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Jono Bacon

Jono Bacon
Ubuntu Community Manager, Canonical Ltd


Jono Bacon works at Canonical as the Ubuntu Community Manager and works to grow, scale and lead the world-wide Ubuntu community. Bacon previously had a background in journalism (writing for over 12 publications and three books) and also worked as a professional Open Source advocate at the UK government funded OpenAdvantage. He is a prominent member of the Open Source community, co-founder and presenter of LugRadio, contributor to projects such as Jokosher, KDE and GNOME, and an active musician, playing in a metal band and recording his own solo material. He lives in the England.


People, Ubuntu
Location: D135 Level: Novice
Jono Bacon (Canonical Ltd)
The Ubuntu community is where the spirit of Ubuntu comes to life. Learn how it all works, and how you can get involved. Read more.
Administration, Emerging Topics, Linux, Programming
Location: Portland 255 Level: Novice
Joe Brockmeier (Red Hat), Ross Turk (SourceForge, Inc.), Jono Bacon (Canonical Ltd), John Mark Walker (EdX.org), Jeremy Hogan (Hyperic, Inc.) Moderated by: Joe Brockmeier
Average rating: ****.
(4.20, 5 ratings)
Over the past ten years nothing has impacted business more than community. Whether through the openness of software development spurred by Linux or the dismantling of media empires through blogging, the rise of communities has been the driving force in how we work and live today. For open source developers, what has to happen to maintain and grow the communities they've built? Read more.
Desktop Applications
Location: D139/140 Level: Novice
Jono Bacon (Canonical Ltd)
Average rating: ***..
(3.75, 4 ratings)
In this brand new presentation, Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manager at Canonical, talks about the history of the Ubuntu community, the challenges it has faced, and where it is moving forward in his dream to build the "reference implementation of Free Software community, done right," all wrapped up in the amusing, anecdotal style he is known for. Read more.
OSCON 2008