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

Badges Count: 164

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