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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 Crypto Panda Paranoid Panda Riddle Me This Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tagger (Tagger II) Let Me Introduce Myself Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Baby Badger Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Egg Embryo Tadpole Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) FLISOL 2014 Organizer Fedora NI Author Tadpole with Legs Flock Paparazzi Ambassadors Sponsor Let's have a party (Fedora 20) FAmSCo Member FLISOL 2014 Attendee Free the Fedora The Blessing of the FPL Flock 2014 Speaker Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Flock 2014 Attendee Crypto Badger FAD Managua 2013 Party Pirate Senior Badger (Badger II) FUDCon Managua The Panda Is In In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Vacation Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) FLISOL 2015 Attendee Let's have a party (Fedora 21) Flock 2015 Speaker Macaron (Cookie I) Nom Nom Nom Origin FLISOL 2015 Speaker FLISOL 2015 Organizer FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker Chief Editor Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Flock 2015 Attendee FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee 3D Printing SIG Member Froglet Fedora 24 Translation Sprint Top 500 FLISOL 2016 Organizer Nuancier F24 FLISOL 2016 Attendee Nuancier F25 Fedora 25 Release Partygoer Nuancier F26 Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F26) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) FLISOL 2017 Attendee Fedora 26 Release Partygoer Fedora Women Day 2017 Attendee Black and White (Cookie III) Nuancier F28 Science (Kernel Tester I) Fedora 27 Release Partygoer Top 100 I Voted: Fedora 29 Board Member I Voted: Fedora 31 Social Panda nest-attendee-2020

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