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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 (174)
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) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Tagger (Tagger II) Senior Tagger (Tagger III) Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tadpole Tadpole with Legs Egg Apex Vacation White Hat Take this and call me in the morning Secretary General Associate Editor Let Me Introduce Myself No Longer a Ronin Novice (Wordsmith I) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Sensei Proven Packager White Rabbit Froglet Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) The Blessing of the FPL Flock 2014 Speaker If you build it... (Koji Success III) Flock 2014 Attendee Helping Hand What goes around comes around (Karma I) Senior Badger (Badger II) Flock Paparazzi Science (Kernel Tester I) Dancing with Toshio Party Pirate Nuancier 21 Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) Readiness What goes up... (Koji Failure I) Fedora Docs FAD 2014 Shellshocked Corporate Drone Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) What goes around comes around (Karma II) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) FUDCon Pune 2015 Speaker FUDCon Managua The Panda Is In Flock 2015 Attendee FUDCon Pune 2015 Attendee Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) DevConf 2015 Attendee Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Origin Science (Kernel Tester II) OSCON 2015 Attendee Macaron (Cookie I) Nuancier (F22) If you build it... (Koji Success IV) Flock 2015 Speaker Delivery Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Nom Nom Nom You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) Nuancier F23 FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Corporate Shill Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Partners in Crime Master Badger (Badger III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) 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 The Last Argument of Kings Top 25 Flock 2016 Attendee Top 500 Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Patches (SCM V) Fedora 24 Change Accepted Nuancier F24 Top 100 Krakow Brews! All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) The cat came back... Nuancier F26 Community Messenger I Security Team Nuancier F25 Binary Star Hindenburg (Koji Failure V) Adult Frog Steampunk Arcade Pizzelle (Cookie IV) Chief Editor Flock 2017 Attendee Fedora Mindshare FAD 2018 F28 i18n Test Day Participant Meeting of the Minds Fedora Docs FAD 2018 Flock 2018 Attendee Fedora Podcast Interviewee Rollercoaster Restaurant Parselmouth I Catching the Bull (Tester IV) I Voted: Fedora 29 It's a Cake Thing Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) You’re on a boat! Flock 2019 Attendee Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Fedora Advocate I Voted: Fedora 31 I Voted: Fedora 30 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Lets have a party Fedora 33 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) fedora-iot-wg F32 i18n Test Day Participant I Voted: Fedora 32 I Voted: Fedora 33 Museum Visitor nest-attendee-2020 Lets have a party Fedora 34 DevConf.cz 2021 Attendee Magazine Editor I Voted: Fedora 34 Community Survey Taker I Nest Attendee 2021 I Voted: Fedora 35
 

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