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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 Crypto Panda Paranoid Panda Riddle Me This Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tagger (Tagger II) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Let Me Introduce Myself Baby Badger Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Embryo Egg Tadpole Tadpole with Legs Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora III) Flock Paparazzi FLISOL 2014 Organizer Fedora NI Author Let's have a party (Fedora 20) FLISOL 2014 Attendee Ambassadors Sponsor FAmSCo Member Free the Fedora Bob Loblaw (Planet V) The Blessing of the FPL Flock 2014 Speaker Flock 2014 Attendee Crypto Badger FAD Managua 2013 Party Pirate Senior Badger (Badger II) FUDCon Managua The Panda Is In Vacation In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Let's have a party (Fedora 21) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Flock 2015 Speaker Nom Nom Nom Macaron (Cookie I) Origin FLISOL 2015 Attendee FLISOL 2015 Speaker Top 500 FLISOL 2015 Organizer Chief Editor Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Froglet Flock 2015 Attendee FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker Fedora 24 Translation Sprint Nuancier F24 FLISOL 2016 Organizer FLISOL 2016 Attendee Nuancier F25 3D Printing SIG Member Nuancier F26 Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F26) Fedora 25 Release Partygoer Fedora 26 Release Partygoer Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) FLISOL 2017 Attendee Fedora Women Day 2017 Attendee Fedora 27 Release Partygoer Black and White (Cookie III) Nuancier F28 Science (Kernel Tester I) I Voted: Fedora 29 Top 100 Social Panda I Voted: Fedora 31 Board Member Adult Frog I Voted: Fedora 33 nest-attendee-2020 Community Survey Taker I Lets have a party Fedora 34


  • 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)