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

Google Tech TalksFebruary, 12 2008ABSTRACTIn this brand-new presentation, Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manager atCanonical shares his vision of the future of the Linux desktopcommunity, and talks about how the desktop is growing and dealing withthe 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 hasbroadened, what challenges it faces, how it is dealing with its suddenpopularity and what the future holds, all bundled up into an amusing,anecdotal presentation that you won't want to miss.Speaker: Jono BaconJono Bacon works at Canonical as the Ubuntu Community Manager and worksto grow, scale and lead the world-wide Ubuntu community. Baconpreviously had a background in journalism (writing for over 12publications and three books) and also worked as a professional OpenSource advocate at the UK government funded OpenAdvantage. He is aprominent member of the Open Source community, co-founder and presenterof LugRadio, contributor to projects such as Jokosher, KDE and GNOME,and an active musician, playing in a metal band and recording his ownsolo material. He lives in the England.
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