YN1V (for Amateur Radio)
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*'''Linux User #:''' 473217
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*'''E-mail:'''
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[[Image:neville_email.png]]
  
== Linux Experience ==
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== About me ==
  
My very first attempts with linux were with Red Hat around 1999, I had several hardware problems and leave it for some years. I took a book of FC4 bible in 2006 and have been using Fedora as my main OS ever since.
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I am Business Administrator, I do not posses any technical training or certification. You may be tricket to think that I have, I swear I do not. Really! My technical side comes from the fact that I am an amateur radio since 1993. My very first attempts with linux were with Red Hat around 1999. I came back to it a couple of times but run into hardware incompatibilities. I took a book of FC4 bible in 2006 and have been using Fedora as my main OS ever since.
  
There is no much formal training opportunities, so I took a short course in Linux Server Administration based on openSUSE. This help me a lot to fill in where my empiric learning have left voids.
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I have joined the local Fedora community called [http://www.fedora.org.ni Fedora-ni] on march 2008. By the same time I have joined the LUG: GUL-NIC (Grupo de Usuarios Linux en Nicaragua).  
  
== Linux Community ==
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== Roles ==
  
I have joined the local Linux community on march 2008. This is GUL-NIC (Grupo de usuarios Linux de Nicaragua). I started with [[http://installfest.info/FLISOL2008/Nicaragua FLISOL 2008]] and have been participating in almost every FOSS event over this year. I also have been part of the Fedora-ni group.
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* Fedora Ambassador (2008)
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* Freemedia Coordinator (2009) [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Yn1v/freemedia_log Personal Log]
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* Marketing Team (2010) Currently Inactive
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* Fedora Weekely News, Ambassador Beat Writer. Currently Inactive
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* Mentor for Ambassadors. Currently Inactive
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* FAmSCo (Dec 2010 - Jun 2012) and current period starting Feb 2014
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* Fedora Community Card Holder [[User:Yn1v/Community_credit_card_report| Report]]
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* Fedora Board Member since Feb 2014
  
I maintain a blog regarding Paket Radio and Linux called [[http://neville.siqueres.com/ Linux & AX.25]] This blog is write in Spanish and centres in my experience configuring AX.25 networking using linux.
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== Badges ==
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{{ #fedorabadges: yn1v }}
  
== Contact Data ==
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== Interest==
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* Fedora Amateur Radio Special Interest Group
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* Fedora Robotics Special Interest Group
  
*Full name: Neville Alberto Cross
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== Events ==
*Amateur Radio (HAM) call sign: YN1V
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* FISL / FUDCon LATAM. Porto Alegre, Brazil (2009)
*Fedora Account: yn1v
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* Marketing FAD. Raleigh, NC, USA (2010)
*E-mail: nacross (at) gmail (dot) com
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* FUDCon NA. Tempe, AZ, USA (2011)
*IRC: #fedora-ni at freenode (when time allows it)
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* FUDCon LATAM. Panama City, Panama (2011)
*Blog: http://neville.siqueres.com
 
*Location: Managua, Nicaragua. 1206.29 N / 08615.91 W
 
  
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= Publications =
  
[[Category:Homepage]]
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* Article: Software Freedom at Nicaragua at ''Observador Economico'' Magazine [http://www.elobservadoreconomico.com/articulo/675 online version (spanish)]
[[Category:AmbassadorsNicaragua]]
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[[Category:Nicaragua]][[Category:Ambassadors]][[Category:Ambassadors from Nicaragua]]

Latest revision as of 23:55, 27 May 2014

Yn1v: Neville A. Cross

Neville A. Cross

General Data

  • Fedora Account: yn1v
  • GPG:96851663
  • Blog: http://taygon.com (Spanish)
  • IRC: yn1v (usually #fedora-latam for meetings)
  • Location: Managua, Nicaragua. 1206.29 N / 08615.91 W Time Zone: UTC +06:00
  • Nationality: Nicaraguan Languages: Spanish (first language), English (as second language), Portuguese (just a bit).
  • Call Sign: YN1V (for Amateur Radio)
  • Linux User #: 473217
  • E-mail:

Neville email.png

About me

I am Business Administrator, I do not posses any technical training or certification. You may be tricket to think that I have, I swear I do not. Really! My technical side comes from the fact that I am an amateur radio since 1993. My very first attempts with linux were with Red Hat around 1999. I came back to it a couple of times but run into hardware incompatibilities. I took a book of FC4 bible in 2006 and have been using Fedora as my main OS ever since.

I have joined the local Fedora community called Fedora-ni on march 2008. By the same time I have joined the LUG: GUL-NIC (Grupo de Usuarios Linux en Nicaragua).

Roles

  • Fedora Ambassador (2008)
  • Freemedia Coordinator (2009) Personal Log
  • Marketing Team (2010) Currently Inactive
  • Fedora Weekely News, Ambassador Beat Writer. Currently Inactive
  • Mentor for Ambassadors. Currently Inactive
  • FAmSCo (Dec 2010 - Jun 2012) and current period starting Feb 2014
  • Fedora Community Card Holder Report
  • Fedora Board Member since Feb 2014

Badges

Secretary General Speak Up! Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Involvement Mugshot Junior Badger (Badger I) Ambassador Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora II) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) Junior Editor Senior Editor Master Editor Associate Editor FUDCon Cusco Crypto Panda Paranoid Panda Riddle Me This Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tagger (Tagger II) Let Me Introduce Myself Bloggin' it! (Planet III) White Rabbit Baby Badger Tadpole with Legs Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Tadpole Embryo Egg Fedora NI Author Flock Paparazzi FLISOL 2014 Organizer Let's have a party (Fedora 20) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Ambassadors Sponsor FAmSCo Member Free the Fedora The Blessing of the FPL FLISOL 2014 Attendee Party Pirate Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Crypto Badger Flock 2014 Speaker Flock 2014 Attendee FAD Managua 2013 FUDCon Managua Senior Badger (Badger II) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) The Panda Is In Vacation In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Let's have a party (Fedora 21) Macaron (Cookie I) Flock 2015 Speaker FLISOL 2015 Attendee Origin Nom Nom Nom FLISOL 2015 Speaker FLISOL 2015 Organizer FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker Flock 2015 Attendee Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Chief Editor Top 500 Fedora 24 Translation Sprint FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Froglet FLISOL 2016 Attendee Nuancier F24 FLISOL 2016 Organizer Nuancier F26 3D Printing SIG Member Nuancier F25 Fedora 25 Release Partygoer Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F26) FLISOL 2017 Attendee Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Fedora 26 Release Partygoer Fedora 27 Release Partygoer Black and White (Cookie III) Fedora Women Day 2017 Attendee Nuancier F28 Science (Kernel Tester I) I Voted: Fedora 31 Top 100 I Voted: Fedora 29 Board Member Social Panda

Interest

  • Fedora Amateur Radio Special Interest Group
  • Fedora Robotics Special Interest Group

Events

  • FISL / FUDCon LATAM. Porto Alegre, Brazil (2009)
  • Marketing FAD. Raleigh, NC, USA (2010)
  • FUDCon NA. Tempe, AZ, USA (2011)
  • FUDCon LATAM. Panama City, Panama (2011)

Publications