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Jared Smith
Jared Smith
Jared Smith
Fedora Information
FAS name: jsmith
Fedora email: jsmith@fedoraproject.org
IRC nick: jsmith
IRC channels: #fedora-docs, #fedora-devel, #asterisk-doc, #asterisk-dev (and others)
Fedorapeople page: https://jsmith.fedorapeople.org
Badges (184)
Speak Up! Junior Editor Flock 2013 Attendee Involvement Tanked! Crypto Panda You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) If you build it... (Koji Success I) Bona Fide You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) If you build it... (Koji Success II) Junior Badger (Badger I) Mugshot Ambassador FUDCon Cusco Nuancier Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Embryo Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Flock 2013 Speaker In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Baby Badger Tagger (Tagger II) Senior Tagger (Tagger III) Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tadpole Egg Apex White Hat Let Me Introduce Myself White Rabbit Flock 2014 Speaker Helping Hand If you build it... (Koji Success III) Flock 2014 Attendee What goes up... (Koji Failure I) Fedora Docs FAD 2014 Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) FUDCon Managua FUDCon Pune 2015 Speaker Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) OSCON 2015 Attendee Macaron (Cookie I) Origin Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Master Badger (Badger III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VII) Black and White (Cookie III) Senior Editor Top 25 Patches (SCM V) The cat came back... Community Messenger I Nuancier F25 Adult Frog Flock 2017 Attendee Fedora Mindshare FAD 2018 Pizzelle (Cookie IV) It's a Cake Thing Rollercoaster Restaurant Catching the Bull (Tester IV) I Voted: Fedora 29 Parselmouth I You’re on a boat! Flock 2019 Attendee Fedora Advocate I Voted: Fedora 31 I Voted: Fedora 30 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) nest-attendee-2020 Magazine Editor I Voted: Fedora 36 I voted: Fedora 37 I voted: Fedora 38 Take this and call me in the morning Novice (Wordsmith I) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Secretary General Vacation Associate Editor No Longer a Ronin Froglet Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) Party Pirate Nuancier 21 What goes around comes around (Karma II) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) FUDCon Pune 2015 Attendee Nom Nom Nom If you build it... (Koji Success IV) You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Nuancier F23 Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Corporate Shill Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) What goes up... (Koji Failure III) What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) Master Editor Now, I return to my farm Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Fedora 24 Change Accepted Flock 2016 Attendee All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) Hindenburg (Koji Failure V) Steampunk Arcade Chief Editor Fedora Podcast Interviewee F32 i18n Test Day Participant DevConf.cz 2021 Attendee I Voted: Fedora 34 Nest Attendee 2021 Museum Visitor Nest with Fedora 2022 Attendee Creative Freedom Summit 2023 Attendee Community Survey Taker 2023 I voted: Fedora 39 I voted: Fedora 40 Tadpole with Legs Sensei Proven Packager The Blessing of the FPL What goes around comes around (Karma I) Senior Badger (Badger II) Science (Kernel Tester I) Flock Paparazzi Dancing with Toshio Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) Readiness Shellshocked Corporate Drone The Panda Is In Flock 2015 Attendee DevConf 2015 Attendee Science (Kernel Tester II) Nuancier (F22) Flock 2015 Speaker Delivery Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Partners in Crime Top 100 Top 500 Nuancier F24 Krakow Brews! Security Team Nuancier F26 Binary Star F28 i18n Test Day Participant Meeting of the Minds Fedora Docs FAD 2018 Flock 2018 Attendee Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) I Voted: Fedora 32 I Voted: Fedora 33 Lets have a party Fedora 33 Lets have a party Fedora 34 Community Survey Taker I I Voted: Fedora 35 Community Survey Taker 2022 IoT Working Group Member Let's have an anniversary party (Fedora 39)
 

My name is Jared Smith. I'm a big Linux geek. I enjoy systems administration, relational databases, web programming, and VoIP. I eat too many donuts, and don't blog as regularly as I should. I've managed small systems and large-scale networks (over 6500 servers and 800 network devices). As a college freshman, I once stuffed 26 jumbo marshmallows in my mouth to win a contest. Oh, and I wrote a book for O'Reilly on Asterisk and the future of telephony. For all the nitty gritty details, see http://www.jaredsmith.net/about/. I currently work for Endurance International (the parent company of web hosting firms such as Bluehost and Host Gator) doing open source outreach and technical oversight.

Contact

Activities within Fedora

  • I was the Fedora Project Leader for two years.
  • I help out with the Fedora Docs project, and generally make a nuisance of myself. I have a lot of experiece with DocBook publication toolchains, such as Publican.
  • I've also helped out on the Fedora Infrastructure team, mostly around the Fedora Talk server. (I have *lots and lots* of experience with Asterisk and voice over IP.)
  • I do my best to report bugs when I find them, and work with those responsible to ensure the problems get solved.


Badges

To hightlight some of the work I've done in Fedora, here are the badges I've accumulated:

Speak Up! Junior Editor Flock 2013 Attendee Involvement Tanked! Crypto Panda You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) If you build it... (Koji Success I) Bona Fide You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) If you build it... (Koji Success II) Junior Badger (Badger I) Mugshot Ambassador FUDCon Cusco Nuancier Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Embryo Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Flock 2013 Speaker In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Baby Badger Tagger (Tagger II) Senior Tagger (Tagger III) Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tadpole Egg Tadpole with Legs Apex Sensei Flock 2014 Speaker Helping Hand If you build it... (Koji Success III) Flock 2014 Attendee Nuancier 21 Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) Fedora Docs FAD 2014 Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Corporate Drone Macaron (Cookie I) Origin Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Corporate Shill Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Black and White (Cookie III) Senior Editor What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) Master Editor Top 25 Fedora 24 Change Accepted Krakow Brews! Hindenburg (Koji Failure V) Chief Editor Flock 2017 Attendee F28 i18n Test Day Participant It's a Cake Thing Rollercoaster Restaurant I Voted: Fedora 29 Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) nest-attendee-2020 DevConf.cz 2021 Attendee I Voted: Fedora 34 I Voted: Fedora 35 I Voted: Fedora 36 Nest with Fedora 2022 Attendee I voted: Fedora 37 Creative Freedom Summit 2023 Attendee I voted: Fedora 38 Let Me Introduce Myself White Rabbit Froglet Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) What goes around comes around (Karma I) Senior Badger (Badger II) Science (Kernel Tester I) Flock Paparazzi Dancing with Toshio Readiness Shellshocked You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) FUDCon Managua DevConf 2015 Attendee Flock 2015 Speaker Delivery Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Master Badger (Badger III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) What goes up... (Koji Failure III) Now, I return to my farm Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Patches (SCM V) Nuancier F24 All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) Nuancier F25 Adult Frog Fedora Mindshare FAD 2018 Meeting of the Minds Fedora Docs FAD 2018 Fedora Podcast Interviewee Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Parselmouth I You’re on a boat! Flock 2019 Attendee Fedora Advocate I Voted: Fedora 30 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) I Voted: Fedora 32 Community Survey Taker I Nest Attendee 2021 Museum Visitor Community Survey Taker 2022 Community Survey Taker 2023 Let's have an anniversary party (Fedora 39) White Hat Take this and call me in the morning Novice (Wordsmith I) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Secretary General Vacation Associate Editor No Longer a Ronin Proven Packager The Blessing of the FPL Party Pirate What goes around comes around (Karma II) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) The Panda Is In Flock 2015 Attendee FUDCon Pune 2015 Attendee FUDCon Pune 2015 Speaker Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) OSCON 2015 Attendee Science (Kernel Tester II) Nuancier (F22) Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Nom Nom Nom If you build it... (Koji Success IV) You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Nuancier F23 Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Partners in Crime Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VII) Top 100 Top 500 Flock 2016 Attendee The cat came back... Community Messenger I Security Team Nuancier F26 Steampunk Arcade Binary Star Pizzelle (Cookie IV) Flock 2018 Attendee I Voted: Fedora 31 F32 i18n Test Day Participant I Voted: Fedora 33 Lets have a party Fedora 33 Magazine Editor Lets have a party Fedora 34 IoT Working Group Member I voted: Fedora 39 I voted: Fedora 40