What is Ubuntu? ● Operating System ● GNU/Linux Distribution ● Free Software
What is an Operating System? ● Operating system is a software collection of applications, libraries, and developer tools, plus a program to allocate resources and talk to the hardware, known as a kernel.
What is a GNU/Linux Distro? ● GNU/Linux Distro is a Distribution of GNU Operating System which uses a program named “Linux” as its kernel instead of “GNU Hurd”
What is Free Software? ● Free software is a matter of liberty, not price. To understand the concept, think of “free” as in “free speech”. ● Free software is a matter of the users freedom to run, copy, distribute, study, change and improve the software
Freedoms in Free Software ● Run the program, for any purpose ● Study how the program works, and adapt it to your needs. Access to the source code is a precondition for this ● Redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor ● Improve the program, and release your improvements to the public, so that the whole community benefits. Access to the source code is a precondition for this.
Ubuntu Philosphy We believe that every computer user: ● Should have the freedom to download, run, copy, distribute, study, share, change and improve their software for any purpose, without paying licensing fees. ● Should be able to use their software in the language of their choice. ● Should be able to use all software regardless of disability. ● Our philosophy is reflected in the software we produce, the way we distribute it and our licensing terms, too
Ubuntu for you ● Super-fast, easy to use and free, the Ubuntu operating system powers millions of desktops, netbooks and servers around the world. Ubuntu does everything you need it to. Itll work with your existing PC files, printers, cameras and MP3 players. And it comes with thousands of free apps
How does it compare to my system? ● With Ubuntu, you can do all the things you can do with other operating systems. But with Ubuntu you can do them faster, more securely and, of faster, course, for free. free.
Why use Ubuntu? ● Ubuntu is easy to use ● It’s easy to trial and install ● It’s beautiful, stylish and fast ● Lifetime support of community ● There is no viruses ● It’s up-to-date
Features ● Web browsing – Mozilla Firefox pre- installed – Speedy surfing – Built-in security – More options...
Features ● Office applications – LibreOfficen pre- installed – Easy to use – Compatible
Features ● Social & Email – Mozilla thunderbird – Gwibber – Empathy – Skype and more...
Features ● Music & Mobile – Rhythmbox Player – Ubuntu one store – Ubuntu one Music – Ubuntu one Files – Built-in Last.fm Support – Audacity and more...
Features ● Photos & Videos – Shotwell – Totem Movie Player – Gimp and Inkscape – Mplayer and VLC – Lots of more apps...
Features ● Ubuntu Software Center – Thousands of free applications – Ratings and reviews – Educational resources for kids – Fun and games
Features ● Ubuntu One – Your cloud – Your Music – Your network – Snaptastic! – 5GB of Free Space!
Unity Interface ● Web Integration – News Sites – Mail services – Social networks – Games – Office apps – Music sites and more...
Whats Included? Ubuntu Windows 7 Personal productivity suite Antivirus Personal security/Firewall Basic Archiving software Basic PDF reader Web browser Mozilla Firefox Internet Explorer :D Instant messaging Backup software Basic Office tools Broadcast Software Drivers
Stay Up-to-date ● Standard releases every six months help you stay up-to-date with the very latest technologies ● Long-term support (LTS) releases supported for Five years, are perfect if youre looking for more stability over a longer period of time
Ubuntu on Other Devices ● Ubuntu TV ● Ubuntu for Android ● Ubuntu Phone