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The Official Ubuntu Book, Sixth Edition by Corey Burger, Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke, Benjamin Mako Hill

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Chapter 7. The Ubuntu Community

Venues

Teams, Processes, and Community Governance

Getting Involved

Summary

Community is a word often used in discussions of Ubuntu. Early articles about Ubuntu bore subtitles asking, “Would you like some community with that?” The earliest press releases and communiqués from the project emphasized a “community-driven approach” to operating system development and distribution. In fact the highest-level governance board in Ubuntu is called the Community Council and Canonical, Ltd. employs a full-time community team, which is lead by Jono Bacon, one of the authors of early editions of this book. It is to that end that we have made a very conscious decision to spend an entire chapter of this book describing ...

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