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Igor Gnatenko
Igor Gnatenko
Personal information
Location: Brno, Czech Republic
Birthday: 23th December
E-mail: i.gnatenko.brain AT gmail DOT com
GPG key: 1BBC5F4C
Contact information
Twitter: ignatenkobrain
Facebook: ignatenkobrain
LinkedIn: ignatenkobrain
GitHub: ignatenkobrain
Gitlab: ignatenkobrain

Fedora-specific information
FAS name: ignatenkobrain
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Fedora Badges earned (153)
Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Riding the Bull Home (Tester VI) Both Bull and Self Transcended (Tester VIII) Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Taming the Bull (Tester V) The Bull Transcended (Tester VII) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Junior Badger (Badger I) You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) Involvement Speak Up! Master Editor Junior Editor Senior Editor Associate Editor What goes up... (Koji Failure I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) If you build it... (Koji Success II) If you build it... (Koji Success I) If you build it... (Koji Success III) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) Let Me Introduce Myself Reaching the Source (Tester IX) It still works! What goes up... (Koji Failure II) You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Bona Fide Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) Baby Badger Mugshot Egg Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Let's have a party (Fedora 20) Secretary General Helping Hand What goes around comes around (Karma I) Binary Star Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Senior Badger (Badger II) What goes around comes around (Karma II) Don't Call it a Comeback Paranoid Panda What goes up... (Koji Failure III) Missed the Train Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) Commis (Cookbook I) Crypto Panda Partners in Crime Take this and call me in the morning AppData Tributary The cat came back... Flock 2014 Attendee Flock Paparazzi Science (Kernel Tester I) Nuancier 21 Consolation Prize Vacation What goes around comes around (Karma III) Working' a Beat (Beat Writer I) Override, you say? Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Corporate Drone Chief Editor White Hat Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) If you build it... (Koji Success IV) Macaron (Cookie I) What goes around comes around (Karma IV) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) DevConf 2015 Attendee What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) Nuancier (F22) Delivery Origin Embryo You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) Crypto Badger Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) White Rabbit Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) Patches (SCM V) Proven Packager Top 500 Master Badger (Badger III) DevConf 2016 Attendee Top 100 Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VII) Old Yeller Nuancier F24 Tadpole Python SIG member Parselmouth I Flock 2016 Attendee Krakow Brews! Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) Hindenburg (Koji Failure V) Fedora 26 Change Accepted Nuancier F25 Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing IV) Parselmouth II Black and White (Cookie III) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable IV) DevConf 2017 Attendee Riddle Me This Let's do lunch! Nuancier F26 Modularity WG Member Fedora 27 Change Accepted Pizzelle (Cookie IV) Packager Sponsor Fedora 28 Change Accepted Mic Check! (Updates-Testing V) Grandmaster Editor DevConf 2018 Attendee FOSDEM 2018 Attendee Tadpole with Legs Flock 2018 Attendee Rollercoaster Restaurant Fedora 29 Change Accepted Tectonic! (Updates-Stable V) Fedora 30 Change Accepted DevConf 2019 Attendee Rainbow (Cookie V) FOSDEM 2019 Attendee Its over 9000 (Koji Success VI) Fedora 31 Change Accepted Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Top 25 Community Messenger I Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) Flock 2019 Attendee You’re on a boat! I Voted: Fedora 31 You can pry it from my cold, dead hands Return to Society (Tester X) The Tower of Babel (Koji Success VII) I Voted: Fedora 30 The Last Argument of Kings 2020 Attendee

Igor Gnatenko

General Info

My name is Igor Gnatenko. I am using Fedora since 2013. Since 2014 I am contributing into Fedora in different ways, but primarily as a package maintainer.


  • Email: ignatenkobrain AT fedoraproject DOT org
  • ignatenko AT gnome DOT org
  • i.gnatenko.brain AT gmail DOT com
  • Fedora Account: ignatenkobrain
  • IRC nick: ignatenkobrain
  • Location: Brno, Czech Republic

Activities within Fedora

  • Package Maintainer of 2000+ packages
  • Member of Fedora Packaging Committee
  • Provenpackager, Sponsor
  • Founder of Neuro and Rust SIGs
  • Member of Go, Python and Games SIG
  • One of few persons who is running fedscm-admin (to create dist-git repos and branches)
  • Contributor to hundreds of F(L)OSS projects (if even 1-line change counts), including RPM, DNF and libsolv in Fedora context
  • Participant of few Offline Test Days
  • Organizer of few Release Parties in Moscow