Linux is an operating system like Microsoft Windows except that it's
Ubuntu Linux is a community
developed operating system that is perfect for laptops and desktops.
It contains most standard applications from word processing and email
applications, to spread sheets and great games.
Ubuntu is free and a new
release is issued every six months.
Ubuntu is designed with security in mind. You get free
security updates for at least 18 months
Everything you need on one CD, which provides a
complete working environment. Additional software is available online.
A standard installation should take less
than 25 minutes once installed your system is immediately ready-to-use
On the desktop
has a full set of productivity, internet, drawing and graphics
applications, and games.
No Antivirus or Anti-spam needed
OPEN OFFICE SOFTWARE
WINE - a software application which allows Linux computer
operating systems to execute programs written for Microsoft Windows
Major PC makers like DELL
now sell computers with Linux installed.