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Jiří Eischmann


About Me

  • studied at University of Economics in Prague and Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • between 2004 and 2010 took part in building Opera, Mandriva and Ubuntu communities in the Czech republic
  • a member of GNOME Foundation, translating GNOME software
  • working for Red Hat Czech as a Reseach University/Community Manager since March 2011
  • Fedora ambassador for the Czech republic since May 2011
  • FAm mentor since October 2012
  • media/swag wrangler and treasurer for EMEA since November 2011
  • admin of Fedora Project page at Google+ and Facebook since September 2012

Contact Info


Let Me Introduce Myself White Rabbit Crypto Panda Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Involvement Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Senior Editor Master Editor Junior Editor Associate Editor Flock 2013 Attendee Tanked! Riddle Me This Speak Up! Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Junior Badger (Badger I) Mugshot Ambassador Embryo Secretary General Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Flock 2013 Speaker Fedora CZ Author Egg Baby Badger FOSDEM 2014 Attendee FAmSCo Member FAD Rheinfelden 2013 Attendee Let's have a party (Fedora 20) DevConf 2014 Attendee Ambassadors Sponsor Fedora Treasurer Vacation The Blessing of the FPL Let's do lunch! Tadpole Chief Editor Extra!  Extra! Flock 2014 Attendee Party Pirate Flock 2014 Speaker Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Flock Paparazzi FUDCon Beijing Readiness FUDCon Pune 2015 Attendee Flock 2014 Organizer Let's have a party (Fedora 21) Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Clickbait (Fedora Magazine I) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Senior Badger (Badger II) FUDCon Pune 2015 Speaker Flock 2015 Speaker Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Clickbait (Fedora Magazine II) Clickbait (Fedora Magazine III) FOSDEM 2015 Attendee DevConf 2015 Attendee Science (Kernel Tester I) Origin Nuancier (F22) Macaron (Cookie I) Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) Flock 2015 Attendee Missed the Train Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Nom Nom Nom Crypto Badger Bona Fide Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Grandmaster Editor You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) If you build it... (Koji Success I) What goes around comes around (Karma I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Badge Muse (Badges Released I) Top 100 What goes up... (Koji Failure I) Corporate Drone You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Take this and call me in the morning Badge Muse (Badges Released II) If you build it... (Koji Success II) Top 500 FOSDEM 2016 Attendee What goes around comes around (Karma II) DevConf 2016 Attendee Blog Lobber (Planet VI) Let's have a party (Fedora 23) DevConf 2016 Speaker Fedora 24 Change Accepted Flock 2016 Attendee OSCAL 2016 Attendee Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F24) Nuancier F24 Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F24) Tadpole with Legs Fedora 24 Translation Sprint Master Badger (Badger III) Fedora 25 Change Accepted Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F25) Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Fedora 25 Translation Sprint Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F25) The Panda Is In Krakow Brews! Tagger (Tagger II) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Flock 2016 Speaker Community Messenger I Nuancier F25 Top 25 LinuxCon Europe 2016 Attendee F25 i18n Test Day Participant Fedora 25 Release Partygoer Steampunk Arcade Nuancier F26 Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Fedora 26 Translation Sprint Fedora 26 Release Partygoer Flock 2017 Attendee DevConf 2017 Attendee You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Fedora Women Day 2017 Attendee Froglet DevConf 2018 Attendee Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F28) Nuancier F28 Fedora 28 Release Partygoer Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F28) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Let's have a party (Fedora 28) Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F30) Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Flock 2018 Attendee DevConf 2019 Attendee I Voted: Fedora 31 Flock 2019 Attendee Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F30) If you build it... (Koji Success III) You’re on a boat! Fedora & CentOS Social @ Summit 2020 I Voted: Fedora 30 Fedora Advocate Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) 2021 Attendee nest-attendee-2020 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) Lets have a party Fedora 34 Adult Frog

Badges Count: 162

People I mentored



  • GNOME 3 Launch Party in Prague - organizing the event - report
  • LinuxExpo 2011 - organizing the booth - report
  • Linux Tag 2011 - helping at the booth - report
  • Fedora 15 Release Party in Brno - organizing the event report
  • Openmobility Conference 2011 - helping with organization
  • OSS Conf 2011 - just attending
  • Desktop Summit 2011 - volunteering and defending our GUADEC candidacy - report
  • Software Freedom Day 2011 in Brno - organizing and delivering two talks - report
  • FUDCon EMEA 2011 in Milan - attending and giving a talk - report
  • LinuxCon Europe 2011 in Prague - running the Red Hat/Fedora booth - report
  • LinuxAlt 2011 in Brno - running the Fedora booth, having two talks on RH activities and events for student and the community - report
  • Fedora 16 Release Party in Brno - organizing the event - report


  • Developer Conference 2012 - organizing the event - report
  • InstallFest 2012 in Prague - having a shared talk "Red Hat and Community & Fedora on ARM" with Dan Horák - report
  • LinuxWochen Wien 2012 - staffing Red Hat & Fedora booths, having two talks: "Open Source and Students" and "How to Contribute to Fedora".
  • LinuxTag Berlin 2012 - staffing a Fedora booth.
  • Fedora 17 release party in Brno - main organizer, talk on GNOME 3.4.
  • Fedora 17 release party in Košice - main organizer, talk on Fedora community and how to get involved.
  • Fedora 17 release party in Prague - main organizer, talk on GNOME 3.4.
  • Software Freedom Day 2012 - helping with organization
  • LinuxDays 2012 in Prague - staffing a Fedora booth and delivering a talk "How to Contribute to Fedora"
  • FUDCon EMEA 2012 in Paris - mainly discussing swag and financial issues
  • LinuxAlt 2012 in Brno - staffing a Fedora booth and delivering a talk "How to Contribute to Fedora"
  • EMEA FAD 2012 in Rheinfelden - planning events, budget, swag,... for EMEA in 2013 - report


  • FUDCon NA 2013 - had troubles on the way there, so I was there for just the last day - report
  • FOSDEM 2013 - organizing the Fedora booth
  • Fedora 18 release party - head organizer report
  • Developer Conference 2013 - head organizer