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

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