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Justin M. Forbes
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Location: Allen, TX
E-mail: jmforbes AT linuxtx DOT org
GPG key: 07D2F8B4
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Twitter: jmflinuxtx
LinkedIn: juforbes

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FAS name: jforbes
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Fedora Badges earned (134)
You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) If you build it... (Koji Success II) If you build it... (Koji Success I) If you build it... (Koji Success III) Flock 2013 Attendee Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Proven Tester Involvement Tanked! You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Riddle Me This Junior Badger (Badger I) Speak Up! White Hat Mugshot Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) Junior Editor Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Bona Fide Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Secretary General Baby Badger Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Embryo Flock 2013 Speaker Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Tadpole Egg It still works! Tadpole with Legs What goes around comes around (Karma II) What goes around comes around (Karma I) Missed the Train Take this and call me in the morning What goes around comes around (Karma III) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) What goes around comes around (Karma IV) The Blessing of the FPL Flock 2014 Speaker The cat came back... Flock 2014 Attendee Flock Paparazzi White Rabbit Senior Badger (Badger II) Crypto Panda Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Vacation Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Crypto Badger Let Me Introduce Myself Associate Editor Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Tagger (Tagger II) Science (Kernel Tester I) Partners in Crime Paranoid Panda Party Pirate Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) Senior Tagger (Tagger III) No Longer a Ronin Dancing with Toshio Nuancier 21 Consolation Prize Flock 2015 Attendee Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Flock 2015 Speaker Science (Kernel Tester II) Nuancier (F22) Origin Science (Kernel Tester III) Macaron (Cookie I) Binary Star Nuancier F23 What goes up... (Koji Failure III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) If you build it... (Koji Success IV) Top 100 You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) Top 500 Froglet Nuancier F24 Badge Muse (Badges Released I) Community Messenger I Taming the Bull (Tester V) Proven Packager Science (Kernel Tester IV) Mad Science (Kernel Tester V) Nuancier F25 Mad Science (Kernel Tester VI) Master Badger (Badger III) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) Nuancier F26 Bob Loblaw (Planet V) The Last Argument of Kings Flock 2017 Attendee Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Patches (SCM V) Mad Science (Kernel Tester VII) Senior Editor Override, you say? Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Helping Hand Riding the Bull Home (Tester VI) Flock 2018 Attendee It's a Cake Thing Rollercoaster Restaurant What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) Adult Frog Black and White (Cookie III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Flock 2019 Attendee You’re on a boat! I Voted: Fedora 31 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) You can pry it from my cold, dead hands I Voted: Fedora 30 All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) Fedora 31 Change Accepted Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Master Editor

Justin M. Forbes

I am now one of the Fedora kernel maintainers, and a member of FESCo. Working on the KernelTestingInitiative come help out!

In the past I have worked on Fedora virtualization, and much further back the x86_64 port of Fedora, but that hasn't needed intervention since Fedora Core 2.