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Kevin Fenzi
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Kevin Fenzi

Greetings. I work for Red Hat as the Fedora Infrastructure Lead. This means I work on keeping all the servers that run Fedora running. I work in the CPE ( Community platform engineering ) group within Red Hat.

I also do lots of other things for Fedora in my "spare" time.

Not that I have spare time.

Things I do/work on in Fedora:

  • I've been on FESCo since it has existed.
  • I am a SCMAdmin, and process SCM requests for new packages or branches sometimes.
  • I'm a packaging Sponsor and help review and sponsor new packagers.
  • I (co)maintain the Xfce packages in Fedora, as well as many others.
  • I Help out as time permits in #fedora on
  • I run the fedbot that is used in #fedora
  • I Help maintain the Xfce spin and am active in the SPINS sig.
  • I am in EPEL-releng and help process requests there as well as help run EPEL meetings.
  • I am in the sysadmin-tools group and help manage and create new mailing lists.


Flock 2013 Attendee If you build it... (Koji Success II) If you build it... (Koji Success III) If you build it... (Koji Success I) Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Riding the Bull Home (Tester VI) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Taming the Bull (Tester V) The Bull Transcended (Tester VII) Both Bull and Self Transcended (Tester VIII) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Secretary General Speak Up! Junior Editor Senior Editor Associate Editor Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Bob Loblaw (Planet V) If you build it... (Koji Success IV) Involvement Junior Badger (Badger I) Proven Tester Proven Packager Riddle Me This Tanked! Fedora 23 Change Accepted Crypto Panda Master Editor Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tagger (Tagger II) Bona Fide Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Senior Tagger (Tagger III) Paranoid Panda Trust me, I know what I am doing Mugshot Partners in Crime Maestro Let Me Introduce Myself Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F20) Senior Badger (Badger II) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) White Rabbit Nuancier Baby Badger You Can Pry It From My Cold, Undead Hands Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) Flock 2013 Speaker It still works! Common Bugs Contributor White Hat Embryo Mirror, Mirror on the Wall Froglet Tadpole with Legs Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) No Longer a Ronin What goes around comes around (Karma I) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Sensei Heartbleed Buster Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) Party Pirate Nuancier 21 Consolation Prize Override, you say? Nom Nom Nom Science (Kernel Tester II) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Science (Kernel Tester III) Black and White (Cookie III) What goes up... (Koji Failure III) Patches (SCM V) Flock 2015 Attendee Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora II) Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Origin Packager Sponsor Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing IV) Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Flock 2016 Attendee Flock 2016 Speaker Amateur Radio SIG Member Unicorn Poop (Cookie VI) DevConf 2019 Attendee 2020 Attendee I Voted: Fedora 32 Lets have a party Fedora 33 I Voted: Fedora 33 Fedora 34 Change Accepted I Voted: Fedora 34 Nest Attendee 2021 I Voted: Fedora 35 Community Survey Taker 2022 I Voted: Fedora 36 Nest with Fedora 2022 Attendee Lets have a party Fedora 37 I voted: Fedora 37 I voted: Fedora 38 Community Survey Taker 2023 Tadpole What goes up... (Koji Failure II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) Town Hall Moderator Civic Duty Crypto Badger Missed the Train Rockin' & Rollin' Take this and call me in the morning Phoenix Down Flock Paparazzi Flock 2014 Speaker What goes around comes around (Karma III) Readiness Corporate Shill Blog Lobber (Planet VI) Chief Editor What goes around comes around (Karma IV) XFCE SIG All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) Delivery Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Fedora 22 Change Accepted Horcrux Silver Extra!  Extra! Parselmouth I Krakow Brews! Like a Rock (Updates-Stable IV) Steampunk Arcade DevConf 2018 Attendee Flock 2018 Attendee Fedora 29 Change Accepted It's a Cake Thing Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) I Voted: Fedora 31 Fedora 32 Change Accepted I Voted: Fedora 30 Fedora 31 Change Accepted Mic Check! (Updates-Testing V) I converted to btrfs! Tectonic! (Updates-Stable V) 2021 Attendee FOSDEM 2021 Attendee Red Hat Summit 2021 Lets have a party Fedora 34 Community Survey Taker I Museum Visitor Fedora 36 Change Accepted Lets have a party Fedora 35 Lets have a party Fedora 36 Fedora 38 Change Accepted Let's have a party (Fedora 38) Flock 2023 Attendee Let's have an anniversary party (Fedora 39) I voted: Fedora 40 Egg Old Yeller Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) The cat came back... Vacation Your call may be monitored for quality assurance Helping Hand Let's do lunch! The Last Argument of Kings Master Badger (Badger III) What goes around comes around (Karma II) Reaching the Source (Tester IX) The Blessing of the FPL Flock 2014 Attendee Science (Kernel Tester I) Corporate Drone Fedora 21 Change Accepted Shellshocked Binary Star Flock 2015 Speaker Macaron (Cookie I) Adult Frog Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Blag Dragster (Planet VII) United Packages of Fedora Pizzelle (Cookie IV) Gold Top 10 Top 100 Top 25 Top 500 Rainbow (Cookie V) Community Messenger I Grandmaster Editor Bronze Flock 2017 Attendee Corporate Overlord Rollercoaster Restaurant Fedora Respins Tester I Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Parselmouth II What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) Stroopwafel (Cookie VII) nest-attendee-2020 Fedora Women's Day 2020 Attendee Community Messenger II Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) NYE Party Panda Learning from Sensei 2022 Attendee Return to Society (Tester X) Fedora Appreciation Week 2023 I voted: Fedora 39

And probably other things I can't recall. ;)

You can get a hold of me via email:

Email: (vastly preferred, I check this very often)

Email: (I prefer to use this only for RH internal stuff, please use above address)

Or via on various of the #fedora-* channels. My IRC nick is 'nirik'.