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Ben Williams

I work as a Windows/Linux Specialist at my Local University.


   * Email:
   * IRC: Southern_Gentleman, kk4ewt, VileGent  
     #fedora, #fedora-ambassadors, #fedora-ops, #fedora-hams, #fedora-social, #fedora-qa
   * Fedora Account: jbwillia

Activities within Fedora

  • I love to help people to troubleshoot and fix their problems in the #fedora channel.
  • I am a Fedora Ambassador and a Regional Ambassador Mentor
  • I am a Channelop for the #fedora and member of the IRC Support SIG.
  • I produce the Updated Live isos located at Http://
  • I was a founder for Fedora Unity.
  • I was Test-Lead for the Fedora Unity re-spins
  • I am the East Coast Distribution Person for the Fedora Ambassadors

Fedora Events Attended

  • FudCon Raliegh
  • Fudcon Boston-RH Summit 2008
  • Ohio LinuxFest 2007-2013, 2015 (event owner 2009-present)
  • Southeast LinuxFest 2009-2017
  • SCALE 2010
  • Marketing FAD 2010
  • Fudcon 2011
  • Event Coordinator for |FUDCon Blackaburg 2012
  • FudCon 2013 w Ambassador FAD
  • FossCon 2013
  • Flock 2015

I want to learn more about packaging, and i am always interested in learning and sharing what i have learned with others.

I am also a License Amatuer Radio Operator and an ARRL, LARC Volunteer Examiner

Involvement Proven Tester Mugshot Ambassador Associate Editor Junior Editor Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Junior Badger (Badger I) Froglet Tadpole Embryo Tadpole with Legs Egg Ambassadors Sponsor Your call may be monitored for quality assurance Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) The Blessing of the FPL Senior Editor Speak Up! Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Macaron (Cookie I) The Panda Is In Origin In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Nom Nom Nom Flock 2015 Attendee Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Crypto Badger It still works! Let Me Introduce Myself Secretary General Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Riddle Me This Adult Frog Top 500 Vacation Master Editor Crypto Panda Readiness SELF 2016 Black and White (Cookie III) Science (Kernel Tester II) Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Science (Kernel Tester I) Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Community Messenger I Amateur Radio SIG Member Science (Kernel Tester III) Senior Badger (Badger II) SELF 2017 Taming the Bull (Tester V) Fedora Respins Tester I Science (Kernel Tester IV) CommOps Superstar Fedora Respins Tester II Pizzelle (Cookie IV) Riding the Bull Home (Tester VI) SELF 2018 Blog Lobber (Planet VI) Bona Fide Fedora Respins Tester VI Fedora Respins Tester III Fedora Respins Tester IV Nest Attendee 2021 Security Team Fedora Respins Tester V I Voted: Fedora 34 Community Survey Taker 2022 Fedora Mentor Summit 2022 Nest with Fedora 2022 Attendee 74