Ubuntu, The prefered Linux Desktop System
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Ubuntu, the new generation distribution from the Linux Operative Systems has gained such maturity and it is the most user liked desktop Linux solution that is the number one (1) implemented as the best alternative for new Linux users.
Ubuntu is built from the Debian Distribution core and even its name has a connotation from Africa: "Humanity towards others" . It was designed with an specific focus on the easiest installation for a Linux OS.
Under Canonical Ltd. on July 8/2005, Ubuntu keeps the bound with Debian and cooperates whit both distributions development. and it integrates all benefits from the Open Source packages same way as the main Linux OS distributions: SUSE , Fedora , and many others.
Kubuntu is another expression from the Ubuntu OS that refers to the KDE desktop environment as its main desktop interface, due to that on its main installation the default Workspace will be the KDE desktop and will include also all the KDE software packages and utilities.
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Xubuntu, a derivation from Ubuntu composed by a graphic user interface with the best performance and resources use management: Xfce.
Xfce aims to reduce memory usability and graphic resources, is recommended to get faster system response on laptops or high-efficiency workstations.
Ubuntu Education Edition, for schools and classrooms. With the same focus as Fedora Spin for Education, Ubuntu has developed a specialized version to approach education market and feed their needs through an Opens Source IT Systems.
Edubuntu for human beings!Click thumbnail to view full-size
As you see, this is not a Dummy product that is no used as some Windows lovers may think.
Open Source solutions are a high TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) reducer, and also a great and very rich alternative rather than a high costs Windows architecture implementation.
As a proof, the Macedonia Ministry of Education and Science, London November 2007; started project Computer for ever Child.
Round 1, Fight!
Ubuntu vs. Vista
And yes! This is the most expected fight ever!
Windows vs Linux! Open-source vs Close-source. Every one is always wonder what is the best. But really, is any one of them the best for you? for me?...
The answer is another question.
What do you like the most?