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

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