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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

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