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PCLinuxOS Family Member Spotlight: Andy

As told to YouCanToo

What is your name/username?
Andrzej (Andy) Palka

How old are you?
74 on Nov 14th.

Are you married, single?
Married, celebrated 50 years in June 2016.

How about Kids, Grandkids ?
2 daughters, 1 grandson and 1 granddaughter.

Do you have pets, what is your favorite?
We have 2 dogs, a Mini Schnauzer and a Pointer-German Short-Haired.

Are you retired, still working and if working, what do you do?
I'm retired, training my own dogs for agility and obedience, and helping others with problem dogs.

Please visit:

Where do you call home? What is it like? IE: weather, scenery
We emigrated from Poland to Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada in 1982. I love my new Home. It's a great country. Words will never describe its beauty.

Aurora Borealis - The Northern Lights above Regina

Where did you go to school and what is your education level?
Partial University (3 years) and Sports Instructor back in Poland. I now do industrial labour in Saskatchewan.

What kind of things you like doing? hobbies, travel, fishing, camping?
All of the above, and more.

Why and when did you start using Linux?
Since Mandrake/Mandriva became PCLinuxOS.

What specific equipment do currently use with PCLinuxOS?
Cell Phone and digital camera.

What would you like to see happen within PCLinuxOS that would make it a better place. What are your feelings?
The system is great! Yet, I wish support for my scanner were better.

PCLinuxOS Family Member Spotlight is an exclusive, monthly column by YouCanToo, featuring PCLinuxOS forum member. This column will allow "the rest of us" to get to know our forum family members better, and will give those featured an opportunity to share their PCLinuxOS story with the rest of the world.

If you would like to be featured in PCLinuxOS Family Member Spotlight, please send a private message to youcantoo, parnote or Meemaw in the PCLinuxOS forum expressing your interest.

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