User:Maxamillion

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I've been a GNU/Linux user since Red Hat Linux 7.
 
I've been a GNU/Linux user since Red Hat Linux 7.
  
I have an undergraduate degree in Computer Science and am currently in a graduate program in pursuit of my masters degree in Computer Science. My main goal within the Open Source community is to contribute in any way that I am able in order to enhance [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_and_open_source_software FOSS].
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I have an Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science and a Masters of Science in Information Assurance and Security. My main goal within the Open Source community is to contribute in any way that I am able in order to enhance [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_and_open_source_software FOSS].
  
 
[http://maxthepenguin.dyndns.org/resume.txt My resume.]
 
[http://maxthepenguin.dyndns.org/resume.txt My resume.]
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== Skill Set ==
 
== Skill Set ==
  
I am comfortable coding in Python, Java, C, C++, bash (3.0+) and I have some experience with Ada83 but am horridly out of practice. I know some Intel-x86 and MIPS assembly but prefer to not ever code in either. I'm always dabbling in different programming languages because I find them fascinating but haven't found another language in my dabbling that I feel comfortable enough with to claim as a "skill".
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I am comfortable coding in Python, bash (3.0+) and I have some experience with Ada83, Java, C, C++ but am horridly out of practice. I know some Intel-x86 and MIPS assembly but prefer to not ever code in either. I'm always dabbling in different programming languages because I find them fascinating but haven't found another language in my dabbling that I feel comfortable enough with to claim as a "skill".
  
 
I am a fedora packager, so I guess I would consider "packaging RPMs" one of my skills. Though I would like to thank all the developers involved in making the build environment because the incredible tools available really do make packaging a breeze.
 
I am a fedora packager, so I guess I would consider "packaging RPMs" one of my skills. Though I would like to thank all the developers involved in making the build environment because the incredible tools available really do make packaging a breeze.
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=== My Relation to Xubuntu ===
 
=== My Relation to Xubuntu ===
  
There is a similar wiki of mine located [http://wiki.ubuntu.com/AdamMiller here] that is no longer "maintained." It includes all of my relation to the Xubuntu project, I have left the project for the most part due to conflict of interest. <s>Since the time I left the project Canonical has proven itself to have questionable motives and a lack of presence in upstream development. I have no remorse for my leaving of the project and I would like all those who feel the need to tell me I'm wrong about them to please see [http://www.kroah.com/log/linux/lpc_2008_keynote.html slides] and [http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3385088017824733336# video] that will reaffirm half of my claim where as the other half can be found all over the net in random blogs and news feeds. I am amazed every time I see an Ubuntu powered machine successfully make it from POST to GDM and I feel for the Xubuntu project for having to rely on such an organization as Canonical.</s>
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There is a similar wiki of mine located [http://wiki.ubuntu.com/AdamMiller here] that is no longer "maintained."  
 
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I have come a recent realization that the distro wars are pointless and I'm tired of being a part of them. I use what I like and I am part of the community of my selection and I urge others to do the same.
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=== Support & Bug Triage ===
 
=== Support & Bug Triage ===

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Adam John Miller

  • Location  : Texas
  • O/S  : Fedora (stable release)
  • E-mail  : maxamillion AT fedoraproject DOT org
  • IRC  : maxamillion @ irc.freenode.net


About me

I've been a GNU/Linux user since Red Hat Linux 7.

I have an Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science and a Masters of Science in Information Assurance and Security. My main goal within the Open Source community is to contribute in any way that I am able in order to enhance FOSS.

My resume.

Skill Set

I am comfortable coding in Python, bash (3.0+) and I have some experience with Ada83, Java, C, C++ but am horridly out of practice. I know some Intel-x86 and MIPS assembly but prefer to not ever code in either. I'm always dabbling in different programming languages because I find them fascinating but haven't found another language in my dabbling that I feel comfortable enough with to claim as a "skill".

I am a fedora packager, so I guess I would consider "packaging RPMs" one of my skills. Though I would like to thank all the developers involved in making the build environment because the incredible tools available really do make packaging a breeze.

Experience with debian and Fedora/RHEL/CentOS server administration (in an array of implementations) and general (desktop) use.

I have my RHCE on RHEL6. Certificate Number: 110-008-810

My Open Source Contributions

My Relation to the Fedora Project

I have found my way to Fedora after an eight year journey of using other distributions and have now made myself a home. I am currently a Fedora packager and plan to continue this for the foreseeable future. I still enjoy playing around with other distros but prefer to develop/package for Fedora as this project is the one that puts forth my own personal beliefs in software freedom as well as keeping up with wonderful quality assurance, a helpful community, inspiring innovation, and an over all solid distribution. I also am a RHEL administrator by profession which is what brought me to the Fedora project to begin with.

My Relation to debian GNU/Linux

There is a similar wiki page that belongs to me located here that is also no longer "maintained". I do still run debian on some machines as well as fedora on others. I enjoy both linux distros in their own respect and have in the past contributed to debian in various ways but will probably stop doing so in the future. I still enjoy debian in many ways but as my future takes me further into the professional market, I have become more focused on RedHat/Fedora oriented undertakings.

UPDATE: I said goodbye to my last remaining debian install, I want to leave this listing because I do still respect the project in a big way but my future is with fedora.

UPDATE: I said hello to a new Debian machine, I've re-embraced my enjoyment of different distributions for their respective technologies, innovations, and contributions to the open source world.

My Relation to Xubuntu

There is a similar wiki of mine located here that is no longer "maintained."

Support & Bug Triage

  • Tech support in #fedora, #rhel, and #centos on irc.freenode.net
  • Active in bugzilla

Development

Features

  • Planning a Fedora 13 feature of "No MTA" for desktop users.

Other

Plans & Goals

I hope to continue to contribute to open source as a whole by developing custom applications, patching and packaging, giving support on irc support channels, writing wiki pages and documentation, and so much more.