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ubuntu 18.04 with the GNOME desktop

ubuntu 18.04 with the GNOME desktop

Ubuntu

Page last updated 09 Jan 2019 by Sam Hewitt
Homepage ubuntu.com/
Latest Version 18.04
Desktop Environment(s) GNOME
Installation type Graphical
Based On Debian
Developer(s) Canonical,Ubuntu Community

Ubuntu has a very large userbase and community, and probably has the best name recognition of any distribution, as such it has a wealth of contributed support resources and the most attention from third-party app developers and companies.

Ubuntu’s development is largely fueled by the Canonical corporation which provides both support for Ubuntu as well as the direction for the project as a whole.

Ubuntu has a large and vibrant community. There are many Ubuntu derivatives called flavours which are community versions of Ubuntu that have been respun with different pre-installed software and desktop environments.

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