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I am a husband, father, and grandfather. I live in New Mexico in the United States. I enjoy going to church and spending time with my family. I first used a computer in 1987 when I was in college in Texas. My first computer was a Tandy it did not even have a hard drive just a floppy drive, and it run off of dos.
I first started trying to use linux around the year 2002, but I did not have much luck at first then I came across SuSe and was able to install and use it. A few years later I found Ubuntu and I have never used any other distribution again, except for testing purposes in virtualbox. The help I received in the forum's and the ease of use of ubuntu is what kept me using Ubuntu.
I began using the ubuntu forum's for getting help with issues like wireless and boot problems. I loved the community so much that when my schedule changed and allowed me the time to help others I started learning as much as I could so I would be able to help new people resolve issues so they will be able to keep using ubuntu. I am currently helping family and friends install and use ubuntu on there computers.
I started out contributing in Absolute Beginners and General Section of the forum but I have found a home with some great people in wireless and networking so that is where I do most of my contributing now on a daily basis.
I also am testing Oneiric but to be honest my computer does not run it very well at the moment.
Before starting in the networking section I created a blog for setting up the cube and effects in Natty with pictures for every step, I still check on the blog daily.
Contact and Link Info
Ubuntu Forum Profile wildmanne39
Launchpad Profile wildmanne39
OpenPGP keys: 040DD46B
Interests and Hobbies
Besides my family I enjoy working with computers and Ubuntu and when I have the time riding cycles.
To be a friendly and helpful member of the Ubuntu Forums, and render assistance where needed.
Also to convert as many people as I can to ubuntu, provide help when needed to them and have as much fun as I can while doing it.
If you would like to support me in my effort to become an Ubuntu Member please leave your comments here or you can post in this thread.