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Birthday: 1986
Home: New Delhi, India
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FAS-Name: siddharths
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Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) Involvement Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Bona Fide If you build it... (Koji Success I) If you build it... (Koji Success II) Junior Badger (Badger I) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) Embryo Tadpole Egg Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Junior Editor Take this and call me in the morning What goes around comes around (Karma I) Associate Editor Crypto Badger Crypto Panda Let Me Introduce Myself If you build it... (Koji Success III) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) DevConf Attendee DevConf 2014 Speaker Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV)




I am Software Engineer for Red Hat,I do Development on C++, C , patching, fixing bugs, vulnerability assessment. I did projects in Google Summer of Code and at university.I was part of Red Hat Desktop team in Sustainence Engineering, which included working on vast area of desktop applications on Red Hat Enterprise Linux based on Qt/GTK/Motif , fixing bugs for applications. RPM Packaging and Maintenance for RHEL.


  • I am a CS student i have completed my B.C.A (Bachelor of Computer Applications)
  • I have completed my Diploma in Software Engineering GNIIT

Activities within the Fedora Project

Package Maintainer

I'm a Package Maintainer sponsored by Rex Dieter

Google Summer of Code 2011

I did gsoc 2011 under KDE as my mentoring organization for Krita [1] where i worked for importing/exporting Adobe Photoshop files in Krita. This file format is closed. This project will entail bringing together the freely available information on the PSD file format and build an import/export filter upon the existing framework in Krita

Google Summer of Code 2010

I did gsoc 2010 under KDE as my mentoring organization for Skrooge [2] where i worked on transforming Qt widget dashboard to Plasma Dashbaord. Plasma Dashboad in Skrooge is a generic Dashboard which is generic and can be used by other KDE applications for embedding Plasma Applets inside the Application. Plasma Dashboard is a Kpart which resides in KDE upstream repository kde-runtime.

Trainings and Certifications

  • I have completed my training for CE|H Certified Ethical Hacker
  • PWB Penetration Testing Training with BackTrack