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I've been using Linux since first playing with an SLS distribution in the mid-nineties, and have been running my home (and lately, work) networks on Red Hat/Fedora based machines since Red Hat Linux 5.1. I work as a VLSI chip designer in the Manchester area of the United Kingdom.
 
I've been using Linux since first playing with an SLS distribution in the mid-nineties, and have been running my home (and lately, work) networks on Red Hat/Fedora based machines since Red Hat Linux 5.1. I work as a VLSI chip designer in the Manchester area of the United Kingdom.
  
My [[Extras]]  packages:
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I used to have a list of packages I maintain here but that's grown a bit large and unwieldy of late.
* bittorrent : BitTorrent swarming network file transfer tool
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The majority are perl modules that need very little attention.
* bluefish : A GTK2 web development application for experienced users
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I'm an active member of the perl SIG and help out with fixing the perl ecosystem after mass rebuilds etc.
* glib : A library of handy utility functions (version 1)
 
* gnome-libs : The main GNOME1 libraries
 
* grepmail : Search mailboxes for a particular email
 
* gtk+ : The GIMP ToolKit (version 1)
 
* gtkwave : Waveform Viewer
 
* gtorrentviewer : A GTK2-based viewer and editor for BitTorrent meta files
 
* imlib : An image loading and rendering library for X11R6
 
* lat : LDAP Administration Tool
 
* libglade : Gnome-1 support library for loading user interfaces
 
* libpng10 : Old version of libpng, needed to run old binaries
 
* libxml : Old libXML library for Gnome-1 application compatibility
 
* milter-regex : Sendmail milter plugin for regular expression filtering
 
* mod_fcgid : Apache2 module for high-performance server-side scripting
 
* ORBit : CORBA Object Request Broker for GNOME-1 compatibility
 
* perl-Authen-DigestMD5 : SASL DIGEST-MD5 authentication (RFC2831)
 
* perl-Class-Loader : Load modules and create objects on demand
 
* perl-Convert-BinHex : Macintosh BinHex extractor library for Perl
 
* perl-Crypt-DH : Perl module implementing the Diffie-Hellman key exchange system
 
* perl-Crypt-DSA : Perl module for DSA signatures and key generation
 
* perl-Crypt-Primes : Provable prime number generator for cryptographic applications
 
* perl-Crypt-Random : Cryptographically Secure, True Random Number Generator
 
* perl-Crypt-RSA : RSA public-key cryptosystem
 
* perl-Crypt-SmbHash : Pure-perl Lanman and NT MD4 hash functions
 
* perl-Data-Buffer : Read/write buffer class for perl
 
* perl-Date-Simple : Simple date object for perl
 
* perl-Digest-BubbleBabble : Create bubble-babble fingerprints
 
* perl-Digest-MD2 : Perl interface to the MD2 Algorithm
 
* perl-Digest-MD4 : Perl interface to the MD4 Algorithm
 
* perl-FileHandle-Unget : A FileHandle that supports ungetting of multiple bytes
 
* perl-IO-Multiplex : IO-Multiplex module for perl
 
* perl-IO-Socket-SSL : Perl library for transparent SSL
 
* perl-IO-stringy : I/O on in-core objects like strings and arrays
 
* perl-Mail-Mbox-MessageParser : A fast and simple mbox folder reader
 
* perl-MailTools : MailTools module for Perl
 
* perl-Math-GMP : High speed arbitrary size integer math
 
* perl-Math-Pari : Perl interface to PARI
 
* perl-MIME-tools : Modules for parsing and creating MIME entities in Perl
 
* perl-Net-SSH-Perl : SSH (Secure Shell) client
 
* perl-Net-SSLeay : Perl extension for using OpenSSL
 
* perl-String-CRC32 : Perl interface for cyclic redundancy check generation
 
* perl-Sysadm-Install : Typical installation tasks for system administrators
 
* perl-Text-SpellChecker : OO interface for spell-checking a block of text
 
* perl-Tie-EncryptedHash : Hashes (and objects based on hashes) with encrypting fields
 
* pptp : Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) Client
 
* rbldnsd : Small, fast daemon to serve DNSBLs
 
* smbldap-tools : User and group administration tools for Samba/OpenLDAP
 
* spamass-milter : Sendmail milter for spamassassin
 
 
 
My [[EPEL|Enterprise Extras]] packages:
 
 
 
* gtkwave : Waveform Viewer
 
* imlib : An image loading and rendering library for X11R6
 
* mod_fcgid : Apache2 module for high-performance server-side scripting
 
* perl-Class-Loader : Load modules and create objects on demand
 
* perl-Convert-BinHex : Macintosh BinHex extractor library for Perl
 
* perl-Crypt-Primes : Provable prime number generator for cryptographic applications
 
* perl-Crypt-Random : Cryptographically Secure, True Random Number Generator
 
* perl-Crypt-SmbHash : Pure-perl Lanman and NT MD4 hash functions
 
* perl-Date-Simple : Simple date object for perl
 
* perl-Digest-MD4 : Perl interface to the MD4 Algorithm
 
* perl-IO-Socket-SSL : Perl library for transparent SSL
 
* perl-IO-stringy : I/O on in-core objects like strings and arrays
 
* perl-Jcode : Perl extension interface for converting Japanese text
 
* perl-MailTools : MailTools module for Perl
 
* perl-Math-Pari : Perl interface to PARI
 
* perl-MIME-tools : Modules for parsing and creating MIME entities in Perl
 
* perl-Net-SSLeay : Perl extension for using OpenSSL
 
* perl-String-CRC32 : Perl interface for cyclic redundancy check generation
 
* perl-Sort-Versions : Perl module for sorting of revision-like numbers
 
* perl-Text-SpellChecker : OO interface for spell-checking a block of text
 
* perl-Unicode-Map : Perl module for mapping charsets from and to UTF16 unicode
 
* perl-Unicode-Map8 : Mapping table between 8-bit chars and Unicode for Perl
 
* perl-Unicode-MapUTF8 : Conversions to and from arbitrary character sets and UTF8
 
* perl-Unicode-String : String manipulation for Unicode strings
 
* pptp : Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) Client
 
* rbldnsd : Small, fast daemon to serve DNSBLs
 
* smbldap-tools : User and group administration tools for Samba/OpenLDAP
 
* spamass-milter : Sendmail milter for spamassassin
 
  
 
I'm also a [[PackageMaintainers/SponsorProcess|sponsor]] for new contributors, and currently sponsor:
 
I'm also a [[PackageMaintainers/SponsorProcess|sponsor]] for new contributors, and currently sponsor:
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* Bill Pemberton
 
* Dan Nicholson
 
* Dan Nicholson
 
* Deji Akingunola
 
* Deji Akingunola

Latest revision as of 10:17, 10 September 2013

Paul Howarth
[[Image:{{{image}}}|thumb|center|Paul Howarth]]
Personal Information
Birthday: April 21
Home: Sale, UK
Fedora-specific Information
FAS-Name: pghmcfc
Fedora-Mail: pghmcfc@fedoraproject.org
Miscellaneous Information
Private Mail: paul AT city-fan.org
GPG-Key: 161C06B1
IRC: <NONE> on Freenode in
{{{irc-channels}}}
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Paul Howarth

Email: paul@city-fan.org
WWW: http://www.city-fan.org/~paul/
Blog: http://www.city-fan.org/tips/PaulHowarth/Blog
Location: Sale, Cheshire, UK

I've been using Linux since first playing with an SLS distribution in the mid-nineties, and have been running my home (and lately, work) networks on Red Hat/Fedora based machines since Red Hat Linux 5.1. I work as a VLSI chip designer in the Manchester area of the United Kingdom.

I used to have a list of packages I maintain here but that's grown a bit large and unwieldy of late. The majority are perl modules that need very little attention. I'm an active member of the perl SIG and help out with fixing the perl ecosystem after mass rebuilds etc.

I'm also a sponsor for new contributors, and currently sponsor:

  • Bill Pemberton
  • Dan Nicholson
  • Deji Akingunola
  • Duncan Ferguson
  • Felix Schwarz
  • Paul Johnson
  • Thomas Sailer