An active community member for Ubuntu and other open source projects. Participates in several voluntary projects on the freenode network at Look for the nick "ttyfscker". Tends to hang around in #wickedtribe, #ubuntu, #ubuntu+1, #macosx. You can also find ttyfscker's myspace page at:

Summary of Skills:

Operating Systems:

  • Microsoft Windows Server Operating systems (NT/2000/2003)
  • Microsoft Windows Desktop/Workstation systems (9x/2000/XP/Vista)
  • Linux: Ubuntu, Slackware, Debian, OpenSuse, Red Hat, Fedora Core

  • Virtual Operating System Platforms: VMWare, Qemu, Xen
  • Other Unix based systems (i.e. OpenBSD, FreeBSD, NetBSD, MacOSX/Darwin)


  • TCP/IP, Ethernet, Wireless (wifi)
  • Security Analysis: Etherpeek, Ethereal, Nessus, computer forensic tools
  • Server Applications: Apache(WWW) , FTP, TFTP, DNS, SMTP/POP3, SSH, Microsoft Active Directory
  • Voice Over IP, Asterisk, Telephony, Satellite Communication Systems

Programming/ Scripting Languages and Database APIs:

  • Perl, Python, Bash, HTML, CSS, PHP scripting
  • MySQL, MS SQL Server, MS Access, SQLite
  • Microsoft Visual Basic / Visual C++
  • C/C++/C# programming

General Computing Skills:

  • System Security Tools: McAfee, Symantec, Avast, MS Defender, ClamAV, PeerGuardian/Moblock

  • PC Hardware (identification and installation)
  • Office Suites: Microsoft Office and

  • System upgrades, configurations, and customizations.
  • Electronic Components and circuitry.


  • 2004-2005 - ITT-Technical Institute, Nashville TN. A.S. Information Technology - Computer Network Systems
  • 2000 Somerset Community College, Somerset KY A.S. Information Technology (transfer)


Spark's Insurance Company, Albany KY (2000-2005 on-call support)

  • System Administration
  • Network Administration

Keystone Mortgage, Albany KY ( 2000-2003 on-call support)

  • Systems Integration and upgrades
  • Network Design and Implementation

LP's PC and Network Solutions (1998-current) PC Technician

  • Building, repairing, and customizing computers for both personal and business use
  • Technical/Training support for customers
  • Network Solutions (Designing and Implementation)

Volunteer Experience:

  • 1996-current Open Source Community (testing, coding/scripting, bug squashing, documentation, help/desk)
  • 1996-2000 Computer Lab Assistant at Clinton County High School
  • 2000 Campus Wide RAID Server Installation and Configuration at Somerset Community College
  • 2004-2005 Classroom tutoring in Linux I and II at ITT-Technical Institute


PreVisor / Brainbench (transcript #6201314)

  • Linux Administration
  • Network Security
  • Computer Forensics
  • Computer Technical Support

Linux Professional Institute:

  • LPI Linux Administration I
  • LPI Linux Administration II

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