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.
In a few days, Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu Linux, will bid farewell to its longtime community manager. Jono Bacon, who has long been one of the most familiar faces in the Ubuntu world, is moving to a new position at the XPRIZE Foundation.
Canonical was not present at CES 2014, but a number of images with an Ubuntu Touch phone have been making the rounds. Ubuntu community manager Jono Bacon has put an end to the rumors in a very funny way.The so-called leaks have even been accompanied by some images featuring a Meizu phone with an Ubuntu Certified logo.
Community. This little nine-letter word is the lifeblood of open source. Barely a day goes by without some aspect of it impacting our lives, be that via Linux, a local book club, your closest group of friends or any one of a million other places. In an age when anyone over 45 seems to have stories about the end of local communities, the open source community is thriving.
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 [...]
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)
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.