dhardison at grapeape.org
Wed Mar 14 12:50:19 UTC 2007
John Babich wrote:
> Welcome aboard. I also worked at a local ISP for a while. It's a great
> way to get grounded in a bunch of technologies very quickly.
> John Babich
> On 3/13/07, Douglas Hardison <dhardison at grapeape.org> wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> My name is Douglas Hardison. My friends all call me 'Woody'.
>> I have just completed my application to Fedora Amabassadors.
>> The nice people in #fedora on FreeNode alerted me to its existence, and
>> pointed me to the Ambassador HowTo.
>> I am 35 years old ( come this Friday ), and I currently live in Clayton,
>> North Carolina. Clayton is a small town just outside Raleigh.
>> I am recently transplanted from the city of Wilson, NC; home of the
>> 'World's Largest Tobacco Market'.
>> I am married and have a seven year old daughter, and an 11 month old
>> I currently work support Linux-based network monitoring appliances.
>> Before that, I was an admin at a local ISP in Wilson, where I obtained
>> most of my Linux knowledge. Everything from email to RADIUS to web
>> proxies, etc...
>> I have been using Linux for approximately 10 years or so. I did not
>> start out with RedHat, but eventually ended up using RedHat 5.0. At that
>> time, I found it the most intuitive, *plus* easy to install
>> As my wiki page ( http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/DouglasHardison )
>> states, I have played with other distributions, but always return to my
>> roots :-)
>> I hope to become an active member in the Fedora community, and give back
>> a little of what Linux has done for me.
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Ah yes, the ISP was an excellent learning ground. The phrase "trial by
fire" comes to mind.
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