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
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.
"I am excited for this, the third Community Leadership Summit - the last two events have been a great success, and this year is sure to be the best event yet for bringing together community leaders to share best practice in a truly independent environment" - Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manager and Founder of the Community Leadership Summit
Jono Bacon, Ubuntu’s Community Manager, had to apologize to Richard Stallman, founder and president of the Free Software Foundation, after a rather harsh blog post.Richard Stallman is not a friend of Canonical. He criticized the company and their operating system, Ubuntu, in the past. Recently he had some pretty po... (read more)