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Ubuntu-Overview

  1. 1. BY : PARTH K. PATEL(08BCE201)
  2. 2. What is Ubuntu? <ul><ul><li>Ubuntu is a Linux-based Operating System </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is Most Popular Linux Distribution. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It is open sourced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cost free </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>non-proprietary </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Strong focus on </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Usability </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Easy to installation </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One user (initially— you can add more users later) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One password </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One application per task </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One CD for the entire operating system </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  4. 4. ORIGIN <ul><li>Ubuntu is an African concept meaning “humanity toward others” </li></ul><ul><li>It is developed under Debian Project.(Largest Linux software development community) </li></ul><ul><li>Sponsored by Canonical Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>Owned by South African billionaire Mark Shuttleworth </li></ul>
  5. 5. OPEN SOURCE <ul><li>Run for any purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Study source code </li></ul><ul><li>Modify source code </li></ul><ul><li>Distribute and Publish </li></ul>
  6. 7. <ul><li>Requires less hard drive space (under 2-4 GB ) </li></ul><ul><li>Requires less RAM ( 128-256MB ) </li></ul><ul><li>Requires less CPU power (as old as Pentium II) </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains its performance speed no matter how much you use it. </li></ul>Requirements
  7. 8. Flexible <ul><li>Can be dual booted with current OS or used from a live CD(require RAM - 384MB) </li></ul><ul><li>Can run on older hardware and still perform well </li></ul><ul><li>Extends the life of your current hardware to nearly twice its useful life before needing to upgrade </li></ul>
  8. 9. Variants of Ubuntu <ul><li>Kubuntu - Ubuntu with the K Desktop Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Edubuntu - Ubuntu for Education , featuring a large number of educational applications. </li></ul><ul><li>Ubuntu Server Edition - Ubuntu for Servers </li></ul><ul><li>Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR) - Ubuntu for Netbooks </li></ul><ul><li>Xubuntu- Ubuntu for less-powerful computers. </li></ul><ul><li>Lubuntu- Ubuntu with LXDE Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Mythbuntu-Ubuntu with Myth TV software </li></ul>
  9. 10. Features <ul><li>Many different distributions </li></ul><ul><li>Huge group of “free software proponents” (open source) </li></ul><ul><li>Ubuntu is free and always will be free. </li></ul><ul><li>No key codes, activation, registration </li></ul><ul><li>Ubuntu is most popular Linux-based OS in the world (10 million users now and counting…) </li></ul>
  10. 11. Features(conti.) <ul><li>It take less </li></ul><ul><ul><li>installation time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>boot up time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>shut downtime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Space </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It containt MultiBoot Loader ( GRand Unified Boot Loader) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dual boot with Windows , MAC </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dell now offers desktops with Ubuntu </li></ul>
  11. 12. Ubuntu One <ul><li>It is cloud file client like Amazon S3,Dropbox </li></ul><ul><li>Free data storage upto 5 GB </li></ul><ul><li>Any user can use through internet(No need of Ubuntu OS) </li></ul><ul><li>It has Ubuntu One Music Store like Ovi music in Nokia </li></ul><ul><li>Special mobile apps like Ubuntu One Music, Ubuntu One Files for Android and IPhone </li></ul>
  12. 13. Compatible <ul><li>Natively Compatible with MS programs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MS Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Excel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PowerPoint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outlook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publisher </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dreamweaver </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Acrobat </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Software <ul><li>Ubuntu Software Center featuring Thousands of free software and tools. </li></ul><ul><li>Other free soft wares are available via other sites like getdeb.net,appnr.com etc. </li></ul><ul><li>We have to purchase other software If you want. </li></ul><ul><li>You may need to purchase less than 1% of your software </li></ul>
  14. 15. Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) <ul><li>The GIMP - Adobe Photoshop clone </li></ul><ul><li>Libre Office - Office suite </li></ul><ul><li>Mozilla Firefox - Web browser </li></ul><ul><li>Mozilla Thunderbird- E-mail Client </li></ul><ul><li>VLC - Media player </li></ul><ul><li>Audacity - Digital audio editor </li></ul><ul><li>MySQL – Database </li></ul><ul><li>Ghostscript - Postscript interpreter </li></ul><ul><li>Golden Dict-Dictionary software </li></ul><ul><li>OpenShot-Video Editor </li></ul>
  15. 16. FOSS(Conti.) <ul><li>Gparted-Partiton Manager </li></ul><ul><li>LyX-Latex Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Gwibber Social Client </li></ul><ul><li>Skype </li></ul><ul><li>Blender -3D Imaging & Animation Software </li></ul><ul><li>Banshee Media player </li></ul><ul><li>Kompozer- HTML Editor </li></ul><ul><li>Anjuta – C/C++ IDE </li></ul><ul><li>LibreCAD/gCAD3D- CAD/CAM Application </li></ul><ul><li>Cheese webcam </li></ul><ul><li>Chromium Browser </li></ul><ul><li>Wine-Emulator for running windows software in ubuntu </li></ul>
  16. 17. <ul><li>All Operating Systems are vulnerable </li></ul><ul><li>Security requires a layered approach </li></ul><ul><li>Fire-starter as fire-wall </li></ul>Client host Firewall host Security
  17. 18. UBUNTU is immune to viruses <ul><li>Sudo code </li></ul><ul><li>Built by hackers to be inherently more secure than any other operating system </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Including spyware, adware, trojan horses, worms, and any other malware protections </li></ul></ul>
  18. 19. <ul><ul><li>Antivirus :ClamTk(GNU)(GUI),ClamAv </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Trusted OS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ATMs, BANK Server, some military aircraft </li></ul></ul>
  19. 20. UPDATE <ul><li>Version Upgrades: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows—averaging 2-3 years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac—every 2 years since 2003 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ubuntu—every six months </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Service packs and updates: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Windows—months </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mac—weeks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ubuntu—immediately </li></ul></ul>
  20. 21. Ubuntu V/S Windows
  21. 22. Comparison: Install Time
  22. 23. Disk Space Used
  23. 24. Boot Time
  24. 25. Shut Down Time
  25. 26. IO test
  26. 27. Comparisons: Multi-tasking
  27. 28. Comparisons: Image Editing
  28. 29. Comparisons: Video Encoding
  29. 30. Comparisons: Overall Performance
  30. 31. Ubuntu & India <ul><li>This month,SC orders all 17,000 courts(85,000 –Ubuntu 10.04) to use ubuntu as OS and has distributed customized ubuntu. </li></ul><ul><li>Tamilnadu & Kerala’s schools use ubuntu as OS. </li></ul><ul><li>Ubuntu 11.04 supports 10 Indian languages including gujarati,hindi,tamil,etc… </li></ul><ul><li>Ubuntu Servers at </li></ul><ul><ul><li>IIT-Bombay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IIT-Madras </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>IIT-Kanpur </li></ul></ul><ul><li>At first,Ubuntu font family contain Rupee symbol. </li></ul>
  31. 32. Ubuntu lacks of… <ul><li>Awareness of people </li></ul><ul><li>Gaming </li></ul><ul><li>People thinks Linux means do commands… </li></ul>
  32. 33. SO WHY ARE YOU WAITING???? Go to www.ubuntu.com GET IT, USE IT, KNOW IT, SHARE IT…
  33. 34. ANY Q???
  34. 35. THANK YOU…
  35. 36. <ul><li>www.ubuntu.com </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia.org </li></ul><ul><li>Comparisons are from http://www.expertreviews.co.uk/general/1286485/ubuntu-11-04-vs-windows-7-vs-os-x-10-7-lion/2 </li></ul><ul><li>Richard Petersen, The Complete Reference UBUNTU, TATA McGraw-Hill </li></ul><ul><li>Jeffrey Orloff , How to do Everything UBUNTU, TATA McGraw-Hill </li></ul>REFERENCES

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