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Karl (kmf) Fischer
Karl (kmf) Fischer
Personal Information
Birthday: 01/10/1981
Home: Pretoria
South Africa
Fedora-specific Information
FAS-Name: kmf
Miscellaneous Information
Private Mail: {{{pmail}}}
GPG-Key: {{{gpg}}}
IRC: kmf on in
#fedora-meeting, #fedora-africa
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Linux user since 1999, I love all aspects of Open Source but especially the community.

  • I'm a Peacemaker
  • I Love People
  • I'm happily married, 3 children
  • I love all bells and all whistles equally
  • I work here as a Technical Consultant

Adding value


  • I want Fedora to win users based on Features and ease of use
  • I want people to hit the road running when they install Fedora
  • AMA (Ask me Anything) and I'll share the tools I use and the way I do things

As a Contributor

  • I'm an Ambassador
  • Want to uphold the FPCA
  • Promote the Fedora Values
  • Dealing with other people in a uplifting, encouraging and positive way, so that we can create a loving Fedora family.
  • Share the Love!
  • I love serving people in anyway possible!

Soft Skills

  • Communication
  • Woo
  • Hugs
  • People Skills

Tech Skills

  • Nagios/Icinga/Opsview
  • Sysadmin skills
  • Support Systems
  • I'm a RHCE

Event Skills

  • March 2004 - Africa Source Conference in Namibia – Speaker in the Education Track
  • May 2005 - Organised Linux Community stand, at Linux World at the Sandton Convention Center
  • August 2005 - Facilitator Free Knowledge Communities at the Centurion Lake Hotel
  • September 2005 - Organised Software Freedom Day at the Innovation Hub
  • January 2006 - Education Facilitator Africa Source II Conference in Uganda
  • September 2006 - Organised Software Freedom Day at the Department of Science & Technology
  • September 2007 - Organised Software Freedom Day at the Department of Science & Technology
  • September 2008 - Hosted the Software Freedom Event at Insitex
  • September 2009 - Speaking at GovTech on Open Source adoption in Government
  • September 2009 - Organizer, Hosted the Software Freedom Event at Department of Science & Technology
  • September 2010 - Organised Software Freedom Day at the Department of Science and Technology (A strong Focus on the Open Weband Open Source on Mobile Devices)
  • August 2013 - Consegi 2013, Speaker and Panelist on Free Software and Open Source in South Africa
  • 20 September 2014 - Organizer, Software Freedom Day 2014 - Pretoria Gautrain Station Flickr photos

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