Ubuntu: meritocracy not democracy Ubuntu community manager Jono Bacon explains. Ubuntu has many recognisable traits, but one of the best is its reputation for working with its community.
on 06/12/2010 – Made popular on 06/12/2010
Some time ago a form was added to ubuntu.com in which users can donate money to the Ubuntu project. Jono Bacon, the Ubuntu Community Manager, has recently been working to finalize a fair and transparent plan for how the money raised from the community, upstreams, and flavors sliders can be used to benefit the most [...]
Today Jono Bacon made a blog post about starting a Ubuntu Power Users Community. I personally think that this is a great idea and would love to help out with starting this community. I spoke with Jono about this on IRC, and would like to hear from other people who are interested in getting this setup.
Ubuntu 6.06 LTS server release is nearing the end of its support life; Mark Shuttleworth, Founder of Ubuntu and Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manager summarize what this milestone release meant to the Ubuntu project and community.
The Community Team at Canonical, led by Jono Bacon, have started the Ubuntu Community Charity Marathon to raise money for a number of noble causes.
After some brainstorming a while back, the team has decided to do something that hasn't been done before, at least not for charity, “a 24-hour work marathon, streamed live online for your morbid pleasure and amusement.” At least this is ho
Ubuntu has enjoyed fantastic success over the past few years, becoming one of the dominant Linux distributions, and the distribution of choice for netbooks. Jono Bacon's job is to make sure that that success continues, by keeping the huge Ubuntu developer community happy and productive.
Canonical still wants you to power your TV with Ubuntu Linux—but it's more focused for now on smartphones. That's what Ubuntu Community Manager Jono Bacon reported in recent comments on the status of Ubuntu TV, an initiative Canonical unveiled a while ago but has since put on the back burner but has not abandoned, according to Bacon.