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Re: Introduction - Steve Dickinson



On Tue, 10 Jun 2008, Douglas Dickinson wrote:

> Hello everyone,
>
> My name is Steve Dickinson, a user and lover of all things Linux/UNIX. I just joined up yesterday and look forward to interacting with the team while also contributing in any way I can. I've always wanted to make contributions and give back to Linux.
>
> I hold one degree in Software Engineering and I am about 3 months away from finishing up my undergrad in Computer Science.
>
> My day job consists of working for a market research company as a Systems and Applications Developer mainly using Perl. It really has been a Jack Of All Trades role though, involving many other technologies including Red Hat Linux (and many *nixes), Apache, C, CVS, SQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bash, etc. I've been with this company for almost 12 years now.
>
> Sometime last year I received my LPIC level 1 certification for Linux administration. Once I achieved this goal I became a part-time Linux Administrator for a web-hosting company. The direction I would like to go is to gain more experience on the Linux administration side of things with a mix of Perl/C development.
>
> I have been a big supporter of Linux for years now with an undying belief in the open source movement and how IMHO it can change the world in many other areas as well.
>
> At home I enjoy administering my own Linux/UNIX boxes (Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu, NetBSD, FreeBSD, Darwin) for the experience and fun of it!
>
> If you see me around feel free to give me a shout!
> My nick in IRC and the fedora project is "dsdickinson".
>
> I'm excited about joining the team and look forward to making new friends and expanding my knowledge of Linux.
>

Welcome to the team Steve, we've seen you in IRC, its a good place to
stick around.

	-Mike


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