Install ubuntu on 3 of their computers where they can dual boot. I like the fact that its different from windows. A full list of available files, including files, can be found below. Has the gnome desktop which I like cause i dislike the unity interface that they put in for this version. The Ubuntu distribution brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the software world.
Ubuntu has a robot voice hard to understand that can read web pages. Completely customizable to how I want. If you need older releases, you can find them by visiting the official archive. Dubbed Natty Narwhal, this edition was officially released on April 28, 2011 and discontinued on October 28, 2012. Everything you need to start out.
This directory contains the most frequently downloaded Ubuntu images. If you need help burning these images to disk, see the. General information from Ubuntu is a free and open source operating system currently the most popular Linux distribution installed on over 40 million personal computers, and is installed on a large number of servers around the world. Things my mom will never ever ever do. But if your computer is old and not supported 64 bit computing, download 32 bit version. I took the time to personally for others set up features that were not present after its initial installation.
Mint has all the nice features like Debian kde lxde and xfce along with gnome and is not slow and does not have memory problems. Select an image Ubuntu is distributed on three types of images described below. Windows is a click and be stupid experience. The name Ubuntu came from an African philosophy which means humanity towards others. This Ubuntu edition was also the first to drop the Rhythmbox music player in favor of the Mono-powered Banshee audio playback application, as well as the OpenOffice. I use this program every day when running 7.
The reports is that her Farmville loads much faster than before. I like Ubuntu I do but they screwed up big time by adding unity in Ubuntu now. My goal is to install it on all of their computers to make my life easier and theirs too. For more information, read the. Summary Recommended alternative Operating System for older hardware or just experimenting side-by-side Windows 7. Originally, the operating system was made for personal computers, currently the desktop version of Ubuntu comes with usefull software applications, such as LibreOffice Office software , Thunderbird email client , Firefox web browser , while more applications can be installed from Ubuntu Software Center. If you want Ubuntu on a netbook go with 10.
Ubuntu is fast like starts up in about 10 seconds on a netbook shuts down in about 5 seconds. Ubuntu is completely free to download, use and share. And that the software center has so many free options. Depending on the player and if you have a whole lot of them like I do converting them can be a pain. If using a Belkin card, you have to do a little searching to get it working.
Some drivers of cheaper devices i. Windows control button have also been added in this release. There are other options available but the Ubuntu forums are very friendly and a good way to find information you're curious about. There are several Windows games I've tried that have worked with third party software. Also there are some games I have that were just meant for Windows.
Full Specifications What's new in version 16. I have linux mint on my netbook and old computer now. People I show my laptop startup time to are always impressed. I actually feel involved with the computer again. It has a nice looking unity and gnome interface.
I've been using Ubuntu since 8. Cons The only thing I dislike bout Ubuntu 11. Works well with Android phones Shotwell and Banshee sync perfectly. All packages in main have been rebuilt to take advantage of this, with a few exceptions. It is also speedy and has no viruses Trojans or anything bad.