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Jiří Eischmann


About Me

  • studied at University of Economics in Prague and Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • between 2004 and 2010 took part in building Opera, Mandriva and Ubuntu communities in the Czech republic
  • a member of GNOME Foundation, translating GNOME software
  • working for Red Hat Czech as a Reseach University/Community Manager since March 2011
  • Fedora ambassador for the Czech republic since May 2011
  • FAm mentor since October 2012
  • media/swag wrangler and treasurer for EMEA since November 2011
  • admin of Fedora Project page at Google+ and Facebook since September 2012

Contact Info


Let Me Introduce Myself White Rabbit Crypto Panda Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Involvement Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Senior Editor Master Editor Junior Editor Associate Editor Flock 2013 Attendee Tanked! Riddle Me This Speak Up! Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Junior Badger (Badger I) Mugshot Ambassador Embryo Secretary General Egg Flock 2013 Speaker Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Baby Badger Fedora CZ Author Let's have a party (Fedora 20) FAD Rheinfelden 2013 Attendee FOSDEM 2014 Attendee DevConf 2014 Attendee FAmSCo Member Ambassadors Sponsor Fedora Treasurer Extra!  Extra! Tadpole The Blessing of the FPL Vacation Flock 2014 Speaker Let's do lunch! Party Pirate Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Flock 2014 Attendee Flock Paparazzi Chief Editor Readiness Let's have a party (Fedora 21) FUDCon Beijing Flock 2014 Organizer Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) FUDCon Pune 2015 Attendee Clickbait (Fedora Magazine I) Clickbait (Fedora Magazine II) Senior Badger (Badger II) Clickbait (Fedora Magazine III) FOSDEM 2015 Attendee FUDCon Pune 2015 Speaker Flock 2015 Speaker Science (Kernel Tester I) DevConf 2015 Attendee Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Origin Nuancier (F22) Macaron (Cookie I) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) Missed the Train If you build it... (Koji Success I) Nom Nom Nom Bona Fide You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Flock 2015 Attendee Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Grandmaster Editor Crypto Badger What goes around comes around (Karma I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Take this and call me in the morning Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Badge Muse (Badges Released II) Badge Muse (Badges Released I) Top 100 What goes up... (Koji Failure I) If you build it... (Koji Success II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) Corporate Drone Top 500 OSCAL 2016 Attendee What goes around comes around (Karma II) FOSDEM 2016 Attendee DevConf 2016 Attendee DevConf 2016 Speaker Let's have a party (Fedora 23) Fedora 24 Change Accepted Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F24) Tadpole with Legs Blog Lobber (Planet VI) Fedora 24 Translation Sprint Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F24) Krakow Brews! Nuancier F24 Flock 2016 Attendee Master Badger (Badger III) Fedora 25 Change Accepted Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Tagger (Tagger II) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Fedora 25 Translation Sprint Flock 2016 Speaker DevConf 2017 Attendee Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F25) The Panda Is In LinuxCon Europe 2016 Attendee Nuancier F25 Top 25 Fedora 25 Release Partygoer Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F25) F25 i18n Test Day Participant Community Messenger I Fedora 26 Release Partygoer Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Nuancier F26 Fedora 26 Translation Sprint Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Flock 2017 Attendee Steampunk Arcade DevConf 2018 Attendee Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F28) Fedora Women Day 2017 Attendee Nuancier F28 Froglet You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F28) Fedora 28 Release Partygoer Let's have a party (Fedora 28) Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Flock 2018 Attendee If you build it... (Koji Success III) DevConf 2019 Attendee Flock 2019 Attendee Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F30) Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F30) You’re on a boat! I Voted: Fedora 31 Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Fedora Advocate Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) I Voted: Fedora 30 Fedora & CentOS Social @ Summit 2020 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Lets have a party Fedora 34 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) 2021 Attendee Adult Frog nest-attendee-2020 2023 Attendee Nest Attendee 2021 Called to Action I Voted: Fedora 35

Badges Count: 166

People I mentored



  • GNOME 3 Launch Party in Prague - organizing the event - report
  • LinuxExpo 2011 - organizing the booth - report
  • Linux Tag 2011 - helping at the booth - report
  • Fedora 15 Release Party in Brno - organizing the event report
  • Openmobility Conference 2011 - helping with organization
  • OSS Conf 2011 - just attending
  • Desktop Summit 2011 - volunteering and defending our GUADEC candidacy - report
  • Software Freedom Day 2011 in Brno - organizing and delivering two talks - report
  • FUDCon EMEA 2011 in Milan - attending and giving a talk - report
  • LinuxCon Europe 2011 in Prague - running the Red Hat/Fedora booth - report
  • LinuxAlt 2011 in Brno - running the Fedora booth, having two talks on RH activities and events for student and the community - report
  • Fedora 16 Release Party in Brno - organizing the event - report


  • Developer Conference 2012 - organizing the event - report
  • InstallFest 2012 in Prague - having a shared talk "Red Hat and Community & Fedora on ARM" with Dan Horák - report
  • LinuxWochen Wien 2012 - staffing Red Hat & Fedora booths, having two talks: "Open Source and Students" and "How to Contribute to Fedora".
  • LinuxTag Berlin 2012 - staffing a Fedora booth.
  • Fedora 17 release party in Brno - main organizer, talk on GNOME 3.4.
  • Fedora 17 release party in Košice - main organizer, talk on Fedora community and how to get involved.
  • Fedora 17 release party in Prague - main organizer, talk on GNOME 3.4.
  • Software Freedom Day 2012 - helping with organization
  • LinuxDays 2012 in Prague - staffing a Fedora booth and delivering a talk "How to Contribute to Fedora"
  • FUDCon EMEA 2012 in Paris - mainly discussing swag and financial issues
  • LinuxAlt 2012 in Brno - staffing a Fedora booth and delivering a talk "How to Contribute to Fedora"
  • EMEA FAD 2012 in Rheinfelden - planning events, budget, swag,... for EMEA in 2013 - report


  • FUDCon NA 2013 - had troubles on the way there, so I was there for just the last day - report
  • FOSDEM 2013 - organizing the Fedora booth
  • Fedora 18 release party - head organizer report
  • Developer Conference 2013 - head organizer