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Yn1v: Neville A. Cross

Neville A. Cross

General Data

  • Fedora Account: yn1v
  • GPG:96851663
  • Blog: (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:

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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).


  • 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


Secretary General Speak Up! Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Involvement Mugshot Junior Badger (Badger I) Ambassador Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora II) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) Junior Editor Senior Editor Master Editor Associate Editor FUDCon Cusco White Rabbit Egg Let Me Introduce Myself Baby Badger Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Embryo Tadpole Crypto Panda Paranoid Panda Riddle Me This Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tagger (Tagger II) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Fedora NI Author FLISOL 2014 Organizer Tadpole with Legs Flock Paparazzi Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Ambassadors Sponsor Let's have a party (Fedora 20) FAmSCo Member Flock 2014 Speaker Free the Fedora FLISOL 2014 Attendee Bob Loblaw (Planet V) The Blessing of the FPL Party Pirate Flock 2014 Attendee Crypto Badger The Panda Is In FAD Managua 2013 FUDCon Managua Vacation Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Let's have a party (Fedora 21) Senior Badger (Badger II) Macaron (Cookie I) Flock 2015 Speaker FLISOL 2015 Speaker Nom Nom Nom Origin FLISOL 2015 Attendee FLISOL 2015 Organizer Chief Editor Flock 2015 Attendee FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker Froglet Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Nuancier F24 Top 500 Fedora 24 Translation Sprint FLISOL 2016 Organizer Fedora 25 Release Partygoer FLISOL 2016 Attendee 3D Printing SIG Member Nuancier F25 Fedora 27 Release Partygoer Nuancier F26 FLISOL 2017 Attendee Black and White (Cookie III) Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F26) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Fedora 26 Release Partygoer Fedora Women Day 2017 Attendee Nuancier F28 Board Member Science (Kernel Tester I) I Voted: Fedora 29 Top 100 I Voted: Fedora 31 Social Panda nest-attendee-2020


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


  • 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)