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= Neville A. Cross =
 
= 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
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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*'''GPG:'''96851663
 
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*'''Blog:''' http://taygon.com (Spanish)
There is no much Linux formal training opportunities at Nicaragua, 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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*'''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]]
  
== Trivia ==
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== About me ==
  
*'''Location:''' Managua, Nicaragua. 1206.29 N / 08615.91 W
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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.
*'''Time Zone:''' UTC +06:00
 
*'''Languages:''' Spanish (first language), English (as second language), Portuguese (just a bit).
 
*'''Nacionality:''' Nicaraguan
 
*'''Profession:'''
 
** BA Business Administration - [[http://www.uca.edu.ni Universidad Centroamericana]], Nicaragua.
 
** MSc Organisational Change and Development - [[http://www.manchester.ac.uk The University of Manchester]] - United Kingdom.
 
*'''Call Sing:'''YN1V (for Amateur Radio)
 
  
== Contact Data ==
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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).
  
*'''Blog:''' http://neville.siqueres.com (Spanish)
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== Roles ==
*'''Website:''' http://www.geocities.com/displicente (Spanish)
 
*'''E-mail:''' nacross (at) gmail (dot) com
 
*'''GPG:'''
 
*'''IRC:''' yn1v (usually #fedora-ni at freenode when time allows it)
 
*'''Fedora Account:''' yn1v
 
  
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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
  
== Projects as an Ambassador ==
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== Badges ==
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{{ #fedorabadges: yn1v }}
  
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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== Interest==
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* Fedora Amateur Radio Special Interest Group
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* Fedora Robotics Special Interest Group
  
== Fedora/Linux Activities ==
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== Events ==
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* FISL / FUDCon LATAM. Porto Alegre, Brazil (2009)
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* Marketing FAD. Raleigh, NC, USA (2010)
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* FUDCon NA. Tempe, AZ, USA (2011)
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* FUDCon LATAM. Panama City, Panama (2011)
  
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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= Publications =
  
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* Article: Software Freedom at Nicaragua at ''Observador Economico'' Magazine [http://www.elobservadoreconomico.com/articulo/675 online version (spanish)]
  
  
  
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[[Category:Homepage]]
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[[Category:AmbassadorsNicaragua]]
 

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