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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. By now I have a license of the highest level.
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== General Data ==
 
 
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.
 
 
 
There is no much Linux formal training opportunities at Nicaragua, so I took a short course in Linux Server Administration based on openSUSE (May - June 2008). This helped me a lot to fill in where my empiric learning have left voids.
 
 
 
I have joined the local Fedora community called [http://www.fedora-ni.net Fedora-ni] on march 2008. By the same time I have joined the local LUG: GUL-NIC (Grupo de usuarios Linux de Nicaragua).
 
 
 
I applied to become fedora ambassador on August 20th, 2008.
 
 
 
== Contact Data ==
 
 
 
*'''Blog:''' http://neville.siqueres.com (Spanish)
 
*'''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
 
*'''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]]
  
== 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
 
*'''Higer Education:'''
 
** 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)
 
  
== Tasks ==
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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).
  
* Editor of [http://faq.fedora-ni.net/index.php5?title=Portada Fedora-ni wiki]
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== Roles ==
* Support at the [http://groups.google.com.ni/group/fedora-ni?pli=1 Fedora-ni Mailing List] and Fedora-es Mailing List
 
* Free Media Program member since November 26th, 2008.
 
** [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Yn1v/freemedia_log Log of the Free Media I have sent]
 
  
== Projects as an Ambassador ==
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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
  
* Promote a monthly gathering where users that get Fedora installed from different install parties can get support.
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== Badges ==
* Set up a local repository at Nicaragua. In the mean time set up a private repository for updates a give access to users that do not have internet and also to be used at install parties without internet access.
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{{ #fedorabadges: yn1v }}
* Participate in the Spanish translation of [http://www.fedorafaq.org The unofficial Fedora FAQ]
 
* Help on the documentation of Amateur Radio applications that are included on Fedora
 
  
== Fedora Upcoming Activities ==
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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 10 Lauch Party [http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gZAFFkNAGWb7AePaCkd5UzBiEzjAD94HN1EO0 (suspended)]
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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)
  
== Fedora Past Activities ==
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= Publications =
  
* August 16th [http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=Un_dia_con_la_UCA Un día con la UCA] - [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA] 
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* Article: Software Freedom at Nicaragua at ''Observador Economico'' Magazine [http://www.elobservadoreconomico.com/articulo/675 online version (spanish)]
** Coordinate the event
 
* July 22th [http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=SL-para-Todos Software Libre para No-Informáticos] - [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]  
 
** Coordinate the event
 
** Speak promoting GNUCash
 
  
== FOSS ==
 
===FOSS Projects===
 
  
* Set up a wiki to share instructions for setting up linux for amateur radio use. Specially the topics related to AX.25.
 
* Set up a local forum to provide support for [http://www.gnucash.org GNUCash]
 
  
=== FOSS Upcoming Activities ===
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* January Repo Workshop at [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]
 
* January 23th [http://www.linuxtour.org/Pizza-Bash-II Pizza-Bash II] at [http://www.teodolinda.com.ni Hotel Mansión Teodolinda]
 
 
 
=== FOSS Past Activities ===
 
 
 
* December 19th [http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=Pizza-Bash Pizza Bash] at [http://www.isi.edu.ni ISI Managua]
 
* September 26th [http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=Barcamp_1.5 Ubuntu Barcamp 1.5]
 
** Drinker
 
* September 20th [http://www.linuxtour.org/sfd Software Freedom Day Nicaragua 2008] at [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]
 
** Staff - Coordinate the conference area.
 
*** [http://softwarefreedomday.org/Competition2008 One of the best event world wide!]
 
* August 14th Dia Debian 2008 at UNI-IES
 
** Provide a projector
 
* June 20th openSUSE day at UNICIT
 
** Support
 
* June 14th [http://www.mandriva.org.ni/content/view/3/15/ Mandriva Install Party 2008] at UNI-IES
 
** Support
 
** Provide Projector
 
* June 13th [http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=Ubuntu_Translation_Sprint Ubuntu Translation Sprint] at [http://www.isi.edu.ni ISI]
 
** Translator - 84 strings
 
* June 12th Jornada Ubuntera at [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]
 
** Speach
 
** Provide Projector
 
* June 5th Jornada Ubuntera at [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]
 
** Provide a projector
 
* June 4th to 6th Feria Tecnologica at UNAN-Managua
 
** Support
 
* May 23th Linux Tour at [http://www.isi.edu.ni ISI Managua]
 
** Support
 
* April 26th [http://installfest.info/FLISOL2008/Nicaragua FLISOL 2008] at UNAN
 
** Registration Desk
 
 
 
=== Publications ===
 
 
 
* Article: Software Freedom at Nicaragua at ''Observador Economico'' Magazine [http://www.elobservadoreconomico.com/articulo/675 online version (spanish)]
 
  
[[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 Crypto Panda Paranoid Panda Riddle Me This Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tagger (Tagger II) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Baby Badger Tadpole with Legs Tadpole Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Embryo Egg Flock Paparazzi Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Fedora NI Author FLISOL 2014 Organizer Let's have a party (Fedora 20) Ambassadors Sponsor Free the Fedora FAmSCo Member FLISOL 2014 Attendee Flock 2014 Speaker The Blessing of the FPL Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Crypto Badger Party Pirate Flock 2014 Attendee Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) FAD Managua 2013 The Panda Is In In Search of the Bull (Tester I) FUDCon Managua Vacation Senior Badger (Badger II) Let's have a party (Fedora 21) Macaron (Cookie I) Flock 2015 Speaker FLISOL 2015 Attendee Nom Nom Nom Origin FLISOL 2015 Speaker FLISOL 2015 Organizer Flock 2015 Attendee Nuancier F25 FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker Froglet Top 500 FLISOL 2016 Organizer 3D Printing SIG Member Chief Editor Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Fedora 24 Translation Sprint Nuancier F24 FLISOL 2016 Attendee Fedora 25 Release Partygoer Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F26) Fedora Women Day 2017 Attendee Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) FLISOL 2017 Attendee Nuancier F26 Fedora 26 Release Partygoer Fedora 27 Release Partygoer Black and White (Cookie III) Nuancier F28 Science (Kernel Tester I) I Voted: Fedora 29 Top 100 Board Member Social Panda I Voted: Fedora 31

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