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Dominic Hopf
Dominic Hopf
Personal Information
Birthday: July 8th 1984
Birthplace: Mühlhausen. Thüringen
Home: Hamburg, Germany
Fedora-specific Information
FAS-Name: dmaphy
Miscellaneous Information
private Mail: {{{pmail}}}
GPG-Key: CA7D868D
ICQ: 145722955

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Dominic Hopf

I'm Dominic, a very computer-addicted guy since 1999. I'm using Fedora since 2004 (first Linux was RHL9). For the past four years I've worked at a german company which supports the free groupware Tine 2.0. Currently I'm dev ops engineer at a big German payment provider.

Personally I'm working much with web development languages like XHTML; PHP; JavaScript; Perl and so on. Furthermore I know languages like C, C++, Java, Python, SQL (e.g. working with MySQL and MariaDB), Shell-Scripting and others.

I love using Free Software and in special Fedora and want to support and spread such projects. That's why I'm here to support the Fedora Project as an Ambassador and Packager.
I also write patches, translate software, maintain software and test software. In special there is Geany for which I am doing testing, translating to German and package maintaining for Fedora. I own the package geany-plugins which brings some more functionality to Geany like debugging, version control and much more.
I'm involved with some other projects too, which support Free Software and and free culture on the web, especially here in Germany and Europe, e.g. the FSFE. If you want to know more about those projects or about me, feel free to contact me in any way or visit my homepage and the appropriate project websites.


Special Interests

Package Maintainer

Activities within Fedora

  • Member of:
  • Languages: German (mother-tongue), English (good), French (basic knowledge)
  • Programming Languages: as described above
  • Since I'm living in Germany at the present I prefer to support events around here ;)
  • My earned badges:

You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) If you build it... (Koji Success I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) If you build it... (Koji Success II) Involvement Mugshot Bona Fide Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Ambassador Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Junior Badger (Badger I) Embryo Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) If you build it... (Koji Success III) Partners in Crime Tadpole Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Egg Baby Badger Override, you say? Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Let Me Introduce Myself You Can Pry It From My Cold, Undead Hands Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) What goes around comes around (Karma I) Tadpole with Legs What goes up... (Koji Failure II) Junior Editor You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) What goes around comes around (Karma II) Take this and call me in the morning The cat came back... Nuancier 21 Speak Up! Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) What goes up... (Koji Failure III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) FrOSCon 2014 Attendee Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Corporate Drone In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Origin Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) What goes around comes around (Karma III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Crypto Badger Binary Star Senior Badger (Badger II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) Chemnitzer Linux-Tage Attendee Top 500 Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Froglet Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Macaron (Cookie I) Old Yeller Nuancier F25 Parselmouth I You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) If you build it... (Koji Success IV) OpenRheinRuhr 2017 Attendee Associate Editor Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) Helping Hand What goes around comes around (Karma IV) Adult Frog Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) I Voted: Fedora 31 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) I Voted: Fedora 32 Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Patches (SCM V) I Voted: Fedora 34


I usually visit at least the following events in Germany:

  • 2017
  1. Chemnitzer Linuxtage 2017, March 11th & 12th, Chemnitz (Germany)
  2. Kieler Linuxtage 2017, Kiel, Germany
  3. OpenRheinRuhr 2017, November 4th & 5th, Oberhausen (Germany)
  • 2016
  1. Chemnitzer Linuxtage 2016, March 19th & 20th, Chemnitz (Germany)
  2. Kieler Linuxtage 2016, Kiel, Germany
  3. OpenRheinRuhr 2016, November 5th & 6th, Oberhausen (Germany)
  • 2015
  1. Chemnitzer Linuxtage 2015, March 20th & 21th, Chemnitz (Germany)
  2. Kieler Linuxtage 2015, Kiel, Germany
  3. OpenRheinRuhr 2015, November 7th & 8th, Oberhausen (Germany)
  • 2014
  1. Linuxtag 2014, May 22th to 25th, Berlin (Germany)
  2. FrOSCon 2013, August 23th & 24th, Sankt Augustin (Germany)
  3. Kieler Linuxtage 2014, Kiel, Germany
  4. OpenRheinRuhr 2014, November 8th & 9th, Oberhausen (Germany)
  • 2013
  1. Chemnitzer Linuxtage 2013, March 16th & 17th, Chemnitz (Germany)
  2. Linuxtag 2013, May 22th to 25th, Berlin (Germany)
  3. FrOSCon 2013, August 24th & 25th, Sankt Augustin (Germany)
  4. OpenRheinRuhr 2013, November 9th & 10th, Oberhausen (Germany)
  • 2012
  1. Chemnitzer Linuxtage 2012, March 17th & 18th, Chemnitz (Germany)
  2. Grazer Linuxtage 2012, April 28th, Graz (Austria)
  3. Linuxtag 2012, May 23th to 26th, Berlin (Germany)
  4. FrOSCon 2012, August 25th & 26th, Sankt Augustin (Germany)
  5. Software Freedom Day Hamburg, September 15th, Hamburg, Germany
  6. Kieler Linuxtage 2012, Kiel, Germany
  • 2011
  1. Chemnitzer Linuxtage 2011, March 19th & 20th, Chemnitz (Germany)
  2. Linuxtag 2011, May 11th - 14th, Berlin (Germany)
  3. FrOSCon 2011, August 20th & 21th, Sankt Augustin (Germany)
  4. Software Freedom Day Hamburg, September 17th, Hamburg, Germany
  5. Kieler Linuxtage 2011, Kiel, Germany
  6. OpenRheinRuhr 2011, November 12th & 13th, Oberhausen (Germany)
  • 2010
  1. Chemnitzer Linuxtage 2010, March 13th & 14th, Chemnitz (Germany)
  2. FAD Niederrhein 2010, March 27th & 28th, Mönchengladbach (Germany)
  3. FrOSCon 2010, August 21th & 22th, Sankt Augustin (Germany)
  4. Software Freedom Day Hamburg, September 19th, 2010, Hamburg, Germany
  5. Kieler Linuxtage 2010, Kiel, Germany
  6. OpenRheinRuhr 2010, November 13th & 14th, Oberhausen, Germany
  • 2009
  1. Linuxtag 2009, June 24 - 27, Berlin (Germany)
  2. FUDCon Berlin 2009, June 26 - 28, Berlin (Germany)
  3. FrOSCon 2009, August 22th & 23th, Sankt Augustin (Germany)
  4. OpenRheinRuhr 2009, November 7th & 8th, Bottrop (Germany) - I own this Event