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Jared Smith
Jared Smith
Fedora Information
FAS name: jsmith
Fedora email: jsmith@fedoraproject.org
IRC nick: jsmith
IRC channels: #fedora-docs, #fedora-devel, #asterisk-doc, #asterisk-dev (and others)
Fedorapeople page: https://jsmith.fedorapeople.org
Badges (162)
Speak Up! Junior Editor Flock 2013 Attendee Involvement Tanked! Crypto Panda You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) If you build it... (Koji Success I) Bona Fide You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) If you build it... (Koji Success II) Junior Badger (Badger I) Mugshot Ambassador FUDCon Cusco Nuancier Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Embryo Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Baby Badger Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Flock 2013 Speaker Tagger (Tagger II) Senior Tagger (Tagger III) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Apex Tadpole Tadpole with Legs Egg Novice (Wordsmith I) Take this and call me in the morning White Hat Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Vacation Secretary General No Longer a Ronin Associate Editor Sensei Proven Packager Let Me Introduce Myself White Rabbit The Blessing of the FPL Froglet Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) Science (Kernel Tester I) Helping Hand Flock 2014 Attendee Party Pirate Flock 2014 Speaker If you build it... (Koji Success III) What goes around comes around (Karma I) Senior Badger (Badger II) Dancing with Toshio Flock Paparazzi Nuancier 21 Readiness Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) What goes up... (Koji Failure I) What goes up... (Koji Failure II) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) Shellshocked Fedora Docs FAD 2014 Corporate Drone What goes around comes around (Karma II) Flock 2015 Attendee FUDCon Managua The Panda Is In FUDCon Pune 2015 Speaker FUDCon Pune 2015 Attendee Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) Macaron (Cookie I) DevConf 2015 Attendee OSCON 2015 Attendee Origin Science (Kernel Tester II) Nuancier (F22) Delivery Flock 2015 Speaker Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) Nom Nom Nom Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) If you build it... (Koji Success IV) You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) Nuancier F23 Corporate Shill FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Partners in Crime Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Master Badger (Badger III) What goes up... (Koji Failure III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) Black and White (Cookie III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VII) What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) Senior Editor Master Editor Top 500 The Last Argument of Kings Top 25 Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Top 100 Patches (SCM V) Nuancier F24 Fedora 24 Change Accepted Community Messenger I Flock 2016 Attendee Krakow Brews! The cat came back... All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) Security Team Nuancier F25 Adult Frog Nuancier F26 Hindenburg (Koji Failure V) Catching the Bull (Tester IV) Binary Star Chief Editor Flock 2017 Attendee F28 i18n Test Day Participant Flock 2018 Attendee Rollercoaster Restaurant Steampunk Arcade Fedora Mindshare FAD 2018 Pizzelle (Cookie IV) Meeting of the Minds Fedora Docs FAD 2018 Fedora Podcast Interviewee It's a Cake Thing Parselmouth I I Voted: Fedora 29 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) You’re on a boat! Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Fedora Advocate Flock 2019 Attendee Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) I Voted: Fedora 31 I Voted: Fedora 30 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) F32 i18n Test Day Participant I Voted: Fedora 32
 

My name is Jared Smith. I'm a big Linux geek. I enjoy systems administration, relational databases, web programming, and VoIP. I eat too many donuts, and don't blog as regularly as I should. I've managed small systems and large-scale networks (over 6500 servers and 800 network devices). As a college freshman, I once stuffed 26 jumbo marshmallows in my mouth to win a contest. Oh, and I wrote a book for O'Reilly on Asterisk and the future of telephony. For all the nitty gritty details, see http://www.jaredsmith.net/about/. I currently work for Endurance International (the parent company of web hosting firms such as Bluehost and Host Gator) doing open source outreach and technical oversight.

Contact

Activities within Fedora

  • I was the Fedora Project Leader for two years.
  • I help out with the Fedora Docs project, and generally make a nuisance of myself. I have a lot of experiece with DocBook publication toolchains, such as Publican.
  • I've also helped out on the Fedora Infrastructure team, mostly around the Fedora Talk server. (I have *lots and lots* of experience with Asterisk and voice over IP.)
  • I do my best to report bugs when I find them, and work with those responsible to ensure the problems get solved.


Badges

To hightlight some of the work I've done in Fedora, here are the badges I've accumulated:

Speak Up! Junior Editor Flock 2013 Attendee Involvement Tanked! Crypto Panda You can call me "Patches" (SCM I) If you build it... (Koji Success I) Bona Fide You can call me "Patches" (SCM II) If you build it... (Koji Success II) Junior Badger (Badger I) Mugshot Ambassador FUDCon Cusco Nuancier Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing I) Embryo Like a Rock (Updates-Stable I) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable II) In Search of the Bull (Tester I) Baby Badger Flock 2013 Speaker Bloggin' it! (Planet III) Bloggin' it! (Planet I) Bloggin' it! (Planet II) Tagger (Tagger II) Senior Tagger (Tagger III) Junior Tagger (Tagger I) Tadpole Tadpole with Legs Egg Apex Vacation White Hat Take this and call me in the morning Novice (Wordsmith I) Associate Editor Discovery of the Footprints (Tester II) Secretary General Let Me Introduce Myself No Longer a Ronin Sensei Proven Packager White Rabbit Froglet Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) The Blessing of the FPL Flock 2014 Speaker Flock Paparazzi Helping Hand What goes around comes around (Karma I) Senior Badger (Badger II) Flock 2014 Attendee Science (Kernel Tester I) Dancing with Toshio If you build it... (Koji Success III) Party Pirate Nuancier 21 Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F21) Fedora Docs FAD 2014 What goes up... (Koji Failure I) Readiness Shellshocked What goes up... (Koji Failure II) What goes around comes around (Karma II) Perceiving the Bull (Tester III) Corporate Drone Flock 2015 Attendee You can call me "Patches" (SCM III) The Panda Is In FUDCon Managua FUDCon Pune 2015 Speaker FUDCon Pune 2015 Attendee Package Tagger (Package Tagger II) Junior Package Tagger (Package Tagger I) Senior Package Tagger (Package Tagger III) Origin DevConf 2015 Attendee Macaron (Cookie I) Nuancier (F22) Associate Badger (Badger 1.5) OSCON 2015 Attendee Science (Kernel Tester II) Delivery Flock 2015 Speaker Telegraphist (Upstream Release Monitoring I) Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) Chocolate Chip (Cookie II) Is this thing on? (Updates-Testing III) Nom Nom Nom If you build it... (Koji Success IV) You can call me "Patches" (SCM IV) Nuancier F23 FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Speaker FUDCon Cordoba 2015 Attendee Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build V) Corporate Shill Partners in Crime Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build III) Def Keepin Fedora Beautiful (F23) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build I) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build II) Master Badger (Badger III) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build IV) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VI) Building the Outer Ring (Copr Build VII) What goes up... (Koji Failure III) Like a Rock (Updates-Stable III) Senior Editor Black and White (Cookie III) What goes up... (Koji Failure IV) Master Editor Top 500 The Last Argument of Kings Top 25 Top 100 Patches (SCM V) Badge Muse (Badge Ideas I) Fedora 24 Change Accepted All your $arch are belong to us (Koji Success V) Nuancier F24 Flock 2016 Attendee Krakow Brews! The cat came back... Community Messenger I Security Team Nuancier F25 Nuancier F26 Hindenburg (Koji Failure V) Steampunk Arcade Adult Frog Chief Editor Binary Star Fedora Mindshare FAD 2018 Flock 2017 Attendee Fedora Docs FAD 2018 Pizzelle (Cookie IV) F28 i18n Test Day Participant Meeting of the Minds It's a Cake Thing Fedora Podcast Interviewee Flock 2018 Attendee Parselmouth I Rollercoaster Restaurant I Voted: Fedora 29 Catching the Bull (Tester IV) You’re on a boat! Badge Junkie (Badger IV) Flock 2019 Attendee Long Life to Pagure (Pagure II) Fedora Advocate Long Life to Pagure (Pagure I) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure III) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure VI) Long Life to Pagure (Pagure IV) I Voted: Fedora 31 I Voted: Fedora 30 Long Life to Pagure (Pagure V) I Voted: Fedora 32 F32 i18n Test Day Participant