UBUNTU 8.10 – DESKTOP EDITION

Posted: January 30, 2009 in Open Source

WHAT IS UBUNTU?

Ubuntu is an Operating System consisting of free and Open Source Software. With Ubuntu, you can surf the web, read email, create documents, spreadsheets and more! Ubuntu is powerful and flexible for business, education and home use. ” Ubuntu “is an ancient African word that means ” humanity to others “.

Ubuntu is easy to install, free of viruses and perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. Ubuntu supports number of widely-spoken languages, with support for more available to download. Ubuntu is community developed, commercially supported by Canonical and offers free maintenance updates after release. This version will receive updates for 18 months. When the next version is released, we can upgrade to it free of charge.

INSTALL UBUNTU:

By default, installing Ubuntu will erase all existing software and data from your computer. If this is not what you want, you can install Ubuntu alongside our existing Operating System instead. Follow the instructions carefully during installation to do this. If you prefer to try out Ubuntu from a Windows installation without repartitioning your hard disk, put the CD in the drive while Windows is running and select ” Install inside Windows ” when the installation screen appears.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

To use Ubuntu, your PC should have at least 256 MB of RAM. To install Ubuntu, your PC should have at least 4 GB of disk space. This Desktop Edition will run on most PCs including those with Intel, AMD and compatible processors.

THE UBUNTU PROMISE:

  • Ubuntu will always be free of charge, including enterprise releases and security updates.
  • Ubuntu comes with full commercial support from Canonical and hundreds of companies around the world.
  • Ubuntu includes the very best translations and accessibility infrastructure that the free software community has to offer.
  • Ubuntu CDs contain only free software applications; we encourage you to use free and open source software, improve it and pass it on.

DOWNLOAD LINK:

http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download

REQUESTING AN UBUNTU CD:

UBUNTU CD is available for free of charge! We will receieve a CD of the latest version 8.10 if we request on their website. We can download the same from the above link as well if we have the better and faster internet connectivity. Just do it and share your experience with me !

UBUNTU 8.10

UBUNTU 8.10

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