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