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Released: 2010-01-01


Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop Edition by Amazon

Software Details

Brand: AmazonMedia: DVD-ROMHardware Platform: PCOperating System: Windows 7
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Description

Ubuntu is an operating system consisting of free and open source software. With Ubuntu you can surf the web, read e-mail, create documents, spreadsheets and more! Ubuntu is powerful and flexible for business, education and home use. Ubuntu is easy to install, free of viruses and perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. The CD will install in a number of widely-spoken languages, with support for many more available to download. Ubuntu is community developed, commercially supported by Canonical and offers free maintenance updates after release.

Platforms

Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows XP

Product Features

  • Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop Edition is an operating system consisting of free and open source software--surf the web, read e-mail, create documents, spreadsheets and more
  • Shorter boot speeds, some as short as 25 seconds, ensure faster access to a full computing environment on most desktop, laptop and netbook models
  • Intelligent switching between Wi-Fi and 3G environments has been broadened to support more wireless devices and 3G cards, resulting in a smoother experience for most users
  • Features OpenOffice.org 3.0, a complete office suite that is entirely compatible with Microsoft Office--create presentations, write documents, or manage spreadsheets, at work or at home
  • New integrated notification system combines the notification methods of various applications and presents that information in a simple, unobtrusive manner

Editorial Review

Ubuntu is an operating system consisting of free and open source software. With Ubuntu you can surf the web, read e-mail, create documents, spreadsheets and more! Ubuntu is powerful and flexible for business, education and home use.

Ubuntu is easy to install, free of viruses and perfect for laptops, desktops and servers. The CD will install in a number of widely-spoken languages, with support for many more available to download. Ubuntu is community developed, commercially supported by Canonical and offers free maintenance updates after release. This version will receive updates for 18 months. When the next version is released, you can upgrade to it for free.

Feature Enhancements

Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop Edition delivers a range of feature enhancements to improve the user experience. Shorter boot speeds, some as short as 25 seconds, ensure faster access to a full computing environment on most desktop, laptop and netbook models. Enhanced suspend-and-resume features also give users more time between charges along with immediate access after hibernation. Intelligent switching between Wi-Fi and 3G environments has been broadened to support more wireless devices and 3G cards, resulting in a smoother experience for most users.

OpenOffice.org 3.0

Ubuntu 9.04 features OpenOffice.org 3.0. This gives users a complete office suite that is entirely compatible with Microsoft Office. This free office software provides an immediate saving of at least $200 for users who need to create presentations, write documents or manage spreadsheets at work or at home.

Notification System

A new integrated notification system appears in Ubuntu 9.04 for the first time. This system combines the notification methods of various applications and presents that information in a simple, unobtrusive manner. New icons and artwork also appear in this release, part of the continual improvement of the Ubuntu user experience.

More Details

Publisher: AmazonCategory: Linux & UnixBinding: DVD-ROMLanguage: English

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