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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:


GEOS system (C64/C128), Atari ST, Apple Macintosh (68k/PPC only)

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)