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Last Update: 2019-01-16 21:20 UTC


Ubuntu is a complete desktop Linux operating system, freely available with both community and professional support. The Ubuntu community is built on the ideas enshrined in the Ubuntu Manifesto: that software should be available free of charge, that software tools should be usable by people in their local language and despite any disabilities, and that people should have the freedom to customise and alter their software in whatever way they see fit. "Ubuntu" is an ancient African word, meaning "humanity to others". The Ubuntu distribution brings the spirit of Ubuntu to the software world.

Popularity (hits per day): 12 months: 5 (1,491), 6 months: 5 (1,335), 3 months: 5 (1,376), 4 weeks: 5 (1,324), 1 week: 5 (1,412)

Average visitor rating: 7.52/10 from 380 review(s).


Ubuntu Summary
Distribution Ubuntu
Home Page https://www.ubuntu.com/
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Reviews 18.10: Pro-Linux (German)< /br> 18.04: DedoimedoArstechnicaDistroWatchderStandard (German) • BitYard
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17.04: Pro-Linux (German) • DistroWatchHectic GeekDedoimedoTechRepublic
16.10: Ars TechnicaDistroWatchHectic GeekCMS Critic
16.04: TechworldDistroWatchPCWDLDEveryday Linux UserHecticGeekderStandard (German)
15.10: ArstechnicaEveryday Linux UserDistroWatchHectic Geek
15.04: ABCLinuxu (Czech) • derStandard (German) • HeiseDistroWatch
14.10: DedoimedoDistroWatchLinuxBSDosHectic GeekBlogspotHeise (German)
14.04: Linux Review (Farsi) • PC ProGagadget (Russian) • PC AdvisorDistroWatchArs TechnicaDedoimedoLinux InsiderABC Linuxu (Czech) • The RegisterGuia do PC (Portuguese) • BlogspotderStandardHeise Open Source (German) • ZDNetTalLinux (Italian)
13.x: Everyday Linux UserABC Linuxu (Czech) • BlogspotDedoimedoHWSW (Hungarian) • Pro-Linux (German) • TalLinux (Italian) • Heise Open Source (German) • Ars TechnicaZDNetderStandard (German) • TechRepublicPC AdvisorDedoimedoGuia do PC (Portuguese) • DedoimedoLinux UserTalLinux (Italian) • Ubuntu-News.ru (Russian) • Hectic GeekLinux Za Sve (Croatian) • BlogspotZDNetLinuxFr (French) • Digiplace (Dutch) • The RegisterHeise Open (German) • derStandard (German)
12.x: ABC Linuxu (Czech) • Ars TechnicaLinux Za Sve (Croatian) • DedoimedoLinuxBSDosDistroWatchUbuntu News (Russian) • Guia do PC (Portuguese) • derStandardLinux UserHeise Open (German) • ZDNetBlogspotBlogspotArs TechnicaPC AdvisorHWSW (Hungarian) • BlogspotZDNetPro-Linux (German) • The InquirerDistroWatchWordpressVXLabsDedoimedoEngadgetIT LureGuia do PC (Portuguese) • The RegisterDarkDuckLinux UserderStandard (German) • Heise Open (German)
11.x: DeviceGuruArs TechnicaDedoimedoPro-Linux (German) • LinuxBSDosMuyComputer (Spanish) • DistroWatchderStandard (German) • LinuxEXPRESS (Czech) • Linux UserGuia do PC (Portuguese) • Morfiblog (Polish) • APCAdventures In Open SourceTechRadarPC AdvisorTom's HardwareMuyComputer (Spanish) • LinuxEXPRESS (Czech) • BMC SoftwareArs TechnicaIT LureDistroWatchTech Drive-inDedoimedoPro-Linux (German) • LinuxBSDosHeise.de (German) • TechgageRoot.cz (Czech)
10.x: DedoimedoLinuxBSDosTom's HardwareŽivě (Czech) • Ars TechnicaDedoimedoDatamationLinuxBSDosRoot.cz (Czech) • Linux EXPRESS (Czech) • TechChannel RegisterABC Linuxu (Czech) • Heise.de (German) • TechTechRadarServerWatchThe Washington PostLinuxBSDosSourceForge (Japanese) • DedoimedoBlognone (Thai) • Ars TechnicaOpen Your Mind (Romanian) • OSNewsDistroWatchPro-Linux (German) • BlogspotHeise.de (German) • LinuxEXPRESS (Czech) • Root.cz (Czech) • Wordpress
9.x: Washington PostSkatter TechTom's HardwareArs TechnicaPro-Linux (German) • Linuxfacile (French) • DedoimedoBlognone (Thai) • The InquirerTechCentralGuia do PC (Portuguese) • Adventures in Open SourceLinux EXPRESS (Czech) • The RegisterDedoimedoPC AdvisorLinuxfacile (French) • Adventures in Open SourceWolfmanz BYTESLinuxsoft (Czech) • Pro-Linux (German) • TuxRadarInfoWorldSourceForge (Japanese) • Guia do PC (Portuguese) • Heise.de (German) • UbuCentrum (Polish) Linux EXPRESS (Czech) • Tux-planet (French) • Channel Register
8.x: DeviceGuruLinux.comWordpressLifehackerLinMagazine (Hebrew) • LinuxEXPRESS (Czech) • Linux FormatHeise.de (German) • Tux-planet (French) • Linuxoid (Russian) • Linux.comArs TechnicaPro-Linux (German) • ABC Linuxu (Czech) • Linux Express (Czech) • Heise.de (German) • FOSSwire
7.x: Mandriva TipsBlogspotWolfmanz BYTESDistroWatchPro-Linux (German) • Heise Open (German) • DSL.sk (Slovak) • BlogspotPro-Linux (German) • La Republica (Italian) • Heise Open (German)
6.x: Heise Open (German) • LinuxForumsBlogistanPro-Linux (German) • Blognone (Thai) • NuxifiedLinuxForumsTuxmachinesHeise Open (German)
5.x: Pro-Linux (German) • LinuxDevCenterABC Linuxu (Czech) • DistroWatchOSNewsLXerPro-Linux (German) • 7thGuard (Polish) • OSNewsLinux Journal
4.x: Linux Community (German) • OSNewsOSNewsOSNews
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Feature snapshot
disco
18.10
cosmic
18.04 LTS
bionic
17.10
artful
17.04
zesty
16.10
yakkety
16.04 LTS
xenial
15.10
wily
15.04
vivid
14.10
utopic
14.04 LTS
trusty
13.10
saucy
13.04
raring
12.10
quantal
12.04 LTS
precise
11.10
oneiric
11.04
natty
10.10
maverick
10.04 LTS
lucid
9.10
karmic
9.04
jaunty
8.10
intrepid
8.04 LTS
hardy
7.10
gutsy
7.04
feisty
6.10
edgy
6.06 LTS
dapper
5.10
breezy
5.04
hoary
4.10
warty
Feature
Release Date 2019-01-16 2018-10-18 2018-04-26 2017-10-19 2017-04-13 2016-10-13 2016-04-21 2015-10-22 2015-04-23 2014-10-23 2014-04-17 2013-10-17 2013-04-25 2012-10-18 2012-04-26 2011-10-13 2011-04-28 2010-10-10 2010-04-29 2009-10-29 2009-04-23 2008-10-30 2008-04-24 2007-10-18 2007-04-19 2006-10-26 2006-06-01 2005-10-13 2005-04-08 2004-10-20 Release Date
End Of Life   2019-07 2023-04 2018-07 2018-01 2017-07 2021-04 2016-07 2016-01 2015-07 2019-04 2014-07 2014-01 2014-05 2017-04 2013-05 2012-10 2012-04 2013-05                       End Of Life
Price (US$) Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Free Price (US$)
Image Size (MB)   800-1900 800-1900 743-1432 682-1557 553-1536 796-1533                                               Image Size (MB)
Free Download ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO Free Download
Installation Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Graphical Text mode Text mode Text mode Installation
Default Desktop GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME Unity Unity Unity Unity Unity Unity Unity Unity Unity Unity Unity Unity Unity GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME GNOME Default Desktop
Package Management DEB DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap DEB (apt), snap DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB DEB Package Management
Release Model Rolling Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Fixed Release Model
Office Suite LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice LibreOffice OO.o GOffice, OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o OO.o Office Suite
Processor Architecture amd64, arm64, ppc64el, s390x amd64, arm64, ppc64el, s390x amd64, arm64, ppc64el, s390x amd64, i686, powerpc, ppc64el amd64, i686, powerpc, ppc64el amd64, i686, powerpc, ppc64el amd64, i686, powerpc, ppc64el amd64, i686, powerpc, ppc64el amd64, i686, powerpc, ppc64el amd64, i686, powerpc amd64, armhf, i686, powerpc amd64, armhf, i686, powerpc amd64, armhf, i686, powerpc amd64, armhf, i686, powerpc amd64, armhf, i686, powerpc amd64, armel, i686, powerpc amd64, i686 amd64, i686, powerpc amd64, i386 amd64, i386 amd64, i386 amd64, i386 amd64, i386 amd64, i386 amd64, i386, sparc amd64, i386, powerpc amd64, i386, powerpc, sparc amd64, i386, powerpc amd64, i386, powerpc amd64, i386, powerpc Processor Architecture
Init Software systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd systemd Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart Upstart SysV SysV SysV SysV Init Software
Journaled File Systems Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Btrfs, ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, ext4, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS ext3, JFS, ReiserFS, XFS Journaled File Systems
Multilingual Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Multilingual
Asian Language Support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes           Asian Language Support
Full Package List snapshot 18.10 18.04 17.10 17.04 16.10 16.04 15.10 15.04 14.10 14.04 13.10 13.04 12.10 12.04 11.10 11.04 10.10 10.04 9.10 9.04 8.10 8.04 7.10 7.04 6.10 6.06 5.10 5.04 4.10 Full Package List
Package snapshot
disco
18.10
cosmic
18.04 LTS
bionic
17.10
artful
17.04
zesty
16.10
yakkety
16.04 LTS
xenial
15.10
wily
15.04
vivid
14.10
utopic
14.04 LTS
trusty
13.10
saucy
13.04
raring
12.10
quantal
12.04 LTS
precise
11.10
oneiric
11.04
natty
10.10
maverick
10.04 LTS
lucid
9.10
karmic
9.04
jaunty
8.10
intrepid
8.04 LTS
hardy
7.10
gutsy
7.04
feisty
6.10
edgy
6.06 LTS
dapper
5.10
breezy
5.04
hoary
4.10
warty
Package
abiword (3.0.2) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.6.8 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- abiword (3.0.2)
alsa-lib (1.1.8) 1.1.7 1.1.6 1.1.3 1.1.3 1.1.3 1.1.2 1.1.0 1.0.29 1.0.28 1.0.28 1.0.27.2 1.0.27.2 1.0.25 1.0.25 1.0.25 1.0.24.1 1.0.24.1 1.0.23 1.0.22 1.0.20 1.0.18 1.0.17a 1.0.15 1.0.14 1.0.13 1.0.11 1.0.10 1.0.9 1.0.8 1.0.5 alsa-lib (1.1.8)
ati-driver (18.30) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8.840 8.780 8.723.1 8.660 8.600 8.543 8.3 8.37.6 8.34.8 8.28.8 8.25.18 8.16.20 8.8.25 -- ati-driver (18.30)
bash (5.0) 4.4.18 4.4.18 4.4.18 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.0 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.2 3.1 3.1 3.0 3.0 2.05b bash (5.0)
bind (9.13.5) 9.11.5 9.11.4 9.11.3 9.10.3-P4 9.10.3-P4 9.10.3-P4 9.10.3-P4 9.9.5 9.9.5 9.9.5 9.9.5 9.9.3-P2 9.9.2-P1 9.8.1-P1 9.8.1 9.7.3 9.7.3 9.7.1-P2 9.7.0-P1 9.6.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- bind (9.13.5)
chromium (71.0.3578.98) -- -- 65.0.3325.181 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- chromium (71.0.3578.98)
cups (2.2.10) 2.2.10 2.2.8 2.2.7 2.2.4 2.2.2 2.2.0 2.1.3 2.1.0 2.0.2 1.7.5 1.7.2 1.7.0rc1 1.6.2 1.6.1 1.5.2 1.5.0 1.4.6 1.4.4 1.4.3 1.4.1 1.3.9 1.3.9 1.3.7 1.3.2 1.2.8 1.2.4 1.2.0 1.1.23 1.1.23 1.1.20 cups (2.2.10)
dhcp (4.4.1) 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.5 4.3.3 4.3.3 4.3.1 4.3.1 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.2.4 4.1.ESV‑R4 4.1.1-P1 4.1.1-P1 3.1.3 3.1.3 3.1.2 3.1.1 3.1.1 3.0.6 3.0.5 3.0.4 3.0.4 3.0.3 3.0.2 3.0.1 3.0.1rc14 dhcp (4.4.1)
e2fsprogs (1.44.5) 1.44.5 1.44.4 1.44.1 1.43.5 1.43.4 1.43.3 1.42.13 1.42.12 1.42.12 1.42.10 1.42.9 1.42.8 1.42.5 1.42.5 1.42 1.41.14 1.41.14 1.41.12 1.41.11 1.41.9 1.41.4 1.41.3 1.40.8 1.40.2 1.39 1.39 1.38 1.38 1.35 1.35 e2fsprogs (1.44.5)
firefox (64.0.2) 64.0.2 63.0 59.0.2 56.0 52.0.1 49.0 45.0.2 41.0.2 37.0 32.0 28.0 24.0 20.0 16.0.1 11.0 7.0.1 4.0 3.6.10 3.6.3 3.5.3 3.0.8 3.0.3 3.0b5 2.0.0.6 2.0.0.3 2.0 1.5.0.3 1.0.7 1.0.2 0.10.1 firefox (64.0.2)
freetype (2.9.1) 2.9.1 2.8.1 2.8.1 2.8 2.6.3 2.6.3 2.6.1 2.5.2 2.5.2 2.5.2 2.5.2 2.4.12 2.4.11 2.4.10 2.4.8 2.4.4 2.4.4 2.4.2 2.3.11 2.3.9 2.3.9 2.3.7 2.3.5 2.3.5 2.2.1 2.2.1 2.1.10 2.1.7 2.1.7 2.1.7 freetype (2.9.1)
gcc (8.2.0) 8.2.0 8.2.0 7.3.0 7.2.0 6.3.0 6.1.1 5.3.1 5.2.1 4.9.2 4.9.1 4.8.2 4.8.1 4.7.3 4.7.2 4.6.3 4.6.1 4.5.2 4.4.4 4.4.3 4.4.1 4.3.3 4.3.1 4.2.3 4.1.2 4.1.2 4.1.1 4.0.3 4.0.1 3.3.5 3.3.4 gcc (8.2.0)
gimp (2.10.8) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.6.12 2.6.11 2.6.11 2.6.10 2.6.8 2.6.7 2.6.6 2.6.1 2.4.5 2.4.0rc3 2.2.13 2.2.13 2.2.11 2.2.8 2.2.2 2.0.2 gimp (2.10.8)
glibc (2.28) 2.28 2.28 2.27 2.26 2.24 2.24 2.23 2.21 2.21 2.19 2.19 2.17 2.17 2.15 2.15 2.13 2.13 2.12.1 2.11.1 2.10.1 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.6.1 2.5 2.4 2.3.6 2.3.5 2.3.2 2.3.2 glibc (2.28)
gnome-shell (3.30.2) 3.30.2 3.30.1 3.28.1 3.26.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnome-shell (3.30.2)
gnucash (3.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnucash (3.4)
gnumeric (1.12.44) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1.9.9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- gnumeric (1.12.44)
grub (2.02) 2.02 2.02 2.02 2.02beta3 2.02beta3 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.02beta2 2.00 2.00 2.00 1.99 1.99 1.99rc1 1.98 1.98 1.97beta4 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.97 0.95 0.95 0.95 grub (2.02)
gtk+ (3.24.3) 3.24.2 3.24.1 3.22.30 3.22.24 3.22.11 3.20.9 3.18.9 3.16.7 3.14.12 3.12.2 3.10.8 3.8.4 3.6.4 3.6.0 3.4.1 3.2.0 2.24.4 2.22.0 2.20.0 2.18.3 2.16.1 2.14.4 2.12.9 2.12.0 2.10.11 2.10.6 2.8.17 2.8.6 2.6.4 2.4.9 gtk+ (3.24.3)
httpd (2.4.37) 2.4.34 2.4.34 2.4.29 2.4.27 2.4.25 2.4.18 2.4.18 2.4.12 2.4.10 2.4.10 2.4.7 2.4.6 2.2.22 2.2.22 2.2.22 2.2.20 2.2.17 2.2.16 2.2.14 2.2.12 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- httpd (2.4.37)
inkscape (0.92.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0.48.3.1 0.48.2 0.48.1 0.48.0 0.47.0 0.47pre4 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- inkscape (0.92.3)
k3b (18.12.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- k3b (18.12.1)
kmod (25) 25 25 24 24 22 22 22 21 18 18 15 9 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- kmod (25)
krita (4.1.7) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- krita (4.1.7)
libreoffice (6.1.4) 6.1.4 6.1.2 6.0.3 5.4.1 5.3.1 5.2.2 5.1.2 5.0.2 4.4.2 4.3.1rc2 4.2.3rc3 4.1.2rc3 4.0.2 3.6.2rc2 3.5.2 3.4.3 3.3.2* 3.2.1 3.2.0 3.1.1 3.0.1 2.4.1 2.4.0 2.3.0 2.2.0 2.0.4 2.0.2 1.9.129 1.1.3 1.1.2 libreoffice (6.1.4)
linux (4.20.3) 4.18.0 4.18 4.15 4.13 4.10 4.8 4.4 4.2 3.19 3.16 3.13 3.11 3.8 3.5 3.2 3.0 2.6.38 2.6.35 2.6.32 2.6.31 2.6.28 2.6.27 2.6.24 2.6.22 2.6.20 2.6.17 2.6.15 2.6.12 2.6.10 2.6.8.1 linux (4.20.3)
Package snapshot
disco
18.10
cosmic
18.04 LTS
bionic
17.10
artful
17.04
zesty
16.10
yakkety
16.04 LTS
xenial
15.10
wily
15.04
vivid
14.10
utopic
14.04 LTS
trusty
13.10
saucy
13.04
raring
12.10
quantal
12.04 LTS
precise
11.10
oneiric
11.04
natty
10.10
maverick
10.04 LTS
lucid
9.10
karmic
9.04
jaunty
8.10
intrepid
8.04 LTS
hardy
7.10
gutsy
7.04
feisty
6.10
edgy
6.06 LTS
dapper
5.10
breezy
5.04
hoary
4.10
warty
Package
lxpanel (0.9.3) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- lxpanel (0.9.3)
mariadb (10.3.12) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mariadb (10.3.12)
mate-desktop (1.20.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mate-desktop (1.20.4)
mesa (18.3.1) 18.2.8 18.2.2 18.0.0rc5 17.0.3 17.0.3 12.0.3 11.2.0 11.0.2 10.5.2 10.2.6 10.1.0 9.2.1 9.1.1 9.0 8.0.2 7.11 7.10.2 7.9git 7.7.1 7.6.0 7.4 7.2 7.0.3rc2 7.0.1 6.5.2 6.5.1 -- -- -- -- mesa (18.3.1)
mysql (8.0.13) 5.7.24 5.7.23 5.7.21 5.7.19 5.7.17 5.7.15 5.7.11 5.6.25 5.6.24 5.5.39 5.5.35 5.5.32 5.5.29 5.5.27 5.5.22 5.1.58 5.1.54 5.1.49 5.1.41 5.1.37 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- mysql (8.0.13)
nautilus (3.30.5) 3.30.4 3.26.4 3.26.3 3.26.0 3.20.4 3.20.3 3.14.3 3.14.2 3.14.2 3.10.1 3.10.1 3.8.2 3.6.3 3.4.2 3.4.1 3.2.0 2.32.2.1 2.32.0 2.30.0 2.28.1 2.26.2 2.24.1 2.22.2 2.20.0 2.18.1 2.16.1 2.14.1 2.12.1 2.10.0 2.8.1 nautilus (3.30.5)
NVIDIA (415.27) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 270.41.06 260.19.06 195.36.15 185.18.36 180.44 177.80 169.12 100.14.19 1.0-9755 1.0-8774 1.0-8762 1.0-7667 1.0-7174 1.0-6111 NVIDIA (415.27)
openbox (3.6.1) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openbox (3.6.1)
openjdk (11.0.1) -- -- -- 8u144 8u102 8u121 8u77 7u85 7u79 7u65 7u51 7u25 7u21 7u7 6b24 6b23 6b22 6b20 6b18 6b16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- openjdk (11.0.1)
openssh (7.9p1) 7.9p1 7.7p1 7.6p1 7.5p1 7.4p1 7.3p1 7.2p2 6.9p1 6.7p1 6.6p1 6.6p1 6.2p2 6.1p1 6.0p1 5.9p1 5.8p1 5.8p1 5.5p1 5.3p1 5.1p1 5.1p1 5.1p1 4.7p1 4.6p1 4.3p2 4.3p2 4.2p1 4.1p1 3.9p1 3.8.1p1 openssh (7.9p1)
openssl (1.1.1a) 1.1.1a 1.1.1 1.1.0g 1.0.2g 1.0.2g 1.0.2g 1.0.2g 1.0.2d 1.0.1f 1.0.1f 1.0.1f 1.0.1e 1.0.1c 1.0.1c 1.0.1 1.0.0e 0.9.8o 0.9.8o 0.9.8k 0.9.8g 0.9.8g 0.9.8g 0.9.8g 0.9.8e 0.9.8c 0.9.8b 0.9.8a 0.9.7g 0.9.7e 0.9.7d openssl (1.1.1a)
perl (5.28.1) 5.28.1 5.26.2 5.26.1 5.26.0 5.24.1 5.22.2 5.22.1 5.20.2 5.20.2 5.20.0 5.18.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.14.2 5.12.4 5.10.1 5.10.1 5.10.1 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.10.0 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.8 5.8.7 5.8.7 5.8.4 5.8.4 perl (5.28.1)
php (7.3.1) 7.2.11 7.2.10 7.2.3 7.1.8 7.0.15 7.0.8 7.0.4 5.6.11 5.6.4 5.5.12 5.5.9 5.5.3 5.4.9 5.4.6 5.3.10 5.3.6 5.3.5 5.3.3 5.3.2 5.2.10 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- php (7.3.1)
plasma-desktop (5.14.5) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- plasma-desktop (5.14.5)
postfix (3.3.2) 3.3.2 3.3.0 3.3.0 3.2.3 3.1.4 3.1.0 3.1.0 2.11.3 2.11.3 2.11.1 2.11.0 2.10.2 2.10.0 2.9.3 2.9.1 2.8.5 2.8.2 2.7.1 2.7.0 2.6.5 2.5.5 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2.1.5 2.1.3 postfix (3.3.2)
postgresql (11.1) 11.1 10.5 10.3 9.6.5 9.6.2 9.5.4 9.5.2 9.4.5 9.4.1 9.4beta2 9.3.4 9.1.10 9.1.9 9.1.6 9.1.3 9.1.1 8.4.8 8.4.4 8.4.3 8.4.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- postgresql (11.1)
Python (3.7.2) 3.7.2 3.6.6 2.7.15rc1 2.7.14 2.7.13 2.7.11 3.5.1 2.7.9 2.7.8 2.7.6 2.7.5 2.7.4 2.7.3 2.7.3 2.7.2 2.7.1 2.6.6 2.6.5 2.6.4rc2 2.6.2 2.5.2 2.5.2 2.5.1 2.5.1rc1 2.4.4 2.4.3 2.4.2 2.4.1 2.3.4 Python (3.7.2)
qt (5.12.0) -- 5.11.1 5.9.5 5.7.1 5.7.1 5.6.1 5.5.1 5.4.1 5.4.2 5.3.0 5.2.1 5.0.2 4.8.4 4.8.3 4.8.1 4.7.4 4.7.2 4.7.0 4.6.2 4.5.3 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- qt (5.12.0)
samba (4.9.4) 4.9.2 4.8.4 4.7.6 4.6.7 4.5.4 4.4.5 4.3.8 4.1.17 4.1.13 4.1.11 4.1.6 3.6.18 3.6.9 3.6.6 3.6.3 3.5.11 3.5.8 3.5.4 3.4.7 3.4.0 3.3.2 3.2.3 3.0.28a 3.0.26a 3.0.24 3.0.22 3.0.22 3.0.14a 3.0.10 3.0.7 samba (4.9.4)
systemd (240) 239 239 237 234 232 231 229 225 219 208 204 204 198 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- systemd (240)
thunderbird (60.4.0) 60.2.1 60.2.1 52.7.0 52.4.0 45.8.0 45.3.0 38.6.0 38.3.0 31.6.0 31.1.1 24.4.0 24.0 17.0.5 16.0.1 11.0.1 7.0.1 3.1.9 3.1.4 -- 2.0.0.23 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- thunderbird (60.4.0)
vim (8.1) 8.1 8.0 8.0 8.0 8.0 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.4 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.1 7.1 7.0 7.0 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.3 vim (8.1)
vlc (3.0.6) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vlc (3.0.6)
xfdesktop (4.12.4) -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- xfdesktop (4.12.4)
xorg-server (1.20.3) 1.20.3 1.20.1 1.19.6 1.19.5 1.19.3 1.18.4 1.18.3 1.17.1 1.17.1 1.16.0 1.15.1 1.14.3 1.13.3 1.13.0 1.11.4 1.10.4 1.10.1 1.9.0 1.7.6 1.6.4 1.6.0 1.5.2 1.4.1git 1.3.0.0 1.2.0 1.1.1 1.0.2 (6.8.2) (6.8.2) -- xorg-server (1.20.3)

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Version: 16.04
Rating: 9
Date: 2019-01-12
Votes: 1


Flawless install. My old 32 bit Dell runs faster and more reliable than it's original Win XP setup. Would love to have seen more tips/tricks for older systems i.e. best choices of any apps to best run on old systems. But many choices are a good problem to have.

Software(free) is as good or better than Win(pay) counterparts so why would I go back.

thanks!!



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Version: 18.04
Rating: 10
Date: 2019-01-03
Votes: 12


I am like many others out there. My first exposure to Ubuntu was version 5.10, in the year 2005. My first exposure to Linux was the live cd Knoppix. So, I'm no stranger to Linux. Ive installed most of the more well known distros on desktops and laptops since then, but I always come back to Ubuntu or one of its variants depending on the specs of the machine. It just seems to work out of the box on most hardware, and is user friendly. To each their own, but I just want to install my operating system, and forget about it. I use the command line very little, only when absolutely necessary. Although, some things done via command line are much faster and simpler. My first Ubuntu install was version 6.06 LTS, the first ever LTS release. Ubuntu has changed a lot since then. I'm now writing this from my desktop running 18.04.1 LTS. While its not perfect, I feel it's still the best distro to install, use, and not need a big learning curve to feel comfortable. That's the good thing about Linux, there's distros out there for everyone, whatever your needs. Like I mentioned, I've tested many live cds, and installed different distros, but Ubuntu has been the only one that seems to stay on my hard drive. I don't see that changing. Ive converted several members of my family to Ubuntu or its variants. Being former windows users, and having issues with viruses and such, they've never looked back. Its not the only good Linux based distro out there, but it is a good one. There are some minor quirks I've came across in 18.04, but nothing that would stop me from using it or stop me from recommending it to others if it meets their needs. Some distros are better or worse in certain areas in comparison. From my experience Ubuntu does most things well, if not very well. Download it, try it out, and give it a go. Whether you're totally new to Linux, or well experienced, Ubuntu 18.04 is a good operating system to use in either case. Plus, its a long term support (LTS) release, so you dont have to upgrade your PC anytime soon.


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Version: 18.04
Rating: 10
Date: 2018-12-26
Votes: 26


Ubuntu was the first Linux OS that I was able to make work for me when I wanted to dump Microsoft. I was very very happy when that happened.
I used Ubuntu for a few years but struggled with the Unity desktop, and ultimately ended up with Mint. I used Mint until they started to go the Microsoft route and make their product too involved and automatic for my tastes. Since I am still learning the ins and outs of Unix and Gnu-Linux I preferred a simpler program that lets me choose better what I wanted.
When I decided to dump Mint I tried various other Gnu-Linux operating systems and still had trouble making them work for me. The last was Ubuntu Mate which I enjoyed and it was very adaptable, but the settings would not stay where I put them, so I started looking again.
When I noticed Ubuntu had ditched the Unity desktop and was using Gnome I tried it again. Just like the first time I tried it, everything worked, still is, and has been trouble free. With the Gnome desktop though I could make it much more user friendly for me and so have been using Ubuntu with Gnome since.
I prefer simplicity in computing and Ubuntu has always offered a pretty simple system that works and is rock solid. Much better now that I can make the few changes I want to make it more user friendly for me. I like Gnome, always have, and I do not need a bunch of overly complicated software to accomplish what I need to do with my computer. I am not a power user, or heavy gamer or anything similar, I just need to be able to interact with a few web sites, write a few letters, send an email once in a while, and do a little surfing for entertainment. Ubuntu keeps things simple and solid and I really like that. Plus, I really like the philosophy they have in regards to computing.
Keep up the great work guys.



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