As we live in the forest of Distros ,if you are a beginner naturally you will be in confusion about which Distro should be selected for your use. From my experience, I suggest one and only name ‘Ubuntu’. Ubuntu is the best Linux Distro for not only a beginner but also for an expert
Let me share more about Ubuntu. It is basically Linux based OS ,Debian variant and originated in South Africa in 2004. Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu gathered a team of experts started the Ubuntu project with a motive to create a friendly Linux OS for nontechnical people. That was the starting of the most famous Linux OS in the world. It is important to note that Ubuntu is user friendly and powerful. That is why both technical as well as nontechnical people loves Ubuntu.
Ubuntu is under the company Canonical who promises that Ubuntu will be free and open source all time unlike other companies like Novell and Redhat . Canonical releases a new distribution in every 6 months with corrections and modifications from the previous version.Ubuntu provides a simple and friendly desktop environment with utilities for office management as well as entertainment so that you can experience a better the best virus free Desktop.
Version History of Ubuntu (2004-2012) with codenames* .
- Ubuntu 4.10 (Warty Warthog)
- Ubuntu 5.04 (Hoary Hedgehog)
- Ubuntu 5.10 (Breezy Badger)
- Ubuntu 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake)
- Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft)
- Ubuntu 7.04 (Feisty Fawn)
- Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron)
- Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex)
- Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope)
- Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)
- Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx)
- Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat)
- Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal)Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot)
You can get detailed Review on various Ubuntu Edition’s in the list of Ubuntu Releases from Wikipedia. You can directly Download the Latest Edition of Ubuntu From the Link below:
Download Latest Version Of Ubuntu
You can explore through Ubuntu OS online from the Ubuntu main site Toor for its users ( Click here ). The only problem’s Ubuntu is facing now is the big gaming companies are not releasing games for Linux, Hence Ubuntu is not compatible for a Hardcore gamer . if you are on and expecting to play games in linux then its a bad idea. Ubuntu can be installed inside Windows , so its preferred to use Dual boot for Ubuntu and windows OS together for better Experience and Functionality.
*Code names are nick names