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