The most widely used operating system in the world is Microsoft Windows. However, there is much criticism of the low stability and the high price of this operating system. Linux is the most widely used open source alternative for Microsoft Windows. There are different operating systems that are built on the "core" of Linux. These different operating systems based on Linux are "Linux distributions". Ubuntu is a popular Linux distribution.
Ubuntu is an open source operating system. Ubuntu you can download it for free. Ubuntu, therefore, constitutes a cost effective alternative to Microsoft Windows.
Ubuntu is a complete and very easy-to-use Linux distribution right out of the box works. The most important PC applications are installed automatically. Moreover, the software is also in the Dutch language and it is supported by a Dutch-speaking community where you always can go for your questions or problems with regard to Ubuntu. Ubuntu focuses also on less experienced PC users.
The organization behind Ubuntu called Canonical, has announced that there is also a mobile operating system for smartphones will be released in 2014.
In 2013 there will also be a system for televisions and a version for Android be released. The latter is not a separate operating system, but will besides Android on a smartphone running. By the phone then via a docking station to a monitor and a keyboard to connect it will use can be made of a complete computer system in which users Ubuntu software can use as a normal desktop.
Ubuntu has the following characteristics:
You can free download Ubuntu and safe install the latest trial or new full version for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit) from the official site.