Posts tagged Ubuntu 10.04
If you’ve thought about trying Ubuntu or its lower-grunt-requiring sibling, Xubuntu, but haven’t had a spare PC to throw it on and you have wanted to do more than use a live CD, one simple way is to build a virtual PC.
A virtual PC is basically a PC made entirely out of software.
To an operating system, it runs and operates as if it were hardware but the beauty of it is that the whole thing resides as a series of files on your PCs hard drive.
Here’s how you More >
Ubuntu 10.04 is finally out! You can grab a copy here.
Having played with the first Beta and the Release Candidate, I’m hopeful that 10.04 could be a bit of a breakout release for Canonical and for Linux in general.
There are many different releases of Linux (including PC User’s own UserOS series) however, the theme and styling chosen for 10.04 is definitely the cleanest Canonical has produced so far.
What’s more, it’s nice that this has coincided with a “long term support” release – that means it’ll be good More >
With integrated support for Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch, along with social networking and on-line storage, 10.04 LTS should prove to be the most connected Ubuntu release so far.
And while there have been significant improvements in load times (at least with the Beta and RC releases), it’s interesting that this LTS will have fewer built-in applications than most previous Ubuntu releases. However, the new Ubuntu Software More >