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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 (173)
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 Baby Badger In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Tagger (Tagger II) Senior Tagger (Tagger III) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Tadpole Egg Tadpole with Legs White Hat Apex Take this and call me in the morning Novice (Wordsmith I) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) No Longer a Ronin Sensei Vacation Secretary General White Rabbit Associate Editor Let Me Introduce Myself Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) The Blessing of the FPL Proven Packager Froglet Nuancier 21 If you build it... (Koji Success III) Flock 2014 Attendee Party Pirate Dancing with Toshio Flock 2014 Speaker Helping Hand What goes around comes around (Karma I) Senior Badger (Badger II) Science (Kernel Tester I) Flock Paparazzi Readiness Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) Shellshocked Fedora Docs FAD 2014 What goes around comes around (Karma II) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Corporate Drone You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) The Panda Is In FUDCon Managua What goes up... (Koji Failure II) FUDCon Pune 2015 Attendee Flock 2015 Attendee Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) FUDCon Pune 2015 Speaker Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Macaron (Cookie I) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) DevConf 2015 Attendee OSCON 2015 Attendee Science (Kernel Tester II) Nuancier (F22) Origin Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Delivery Flock 2015 Speaker Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Nom Nom Nom Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) If you build it... (Koji Success IV) You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) Nuancier F23 Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Corporate Shill Partners in Crime Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) 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) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) What goes up... (Koji Failure III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VII) Top 25 Black and White (Cookie III) Senior Editor What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) Master Editor The Last Argument of Kings Patches (SCM V) Top 100 Top 500 Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Fedora 24 Change Accepted Flock 2016 Attendee Nuancier F24 Nuancier F25 The cat came back... Community Messenger I Krakow Brews! All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) Security Team Chief Editor Hindenburg (Koji Failure V) Steampunk Arcade Nuancier F26 Adult Frog Binary Star Flock 2017 Attendee F28 i18n Test Day Participant Fedora Mindshare FAD 2018 Flock 2018 Attendee Meeting of the Minds Fedora Podcast Interviewee Pizzelle (Cookie IV) Fedora Docs FAD 2018 Rollercoaster Restaurant It's a Cake Thing Parselmouth I Catching the Bull (Tester IV) I Voted: Fedora 29 Badge Junkie (Badger IV) You’re on a boat! Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) F32 i18n Test Day Participant Flock 2019 Attendee I Voted: Fedora 30 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Fedora Advocate I Voted: Fedora 31 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) I Voted: Fedora 33 I Voted: Fedora 32 fedora-iot-wg DevConf.cz 2021 Attendee Lets have a party Fedora 33 nest-attendee-2020 Lets have a party Fedora 34 Magazine Editor Community Survey Taker I I Voted: Fedora 34 Museum Visitor Nest Attendee 2021
 

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