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*'''Location''': Northridge, CA - USA
 
*'''Location''': Northridge, CA - USA
 
*'''Email''': lajuggler AT fedoraproject DOT org
 
*'''Email''': lajuggler AT fedoraproject DOT org
*'''Profession''': Technology Professional / System Administrator / Software Engineer
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*'''Profession''': Technology Professional / System Administrator / Software Engineer / DevOps / Computer Security
  
 
== About Perry ==
 
== About Perry ==
  
Hello! I am a computer lab instructor that holds a CompTIA Security Plus Certification and years of experience with various operating systems. I learned about Fedora while working with the Red Hat Linux operating system and enjoy working with it. I started with Fedora Core 4 on legacy hardware. I presently use Fedora 22 to demonstrate how useful open source systems can be.
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Hello! I am a computer consultant that works with various operating systems, including Fedora. I learned about Fedora (Core, at the time..) when Red Hat Linux was first discontinued back in 2003. I started with Fedora Core 4 on legacy hardware. I presently use Fedora 29 to demonstrate how useful open source systems can be and enjoy working with it.
  
Although I am new here with the project, I am very enthusiastic to assist friends and family with maintaining their workstations, servers, networking, and other technology.  
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I am very enthusiastic to assist people with maintaining their workstations, servers, networking, and other technology.  
  
I currently provide support with the Openstack Magnum ([https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Magnum]) project and am an active member of the
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I am an active member of the Fedora Ambassadors ([https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Ambassadors]), San Fernando Valley Linux Users Group ([http://www.meetup.com/sfvlug/]), LETHAL ([[http://www.meetup.com/LETHAL/]]), and the Association for Talent Development - Los Angeles Chapter ([http://www.astdla.org/]).
San Fernando Valley Linux Users Group ([http://www.meetup.com/sfvlug/]), San Gabriel Valley Linux Users Group ([http://www.sgvlug.org/]), LETHAL ([[http://www.meetup.com/LETHAL/]]), and the Association for Talent Development - Los Angeles Chapter ([http://www.astdla.org/]).
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Prior experience includes support of the Openstack Magnum ([https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Magnum]) project.
  
 
== Goals ==
 
== Goals ==
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* Support others on the usage of the Fedora distribution
 
* Support others on the usage of the Fedora distribution
* Offer design and maintenance assistance for the OpenStack Magnum project.
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* Facilitate Fedora West Ambassador Meetings
 
* Participate in various open source conferences throughout the Greater Los Angeles area.
 
* Participate in various open source conferences throughout the Greater Los Angeles area.
  
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== Interests ==
 
== Interests ==
  
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* A Cappella
 
* Raspberry Pi
 
* Raspberry Pi
 
* Guitar
 
* Guitar

Latest revision as of 04:58, 14 March 2019

I've been using Fedora since Fedora Core 1 (abt 2003), and before that since Red Hat 3.0.3 (Picasso, abt 1996).

Perry Rivera

  • Name: Perry Rivera
  • IRC: juggler on freenode
  • Fedora username: lajuggler
  • O/S: Fedora (stable release)
  • Location: Northridge, CA - USA
  • Email: lajuggler AT fedoraproject DOT org
  • Profession: Technology Professional / System Administrator / Software Engineer / DevOps / Computer Security

About Perry

Hello! I am a computer consultant that works with various operating systems, including Fedora. I learned about Fedora (Core, at the time..) when Red Hat Linux was first discontinued back in 2003. I started with Fedora Core 4 on legacy hardware. I presently use Fedora 29 to demonstrate how useful open source systems can be and enjoy working with it.

I am very enthusiastic to assist people with maintaining their workstations, servers, networking, and other technology.

I am an active member of the Fedora Ambassadors ([1]), San Fernando Valley Linux Users Group ([2]), LETHAL ([[3]]), and the Association for Talent Development - Los Angeles Chapter ([4]).

Prior experience includes support of the Openstack Magnum ([5]) project.

Goals

Contributor

  • Support others on the usage of the Fedora distribution
  • Facilitate Fedora West Ambassador Meetings
  • Participate in various open source conferences throughout the Greater Los Angeles area.

Skill Areas

  • Red Hat, Fedora
  • Communication (speaking, teaching, writing, professional development, talent development)
  • Documentation (wiki)
  • Programming: Python, bash, Perl, C/C++/C#
  • Videography, photography

Interests

  • A Cappella
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Guitar
  • Ukulele
  • Juggling
  • Drumming (doumbek, bodhran)