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Martin Holec
[[Image:|center|250px|Martin Holec]]
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He works as Quality Assurance Engineer at Red Hat. He organized regular Fedora Test Days - Gnome, KDE, Network Manager, Graphics Test Week, Power Management. He studied applied informatics at Faculty of Informatics on Masaryk University in Brno. He is a founding member of Openmobility (now OpenAlt), he was Director of the Board at Openmobility, he is now Vice-Chairman of the Board at OpenAlt. He has recently organized Openmobility, GUADEC and LinuxAlt conferences. He is organizing Akademy and OpenAlt conferences in 2014.


Upstream test automation


Currently working on KDE Plasma Workspaces and KDE Applications test automation using accessibility (a11y) qt-at-spi2 protocol and Dogtail Python framework.

Test Days

Organizing various desktop related Test Days. Writing test cases, collaboration with developers, bugs verification and triage, reporting results. And of course, lot of testing and reporting bugs!

Fedora 19

Wrangler for Fedora 19 Test Days (coordinating Test Days with other organizers, managing schedule)

Test Days run by myself:

2013-06-04 Network Manager

2013-04-25 Radeon

2013-04-24 Nouveau

2013-04-23 Intel

2013-03-21 Gnome 3.8

2013-03-14 KDE 4.10

2013-04-17 Power Management

Fedora 18

2012-12-12 Network Manager and FirewallD

2012-12-11 Network Manager and DNSSEC

2012-12-10 Network Manager and IPv6

2012-11-15 KDE 4.9

2012-11-08 GNOME 3.6

2012-10-11 Power Management

2012-09-27 Intel

2012-09-26 Radeon

2012-09-25 Nouveau

Fedora 17

2012-05-17 Gnome Boxes

2012-04-10 KDE 4.8

2012-03-29 Gnome Shell Software Rendering

2012-03-15 Gnome Shell and Extensions


FreeBSD kernel integration may be revised in future.



Akademy 2014 - Initiator, organizing team member

Developer Conference 2014 - Fedora and 3D printing booth


Fedora 20 release party Brno - Talk: Fedora on ARM


LinuxAlt 2013 - Organizing team member, Openmobility booth

GUADEC 2013 Brno - Organizing team member, Openmobility booth

Fedora 19 release party Brno

Openmobility 2013 Bratislava - Main organizer

InstallFest 2013 - Talk: Open Source Hardware

Developer Conference 2013 - Fedora and 3D printing booth


Fedora 18 release party Brno


LinuxAlt 2012

FUDCon:Paris 2012 - Lightning Talk: Fedora Test Days

Fedora 17 release party Praha - Talk: Fedora testing & Test Days

Fedora 17 release party Brno

Openmobility 2012 Praha - Main organizer

InstallFest 2012

Developer Conference 2012


Fedora 16 release party Brno

LinuxAlt 2011

Software Freedom Day 2011 CZ EN - Talk: Linux in a pocket

Openmobility 2011 Brno - Main organizer

InstallFest 2011


LinuxAlt 2010

LinuxCon Europe 2011 and Embedded Linux Conference Europe 2011 in Prague - Openmobility media, report 1 2 (CZ)

Openmobility 2010 Zlín - Main organizer


LinuxAlt 2009

Openmoko Czech user group meeting in Beroun - Co-organized


LinuxAlt 2008