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Héctor Louzao
[[Image:|thumb|center|Héctor Louzao]]
Personal Information
Birthday: 1966
Home: Gijón, Asturias, España
Fedora-specific Information
FAS-Name: hhlp
Miscellaneous Information
Private Mail: hhlp AT
IRC: hhlp on in
#fedora-ask, #fedora-join, #fedora,
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My name is Héctor Louzao I am from Caracas, Venezuela. Living now in Spain. I have studied a "Degree in Technical Engineering in Computer Management", and I'm also a qualified IT technician. I like to learn and I'm trying to be a Good developer and System Administrator. I used many operating systems, but none satisfy me completely. So I switched to Linux and loved it!

  • Language: Spanish, English


I use Fedora since the 14 release (and before some betas in spare time) and use it at home. I'm a fan of all the Linux world, so I also experiment with Different Version, But when I meet Fedora I be shocked I'm a Big fan of GNOME and Actually, my main machine runs Fedora with Centos inside Gnome-Boxes and KVM.

I have worked as a developer, analyst and project leader in finance (banks) and manufacturing (footwear) companies (for 13 years) using the following tools :

Language Data Base O.S Hardware Editor Manage Project
Assembler Sql Dos Os-390 Tso SDLC
Cobol Vsam Mvs As-400 Roscoe

In the last 13 years I moved to another country and realy was a very dificult to get a job here (situation, I'm not in the right place, etc), so I decide to move forward and evaluate an alternative then when I discover linux and networking, I just in adaptation process to be an Network Engineer, Linux System Administrator and DBA...

I’ve spent a lot of time in the Fedora community, specially the last 10 years... keeping my focus in AskFedora Question/Answer Site, Since 2018 I'm part of Fedora Join Group, performing different tasks in both groups as you can see in Fedora Activities Wiki Section.

Personal interests

  • open source (obviously)
  • science of all kinds
  • travel
  • sport


Fedora Activities



  • Participate in the old instance of askbot since Oct 11 '11 Ask Fedora Getting a Forum Moderator Right, helping users solving various problems. Getting more than 8188 karma, and badges: ● 59 ● 159 ● 173.
  • We implemented the New Discourse Instance hhlp as a new question/answer tool Pagure Status being a site administrator.
  • We implemented a Standard Operation Procedure.

Join Group


  • Writing/Improve quick-docs Documentation quick-docs.

Other Activities

  • Helping this wonderful community driven project to function as well as possible.
  • Report Bug's that I came across.
  • Planet Fedora since 2018.
  • Kernel Regression Test.


'Don't get set into one form, adapt it and build your own, and let it grow, be like water. Empty your mind, be formless, shapeless — like water, Be water, my friend..

"Bruce Lee: A Warrior's Journey (2000)"

What I do well.
  • I’m awesome convincing people to make things happen.
  • I understand what people need/want and make it happen.
  • I’m an excellent serving as a bridge between Tech and Non-Tech people, giving them a chance to communicate and work together.
  • I'm always looking for new tools and testing it (sometimes people don't like to leave their comfort zone).


  • earn the certification above

As a Contributor

  • be a Fedora Embasador (I don't Know when this come true)

Computer Skills


Company Exam Comment
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LPI Essentials
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Linux Academy Lfcsa
Fail fail No Exam Yet

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Cisco CCNA R&S
Fail fail No Exam Yet
MySql Administrador
Fail fail No Exam Yet

Programming and Tools

Tools Level

Project Management Skills