I am seeking employment opportunities in the Information Technologies field. Full time or part time employment is desired. I am also interested in freelance work, such as off-site systems administration.

Computer Hardware and Software experience:

Maintenance and updating of kernel-seeds.org web site...

Software used:

  • Apache web server
  • Bluefish code editor
  • nfs-utils (for uploading site files to local server)
  • sshfs-fuse (for uploading to mirror sites)
  • Firefox web browser
  • make (for kernel configuration (including make oldconfig, make xconfig))
  • Other commands used:

  • rsync, ssh, tar, konqueror --profile filemanagement, emerge (gentoo package management system), mount, umount
  • Linux distributions used:

  • CentOS
  • Debian
  • Gentoo (preferred distribution)
  • Slackware
  • SystemRescueCd (preferred installation/troubleshooting software)
  • Ubuntu, kubuntu, xubuntu
  • Windows experience:

  • Windows 3.11 & MS-DOS (5.0 to 6.22)
  • Windows 95, 98, ME
  • Windows NT (versions 3.5 and 4.0)
  • Windows XP (home and professional)
  • Windows Vista (home)
  • Windows 7 (x86 and x86_64 versions)
  • Other Microsoft experience:

  • MS Office (from office 97 to present (including MS Access))
  • Front Page
  • Other O/S experience

  • IBM OS/2
  • Other computer experience (hardware):

  • Troubleshooting and repair of computer hardware, including laptops.
  • Troubleshooting, repair, and installation of operating systems (Windows and Linux).
  • Backup and restore operations.
  • "ghosting" of hard drives.
  • Data recovery from damaged hard drives.
  • HTML coding experience:

  • Pappy's Kernel Seeds
  • Avalon Services
  • Miscellaneous:

    Gentoo Forum discussion threads:

  • Thread 1
  • Thread 2
  • Thread 3
  • Thread 4
  • Other skills:

    I also do light electronic repair, theatrical equipment repair, and the like. I provided these services to Norcostco Texas Costume in Dallas, Texas.

    Light electronic, mechanical, and theatrical equipment skills:

  • Forty years soldering experience.
  • Troubleshooting and repair of all major brands of analog and digital lighting systems.
  • Troubleshooting and repair of all major brands of fog machines.
  • Troubleshooting and repair of sound equipment, including amplification and effects systems, wireless microphone systems, and wired and wireless production intercom systems.
  • Have excellent written communication skills, and experience editing/proofreading text.

    I also have much experience in digital audio recording. Examples:

    As producer-engineer-writer-performer:
    The Cowtown Twister
    Why Do You Take (More Than You Will Ever Need)

    As producer-engineer:
    The Psychedelic Dream (partial writer)
    The Way Life Used To Be (background vocals)
    Castle of Dromore
    Scarborough Faire

    Thank you in advance for your time and consideration.