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== Warwick, Queensland, Australia == == Warwick, Queensland, Australia (selling house) ==
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 * I started playing around with ubuntu about 2006/7 atfer hear about Windows Vista  * I started playing around with ubuntu about 2006/7 after hear about Windows Vista
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 * I am also retro computer user
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 * mythtv eeepc nettop b202 xubuntu 10.04 (lost in the queensland floods) :(  * mythtv eeepc nettop b202 xubuntu 10.04 (lost in the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2010%E2%80%932011_Queensland_floods|Queensland's floods]]) :(
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some of my retro computer hardware:
 * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amiga_500|Amiga A500]]
 * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amiga_1200|Amiga A1200]]
 * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sam440ep|SAM440]] running [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AmigaOS_4|Amiga OS 4.1.2]]
 * [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iziP0cQhOFY|Roland DXY-1300 pen plotter]]
 * [[http://www.cutok.com/|Cutok DC330 cutter/pen plotter]]

Some of my Retro Computer software:
 * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AmigaOS_4|Amiga OS 4.1.2]]
 * [[http://www.amigaforever.com/premium/|Amiga forever 2006 Premium Edition]] (workbench 3.X)
 * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AmigaOS_versions#AmigaOS_3.0.2C_3.1|Workbench 3.1]]
 * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AmigaOS_versions#Workbench_2.0.2C_2.04.2C_2.05.2C_2.1|Workbench 2.04]]
 * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AmigaOS_versions#Kickstart.2FWorkbench_1.0.2C_1.1.2C_1.2.2C_1.3|Workbench 1.2]]
 * [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aladdin4D|Aladdin 4D 5.0]]
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I currently volunteer my time at my[[http://www.lightningridgecommunity.com/|local neighbourhood center]] with computer related issues, I try to promote FLOSS software as much as I can I currently volunteer 2 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday) at my [[http://www.lightningridgecommunity.com/|local neighborhood center]] with computer related issues, I try to promote FLOSS software as much as I can
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I have converted about 10 computers in the community and count to xubuntu :) I have converted about 11 computers in the community and count to xubuntu :)
I don't know if the people are still using ubuntu after I install it

Tom Sparks

Lightning Ridge, NSW, Australia

Warwick, Queensland, Australia (selling house)

"It's a nerdy thing I like to do"

About Me

  • I discovered floss software about 2000
  • I started playing around with ubuntu about 2006/7 after hear about Windows Vista
  • I started fully using ubuntu about late 2009
  • Now the whole house is Ubuntu powered Smile :)

  • I am also retro computer user

currently I have 4 computers running ubuntu (xubuntu)

  • mythtv eeepc nettop b202 xubuntu 10.04 (lost in the Queensland's floods) Sad :(

  • XMBC eeepc netbook 701SD xubuntu 10.04
  • eeepc netbook 901 xubuntu 10.04
  • Compaq laptop xubuntu 10.04
  • Desktop xubuntu 10.04

some of my retro computer hardware:

Some of my Retro Computer software:

I currently volunteer 2 days a week (Tuesday, Wednesday) at my local neighborhood center with computer related issues, I try to promote FLOSS software as much as I can

I have converted about 11 computers in the community and count to xubuntu Smile :) I don't know if the people are still using ubuntu after I install it

tomsparks (last edited 2013-07-03 20:18:36 by tom-a-sparks)