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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 Flock 2013 Speaker Secretary General Egg Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Baby Badger Fedora CZ Author FOSDEM 2014 Attendee Let's do lunch! DevConf 2014 Attendee Let's have a party (Fedora 20) Fedora Treasurer FAD Rheinfelden 2013 Attendee Ambassadors Sponsor FAmSCo Member Tadpole Flock 2014 Speaker Vacation The Blessing of the FPL Extra!  Extra! Chief Editor Flock 2014 Attendee Flock Paparazzi Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Party Pirate FUDCon Beijing Readiness Flock 2014 Organizer Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Let's have a party (Fedora 21) Senior Badger (Badger II) FUDCon Pune 2015 Attendee Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Clickbait (Fedora Magazine I) Clickbait (Fedora Magazine II) Clickbait (Fedora Magazine III) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) FUDCon Pune 2015 Speaker FOSDEM 2015 Attendee Flock 2015 Speaker DevConf 2015 Attendee Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) Science (Kernel Tester I) Nuancier (F22) Macaron (Cookie I) Origin Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Missed the Train Bona Fide Grandmaster Editor Nom Nom Nom Flock 2015 Attendee Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) Crypto Badger Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Badge Muse (Badges Released I) If you build it... (Koji Success I) What goes around comes around (Karma I) Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Take this and call me in the morning Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Badge Muse (Badges Released II) Top 100 You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) If you build it... (Koji Success II) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) Top 500 Corporate Drone DevConf 2016 Attendee What goes around comes around (Karma II) FOSDEM 2016 Attendee Blog Lobber (Planet VI) Let's have a party (Fedora 23) DevConf 2016 Speaker Fedora 24 Change Accepted Krakow Brews! Master Badger (Badger III) Fedora 25 Change Accepted Flock 2016 Attendee Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F24) Tadpole with Legs OSCAL 2016 Attendee Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F24) Fedora 24 Translation Sprint Nuancier F24 Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F25) Tagger (Tagger II) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Flock 2016 Speaker Fedora 25 Translation Sprint LinuxCon Europe 2016 Attendee Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F25) The Panda Is In F25 i18n Test Day Participant Fedora 25 Release Partygoer Nuancier F25 Top 25 Community Messenger I Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Nuancier F26 DevConf 2017 Attendee Fedora Women Day 2017 Attendee Fedora 26 Release Partygoer Steampunk Arcade Fedora 26 Translation Sprint Flock 2017 Attendee Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F28) DevConf 2018 Attendee Nuancier F28 Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F28) Froglet You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Fedora 28 Release Partygoer Let's have a party (Fedora 28) Flock 2018 Attendee Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F30) Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F30) DevConf 2019 Attendee If you build it... (Koji Success III) Flock 2019 Attendee You’re on a boat! Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) I Voted: Fedora 30 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) I Voted: Fedora 31 Fedora & CentOS Social @ Summit 2020 Fedora Advocate Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) 2021 Attendee nest-attendee-2020 Lets have a party Fedora 34 Adult Frog Nest Attendee 2021 I Voted: Fedora 35

Badges Count: 164

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