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