Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) is a community developed, linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers.
It contains all the applications you need – a web browser, presentation, document and spreadsheet software, instant messaging and much more.
It is free operating systems. Whether you use it at home, at school or at work Ubuntu contains all the applications you’ll ever need, from word processing and email applications, to web server software and programming tools.
Ubuntu comes with full commercial support from Canonical and hundreds of companies around the world. The OS includes the very best translations and accessibility infrastructure that the free software community has to offer. Ubuntu CDs contain only free software applications.
Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) comes in few editions:
With Desktop Edition you can surf the web, read email, create documents and spreadsheets, edit images and much more. Ubuntu has a fast and easy graphical installer right on the Desktop CD. On a typical computer the installation should take you less than 25 minutes. The graphical installer enables you to get up and running quickly and easily. On the desktop you have a full set of productivity, internet, drawing and graphics applications, and games.
The Server Edition – built on the solid foundation of Debian which is known for its robust server installations. It has a strong heritage for reliable performance and predictable evolution. As your business grows, so does your network. More applications need to deploy and requires more servers.
The Server Edition offers support for several common configurations, and simplifies common Linux server deployment processes. It provides a well-integrated platform enabling you to quickly and easily deploy a new server with any of the standard internet services: mail, web, DNS, file serving or database management. A key lesson from its Debian heritage is that of security by default.
The Server Edition has no open ports after the installation and contains only the essential software needed to build a secure server.
Homepage – http://www.ubuntu.com
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