[Linux-aus] Re: [LACTTE] Vision for LA

Joshua Wulf elvis at lugvegas.org
Thu Nov 3 12:53:04 UTC 2005

Hi Pia, All

Pia, thanks for the shout-out.

I've been lurking on the Linux-aus list for the past month or so, and I 
took this as a sign (to finally pipe up).

Please allow me to take the opportunity to introduce myself briefly.

I'm Joshua Jae Wulf ("Josh" is fine), also known in Hare Krishna circles 
as Sita-pati das. I live in Brisbane with my wife and our three year old 
son. I run a mixture of Fedora and Ubuntu at home, and RHEL at work (I 
work at Red Hat). I'm mainly active in LUG Vegas here in Brisbane. I 
have a long range goal to influence the Hare Krishna movement to ditch 
proprietary software and go completely FOSS 

After the usual 8-bit youth (Atari all the way!) I started assembling 
PCs in the early 90s, was a commercial software developer in the 
mid-90s, and moved into system administration in time to surf the heady 
days of '98-'99. It was about then that I installed Red Hat 6.1 on a box 
in the back room, where it was clandestinely employed as a router / 

I took a few years off IT from 2000 - 2003 to do volunteer work in South 
America, then installed Debian Woody when I got back to Australia in 
early 2004. Since then I went from working at an ISP to joining Red Hat, 
and have been playing with Fedora and Ubuntu (I first tried 4.10 and 
then revisited 5.10 - sweet!).

Oh, I've also been using Planet for a year or so now (at 
www.iskconnews.net), and when I joined the list I finally made some 
connections between names and personalities.

Anyway, that's a brief biographical sketch so that you know who's piping 
up from the cheap seats.


Pia Waugh wrote:
> Hi Josh,
> <quote who="Sita-pati das">
>> hehehe - Brisbane CBD 16:30 31-10-05? That's my godsister Sukanthi Radha 
>> [1].  I'll pass on the compliment. =)
> It is times like this that I really love our community :) One big family!
> Cheers,
> Pia

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