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Ben Williams

I work as a Windows/Linux Specialist at my Local University.


   * Email:
   * IRC: Southern_Gentleman, kk4ewt, VileGent  
     #fedora, #fedora-ambassadors, #fedora-ops, #fedora-hams, #fedora-social, #fedora-qa
   * Fedora Account: jbwillia

Activities within Fedora

  • I love to help people to troubleshoot and fix their problems in the #fedora channel.
  • I am a Fedora Ambassador and a Regional Ambassador Mentor
  • I am a Channelop for the #fedora and member of the IRC Support SIG.
  • I produce the Updated Live isos located at Http://
  • I was a founder for Fedora Unity.
  • I was Test-Lead for the Fedora Unity re-spins
  • I am the East Coast Distribution Person for the Fedora Ambassadors

Fedora Events Attended

  • FudCon Raliegh
  • Fudcon Boston-RH Summit 2008
  • Ohio LinuxFest 2007-2013, 2015 (event owner 2009-present)
  • Southeast LinuxFest 2009-2017
  • SCALE 2010
  • Marketing FAD 2010
  • Fudcon 2011
  • Event Coordinator for |FUDCon Blackaburg 2012
  • FudCon 2013 w Ambassador FAD
  • FossCon 2013
  • Flock 2015

I want to learn more about packaging, and i am always interested in learning and sharing what i have learned with others.

I am also a License Amatuer Radio Operator and an ARRL, LARC Volunteer Examiner

Involvement Proven Tester Mugshot Ambassador Associate Editor Junior Editor Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Embryo Froglet Junior Badger (Badger I) Egg Tadpole Tadpole with Legs Ambassadors Sponsor Your call may be monitored for quality assurance Senior Editor The Blessing of the FPL Curious Penguin (Ask Fedora I) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Bloggin' it! (Planet IV) Speak Up! Origin Macaron (Cookie I) The Panda Is In Nom Nom Nom Flock 2015 Attendee In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Crypto Badger Top 500 Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Secretary General Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) It still works! Let Me Introduce Myself Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Riddle Me This Crypto Panda Readiness Black and White (Cookie III) Adult Frog Master Editor Vacation SELF 2016 Science (Kernel Tester I) Fedora Respins Tester II Community Messenger I Amateur Radio SIG Member Science (Kernel Tester III) Senior Badger (Badger II) CommOps Superstar Science (Kernel Tester IV) Riding the Bull Home (Tester VI) Science (Kernel Tester II) Bob Loblaw (Planet V) Taming the Bull (Tester V) SELF 2017 Fedora Respins Tester I Pizzelle (Cookie IV) SELF 2018 Blog Lobber (Planet VI) Bona Fide Fedora Respins Tester V Security Team Fedora Respins Tester VI Fedora Respins Tester IV Fedora Respins Tester III Community Survey Taker 2022 I Voted: Fedora 34 Nest Attendee 2021 Fedora Mentor Summit 2022 Nest with Fedora 2022 Attendee 74