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I have been active in LUGs for many years, in southern CA with [http://www.oclug.org OCLUG] and [http://www.uuasc.org UUASC], and now in Portland Oregon with [http://www.pdxlinux.org PLUG].  When I was in OCLUG I helped at SCALE expo, and I also created and coordinated our own mini expo called Linux Demo Day, which was basically just one booth at a local computer store, several OCLUG guys running demos of Linux, and passing out schwag and Linux CDs.  This year I helped at the Fedora booth at O'Reilly OSCON.
 
I have been active in LUGs for many years, in southern CA with [http://www.oclug.org OCLUG] and [http://www.uuasc.org UUASC], and now in Portland Oregon with [http://www.pdxlinux.org PLUG].  When I was in OCLUG I helped at SCALE expo, and I also created and coordinated our own mini expo called Linux Demo Day, which was basically just one booth at a local computer store, several OCLUG guys running demos of Linux, and passing out schwag and Linux CDs.  This year I helped at the Fedora booth at O'Reilly OSCON.
  
Currently I am a site support technician for the Portland school district, before that I've held several other positions.
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Currently I am a field technician for UniSys, before that I've held several other positions.
 
One of my more technical Linux positions was a Systems Engineer for [http://www.eracks.com eRacks] in southern CA, which sells Linux/BSD rackmount, desktop and laptop systems.  I have since rejoined them as a remote consultant.
 
One of my more technical Linux positions was a Systems Engineer for [http://www.eracks.com eRacks] in southern CA, which sells Linux/BSD rackmount, desktop and laptop systems.  I have since rejoined them as a remote consultant.
  
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* O'Reilly [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/OSCON/OSCON2008 OSCON2008]  
 
* O'Reilly [http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/OSCON/OSCON2008 OSCON2008]  
 
* [http://lindependence.net Lindependence Day 2008 Portland OR]
 
* [http://lindependence.net Lindependence Day 2008 Portland OR]
* LinuxFest NorthWest 2009, Bellingham WA
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* Fedora 11 Release Party, Vancouver WA
* Open Source Bridge 2009, Portland OR
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* LinuxCon 2009, Portland OR
 
* LinuxCon 2009, Portland OR
 
* Possibly create a Spin of Fedora for Ham Radio operators
 
* Possibly create a Spin of Fedora for Ham Radio operators
  
 
[[Category:Ambassadors from the USA]]
 
[[Category:Ambassadors from the USA]]

Latest revision as of 03:21, 11 July 2009

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[edit] Matt McKenzie

[edit] Bio

I've been involved with Linux in one way or another since RedHat 5.0, which was the first time I tried it out. Since then I have kept up with RedHat through release 9, and then Fedora through all releases so far, Core 1 through release 9. I also use several other distros at various times, right now Debian and Ubuntu, but I always have at least once machine with Fedora on it. I have also tinkered with most all of the other mainstream distros: Mandrake/Mandriva, SuSE, Slackware, Gentoo, Knoppix, Linux From Scratch, TurboLinux, Caldera, Corel, Storm, Stampede. I also have experience with OpenBSD and FreeBSD, and a little with Solaris.

I have been active in LUGs for many years, in southern CA with OCLUG and UUASC, and now in Portland Oregon with PLUG. When I was in OCLUG I helped at SCALE expo, and I also created and coordinated our own mini expo called Linux Demo Day, which was basically just one booth at a local computer store, several OCLUG guys running demos of Linux, and passing out schwag and Linux CDs. This year I helped at the Fedora booth at O'Reilly OSCON.

Currently I am a field technician for UniSys, before that I've held several other positions. One of my more technical Linux positions was a Systems Engineer for eRacks in southern CA, which sells Linux/BSD rackmount, desktop and laptop systems. I have since rejoined them as a remote consultant.

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