Platform - Desktop
OS Family - Linux
Ubuntu is a free and open source Linux 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. At present, there are four different editions of the operating system, which are Ubuntu Desktop (for personal computers), Ubuntu Server (for servers), Ubuntu for IoT, and Ubuntu Cloud (for cloud computing). Originally, the operating system was made for personal computers, currently the desktop version of Ubuntu comes with usefull free software applications, such as LibreOffice (Office software), Thunderbird (email client), Firefox (web browser), Media player, Photo management app, while more applications can be installed from Ubuntu Software Center.
Canonical Ltd. is a company that develops and maintains Ubuntu software, and promises to release a new version of the operating system every six months, while the LTS (Long Term Support) version is released every two years. Regular releases of Ubuntu get free support for up to nine months, while LTS release gets support for up to five years.
Notable features of Ubuntu
Some of the notable features of Ubuntu Desktop are:
- All Linux features.
- GNOME desktop environment.
- Useful applications are pre-installed, such as LibreOffice (office software), Thunderbird (email client), Firefox (web browser).
- Thousands of free apps on Ubuntu Software Center
- Free support.
- Live USB.
- The word 'Ubuntu' means 'humanity to others'.
- Ubuntu is based on Debian.
- Try different flavors of the Ubuntu.
Recent uploads in Ubuntu
Ubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla (October, 2020) Desktop 64-bit Official ISO Download4.6
Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS Focal Fossa (August, 2020) Desktop 64-bit Official ISO Download4.7
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa (April, 2020) Desktop 64-bit Official ISO Download4.8
Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS Bionic Beaver (Feb, 2020) Desktop 64-bit ISO Disk Image Download4.6
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine - October, 2019) Desktop 64-bit Official ISO Disk Image Download4.4
Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS (Bionic Beaver - Aug, 2019) Desktop 64-bit ISO Disk Image Download4.8
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo - 2019, April) Desktop 64-bit ISO Disk Image Download4.9
Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS (Bionic Beaver - Feb, 2019) Desktop 64-bit ISO Disk Image Download4.6
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish - Oct, 2018) Desktop (64-bit) ISO Disk Image Download4.8
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver - Apr, 2018) Desktop (64-bit) ISO Disk Image Download4.9