Raise a glass

Well, its late on Christmas Eve and I am a bit drunk and about to get to bed. I just wanted to say a quick Happy Christmas to everyone! This has been a roller-coaster of a year for me, and a lot of people have helped it to run smoothly. A quick thanks to the...

Features vs. Freedom

This entry is my opinion and may not represent the views of my employer, Canonical. Recently there has been a lot of discussion bubbling up regarding the possibility that Ubuntu will ship proprietary 3D drivers by default for some video cards. My aim here is not to...

LinuxWorld Report

UPDATE: Sorry folks, I had to remove the inline photos as jonobacon.org was getting hammered by the traffic. I have instead put links in. Offers of hosting to the usual address Well, that was LinuxWorld. The last two days have been extremely busy, but productive and...

Heading to LinuxWorld

Right, down at LinuxWorld in London from later today until late Thursday. Plan of events: Tue Evening – Set up and a curry somewhere. Wed 25th Oct 2006 11.30am – 11.50am – Talk about Ubuntu on the IBM stand (free to view). Wed 25th Oct 2006 12.30pm...

See you in Sydney in 2007

Well, in January I will be heading over to Australia for the first time as my paper How to Herd Cats and Influence People was accepted for linux.conf.au. I was pleased to get accepted, particularly with the much publicised huge number of submissions and the rather...