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Ryan Rix
Ryan Rix
Personal Information
Birthday: January 17 1992
Home: Phoenix AZ USA
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Ryan Rix


  • Crazy american
  • High schooler
  • KDE SIG member
  • awesome

Education and Job

  • Currently a student at Deer Valley High School
  • Enrolled for Arizona State University to major in Computer Science

Activities within the Fedora Project


I'm a Fedora Ambassador sponsored by Clint Savage
My main goals are to spread the use of Fedora and Free Software to my school, my friends, my family and the greater Phoenix area as a whole. Whether this is through my past involvement in Phoenix LUG, or in setting up events such as ABLEconf, I strive to bring greater awareness to our great operating system and community.

  • Events I attend(ed)
    • 2010
      • 13Mar10 - 16Mar10 Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina - Marketing_FAD_2010
      • 16Jan10 - 20Jan10 San Diego, California: Camp KDE
      • 27Jan10 Phoenix AZ: Phoenix LUG West Side meeting KDE/Fedora presentation
    • 2009


As a member of Fedora's KDE SIG, I work to improve and promote the KDE Plasma Desktop environment on top of Fedora Linux. Naturally it's an easy job ;) When I remember to (which unfortunately isn't often enough) I write the KDE beat for Fedora weekly news. I'm also involved in KDE's Promotions team.

Fedora Summer Coding 2010

Google Summer of Code 2010


I'm involved in Fedora's marketing team. I work in marketing mostly to complement my ambassador jobs, as I believe the two groups could work better if they were more closely integrated. I helped to organize the Marketing FAD 2010 and was one of the attendees in March 2010. I am also interested in generating marketing materials for Spins, as they don't get the time of day (in terms of marketing) that they deserve. I was one of the primary authors behind Fedora 13's Beta release announcement, as well.

I am also a member of the development team of Fedora-tour.

Package Maintainer

I'm a Package Maintainer sponsored by Kevin Kofler
I usually package software I find interesting and actually use.

I am also an RPMFusion package maintainer, owing mlt and kdenlive.