Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: The Coming Of The Linux Desktop

Posted in Conferences, Companies, Operating Systems on February 27, 2008

Google Tech Talks
February, 12 2008


In this brand-new presentation, Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manager at
Canonical shares his vision of the future of the Linux desktop
community, and talks about how the desktop is growing and dealing with
the incredible focus and growth that has happened to it in recent years.
The talk covers the history of the Linux desktop so far, where it has
broadened, what challenges it faces, how it is dealing with its sudden
popularity and what the future holds, all bundled up into an amusing,
anecdotal presentation that you won't want to miss.

Speaker: Jono Bacon
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.

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