Ubuntu

  • Version

  • Date Added
    (to site)

    February 29th, 2008
  • Author

    Canonical Ltd.
  • License

    Variety of licenses, main license is GPL (?)
  • Description

    Ubuntu is a community developed operating system suitable to run on laptops, desktops and servers. Ubuntu contains ‘out of the box’ applications for word processing, email, web server software and programming tools.

    A new desktop and server release is issued every six months. As an example of Ubuntu’s feature set, the desktop edition comes with the following applications:

    A complete office productivity suite with word processor, spreadsheet and presentation software, a vast library of free software, help and support, a multitude of languages to choose from and support for 32 and 64 bit computing.

  • Platforms Supported

    Linux
  • Website

Ubuntu

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  • Overall

    3.4

Installation ★★★★★
Features ★★★★★
Usability ★★★★★

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Raj
Jul 2nd, 2008, 3:20 am | #

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have tried couple of Open source OS’es by now (UNIX/LINUX based) and would personally vote for Ubuntu as the best so far in terms of desktop OS, and undoubtedly the best choice if you need to install it on your Laptop.

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Installation ★★★★★
Features ★★★★★
Usability ★★★★★
Josh
Nov 20th, 2008, 7:40 pm | #

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Installed and had running on my laptop faster than either XP or Vista. Its great to see a flavor of Linux that close to being a viable replacement to more conventional systems for the everyday person.

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Installation ★★★★★
Features ★★★★★
Usability ★★★★★
Steven
Jan 7th, 2009, 10:52 am | #

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Have used Ubuntu for a couple of months now, and was thoroughly impressed with every aspect of it.

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Installation ★★★★★
Features ★★★★★
Usability ★★★★★

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