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= Neville A. Cross =
 
= Neville A. Cross =
  
I am Admnistrative Manager at [http://www.teodolinda.com.ni Hotel Mansion Teodolinda] at Managua city, capital of Nicaragua. I have a business degree, so I am not a deep knowledgeable computer person. I am a Amateur Radio since 1993, and a enthusiast on packet radio. By now I have a license of the highest level.
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== General Data ==
 
 
My very first attempts with linux were with Red Hat around 1999, I had several hardware problems and leave it for some years. I took a book of FC4 bible in 2006 and have been using Fedora as my main OS ever since.
 
 
 
There is no much Linux formal training opportunities at Nicaragua, so I took a short course in Linux Server Administration based on openSUSE (May - June 2008). This helped me a lot to fill in where my empiric learning have left voids.
 
 
 
I have joined the local Fedora community called [http://www.fedora-ni.net Fedora-ni] on march 2008. By the same time I have joined the local LUG: GUL-NIC (Grupo de usuarios Linux de Nicaragua).
 
 
 
I applied to become fedora ambassador on August 20th, 2008.
 
 
 
== Contact Data ==
 
 
 
*'''Blog:''' http://neville.siqueres.com (Spanish)
 
*'''Website:''' http://www.geocities.com/displicente (Spanish)
 
*'''E-mail:''' nacross (at) gmail (dot) com
 
*'''GPG:'''
 
*'''IRC:''' yn1v (usually #fedora-ni at freenode when time allows it)
 
 
*'''Fedora Account:''' yn1v
 
*'''Fedora Account:''' yn1v
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*'''GPG:'''96851663
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*'''Blog:''' http://taygon.com (Spanish)
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*'''IRC:''' yn1v (usually #fedora-latam for meetings)
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*'''Location:''' Managua, Nicaragua. 1206.29 N / 08615.91 W '''Time Zone:''' UTC +06:00
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*'''Nationality:''' Nicaraguan '''Languages:''' Spanish (first language), English (as second language), Portuguese (just a bit).
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*'''Call Sign:''' YN1V (for Amateur Radio)
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*'''Linux User #:''' 473217
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*'''E-mail:'''
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[[Image:neville_email.png]]
  
== Trivia ==
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== About me ==
  
*'''Location:''' Managua, Nicaragua. 1206.29 N / 08615.91 W
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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.
*'''Time Zone:''' UTC +06:00
 
*'''Languages:''' Spanish (first language), English (as second language), Portuguese (just a bit).
 
*'''Nacionality:''' Nicaraguan
 
*'''Higer Education:'''
 
** BA Business Administration - [http://www.uca.edu.ni Universidad Centroamericana], Nicaragua.
 
** MSc Organisational Change and Development - [http://www.manchester.ac.uk The University of Manchester] - United Kingdom.
 
*'''Call Sing:''' YN1V (for Amateur Radio)
 
  
== Tasks ==
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I have joined the local Fedora community called [http://www.fedora.org.ni Fedora-ni] on march 2008. By the same time I have joined the LUG: GUL-NIC (Grupo de Usuarios Linux en Nicaragua).
  
* Editor of [http://faq.fedora-ni.net/index.php5?title=Portada Fedora-ni wiki]
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== Roles ==
* Support at the [http://groups.google.com.ni/group/fedora-ni?pli=1 Fedora-ni Mailing List] and Fedora-es Mailing List
 
* Free Media Program member since November 26th, 2008.
 
  
== Projects as an Ambassador ==
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* Fedora Ambassador (2008)
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* Freemedia Coordinator (2009) [https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Yn1v/freemedia_log Personal Log]
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* Marketing Team (2010) Currently Inactive
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* Fedora Weekely News, Ambassador Beat Writer. Currently Inactive
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* Mentor for Ambassadors. Currently Inactive
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* FAmSCo (Dec 2010 - Jun 2012) and current period starting Feb 2014
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* Fedora Community Card Holder [[User:Yn1v/Community_credit_card_report| Report]]
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* Fedora Board Member since Feb 2014
  
* Promote a monthly gathering where users that get Fedora installed from different install parties can get support.
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== Badges ==
* Set up a local repository at Nicaragua. In the mean time set up a private repository for updates a give access to users that do not have internet and also to be used at install parties without internet access.
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{{ #fedorabadges: yn1v }}
  
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== Interest==
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* Fedora Amateur Radio Special Interest Group
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* Fedora Robotics Special Interest Group
  
== Fedora Upcoming Activities ==
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== Events ==
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* FISL / FUDCon LATAM. Porto Alegre, Brazil (2009)
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* Marketing FAD. Raleigh, NC, USA (2010)
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* FUDCon NA. Tempe, AZ, USA (2011)
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* FUDCon LATAM. Panama City, Panama (2011)
  
* Fedora 10 Lauch Party [http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5gZAFFkNAGWb7AePaCkd5UzBiEzjAD94HN1EO0 (suspended)]
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= Publications =
  
== Fedora Past Activities ==
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* Article: Software Freedom at Nicaragua at ''Observador Economico'' Magazine [http://www.elobservadoreconomico.com/articulo/675 online version (spanish)]
 
 
* August 16th [http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=Un_dia_con_la_UCA Un día con la UCA] - [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA] 
 
** Coordinate the event
 
* July 22th [http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=SL-para-Todos Software Libre para No-Informáticos] - [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]
 
** Coordinate the event
 
** Speak promoting GNUCash
 
 
 
== FOSS ==
 
===FOSS Projects===
 
 
 
* Set up a wiki to share instructions for setting up linux for amateur radio use. Specially the topics related to AX.25.
 
* Set up a local forum to provide support for [http://www.gnucash.org GNUCash]
 
  
=== FOSS Upcoming Activities ===
 
  
* November 29th and December 6th Repo Workshop at [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]
 
* December 19th Pizza Bash at [http://www.isi.edu.ni ISI Managua]
 
  
=== FOSS Past Activities ===
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* September 26th [http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=Barcamp_1.5 Ubuntu Barcamp 1.5]
 
** Drinker
 
* September 20th [http://www.linuxtour.org/sfd Software Freedom Day Nicaragua 2008] at [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]
 
** Staff - Coordinate the conference area.
 
*** [http://softwarefreedomday.org/Competition2008 One of the best event world wide!]
 
* August 14th Dia Debian 2008 at UNI-IES
 
** Provide a projector
 
* June 20th openSUSE day at UNICIT
 
** Support
 
* June 14th [http://www.mandriva.org.ni/content/view/3/15/ Mandriva Install Party 2008] at UNI-IES
 
** Support
 
** Provide Projector
 
* June 13th [http://www.linuxtour.org/index.php5?title=Ubuntu_Translation_Sprint Ubuntu Translation Sprint] at [http://www.isi.edu.ni ISI]
 
** Translator - 84 strings
 
* June 12th Jornada Ubuntera at [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]
 
** Speach
 
** Provide Projector
 
* June 5th Jornada Ubuntera at [http://www.uca.edu.ni UCA]
 
** Provide a projector
 
* June 4th to 6th Feria Tecnologica at UNAN-Managua
 
** Support
 
* May 23th Linux Tour at [http://www.isi.edu.ni ISI Managua]
 
** Support
 
* April 26th [http://installfest.info/FLISOL2008/Nicaragua FLISOL 2008] at UNAN
 
** Registration Desk
 
 
 
=== Publications ===
 
 
 
* Article: Software Freedom at Nicaragua at ''Observador Economico'' Magazine [http://www.elobservadoreconomico.com/articulo/675 online version (spanish)]
 
  
[[Category:Homepage]]
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[[Category:Nicaragua]][[Category:Ambassadors]][[Category:Ambassadors from Nicaragua]]
[[Category:AmbassadorsNicaragua]]
 

Latest revision as of 23:55, 27 May 2014

Yn1v: Neville A. Cross

Neville A. Cross

General Data

  • Fedora Account: yn1v
  • GPG:96851663
  • Blog: http://taygon.com (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:

Neville email.png

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).

Roles

  • 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

Badges

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Interest

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

Events

  • 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)

Publications