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Yn1v: Neville A. Cross

Neville A. Cross

General Data

  • Fedora Account: yn1v
  • GPG:96851663
  • Blog: (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:

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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).


  • 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


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) Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Let Me Introduce Myself Baby Badger Tadpole with Legs Embryo Tadpole Egg Flock Paparazzi FLISOL 2014 Organizer Fedora NI Author Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Let's have a party (Fedora 20) Ambassadors Sponsor FAmSCo Member FLISOL 2014 Attendee Free the Fedora Crypto Badger The Blessing of the FPL Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Flock 2014 Speaker Flock 2014 Attendee Party Pirate FAD Managua 2013 FUDCon Managua Vacation The Panda Is In In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Senior Badger (Badger II) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Flock 2015 Speaker Let's have a party (Fedora 21) Macaron (Cookie I) Origin Nom Nom Nom FLISOL 2015 Speaker FLISOL 2015 Attendee FLISOL 2015 Organizer Chief Editor Flock 2015 Attendee Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Froglet Top 500 Fedora 24 Translation Sprint FLISOL 2016 Attendee Nuancier F24 FLISOL 2016 Organizer 3D Printing SIG Member Nuancier F25 Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F26) Fedora 25 Release Partygoer Nuancier F26 Fedora 26 Release Partygoer Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) FLISOL 2017 Attendee Science (Kernel Tester I) Fedora Women Day 2017 Attendee Black and White (Cookie III) Nuancier F28 Fedora 27 Release Partygoer Board Member Top 100 I Voted: Fedora 29 I Voted: Fedora 31 nest-attendee-2020 Social Panda Adult Frog I Voted: Fedora 33 Lets have a party Fedora 34 Community Survey Taker I


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


  • 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)