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The Official Ubuntu Book by Amber Graner, Matthew Helmke

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Chapter 10. The Ubuntu Community

Venues

Teams, Processes, and Community Governance

Getting Involved

Submitting Apps to the Ubuntu Software Center

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 ...

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