An Introduction to the Ubuntu Operating System
The Ubuntu Operating System is a computer operating system based on the Debian Linux distribution. Ubuntu provides an up-to-date, stable operating system combining a strong focus on usability and ease-of-installation.
Ubuntu is (and has been since its development) be free of charge. There is no purchase or licensing fees. The open source software package is available for free download, use and re-distribution for personal, small and medium business or large enterprises.
Popular Variations of Ubuntu
- Ubuntu Desktop
- Ubuntu Server Edition
Ubuntu is an African word meaning ‘Humanity to others’, or ‘I am what I am because of who we all are’. This makes perfect sense when you consider that Ubuntu is a community developed operating system and is distributed as free and open source software.