Launching in 2004, Ubuntu was developed as a Linux distribution that is user-friendly, frequently updated, secure, and that can be utilized by individuals and businesses around the world. Since then, Ubuntu has arguably become the most popular desktop and server Linux distribution.Chat with a server expert
Variety of Graphical Interface Options
Heavily Security Focused
Providing the widest range of prepackaged software applications for Linux.
Due to Ubuntu’s popular forums, most issues are easily resolved through a quick web search. Businesses and organizations can obtain official support from Canonical.
As the widest used Linux desktop distribution, Ubuntu is usually the best supported OS for 3rd party applications and drivers.
As with Debian, Ubuntu provides a rock solid server environment, with extensive testing done on LTS releases.
With its failed forays into mobile operating systems with Ubuntu Touch, and the abandoned Unity desktop environment - Canonical and Mark Shuttleworth in particular have been accused of ignoring community feedback regarding the future of Ubuntu.
Like other Linux distributions, Ubuntu is not supported by Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and other Windows & Mac only software. However, the Wine project has come a long way in providing support for Windows software on Linux, and many popular Windows applications now run perfectly on Ubuntu.
Ubuntu has been criticized of blindly sticking to a fixed release schedule and releasing incomplete or unsufficiently tested versions. Especially with non-LTS versions, it is recommended to wait a few months before upgrading to ensure that major issues have been fixed.