UBUNTU is a ... free Open-Source Linux-based operating system
What is Linux?
Interface between hardware and user Managment and coordination of activities Sharing of the computers resources Hosting aplications
Known OS are Microsofts Windows or Apples Mac OS
free like in Freedom
free like in free Beer
Licences, which regulate the different needs Examples: GNU public licence
Open Source 1. Free Redistribution 2. Source Code 3. Derived Works 4. Integrity of The Author's Source Code 5. No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups 6. No Discrimination Against Fields of Endeavor 7. Distribution of License 8. License Must Not Be Specific to a Product 9. License Must Not Restrict Other Software 10. License Must Be Technology-Neutral
Now, what is Linux?!
Linux actually is the name of the Kernel the base of the OS Needs programms and a Desktop Environment To choose from the pool of free Software
A composition of a kernel + a bunch of software is called a Distribution → Ubuntu is one, but there are many
Et voilรก, Ubuntu
Ubuntu is an African word meaning 'Humanity to others', or 'I am what I am because of who we all are'. The Ubuntu distribution brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the software world.
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Ubuntu comes with the newest version of Firefox
Email and Chat
All you need to socialice is on board
All about fotos
Similar to windows MediaPlayer Access to internet radio, youtube, BBC streams and your mobile devices
As well similiar to the windows version, but already installed
filesharing Store, sync and share Integrated "Ubuntu One" technology gives you 2 GB of online storage for free. Easily share files between your own and your friends' computers.
Acording to its philosophy this is very importend in Ubuntu
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You can easely change your software
Find the best for you
1. freedom to download, run, copy, distribute, study, share, change and improve their software for any purpose, without paying licensing fees 2. use software in the language of choice 3. opportunity to use software, even if they work under a disability
Bad news, Good news...
Forget about viruses
No need to install drivers
Very new hardware
When installed, You can just start working right away
The entire system is updated with one click
Linux-systems don't defrag
Linux systems are highly configurable
Very fast security updates
Free of charge
You have to get used to it