We started working this site on June 9, 2009. We have been going strong ever since. We rant and cheer about Linux, Android, and all kinds of other Open Source goodies. If you don’t use an RSS reader any more be sure to follow us on your favorite Social Media Site.
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Brian Wagner – Founder
Brian started working with *nix in while a student at Kent State University in the early 90’s. In 1995, as an E-Mail Administrator for Caliber Technology (now part of Fedex) he was tasked with administering Sendmail on both Slackware Linux and Solaris Systems. His first home install of Linux was MkLinux DR1 in 1996 on his 60 Mhz PowerMac. Since then Brian has been working and consulting on Linux and it’s uses in the Enterprise to support everything from E-Mail, Firewalls, Web and File serving to custom cluster solutions and grid solutions. Brian has had the opportunity to work in both Fortune 500 companies and small 2 person organizations. This has given him the unique insight into the differences every size business faces.
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Joe Leuzzi – Editor
Joe started his love of computers back when he was in grade school when he started programming basic back on a TRS-80 at the local library. His passion for computers grew as he got older and he was able to break into the computer industry doing computer repair while attending Kent State University. After working in the computer industry for several years after college, he tried several other occupations like running his own business, and becoming an accountant, but his passion for computers was still deeply inside him. One day while working for a Fortune 500 company he decided to change careers and get back into computers and for the past 10 years has enjoyed a great administration career with both Linux and Windows based pc’s.
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Greg Martin – Contributor/Podcaster
Greg’s first experience with Linux was back in 2006 with RedHat 9 on a seriously crappy Gateway desktop. After having a love hate relationship with it and jumping back and forth between it and XP for quite a while, he finally committed to Linux when he first came across Ubuntu way back in the day. Discovering that he didn’t quite like the was managing packages felt on a Debian based distro, Greg jumped to Fedora and has been a little bit of a fanboy ever since. These days he tries to use Linux for everything he enjoys doing – podcasting, gaming, programming and graphic design.
Outside of Linux, Greg is an avid hobbyist musician, gamer and loud mouth who enjoy shaving a good time with good company.
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