Ubuntu Linux Operating System

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Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu Logo The first release by Ubuntu Linux was introduced on 10-20-2004. Ubuntu 4.10 bases on Debian and contains the gnomes desktop per default. Ubuntu is an African word that is standing translated in english for humanity. It is free and shared around the world, only the professional support costs money. There are ported versions for the x86, x86 64 and PowerPC architecture. New releases shall appear twice a year. The next release in April 2005 was Ubuntu 5.04.

At the beginning of July 2005, the multi-millionaire Mark Shuttleworth founded the Ubuntu Foundation with an initial budget of 10 million U.S. dollars. This foundation shall guarantee the long-term development of the distribution and the support, for example the main developers were hired in fulltime. The Ubuntu 6.10 desktop edition and server edition was ready in October 2006, Ubuntu 7.04 for desktop and servers appeared in April 2007. In the new version there is a tool for the migration of Windows settings, the network component and support for multimedia was improved.

Kubuntu, Edubuntu, Xubuntu and Beatrix are derivative distributions of Ubuntu. Edubuntu was published for the first time on 13 October 2005, Xubuntu in 2006 and Kubuntu on 24th April 2008 with the version 8.04.

BeatriX is based on Ubuntu and also supports Debian and Ubuntu software packages. It was design objective to manage Linux distribution to be used a compact and simple. This distribution is a slim Linux system which can started live from CD-ROM and uses less than 190 MByte storage on this. The version 2005.1 of 01-28-2005 contains the Linux Kernel 2.6.7, the gnomes desktop 2.8, Open Office, the Firefox browser and other popular application programs. Mid-2005, the Beatrix distribution of Steven Watsky has been discontinued.



Screenshots

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Ubuntu 6.10, Boot screen from DVD mediaUbuntu 6.10, Loading screenUbuntu 6.10, Live system running from DVD media, GNOME 2.16Ubuntu 6.10, Start of the installation in 6 steps
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Ubuntu 6.10, Login screen after installation and restartUbuntu 6.10, Terminal, Software UpdatesUbuntu 6.10, Mozilla Firefox 2.0Ubuntu 6.10, Showing ystem menu and System Monitor
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Ubuntu 7.04, Boot screen from DVD mediaUbuntu 7.04, Loading screenUbuntu 7.04, Live system running from DVD media, GNOME 2.18Ubuntu 7.04, Start of the installation in 7 steps
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Ubuntu 7.04, Login screen after installation and restartUbuntu 7.04, Terminal, Update ManagerUbuntu 7.04, Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.3Ubuntu 7.04, Opened system menu and System Monitor
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Ubuntu 9.10, Booting from CD-ROMUbuntu 9.10, Select languageUbuntu 9.10, Preparing disk spaceUbuntu 9.10, Choose user password
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Ubuntu 9.10, Showing installation settingsUbuntu 9.10, Installing systemUbuntu 9.10, Boot screenUbuntu 9.10, User login
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Ubuntu 9.10, Update ManagerUbuntu 9.10, Mozilla Firefox BrowserUbuntu 9.10, File manager and ShellBeatriX, Gnome desktop
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BeatriX, Firefox browserBeatriX, Shell with version and view of the root directoryBeatriX, Firefox browser and desktop menuBeatriX, harddisk and file view

Versions

DateVersion
2004 Oct.Ubuntu 4.10
2005 AprilUbuntu 5.04
2006 Oct.Ubuntu 6.10
2007 AprilUbuntu 7.04
2008 Oct.Ubuntu 8.10 Desktop and Server Edition
2009 AprilUbuntu 9.04 Desktop and Server Edition
2009 Oct.Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop and Server Edition
2010 Aug.Ubuntu 10.04 Desktop and Server Edition
2010 Oct.Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop and Server Edition
2011 AprilUbuntu 11.04 Desktop and Server Edition

Weblinks

[ Edubuntu ][ Kubuntu Linux ][ Ubuntu Linux ][ Xubuntu ][ www.watsky.net ]